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Police Looking For Slasher in LES; See a $5 Mil Noho Apartment Renovation

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Police released a sketch of a man wearing a hoodie and a polka dot scarf, who they believe cut a 30-year-old woman’s face with a sharp object near her Lower East Side apartment on the afternoon of January 31. The victim was treated at Beth Israel Hospital. [DNA Info]

Look inside a stark loft on Broadway in Noho whose owners seek an $8 million payday, $5 million more than their purchase price in September 2013. [Curbed NY]

Check out the menu and a slideshow tour of The Camlin, a Williamsburg wine bar that opened this past weekend. [Eater NY]

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Nathalie Karg Gallery Relocates; ‘Cocina del Barrio’ Opens On Norfolk

NYC Blizzard January 2015: Lower East Side

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The man in this blurry photo is wanted for groping a woman on January 17 near the intersection of Irving Avenue and Halsey Street in Bushwick. [Times Newsweekly]

Nathalie Karg will relocate her eponymous gallery from Great Jones Street to Grand Street. [NY Observer]

The new Mex/French restaurant La Contenta Cocina del Barrio opened Wednesday at 102 Norfolk Street.

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Facebook Expands Astor Place Offices; Luxury Buildings in Alphabet City

Lower East Side Giant Snowman

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Local sculptor, landlord, and retired fire marshal Ralph Feldman died Thursday morning in his East Village home at age 79. [NY Daily News]

Robert Vilensky, a Manhattan lawyer, filed a $20 million lawsuit against the city for property damage sustained during the recent CitiStorage warehouse fire in Williamsburg. [Gothamist]

Police are looking for this man, 37-year-old Anton Liverpool, who allegedly approached a 21-year-old woman while masturbating on the street in Bushwick last month. [Gothamist]
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Better Call Saul at the Apple Store; Rent Vanessa Carlton’s $17.5K Digs

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Yesterday a police officer shot a German Shepherd in the leg after the canine got aggressive while its owner was being interviewed in Bushwick about an unpaid cab fare. The dog is receiving medical care and is expected to survive. [NY Daily News]

Cops arrested three men on drug charges early Saturday evening outside the McDonald’s in Union Square. [Town & Village Blog]

Cayuga Capital now owns pretty much an entire block of Wythe Avenue real estate in Williamsburg,  picking up 85 Wythe Avenue for $14.5 million. Previously the film purchased Vice Media‘s soon-to-be-former HQ on neighboring N. 10th Street. [Crain’s NY]
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Man Shot While Parked in Williamsburg; Woman Who Paved the Way at McSorley’s Dies

Sweet Toof at Pandemic Gallery

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A car passenger was shot in the ribs while parked on S. 3rd Street in Williamsburg on January 12; police say he was taken to Bellevue Hospital in stable condition. Two days later, a Driggs Avenue bodega employee was robbed at knifepoint while working an early afternoon shift. [Brooklyn Paper]

Next week, the city’s DMV will host a safety hearing resulting from the 2011 hit-and-run death of cyclist Mathieu Lefevre, who was struck by a 28-ton truck in Williamsburg driven by Leo Degianni. [Gothamist]

Faith Seidenberg, one of two plaintiffs in the 1970 discrimination lawsuit that resulted in McSorley’s Old Ale House opening its doors to women, died in upstate New York at age 91. [Daily News]

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Affordable Housing Threatens Community Gardens; SNL’s Bushwick Sketch

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A man in Bushwick was arrested when police found a single-use grenade launcher during a drug raid in his Knickerbocker Avenue apartment. [Gothamist]

Bushwick’s Evergreen Lots and Williamsburg’s La Casista Verde are among the community gardens that could be replaced by affordable housing. [Curbed NY]

Bowery Coffee on Houston shuttered last week. [EV Grieve]

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Matzo Factory Leaves the LES; Blue Bottle Coffee Moves

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Flames broke out late Friday evening at Two Northside Piers condominium on N. 4th Street in Williamsburg. No injuries were reported. [Curbed NY]

After nearly nine decades on Rivington Street, Streit’s Matzo Factory is set to shutter this spring. [Bowery Boogie]

Days are numbered for the LES bar/restaurant empire of Rob Shamlian. He’s currently seeking bidders for Spitzer’s Corner, Loz Feliz and now The Derby. [Eater NY]

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Bushwick Brewery Launches; Seth Rogen Brings X-Mas Back to East Village

Coney Island Polar Bear Swim New Year's Day 2015

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Developers plan to demolish the six-story building at 304 Mulberry Street—one of two neighboring Noho properties recently purchased for a combined $178+ million—and replace it with a taller structure thanks to newly acquired air rights. [The Real Deal]

See a rendering of the 50-unit apartment building intended for 66 Ainslie Street in Williamsburg. [Curbed NY]

‘s Seth Rogen might be spotted near Tompkins Square Park tomorrow night when filming resumes on their untitled Christmas film. [EV Grieve]

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Williamsburg Hotel Gets $81M; Russ & Daughters Teams With Mission Chinese

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Two teaching assistants in their fifties were arrested and charged with assault last week for “pushing and kneeing” a 14-year-old female student at E. 4th Street’s Manhattan School for Career Development, said police. [DNA Info]

In Noho, 298 and 304 Mulberry Street were picked up for $178.5 million. [The Real Deal]

Developers secured a $81 million+ loan to finance the forthcoming Level Hotel at 55 Wythe Avenue. []

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Amy Sedaris Pops Up On LES; ‘Bushwick-Inspired Hotel’ Opens

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During her walk to her Greenpoint school Monday morning, 15-year-old Amanda Alvarado went missing, according to police. [Brooklyn Paper]

Police officers also believe that the man in this surveillance footage pocketed $6K from a Bedford Avenue bakery on December 2. [Brooklyn Paper]

A former manager at Bleecker Kitchen & Co. in Noho is suing owner Joshua Berkowitz for discrimination, claiming Berkowitz dispensed advice such as, “People with big butts don’t work fast,” when it came time to hire servers. [NY Post]
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