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  1. Bushwick Fire Destroys Homes, Pigeon CoopFive buildings were wrecked last night on Dekalb Avenue.
  2. Newborn Found in Nativity Scene at Queens ChurchThe healthy baby boy was found in the appropriately named Holy Child Jesus Church in Richmond Hill.
  3. Tombs Uncovered Below Washington Square They’ve been there for a while.
  4. Ice-Skating Rink Leaks Ammonia in Prospect ParkTen people were hospitalized.
  5. Weird Accessories Are Fine; Grabbing Women Is NotIn case you were wondering.
  6. The Queens Tourism Center Is ClosingThat’s right, Queens has a tourism center.
  7. Photos and War Stories From Brighton Beach’s Victory Day ParadeThe anniversary of Germany’s WWII surrender has special significance in Brooklyn’s corner of the former Soviet Union.
  8. Falling Plywood Injures Woman in Soho Just another thing to worry about.
  9. NYPD Ruins Coyote’s Battery Park City JogIt’s not clear if this is the same animal spotted in Riverside Park earlier this week.
  10. 88,000 People Apply to Live in the ‘Poor Door’ BuildingOnly 55 units are available.
  11. Hillary Clinton Might Be Coming to Brooklyn Her team is looking at office space in Brooklyn Heights.
  12. The de Blasios Haven’t Quite Warmed Up to the Upper East Side Park Slope forever.
  13. NYPD Looking for a Guy Who Went on a Box Cutter Slashing Spree in Union Square He also slapped a woman. 
  14. One of Every New Yorker’s Greatest Fears Kills Man in Bed-StuyHe fell through a cellar door on a sidewalk.
  15. NYPD Takes Down ‘Feisty’ Upper West Side Coyote Unusual, but not unheard of. 
  16. Washington Heights School’s Bathrooms Are BadThat might not even be the worst part of this story.
  17. Brooklyn Is Getting Its Own Apple StoreIn Williamsburg.
  18. Teens One Step Closer to Taking Over NYCThey’re now allowed to join community boards.
  19. Drunken Santas Won’t Puke All Over Bushwick After All SantaCon 2014 is currently homeless.
  20. Some (Potentially Shady) Guy Rents a West Village Duplex for $10 a MonthAnd his lease is supposed to last for 50 years!
  21. Animal Heads Hang From Traffic Light in BrooklynThe new sneakers.
  22. Someone Tried to Shoot Rapper Freddie Gibbs in Williamsburg Last NightOutside the venue Rough Trade NYC.
  23. ‘No Hoodie’ Signs Not Racist, Says CreatorThe only complaint you might have is from the little thugs selling drugs in the corner.”
  24. Cops Kill Ax-Wielding Attacker, Shoot BystanderChaos on a Queens street.
  25. NYC’s Most Notorious, Porsche-Driving Graffiti Artist Busted by Obsessed NYPDFor wheat-pasting.
  26. Central Park Black-Bear Cub Was Hit by a CarIt’s unclear if she died in the park.
  27. Mysterious Black Bear Cub Found Dead in Central ParkNot from the zoo.
  28. Those Secret NYC Phone Booth Devices Are Getting EvictedAfter they were exposed this morning.
  29. You Can Now Rent Mayor de Blasio’s Park Slope Home for $4,975 a MonthA steal for the size and location.
  30. NYPD Reportedly Told Black Teens in Park Slope to ‘Get Out of the Neighborhood’According to a woman who witnessed the incident.
  31. NYPD Slams Pregnant Woman Onto the Street in Latest Rough Arrest VideoTough to watch.
  32. Central Park Bike Accident Leaves Pedestrian in Critical ConditionNo charges so far against the cyclist.
  33. Horny Old Racist Has Shockingly Disgusting Excuse for Posting Porn in His WindowHe says it’s not to intimidate his Indian neighbors.
  34. Gigantic Graffiti Mansion on Bowery Sells, Will Probably Become CondosIt’s been a single-family home since 1966.
  35. Spider-Man and Batman Team Up to Fight Times Square HecklersMidtown’s not-so-super heroes strike again.
  36. You Can’t Afford BrooklynThe price of real estate in some of its neighborhoods easily surpassed Manhattan’s median sale price.
  37. The Westboro Baptist Church Attempts to Troll New York CityIt’s not really working. 
  38. UWS Building Won’t Let Dogs Walk in the Lobby Their owners are required to carry them.
  39. Perfect Dog-Poop Signs on the Upper East SideAnother way to celebrate National Dog Day.
  40. Bronx Day-Care Worker Was ‘Wrestling’ With Toddler Before He DiedShe’s been charged with manslaughter and reckless endangerment.
  41. 72-Year-Old Sucker Punched in West VillageYikes.
  42. Graffiti-Covered, 72-Room Bowery Mansion Is Finally for SaleThe landmarked single-family home may become retail space.
  43. Signs in Hasidic Brooklyn Suggest Dressing Modestly; Women Not Having ItCover up for Israel. 
  44. West Village Shootout Kills 1, Wounds 3 OfficersMonday afternoon, on West 4th Street and Sixth Avenue.
  45. G Train to Cause More Trouble Than Usual for Greenpoint Residents The line won’t run between Nassau Avenue and Court Square for five weeks.
  46. Harsh Parking Critic Goes a Bit OverboardSpray-painting poorly parked vehicles.
  47. Washington Square Park Snake Has a New, Indoor HomeShe’s said to be “very, very friendly.”
  48. Fancy Upper West Side Building Will Have a Separate Door for Poor People NYC’s Department of Housing just signed off on the plan.
  49. Washington Square Park Snake Was Either 2 Feet or 6 Feet or 10 Feet Long!?Depends on whom you ask.
  50. Citi Bike App Cannot Be TrustedIt’s not very accurate, according to a new investigation.
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