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  1. Editorial: The unkindest cut at Junior's cheesecake factoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | New York Daily News

    No amount of scrumptious dessert makes the news go down easier that Junior's, maker of Brooklyn's signature cheesecake, will soon shut its Queens bakery and reopen in New Jersey. The move comes not because Junior's is fading; its flagship restaurant beams brightly at the foot of Flatbush Ave. But the company, which churns out more than a million cheesecakes a year, cannot justify the cost of industrial real estate in the five boroughs.

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  2. Top 10 biggest real estate projects coming to NYCRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Real Deal

    If the top 10 biggest new real estate projects are any indication, New York City's skyline is set to be inundated with a new crop of tall buildings. In total, the top permit applications filed with the city's Department of Buildings in March account for 2,630 units in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens and the Bronx.

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  3. FYI: Private Opening for MFTA's retrospective exhibitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Examiner.com

    The show, titled " MFTA loves NYC: A Retrospective of Creative Reuse " will be attended by Department of Cultural Affairs Commissioner Tom Finklepearl. The occasion is a great opportunity to celebrate MFTA's mission to recycle used goods as well as the role MFTA played in sustaining then-nascent arts groups that have become cultural pillars including "Symphony Space," "BAM," "PS1," "Blue Man Group," "Franklin Furnace," the "Village Halloween Parade" and more.

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  4. Susan Wagner sinks Long Island City, 10-7, in girls' lacrosseRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | SILive.com

    Regina Ismaili collected two goals and three assists to push Susan Wagner past Long Island City for a 10-7 PSAL girls' varsity lacrosse win Tuesday at home. Emily Boody netted three goals and an assist, while Antoinette Chow tallied a pair of goals and assists.

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  5. JFK May Finally Have a Hotel Developer Ready to Take Over Iconic TWA TerminalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Skift

    There's been a long line of maybe developers for the site, from the Standard group to Yotel. Does MCR know something the others don't? Or is it willing to play by rules others wouldn't? A group led by hotel company MCR Development LLC is in talks with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to revamp the former Trans World Airlines terminal at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport into a hotel, according to two people with knowledge of the matter.

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  6. Wily coyote gives New York cops the runaround for more than an hour ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Daily Mail

    Wily coyote gives New York cops the runaround for more than an hour in Manhattan park Coyotes are flocking to city in rising numbers as competition for food becomes increasingly fierce, forcing them to scavenge new territories A wily coyote gave the New York Police Department the runaround for more than an hour on Tuesday morning after it was spotted on the grounds of an apartment building next to a church in Manhattan. The male animal, which was eventually captured with a dart gun, was first seen by a local walking his dog in the park near the Church of the Holy Apostles at 28th Street and Ninth Avenue in Chelsea.

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  7. NYPD Captures Coyote in Chelsea CourtyardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Your News Now

    To get you to the stories you care about, we are offering everyone 10 video views to be used over the next 30 days. Police say the coyote was spotted by a maintenance worker at the Penn South apartment complex on 28th Street near Ninth Avenue just after 9 a.m. "The coyote was contained in a courtyard next to the church, and at that point, we used our tranquilizer darts on the coyote, and it takes a little while for the tranquilizer to take its effect," said Det.

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  8. 'Daredevil' series has Williamsburg subbing for Hell's KitchenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Brooklynvegan

    Netflix's newest must-binge series, Daredevil , was released on Friday, the first of four Marvel-related superhero shows planned for the streaming service. Like the comic, first published in 1964, the series blind NYC attorney Matt Murdock who lost his sight in a childhood accident which hightened his other senses, and he now fights crime by night.

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  9. A Wild Coyote Was Captured in ChelseaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Animal

    Just two weeks after a coyote was spotted on the roof of a bar in Long Island City, DNAinfo reports that police cornered and tranquilized a coyote that somehow ended up in the vicinity of 9th Avenue and West 28th Street on Tuesday morning. DNAinfo, who has video of the coyote in flight, quoted a man who was on the scene of the candid capture: "He seemed panicked.

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  10. Rents in Forest Hills Drop as Prices in Rego Park Rise, Report SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | DNAInfo.com

    Average rent in affluent Forest Hills fell in March, while those in up-and-coming Rego Park were on the rise, according to a recent real estate report. The average cost of a studio apartment in Forest Hills dropped to $1,417 per month, or by about 1 percent from February to March, while the price of studios in Rego Park went up to $1,520, or by 0.5 percent, according to an MNS Real Estate report released this week.

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  11. VIDEO: Wild Coyote Caught After Running Through Chelsea, Police SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | DNAInfo.com

    Police caught a 50-pound coyote that was roaming around Chelsea Tuesday morning by shooting it with tranquilizer darts, witnesses and officials said. Officers with their dart guns drawn and neck snares at the ready cornered the 2-year-old male in the gardens around the Holy Apostles Soup Kitchen near Ninth Avenue and West 28th Street about 8:45 a.m., witnesses and officials said.

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  12. April 8: School testing, taxing drivers and Frank SinatraRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | New York Daily News

    Bronx: I am the parent of a child of color and work with low-income black and brown students. I do not need the state to administer assessments that tell me or their parents how our children are doing.

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  13. Nicu's Spoon's Red Noses Begins TodayRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 7 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Nicu's Spoon presents the production of RED NOSES by Olivier Award winning playwright Peter Barnes, directed by Stephanie Barton-Farcas. RED NOSES plays a two week limited engagement at The Secret Theater .

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  14. Doorman is fired for being 'too nice' to tenantsRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Metro UK News

    Ralph Body claims he was let dismissed from his job at the luxury Long Island City apartment building in New York City after offering to do nearly any task for the people who lived there. The 41-year-old was employed to simply hold the door to allow residents in and out of the building, however the worker said he checked on pets, water plants and even show potential tenants around if he was asked to.

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  15. NY: No. 7 Train Service Resumed After Trapped Passengers Spend Nearly 2 Hours UndergroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Mass Transit

    April 06--More than 500 riders on the No. 7 train had to be evacuated Monday morning after an equipment malfunction caused smoke to seep into some cars and left passengers stranded for about two hours.

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  16. Conception Events - Emerging Artists - New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Examiner.com

    Conception Events, a platform for emerging artists looking to kick-start their careers, is located in Long Island City and is gaining momentum. In 2011, Rachel Wilkins Blum an artist in her own right, co-founded Conception Events along with Jennifer Blum , who in addition to being one of the co-founders, is also Lead Counsel and Managing Member for Conception Events , and also Mike Wolf - fine artist and illustrator - the third partner and co-founder of Conception Events .

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  17. Bernice Tannenbaum, Hadassah Leader, Dies at 101Read the original story

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Forward

    Bernice Tannenbaum, a former national president of Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America who earned the group's highest honor for her legacy of contributions, has died. She joined Hadassah in 1944 and became its national president in 1976, serving until 1980.

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  18. 1,500 Pre-Schoolers To Compete for 325 Elite G&T SeatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | DNAInfo.com

    It's getting harder for the city's 4-year-olds to qualify for the elite citywide gifted and talented programs, according to data the Department of Education released Monday. Just 10 percent of 14,794 of preschoolers who took this year's test earned a score of 97 or above, enabling them to apply for a kindergarten seat in one of the five programs that take kids from across the city.

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  19. Smuggled, Untaxed Cigarettes Are Everywhere in New York CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | The Village Voice

    As six armed officers pour out of two unmarked Ford Explorers on a Long Island City street corner, you can see the confusion on the faces of gawkers and passersby. One woman looks up from her phone and does a sitcom-worthy double-take when she notices their windbreakers, embossed with the word "SHERIFF" in big gold letters, front and back.

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  20. American Institute of Architects's New York Director Abruptly ResignsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | Artforum Intl.

    The executive director of the New York chapter of the American Institute of Architects, Fredric M. Bell, has abruptly resigned his post, reports Robin Pogrebin in the New York Times . Appointed executive director in June 2001, Bell was crucial to the establishment of the institute's Center for Architecture at 536 LaGuardia Place in Manhattan.

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