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  1. Uptown Tours Explore Historic Sites During 'Jane's Walk' WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | DNAinfo.com

    Residents are leading several walks this weekend as part of the Jane's Walk series to advocate and educate their neighbors about the history of Inwood and Washington Heights. The tours, guided by local advocates and neighbors, will take place throughout the weekend at several historical points in Northern Manhattan, including the Audubon Park Historic District , Inwood's Packard Building , Inwood Hill Park , the World War I Memorial , Meyers Square and the Ring Garden .

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  2. Pier 40 Air Rights Worth Less Than Developers Promised to Pay, Report SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | DNAinfo.com

    The air rights Hudson River Park aims to sell to a developer are worth less than the developer committed to paying, according to an appraisal firm hired by the Hudson River Park Trust. The air rights deal would have the developers who own the St. John's Terminal at 500 Washington St. pay the Hudson River Park Trust $100 million, which the Trust will use to repair the decaying pilings holding up Pier 40. In exchange, the developers, Westbrook Partners and Atlas Capital Group, would be allowed to build an additional 200,000 square feet at their site, where they want to erect a five-building complex of condos and retail, with some affordable and senior housing and potentially a hotel or office building.

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  3. More Than 30 New Officers to Patrol Uptown Parks, Officials SayRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | DNAInfo.com

    More than 30 officers will be added to neighborhood patrols in an effort to address crime and improve quality of life following a string of crimes in Northern Manhattan parks, officials said. The increase - a total of 14 Parks Enforcement Patrol officers and 17 NYPD officers - was announced during a Community Board 12 meeting Tuesday night that brought together a host of city officials to discuss the issue.

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  4. East River Gondola Plan Returns as L Train Shutdown LoomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | DNAInfo.com

    The man behind a proposal to connect Williamsburg and Lower Manhattan with a cable car system hopes his idea will find new traction now that an L train shutdown could cut off traffic between Manhattan and Brooklyn. "It's not going to be easy to get [it done] but it's certainly not impossible," he said, adding that in London, a similar gondola system went up on a time crunch before the Olympics in 2012.

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  5. 10 New Restaurants for You to TryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | DNAInfo.com

    The Red Hook Food Vendors returned to the neighborhood this past weekend for the summer season. This is the food trucks' 42nd year serving pupusas, tacos, arepas and more.

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  6. Where to Eat in AstoriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 1 | DNAInfo.com

    With so many restaurant options in Astoria - from classic Greek tavernas to modern gastropubs - it can be tough to keep track of all those eateries you've been meaning to try. Below, you'll find a roundup of Astoria restaurants we've covered through the years - or those we just want to tell you about - broken down by cuisine type.

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  7. International Law Firm Moving Into 51-Story Hudson Yards Office TowerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 1 | DNAinfo.com

    Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy will join Boies, Schiller & Flexner at 55 Hudson Yards - the office building rising at West 33rd Street and 11th Avenue - the company said in a statement Friday. Milbank, which is currently located at 28 Liberty St. in Downtown Manhattan, plans to lease "more than 250,000 square feet across nine floors," the firm said.

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  8. Race for Silver's Assembly Seat Continues After Special ElectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 1 | DNAinfo.com

    Cancel, a longtime Democratic District Leader - which is a volunteer, elected position for the district - won a special election, called by Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Cuomo called the election - held on the same day as the closely watched New York presidential primary - to fill the seat left vacant by Silver, who represented Lower Manhattan for more than 35 years before he was found guilty of corruption charges related to two separate bribery schemes .

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  9. 11 Things to Do in Your New York City Neighborhoods This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 1 | DNAInfo.com

    A new kind of circus is coming to town. NoFit State Circus will open their "immersive contemporary circus experience," Bianco, on May 3, featuring aerial acrobats and music from a live rock band.

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  10. NYPD Uses SoHo Mannequin in Bid to Find Missing BoyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 29 | DNAInfo.com

    A plaster replica of a boy who's been missing for six years has been placed in SoHo boutique window as part of a Missing Persons Squad initiative to find him. Patrick Alford Jr. disappeared from his foster home in East New York on Jan. 22, 2010, when he was 7 years old, according to the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children.

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  11. 5 Borough Bike Tour Road Closures to Shut Down Streets Around City SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 29 | DNAInfo.com

    The annual Five Boro Bike Tour kicks off Sunday morning - shutting down streets all over the city to vehicular traffic. To make room for the 40-mile route, portions of the FDR Drive, the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway and the Queensboro and Verrazano-Narrows Bridges will be closed from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., the Department of Transportation said.

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  12. 16 Subway Lines Slated for Service Changes This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 29 | DNAInfo.com

    Rain's in the forecast and the subway's suffering its usual weekend service changes, but things aren't all glum. You can still head to Williamsburg for pizza inside a pizza box made out of pizza .

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  13. Citywide Ferry Service Launches Splashy Website Ahead of June 2017 DebutRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | DNAInfo.com

    When the Citywide Ferry service launches in the summer of 2017, seafaring commuters won't be able to transfer for free to the city's bus or subway systems, but five New Yorkers will at least be able to claim dibs now on a free annual ferry pass. The new website will feature project updates, dates for public meetings, a live stream of boat construction, maps and schedules, and postings for the more than 150 jobs that Citywide Ferry is expected to create.

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  14. River to River Festival Bringing First Performances to WTC OculusRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | DNAInfo.com

    The expansive marble floor beneath the rib-like arches of the World Trade Center Oculus will soon be home to free dance and music performances for the first time. The annual Lower Manhattan arts festival, River to River, will use the Oculus for several of its performances during its 11-day June festival, organizers announced on their website.

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  15. 11 Things To Do In Your Manhattan Neighborhoods This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | DNAInfo.com

    Get a behind-the-scenes view of the creative process as more than 30 painters, sculptors, photographers, choreographers and poets open their studios to the public inside converted office space. Free, but RSVP is required.

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  16. Here's What We Know About the Probe Into Mayor Bill de Blasio's FundraisingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | DNAInfo.com

    WHAT'S THE LATEST? Several of Mayor Bill de Blasio's closest aides have been subpoenaed in the ongoing federal investigation of his campaign fundraising. They include Emma Wolfe, the mayor's director of intergovernmental affairs, Ross Offinger, his top fundraiser, and officials at BerlinRosen, a consulting firm credited with helping secure de Blasio's mayoral victory.

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  17. Inwood Community Board Rejects Liquor Licenses as Moratorium Push PersistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | DNAInfo.com

    Community Board 12 recommended not approving licenses for Maja's Tapas at 229 Dyckman St., Anchor Heights at 575 W. 207th St. and a new venture at 151 Nagle Ave., citing community concerns with the nightlife oversaturation tied to state Sen. Adriano Espaillat's proposed legislation to place a moratorium on any new liquor licenses in a section of Inwood. "I think it is a combination," CB12 chairman Shah Ally told DNAinfo New York Tuesday about the board's decision not to support the licenses, adding that the board continues to review all applicants on an individual basis but has taken Espaillat's exhortations into consideration.

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  18. Open House Agenda: 3 Apartments With Open Floor Plans to See This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | DNAInfo.com

    For those who love to entertain, there is no better layout than a wide-open living room, dining room and kitchen. Here are three open floorplan configurations in a co-op apartment, new condo development and loft building, all with open houses this weekend.

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  19. Harlem Restaurant at Center of Corruption Probe Was Popular With City PolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | DNAInfo.com

    His check to Bill de Blasio didn't clear, but that didn't stop a Harlem restaurateur connected to a federal probe of the NYPD and the mayor's fundraising from cashing in on city politicians who used his popular Harlem restaurant for fundraisers and campaign meetings. The bounced check, for $4,950 to "Bill Diblasio For Mayor" written Oct. 3, 2013, was just one element in a swirl of schemes Hamlet Peralta allegedly used to curry favor with City Hall, uptown politicians and top police officials, according to sources, community leaders and records.

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  20. Naughty by Nature on Lineup of Bronx Week 2016 FestivitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | DNAInfo.com

    Bronx Week 2016 kicks off next week, and New Yorkers can celebrate with a free concert featuring Naughty by Nature , a stand-up comedy show and a pop-up bookstore. The 45th annual celebration of the best of The Bronx will run from May 5 through May 15 and kick off at 11 a.m. with the sixth annual Centenarian Celebration at Villa Barone Manor, where Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. will honor Bronxites who have lived for almost 100 years.

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