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Superiority Burger Gets Two Stars; Laundromat Robbery in Greenpoint

Ratter Smashes Trump Piñata

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A new community workspace called Nonstop Cooper will debut Monday at 31 Third Avenue. [EV Grieve]

In Greenpoint, a Dupont Street laundromat was robbed and an employee was pushed to the ground in an altercation that occurred one week ago. [Brooklyn Paper]

The developer of a six-story residence on Bushwick Avenue received a $28 million loan to commence with construction. [Crain’s NY]

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NYU Medical Center at Essex Crossing; Citi Bike Ride to Cali

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Essex Crossing developers leased 40K square feet to NYU‘s Langone Medical Center. [Bowery Boogie]

On First Avenue, the six-story mixed-use building home to No Relation Vintage is on the market for $21.5 million. [EV Grieve]

Silver Monument Works will relocate to Queens from its Stanton Street showroom of six decades. [Bowery Boogie]

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Williamsburg’s $6.5M Pad; East Village Birdman Flies the Coop

Ratter Smashes Trump Piñata: Chango

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Late Monday afternoon, a 22-year-old man was stabbed in the arm by a safety-scissors-weilding stranger on the Lower East Side. [DNA Info]

A 5K-square-foot Williamsburg penthouse is under contract for a neighborhood record $6.5 million. [NY Post]

Prosperity Dumpling on the Lower East Side was quickly shuttered by the Department of Health after a published photo revealed that the owners were using a neighborhood alley as their prep kitchen. [Bowery Boogie]

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Week in Film: Dada Brunch, Florida in Celluloid Form, and More


Have we got an interesting crew for you this week! Our lineup is a regular emotional rollercoaster, from feel-horrible humanitarian films about sex slaves and child soldiers all the way to feel-sick, total-garbage cult Martial Arts-action films. Don’t try to swallow them all at once is our only advice.

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Here’s Trump as a Dump

(Photos: Daniel Maurer)

(Photos: Daniel Maurer)

With Donald Trump getting lambasted in the form of Ronald McDonald and then a piñata, you knew it was only a matter of time before the Lower East Side’s consummate pop-culture absurdist took a swipe. Not to be outshined by his namesake street-artist-turned-amusement-park-operator, Hansky just threw up this masterpiece on the corner of Canal and Orchard. Unlike other Hanksies, this one appears to be pun-free — until you look at the sign next to it: “Private Property. No [ahem] dumping allowed.”

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Elizabeth Street Garden Under Threat; Work Stopped at Ace Hotel Bowery

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A 42-year-old man is in critical condition after being assaulted outside Bushwick’s La Fogata restaurant yesterday morning around 4 a.m. Police are looking for the suspect and released video footage to the public. [Gothamist]

The rising Ace Hotel on Bowery received two stop-work orders for failing to convince the Department of Buildings of its structural stability. [Bowery Boogie]

Developers hope to replace the Elizabeth Street Community Garden in Nolita with up to 75 units of affordable housing. [DNA Info]

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Lit Reopens September 11; Bernie Sanders Big in Bushwick

Smorgasburg 2015: Williamsburg, Madonna

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Police closed a Second Avenue convenience store, alleging stolen property and synthetic marijuana being sold on the premises. [EV Grieve]

East Village landlord Rafael Toledano is being investigated by the state for allegedly harassing his tenants. [NY Daily News]

The team who thought up the Lowline filed paperwork to open a “Lowline Lab” underneath Essex Street Market, where tests will be performed on how to best harvest sunlight. [Bowery Boogie]

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Shows: Proof That Phil Collins Still Inspires the Youth, Weird Country, and More

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Hate to break it to you but the band to see this week, Royal Headache (Mark E. Smith and Morrissey moved to Australia and had a baby, basically) has sold out two freaking shows, one at Palisades and another at Rough Trade. What a royal… pain in the ass these guys are, coming all the way from Upside Down America only to play a couple of shows in what is inarguably the center of the goddamn universe! You’re officially counted as #tragic if you don’t have a ticket, but don’t go plotting any public beheadings just yet, there are plenty of worthy alternatives to wrap your ears around.

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Metrograph Art-House Cinema and Eatery Slated to Open On LES in February

7 Ludlow. (Photo: Angelo Fabara)

7 Ludlow. (Photo: Angelo Fabara)

As if the advent of 4DX wasn’t exciting enough, downtown film-goers are getting a new art-house cinema as well. Alexander Olch, the filmmaker-designer who owns an eponymous tie shop on Orchard Street, is bringing Metrograph to nearby 7 Ludlow Street. The theater will open in February, according to an announcement that went out today.

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Milk & Honey’s Sasha Petraske Has Died; ‘Taxi Graveyard’ in Greenpoint

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Police say a Bushwick man shot and killed his 33-year-old girlfriend in their bed on Saturday morning, then ran into a Knickerbocker Avenue deli, where he was taken into custody. [NY Daily News]

Sasha Petraske, the 42-year-old cocktail pioneer and owner of the former Milk & Honey bar on the Lower East Side, was found dead Friday morning at his home in Upstate New York. [NY Times]

A 17-year-old boy is in critical condition after he was shot on Cooper Street in Bushwick yesterday around 3 a.m. [ABC 7 NY]

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Gas Station Fire in Williamsburg; Lovecraftian Cocktails in East Village

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A fire at a Leonard Street gas station in Williamsburg yesterday morning resulted in a collapsed roof. No injuries were reported. [Pix 11]

Downstairs at the former Germania Bank building on Bowery, the 30K retail space is on the market with a $2.2 million rent. [Bowery Boogie]

For the next month, Jumpin, a ball pit for adults, will be open for free play at 455 Broadway in Soho (RSVP here). [amNY]

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