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  1. East Village Is No Longer 'Affordable' Option for Most Buyers, Experts SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 7 | DNAinfo.com

    Though the East Village has long had a reputation as a bohemian artists' enclave, a new look at the neighborhood's cheapest real estate purchases shows it to be on par with historically swankier Manhattan neighborhoods such as Greenwich Village. The 10 cheapest one-bedrooms available for purchase in the East Village during October ranged from $499,000 to $685,000, according to real-estate analytics team Neighborhood X - not far behind the cheapest one-bedrooms in Greenwich Village, which fell between $585,000 and $795,000.

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  2. New Airbnb Fines Could Hit These Neighborhoods Hardest, Study SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2016 | DNAinfo.com

    Though enforcement of New York's law against advertising illegal short-term rentals is on hold after Airbnb filed a lawsuit challenging it just hours after Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed it into law, data crunchers have already figured out which neighborhoods would be hit hardest if and when the fines take effect. Renting out an apartment for less than 30 days is illegal if a tenant isn't there.

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  3. 'There Was No Way to Stop Him,' Says Woman Groped at Trump Tower ProtestRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2016 | DNAInfo.com

    The woman groped at a rally outside Trump Towers last week was "shocked and incensed" by the incident - but nonetheless stayed for nearly two hours after to support two friends she'd promised to look out for. Freelance writer Gabriella Geisinger, 27, had been protesting with a group of women at an anti-Trump rally in front of the Fifth Avenue high-rise on Oct. 19 when a man in a button-down shirt grabbed her breast over a barricade set up to fence in protesters before running off, she told DNAinfo New York.

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  4. New Diversity-Based Admissions Process Coming to 12 More City SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | DNAInfo.com

    These schools will give priority to students who qualify for free and reduced lunch, English Language Learners and/or those in the child welfare system or affected by parental or guardian incarceration. They will set aside a certain percentage of seats within the context of existing admissions priorities, since, for instance, zoned schools are obliged to serve all students living within their zone.

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  5. Preservationists Win New Historic District Near St. John's TerminalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | DNAInfo.com

    The city's Landmarks Preservation Commission is poised to designate a new historic district in the neighborhood to win City Council approval for the controversial St. John's Terminal development across from Pier 40 . The Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation has been pushing for the South Village Historic District for a decade, and the organization's executive director Andrew Berman has made a point of raising the issue at every public meeting and hearing related to the massive development proposed for 550 Washington St. "This is the result of a concerted effort and an enormous amount of pressure that's been exerted on the city very much in partnership with City Councilmember Corey Johnson," Berman told DNAinfo New York.

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  6. Gansevoort Street Redevelopment Sparks Lawsuit Against Landmarks CommissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 | DNAInfo.com

    Aurora Capital Associates and William Gottlieb Real Estate are redeveloping the south side of Gansevoort Street between Ninth Avenue and Washington Street. Their project, designed by BKSK Architects, will convert the block of low-rise industrial buildings into taller structures with luxury retail on the ground floors.

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  7. PHOTOS: Manhattan Country School Feels at Home in Move to Upper West SideRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 | DNAinfo.com

    After spending a half-century on the Upper East Side, a private elementary and middle school celebrated a homecoming of sorts when it opened the doors to its new West 85th Street digs this fall. The K-8 Manhattan Country School opened this fall inside a former music conservancy at 150 W. 85th St. after touring 47 other buildings around the city, said school communications director Angela Meadows.

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  8. St. John's Terminal Project Gets OK From City Planning CommissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2016 | DNAinfo.com

    The controversial St. John's Terminal development at 550 Washington St. won approval from the city's Planning Commission on Monday. The multi-building mixed-use development would include more than 450 units of affordable housing, part of Mayor Bill de Blasio's goal of building and preserving a total of 200,000 affordable units in the 10 years following his 2014 inauguration.

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  9. Meet New York University's New President Andrew HamiltonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2016 | DNAInfo.com

    As his first full academic year as New York University's new president gets underway, Andrew Hamilton is taking a hard look at how the school has "lagged," from affordability and diversity to scientific research and engineering. Hamilton recently gave an inauguration speech where he highlighted NYU's history as a "school of opportunity" - from admitting women to its law school at a time when most didn't to creating a special program for aspiring teachers from the Jim Crow South - while also speaking candidly about the ways in which the school must improve.

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  10. MAP: Bob Dylan's New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | DNAinfo.com

    For singer-songwriter and now Nobel Prize-winner Bob Dylan, it's basically the one road: MacDougal Street in Greenwich Village. Though his mark was made through the Village and other parts of the city, on that thoroughfare in the 1960s and '70s Dylan performed his music, met his peers, drank with his friends and made his home.

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  11. Donald Trump Touted the Merits of Stop-and-Frisk. Here Are the FactsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2016 | DNAinfo.com

    Donald Trump touted stop-and-frisk as an essential crime fighting tool during the first presidential debate against Hillary Clinton Monday night - bringing an issue that has been controversial in New York for years into the national spotlight. But as DNAinfo New York reported in its groundbreaking investigative reporting on stop-and-frisk over the years, even those within the rank-and-file of the NYPD were opposed to stop-and-frisk because it did not effectively fight crime .

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  12. City's 'Largest Urban Tech Space' Opens in Former Midtown Facebook HQRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2016 | DNAInfo.com

    A new incubator in the Facebook's former-New York headquarters celebrated its grand opening on Tuesday, pledging to help the city give Silicon Valley a run for its money as a center for technological innovation. The [email protected] , which occupies the fourth floor of 335 Madison Ave. and overlooks Grand Central Terminal, promises to offer discounted, short-term leases to growing startups in an effort to get around the real estate constraints that make growth difficult for companies in Manhattan, according to its founders.

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  13. NYPD Struggling to Access Imam Murder Suspect's Cellphone to Find MotiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2016 | DNAInfo.com

    Investigators are having a hard time cracking into the cellphone of the man charged with the murder of a Queens imam and his assistant - adding that they still don't know his motive for the crime. Oscar Morel, 36, was indicted by a grand jury Aug. 22 on first and second degree murder charges in the killing of imam Maulana Akonjee, 55, and his assistant Thara Uddin, 64, after he was caught on video at the scene and the murder weapon was found in his home, according to prosecutors.

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  14. Gray's Papaya Returning to Midtown with New 8th Ave. OutpostRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2016 | DNAinfo.com

    The one-time chain - which currently operates a single outpost on the Upper West Side - has signed a 20-year lease for a 1,300-square-foot space at 612 Eighth Ave., between West 39th and 40th streets, Crain's New York reported . An employee at the Upper West Side location, at West 72nd Street and Broadway, confirmed the report but said he couldn't provide any details.

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  15. Facebook Co-Founder Buys 3 Village Townhouses to Make Mansion, Report SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2016 | DNAInfo.com

    Facebook co-founder Sean Parker has purchased a third townhouse on West 10th Street adjacent to the two he is combining into a single mansion, the New York Post reported Monday. The 36-year-old married father of one started by purchasing a converted carriage house with an indoor pool at 40 West 10th St. about five years ago , then purchased the adjacent five-story townhouse at 38 West 10th St. for $16.5 million back in May of this year, The Real Deal reported at the time .

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  16. PHOTOS: See Gorgeous Secret Gardens in 8 New York City Apartment BuildingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2016 | DNAInfo.com

    It's a dream of many New Yorkers to have their own slice of outdoor green space to escape the concrete and crowds. With spring approaching and more of us thinking about flower boxes or herb gardens, here are eight buildings - some that are still under construction - that have lush secret gardens to give some inspiration.

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  17. City Was Asked to Save Buildings Slated for Demolition: PreservationistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2016 | DNAinfo.com

    Preservations, who asked the city in June to save a row of pre-war buildings on East 11th Street, say their request for a hearing by the Landmarks Preservation Commission was ignored - and now the Department of Buildings has approved demolition permits for the site, sealing the structures' fate.

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  18. These 4 NYC Landmarks Are Misspelled. Here's What They Should Be CalledRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2016 | DNAInfo.com

    Four examples of New York City landmarks with historical typos in their names : the Throgs Neck bridge; the Verrazano-Narrows bridge; Randall's Island; and Waverly Place. Not much for some New York City sites and structures whose appellations are technically misspellings of the people and things they honor.

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  19. Vigils for Victims of Orlando Shooting Planned for NY TonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2016 | DNAInfo.com

    New Yorkers joined a national outpouring of grief Sunday following the deadly nightclub shooting in Orlando, Fla. - the worst mass shooting in American history.

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  20. Gansevoort Street Redevelopment Clears Landmarks Preservation CommissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | DNAinfo.com

    The redevelopment of an entire block of low-rise buildings on Gansevoort Street won the approval of the city's Landmarks Preservation Commission Tuesday morning. Aurora Capital Associates is redeveloping the south side of Gansevoort Street from Ninth Avenue to Washington Street into five buildings designed by BKSK Architects.

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