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Maeven Vintage Has Been Saving Up One Whole Year For This

(Photo: Maeven Vintage)

(Photo: Maeven Vintage)

It’s kinda hard to imagine that we’ll be wearing winter coats anytime soon, considering that it feels more like late August than almost-Halloween right now. Don’t be fooled, though–winter’s looming. Thankfully, there are ways to ease the shock and pain of the Ice Betch’s arrival, and not all of them involve a bottle of vodka and a death wish.

Actually, please don’t die. How could you possibly grip one of the super cool “statement coats” from the Maevan Vintage pop-up shop (coming to Greenpoint November 4 through 30) if you’re dead?

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Manhattan Inn Says Goodbye; Lena Dunham Gets Odeon Tattoo

To say sayonara to Greenpoint after seven years, The Manhattan Inn‘s concerts will be admission-free through November 13. [DNA Info]

According to real estate site StreetEasy, 68 percent of New York City dwellers who relocated last year sought out cheaper nabes. [Buzz Buzz Home]

New tenants are being courted for the Second Avenue building currently housing the Ukrainian Sports Club. [EV Grieve] Keep Reading »

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Worst Landlords and Buildings List; Three-Story Eatery Opens in Williamsburg

Paperwork was submitted for an eight-story commercial space that would replace a pair of Flushing Avenue warehouses. [The Real Deal]

The nearly $8K proceeds of a GoFundMe campaign established to honor the late poet Carolyn Bush, 25, will benefit the Bushwick reading room she co-founded, Wendy’s Subway. [DNA Info]

According to Public Advocate Letitia James, here are the city’s 10 worst landlords and Brooklyn’s 20 worst buildings to call home. [Brooklyn Daily Eagle] Keep Reading »

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Bedford Ave Salvation Army Site Goes For $30M; Trump Zoltar Makers Speak

(Photo: Nicole Disser)

(Photo: Nicole Disser)

A property management company put 18 Brooklyn properties on the market (including two in Williamsburg) for $80 million. [Commercial Observer]

Development firm Thor Equities will pay $30 million for the Bedford Avenue property that previously housed a Salvation Army. [The Real Deal]

The Children’s Museum of Manhattan on the Upper West Side will no longer relocate to a larger space in the forthcoming Essex Crossing development. [The Real Deal] Keep Reading »

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This Occultish ‘Rave for Adults’ is Using ‘Radical Intimacy’ to Find Realness in Art

An attendee of "The Hidden Valley" over the weekend looks on at a performance by Wild Torus (Photo: Nicole Disser)

An attendee of “The Hidden Valley” over the weekend looks on at a performance by Wild Torus (Photo: Nicole Disser)

If you’ve been to Wild Torus events before, it’s likely you know all about their marathon performance-art benders and messy parties. Guests are necessarily a part of the events involving immense creation and destruction within the same night (or 48-hour marathon). My first Torus encounter was a mind-jostling, brain-crushing, chaotic mess. It was a crush of humanity, all soaked in sweat, and stuck with gloopy, sticky materials, under an onslaught of hypnotic drumming, loud-as-hell discordant synth drone, and anything and everything you can imagine.

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Williamsburg Gets ‘Swanky Vegan’; East Village’s New Hospital Building

A rendering was released of the Mount Sinai Beth Israel building bound for the East Village as early as 2020. [NY1]

On Avenue B, 16-month-old Indian restaurant Babu Ji must contend with its second lawsuit since June for withholding tips and paying staffers less than minimum wage. [Eater NY]

Stage and screen actress Cynthia Nixon now co-owns an E. 3rd Street co-op worth $1.5 million. [Luxury Listings] Keep Reading »

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Zoltar Pops Up in Greenpoint; Ken Bone Honored By Vinny’s Pizzeria

(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

A lawyer representing the city in a Manhattan Supreme Court case filed in Spring 2015 by a group of Second Avenue neighbors who lost their homes in a gas line explosion said that the fault lies with other parties. [NY Post]

Meanwhile, The Grand Street Guild Apartments on the Lower East Side are among the city’s 1,700 New York City Housing Authority-owned residences currently without gas. [Curbed NY]

Dieci (Italian for “ten”), the Japanese-owned Italian restaurant on E. 10th Street, shuttered after its namesake number of years. [EV Grieve] Keep Reading »

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Heart Found in East Village Trash; ‘Merica-Themed Restaurant Opens

(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

According to police, a 68-year-old man found a pink box in the garbage containing a heart that “appeared to be human” Wednesday morning outside of a housing project on FDR Drive in the East Village. [NY Daily News]

A real estate firm secured a $139 million loan to refinance 12 Williamsburg properties. [The Real Deal]

In Williamsburg, a private equity firm will assist a real estate investment firm with buying the Brooklyn Bowl/Brooklyn Brewery complex for the previously published sum of $37 million. [The Real Deal] Keep Reading »

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Watch Argento’s Suspiria in a New Venue Decked Out Like the Ballet Academy From Hell

With not one but two horror film festivals coming up, you’re going to have to make some serious viewing decisions. Make sure to factor this in: Dobbin St, a new event space in Greenpoint, is launching its public programming with a screening of Dario Argento’s Suspiria, and they’re going all-out to replicate the creeptastic vibe of the 1977 classic, right down to live music inspired by the spine-tingling soundtrack.

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Bushwick Gets New Pizzeria and Taqueria; Bike Messengers Race in Williamsburg

(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

While responding to an unrelated call yesterday in Alphabet City, EMT workers disarmed a man with a knife. [NY Daily News]

Proprietors of an unknown restaurant have applied for a liquor license at 29 Second Avenue, which formerly housed The Cock. [EV Grieve]

Four hundred international participants are expected for this weekend’s North American Cycle Courier Championships, happening in Williamsburg. [DNA Info] Keep Reading »

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Ramones Way Is Coming to Queens; City’s Best Hard Cider Spots

(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

A 73-year-old woman was struck and killed by an M14 bus Tuesday morning near Houston and Avenue D. [DNA Info]

Next Friday, Hanksy will revive his 2015 show, “Surplus Candy LA,” on Grand Street with that help of virtual reality. [Bowery Boogie]

In Queens later this month, the corner nearest to Forest Hills High School (the band’s alma mater) will be renamed Ramones Way. [Gothamist] Keep Reading »