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Murder Mystery: Sea Captain Meets His Fate On A Bridgeport Street

Navy Captain George Colvocoresses survived yellow fever, explored uncharted islands of the South Pacific Ocean and conducted daring raids on Southern command posts during the Civil War, only to come home to Connecticut and end up dead. The… New York City

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Cart Before the Horse: Carriage House on 73rd Street Trades for $13.4 M.

The Carriage House at 165 East 73rd Street. In many ways—OK, some ways—this has been, in the world of Manhattan real estate reportage, the week of the equine. As debate over horse-drawn carriages in Central Park continued, one interested citizen took time to visit the critters in question at home. Still another made an inspection […]

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Preview: A Tasty Blueprint for Bergen Street

The culinary gentrification of Crown Heights has largely been confined to the well-trod ­thoroughfares, spreading east, one artisanal ice-cream cone and third-wave cortado at a time, from Prospect Heights’s Vanderbilt Avenue to Washington Avenue and Franklin Avenue, where it’s now possible to find such basic necessities of 21st-century gourmet life as Neapolitan pizza, jerk lobster, […]

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Body found in plastic bin on Brooklyn street

A passer-by walking along a Brooklyn street Saturday made a gruesome discovery: the body of a man stuffed into a plastic bin. A suspect was taken into custody but had… Metro | New York Post

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Why NYC must save the South Street Seaport

Most New Yorkers think of South Street Seaport as only a touristy shopping mall. But the real South Street Seaport is a historic district with three piers and 11 blocks… Metro | New York Post

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Occupy Wall Street Trial Begins

A Manhattan jury heard opening arguments on Friday in one of the final criminal cases stemming from past Occupy Wall Street demonstrations. WSJ.com: Newyork Main

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Student Crossing a Street is Hit by 2 Cabs and Killed

A college senior visiting New York City for job interviews was crossing an Upper East Side street when she was struck. NYT > N.Y. / Region

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Giant pothole opens up in Bronx street

Hole-y cow — it’s the mother of all potholes! A giant pothole — stretching 12 feet long and 5 feet deep — opened smack in the middle of a Bronx… Metro | New York Post

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Windows on Wall Street: Banking Honchos Swap Park Ave. Co-op for $23.66 M.

Peter Ezersky and Lorinda Ash. (Patrick McMullan) Though business reporters have lately called our attention to the massing of the technorati in southern Midtown, when high-priced apartments in Candela-designed co-ops change hands, the best bet remains to look to the financial sector. And a quick analysis of the authorizing signatures for the recent sale of a five-bedroom […]

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NTSB: Wall Street Ferry Crash Uncovered Lax Safety Regulations

The National Transportation Safety Board is recommending stricter standards for ferries in city waterways following their report on the Seastreak Wall Street Ferry crash in Manhattan early last year. NEWS – NY1

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The FDNY said the Honda Accord went into the water near 37th Street and 19th

The FDNY said the Honda Accord went into the water near 37th Street and 19th … Just hours after the tragedy, the city's Department of Transportation, installed new concrete barriers where the previous safety measures failed to save four young lives. Meanwhile, police are still investigating how the accident happened. Police said … Read more […]

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Changes to the Emerging Art Scene on 27th Street

  27th Street between 11th and 12th. Winkleman Gallery Will the Waterfront Building on 27th street continue to be a district for the emerging arts? Real estate prices are rising everywhere in the city, and with the respected Winkleman Gallery moving out of the building after its lease expired this March, we wondered whether this […]

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WFP Slams State’s ‘Wall Street’ Budget Deal

The Working Families Party logo. (Photo: Facebook) The Working Families Party is not happy with the state budget currently being voted on in Albany. In a critical statement that breaks with many of its allies, including Mayor Bill de Blasio, the labor-backed party’s state director accused the deal of bolstering “the 1% and Wall Street corporations” […]

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Side Street: A Movement to Protect Food Markets in the Bronx, and Beyond

In the wake of catastrophes like Hurricane Sandy, a cook-off in Hunts Point is meant to lure locals to get feedback on ways to protect the wholesale markets that feed some 22 million people in the Northeast.      NYT > N.Y. / Region

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Pies ’n’ Thighs Headed to Canal Street

It’s thigh time. Beyond the nugget that Max Fish may be sticking around the LES after all, next month’s newly posted CB3 agendas also indicate that Williamsburg’s Pies ‘n’ Thighs will open its first Manhattan outpost, at 43 Canal Street. The restaurant will have nine tables and 19 seats, and its application to serve beer […]

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