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Broadway Triangle Protestors Arrested; Chinese Hawaiian Kenpo Academy Moves

Yesterday, police cuffed seven protestors aiming to halt the public hearing concerning a Williamsburg-bound, 1100-unit-plus apartment complex. [DNA Info]

No arrest had been made in the hit-and-run death of cyclist Neftaly Ramirez last week, but police have determined that the garbage truck in question was own by Action Carting. [DNA Info]

NYC Ferry has welcomed more than one million riders since service began along its three routes (East River, the Rockaways, South Brooklyn) in May. [Curbed NY] More →

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Williamsburg Fire Under Investigation; LES Playground Updates

The cyclist killed by a trash truck in Greenpoint this weekend has been identified as East Village resident and Paulie Gee’s employee Neftaly “Neffy” Ramirez. [DNA Info]

Yesterday on Graham Avenue, 100+ firefighters quelled a blaze that broke up above Ore Bar. No injuries were reported. [DNA Info]

PDT [Please Don’t Tell]’s Jeff Bell, a seven-year veteran of the East Village cocktail haven, won Bartender of the Year 2017 at this weekend’s Spirited Awards in New Orleans. [Gothamist] More →

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Garbage Truck Kills Greenpoint Cyclist; Sleepover in Boss Tweed’s Saloon

By the Greenpoint intersection of Franklin and Noble Streets, a male cyclist, 27, died around 12:30 a.m. Saturday when he was struck by a garbage truck in a hit-and-run. [Gothamist]

An unconscious, underage New Jersey women spent Friday night inside the bathroom of Boss Tweed’s Saloon on Essex Street after the staff accidentally closed the business while she was still inside. [NY Post]

On July 2 near Graham Avenue and Seigel Street, a woman’s purse was stolen along with the $2,900 inside. Police released a photo of the suspect. [DNA Info] More →

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LES Protests New Towers; Bushwick Schooling Sticker Shock

On the Lower East Side in less than an hour, elected and community leaders will rally against the construction of three planned skyscrapers. [Bowery Boogie]

Much-loved Schiller’s Liquor Bar will reportedly serve its final customers on Sunday, August 13. [Bowery Boogie]

Bushwick Montessori, which opens in September, is generating criticism for it’s $25K/year tuition. [Bushwick Daily] More →

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Videology Takes Landlord to Court; Failed LES Bank Robber in Custody

To avoid eviction, Videology‘s co-owners sued their landlord of six years Tuesday in Brooklyn Supreme Court. [The Real Deal]

A New Jersey man, 22, was arrested yesterday after attempting to rob three Lower East Side banks in 24 hours. [Bowery Boogie]

The landlord of the E. 6th Street building that will house Mayahuel until August wants to then open a comparable bar in its place. [Eater NY] More →

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East Village Lands Himalayan Salt Cave; Williamsburg’s Bacon Omakase

Paperwork has been submitted to replace two previous Driggs Avenue marble yards with these mixed-use buildings. [Brownstoner]

Online luxury consigner The RealReal will make its first foray into brick-and-mortar on Wooster Street (following a December pop-up shop in the neighborhood). [Commercial Observer]

Vegan tapas bar Ladybird will begin welcoming customers to E. 7th Street in about four weeks. [EV Grieve] More →

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Bushwick Muralists Sue Designer; Mayahuel’s Last Day is 8/8

Four local street artists sued designer shoe and clothing maker Vince Camuto this month for using their work in the brand’s recent “Bushwick Beats” ads. [Artnet]

Last night, Community Board 3 denied liquor licenses to a trio of businesses: S.E.T. BBQ, Analogue and MJK Foods. [Bowery Boogie]

Tequila spot Mayahuel will end its eight-year run on E. Sixth Street early next month. [Eater NY] More →

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Cup & Saucer Shutters Today; 100-Year-Old Greenpointer Released from Prison

Today is Cup & Saucer‘s last day of serving customers at 89 Canal Street. [Bowery Boogie]

The oldest prisoner in U.S. custody, 100-year-old Greenpoint-born John “Sonny” Franzese, was released from prison after completing a half-century sentence for bank robbery. [Greenpointers]

Prospective businesses whose proprietors will present to Community Board 3 tonight include an American eatery from Blind Barber veterans, and “dog friendly coffee shop” Boris & Horton. [EV Grieve] More →

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Legal Victory for Sheldon Silver; Fire Above Zum Schneider

Sheldon Silver, the former state assembly speaker who also answered to Lower East Side constituents, had his 2015 corruption verdict overturned by a federal appeals court. The decision was released yesterday. [Gothamist]

In Alphabet City, Bavarian garden Zum Schneider was closed last night following an afternoon fire upstairs that the FDNY quelled in approximately 20 minutes. [EV Grieve]

According to a new report released by the Center for an Urban Future, the Lower East Side lost 17 percent of its artist population between 2000 and 2015. [Hyperallergic] More →