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Kosciuszko Bridge Demolition Delayed; Van Leeuwen LES Opens in October

Around 1 a.m. Wednesday morning in Williamsburg, a 33-year-old man sustained multiple skull fractures when a group of assailants attacked him with a baseball bat. [NY Daily News]

Demolition of Greenpoint’s former Kosciuszko Bridge, anticipated for July 2017 before being scheduled for this Sunday, has now been postponed to an unspecified date. [The Brooklyn Paper]

New York City’s sixth Van Leeuwen Artisan Ice Cream shop will arrive next month on Ludlow Street. [Bowery Boogie] More →

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Night Mayor Candidates; Two New Dufresne Dining Options

Recent assault arrests near Union Square include two 24-year-old women: one punched another woman in the face, the second attempted to knock someone out with a bike lock. [Town & Village]

A veteran of Webster Hall’s management team and a Trump-endorsing rapper are among those vying for the city’s hours-old position of Night Mayor. [DNA Info]

An East Village lawyer and bottomless brunch opponent petitioned the State Liquor Authority to be stingier with its liquor licenses. [The Real Deal] More →

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Hate Speech in Bushwick; Dr Smood Makes a Home on Houston

On a Bushwick Street last week, police say one man called another a “Muslim” who should “go back to your country” after the latter refused to make change for a $20 bill. [DNA Info]

Yesterday, health food chain Dr Smood unveiled its fifth Gotham location inside the former Houston Street American Apparel space. [EV Grieve]

Chef Missy Robbins of Williamsburg’s Lilia will helm another neighborhood kitchen where the Domino Sugar Refinery once stood. [NY Post] More →

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Greenpointer Arrested for FiDi Vandalism; Native Leather Ends 49 Year Run

A Greenpoint woman, 33, was arrested last week for dousing Wall Street’s “Charging Bull” statue will blue paint to protest America’s proposed withdrawal from the Paris Accord. [NY Daily News]

Native Leather will depart Bleecker Street after nearly a half century, as the building’s owner refused to offer the shop a new lease. [Jeremiah’s Vanishing NY]

In the East Village, 32 active liquor licenses are registered within 500 feet of 20 St. Mark’s Place. [NY Post] More →

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W-Burg Broker Sued for $15 Million; Broken Coconut Debuts in EV

In Williamsburg, a broker was served a $15 million lawsuit for allegedly fabricating condo renderings and fibbing about forthcoming construction to sell her personal residence for $1.9 million. [NY Post]

The East Village’s Momofoku Noodle Bar will beget a second, 4K-square-foot outpost next year at the Time Warner Center. [Eater NY]

A veteran of Butter and 1Oak will unveil a new E. 4th Street restaurant today, Broken Coconut, boasting the slogan, “Eat pretty.” [NY Post] More →

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Man Arrested for L Train Assault; Emma Stone and Jonah Hill Visit Bowery

A 24-year-old man was arrested for punching a fellow L train passenger in the back of the head near Union Square last Wednesday morning. Another man, 56, was recently cuffed for snatching a woman’s keys inside an E. 14th Street vestibule. [Town & Village]

The Emma Stone and Jonah Hill-starring Netflix series Maniac will film today at the Bowery subway station. [Bowery Boogie]

On Tuesday, State Senator Brad Hoylman came across an injured bat on E. 10th Street, and brought it to the Upper West Side’s Wild Bird Fund for treatment. [Town & Village] More →

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Another Pearl River Mart; East Village Welcomes The Lost Lady

On-shuttered Pearl River Mart will now open a 3500-square-foot outpost inside Chelsea Market. [The Real Deal]

Brooklyn politicians encouraged local landlords to join forces to pitch Amazon on building its new $5 billion headquarters in the borough.
[NY Daily News]

Yesterday two former Google employees earned social media jeers for launching Bodega, a vending machine start-up that would render corner stores obsolete. [Fast Company] More →

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Primary Election Results; Lucky Dog to Replace Rosamunde on Bedford Ave.

Here are all the winners still vying to represent you after yesterday’s citywide primary election. [NY Daily News]

Five-year-old sausage purveyor and San Franciso import Rosamunde will shutter Sunday, making way for Lucky Dog, which currently occupies a neighboring Williamsburg address. [Gothamist]

Hillary Clinton’s staff had Joe’s Pizza delivered to those who waited overnight outside Barnes & Noble Union Square in anticipation of her book signing yesterday. [People] More →

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Bushwick Pizza Festival Sparks State Inquiry; Hillary Clinton Visits Union Square

At the New York Pizza Festival in Bushwick Saturday, attendees who paid up to $75 each complained that very little food was actually served, prompting an inquiry from New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s office. [Eater NY]

Barnes & Noble Union Square began distributing wristbands at 7 a.m. today for a Hillary Clinton book signing happening later this morning.

Twenty-year-old art and new media hub Eyebeam will relocate from Sunset Park to Bushwick. [Bushwick Daily] More →

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Man Struck by Bushwick Subway; Kosciuszko Bridge Blast is Back On

A man was hospitalized with serious injuries Saturday after sitting on the edge of Bushwick’s Kosciuszko Street subway platform, obstructing an incoming train. [NY Post]

In a move that was prematurely anticipated earlier this summer, on September 24, two sections of Greenpoint’s Kosciuszko Bridge will reportedly be detonated. [DNA Info]

The former Alphabet City movie theater occupying 238-240 E. Third St. boasts a $12 million asking price. [EV Grieve] More →