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1oth Precinct Nightmare Assault There was an assault inside the Dream Downtown hotel, at 355 W. 16th St. between Eighth and Ninth Aves., according to police. On Sun., June 23, around 3 a.m., a 38-year-old man was sitting on a table, when  a stranger reportedly elbowed him on the nose and lip. The attacker then […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | The Department of City Planning director has released zoning recommendations to help floodproof buildings in vulnerable neighborhoods, including all of Lower Manhattan’s coastline. Planning Director Marisa Lago announced the scheme, called Zoning for Coastal Flood Resiliency, last month. “Through the devastating damage of Hurricane Sandy and the ensuing recovery process, we learned […]

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19th Precinct A RealReal steal A pricey wallet was reported stolen from The RealReal earlier this month, although the robbery occurred toward the end of May. According to police, a store employee witnessed a woman enter the luxury consignment store, at 870 Madison Ave., at E. 71st St., on May 22 around 2:30 p.m., grab […]

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First Precinct   Tragic vlogger Police responding to a 911 call of a victim floating in the East River, pulled the lifeless body of a despondent YouTube star from the water Mon., June 24, around 6:18 p.m., near South St. Seaport, according to authorities. Harbor Unit police removed the victim to Pier 16, where E.M.S. […]

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BY LINCOLN ANDERSON | Police responding to a 911 call of a man in the East River near Pier 36 and South St. on Thurs., June 20, around 7:15 p.m., found an adult male unconscious and unresponsive in the water. He was removed from the water and E.M.S. medics pronounced him dead at the scene. […]

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BY ALEJANDRA O’CONNELL-DOMENECH | The city’s Landmarks Preservation Commission designated six L.G.B.T. historic sites as individual landmarks on Tues., June 18. The sites include the Caffe Cino, at 31 Cornelia St., which served as a venue for new and unknown playwrights, most of whom were gay men, to share their work during a time when portraying homosexuality […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | A man was punched and robbed in Hell’s Kitchen, losing his phone and wallet, according to police. In the Sun., June 9, incident, which occurred around 12:30 a.m., a 41-year-old man was walking at the corner of Ninth Ave. and W. 42 St., when an unidentified man punched him several times and […]

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BY ALEJANDRA O’CONNELL-DOMENECH | Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a man wanted for questioning in connection with a slashing. On June 14, a 37-year-old man was slashed on the face inside of the B/C W. 81st St./Museum of Natural History subway station at about 10 p.m. According to police, the assailant […]

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Sixth Precinct   Black & Decker burglar Police are asking for the public’s help in catching a burglar who they say has struck in both Downtown’s Sixth (Village) and Fifth (Chinatown/Little Italy) precincts. In each case, the suspect is said to enter a construction site and remove items. According to cops, in the first incident, on […]

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BY ALEJANDRA O’CONNELL-DOMENECH | Police are turning to the public to help find a man wanted for forcibly touching a teenage girl on the subway last month. On the morning of  May 16,  a 15-year-old Bronx girl took a 4 train Downtown. According to police, as the train approached E. 59th St. at 7:20 a.m., […]

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