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  1. Afternoon Bulletin: Man Charged in Imam Shooting, Martin Shkreli Lurks at Guy Fieri'sRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 16 | The New York Observer

    Oscar Morel, 35, pictured here in a police sketch, is being charged with fatally shooting two men, including an imam, outside a Queens mosque on Sunday. A Brooklyn man is being charged with fatally shooting two men, including an imam, on a street in Queens on Sunday.

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  2. Time Bombs: Relationships With an Expiration DateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 10 | The New York Observer

    "My friends would definitively tell you he is my boyfriend, but I have a tendency to say we are in a monogamous relationship and leave it at that. Instead, I refer to him as the man I see."

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  3. Say Yes to the PressRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 3 | The New York Observer

    "I should not have said yes to this," I thought to myself, at the exact moment a group of well-dressed and perfectly coiffed 20-somethings formed a dance circle in front of a massive glowing Pepsi logo, like a group of devoted followers worshiping at the church of all things cold and carbonated. "This is my nightmare," I thought.

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  4. Afternoon Bulletin: Potterheads, Phife Dawg and the City's Best NeighborhoodsRead the original story

    Monday Aug 1 | The New York Observer

    Hop on your broomstick and bring on the butterbeer! Harry Potter and the Cursed Child , a new play officially endorsed and based off of a story by J.K. Rowling herself, was released at midnight on Saturday. The first major written work in the Harry Potter universe since 2007's series finale Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows , Cursed Child follows the children of our favorite spell-casting trio as they forge their own paths through Hogwarts.

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  5. This is How People Are Reacting to the Impending L Train ClosureRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 26 | The New York Observer

    Subway riders who waited months to hear what fate will befall the L train got their answer on Monday, when the Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced that the Canarsie tunnel that runs under the East River will close for 18 months, starting in 2019. As a result, the L will no longer run between Manhattan's Eighth Avenue station and Brooklyn's Bedford Avenue station, though it will still operate within Brooklyn itself.

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  6. Afternoon Bulletin: The L Train Apocalypse Is Officially HappeningRead the original story

    Monday Jul 25 | The New York Observer

    Bedford Avenue will be the last stop on the L Train when it enters its 18 month shutdown in 2019. And so it begins.

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  7. No Pain, No Train: One of Brooklyn's Busiest Subway Lines Will Shut Down in 2019Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | The New York Observer

    One of the city's most heavily used subway lines is getting shut down at the tail end of this decade. While it's nearly three years away, there will be "L" to pay.

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  8. Nyc Gop Rep: 'New York Values Are a Little Bit More Loyal Than Ted Cruz's Values'Read the original story

    Jul 21, 2016 | The New York Observer

    Congressman Daniel Donovan, New York City's only Republican on the Hill, slammed Texas Sen. Ted Cruz's address at at last night's convention ceremonies as self-serving-and jabbed at the Tea Party darling's history of hostility toward the Empire State. Talking on 1010 WINS from Ohio this morning, Donovan hit Cruz for failing to endorse Donald Trump for the White House and for using his speaking slot to expound on his own vision for America.

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  9. Afternoon Bulletin: Zaha Hadid's Chelsea Design, Raccoons Ransack West HarlemRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 | The New York Observer

    One of the last buildings designed by celebrated architect Zaha Hadid before she passed away in March is set to rise in West Chelsea. The Moinian Group has filed plans for an 11-story condominium project at 2201 11th Ave, featuring penthouses and a "world-class cultural institution," the group said in a statement.

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  10. Niblo's Garden Party: A Night at the CirkusRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 | The New York Observer

    So guests flocked to Brooklyn's Green-Wood Cemetery with picnic baskets in hand last Saturday for the fourth annual Night at Niblo's Garden party, entering through its Gothic Revival gates and navigating the 478-acre grounds to a glacier pond known as Crescent Waters. In-the-know revelers set up along the pond's banks, booze flowed, and stilt-walkers, clowns and unicyclists looped around the pond, while children played the Victorian-era game of Hoop and Stick.

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  11. The Winners and Losers in Adriano Espaillat's Congressional TriumphRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2016 | The New York Observer

    The candidates are still ostensibly waiting on the Board of Elections to tally the final votes, but-barring death or a bunch of lost ballot boxes surfacing in the Harlem River-State Senator Adriano Espaillat will all but certainly replace retiring Congressman Charles Rangel next January. His victory in the Democratic primary marks a major juncture in the history of New York politics: not only is Rangel ending his 46 year reign over the upper Manhattan-based district, but Espaillat will be the first non-black representative it has ever sent to Washington.

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  12. The Million-Dollar QuestionRead the original story

    Jun 30, 2016 | The New York Observer

    About two years ago, Yi Huang set out to look for an apartment. Her priorities: a decent amount of space, with a private outdoor area larger than a balcony, in a neighborhood like the East Village, Boerum Hill or Fort Greene.

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  13. 8-Day Week: Chuck Klosterman and the Queen Mary 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | The New York Observer

    Culture: it's that amorphous thing that, we're told, governs everything we see and do. But tonight, head to Williamsburg for a chance to hear bestselling culture writer Chuck Klosterman speak about his new book But What If We're Wrong? , which tackles the idea that everything we believe now will probably be rendered obsolete shockingly soon.

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  14. Observer Endorsements for 2016 Congressional PrimariesRead the original story

    Jun 27, 2016 | The New York Observer

    A woman casts vote at a polling station in Brooklyn, New York during the New York presidential primary April 19, 2016. Is there such a thing as too much democracy? Well, 2016 in New York has already exposed even die-hard voters to serious fatigue, what with special elections and an unusually meaningful presidential primary that witnessed the disenfranchisement of hundreds of thousands of registered voters in what we hope will not be a preview of what's to come in November.

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  15. Pride Weekend Edition: 9 Things to Do In New York's Art WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | The New York Observer

    In honor of Pride Month, The Brooklyn Historical Society will host a panel to explore the evolution of gender and defiance of gender norms in the fashion industry. The panel, lead by editor in chief of the queer style website DapperQ Anita Dolce Vita, will include designers, models and bloggers.

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  16. Premiere: Morgan O'Kane Sails the Hudson in Claymation Music Video for 'Feufollet'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | The New York Observer

    Morgan O'Kane carries a briefcase to work-after all, it's his trademark kick-drum instrument. His office? On Tuesday, it was Zuccotti Park for Make Music New York, though most days you can find the one-man band hollering and banjo-picking in parks and on subway platforms all over the city.

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  17. Topping Out: Is the Rent Still Too Damn High?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | The New York Observer

    After two years of steadily rising prices, there are signs that the rental market is softening. According to Douglas Elliman's May 2016 report, average Manhattan rents are down 1.6 percent, year over year, while inventory, marketing time, and negotiability are all up.

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  18. On the Market: Developers Cater to Drinkers; Young, Wealthy Workers Flock to CitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | The New York Observer

    People like to drink and developers are catching on by adding bars and coffee shops to their high-end offerings, The New York Times reports-the best part about having a bar in your building, notes one woman, is that if you have one too many "it's really not a problem getting home." A case for eminent domain? The city is trying to make good on its promise to build Bushwick Inlet Park by acquiring the 11 acres on which the burned-out CitiStorage warehouse sits, but the owner has rejected its offer of $100 million, who claims that it's worth $225 million to $500 million, according to Gothamist .

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  19. Downtown Brooklyn: A Residential Dead Zone No MoreRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2016 | The New York Observer

    Brooklyn more or less by accident, coming across the neighborhood while looking for temporary housing upon returning to New York after a stint abroad for an MBA. "I'd lived before in Manhattan, but when I moved back the market had changed a lot," she recalled.

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  20. Afternoon Bulletin: Corralling Costumed Characters, Verrazano TypoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | The New York Observer

    In an effort to regulate harassing Elmos and fighting Spider-men, city officials have color-coded Times Square. Green paint will designate "chill zone" areas, in which people can avoid confrontation with the characters.

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