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  1. local
    Crane Catches Fire, Collapses Into Manhattan SkyscraperAt least six people were injured in the Hell’s Kitchen accident on Wednesday morning.
  2. office apocalypse
    New Glut CityThe city’s mega-office landlords are panicking, pivoting, and shedding what’s worthless. One opens his books.
  3. return to office
    Your Boss Misses YouLet’s all office together.
  4. 9/11: 20 years later
    The Great Maritime Rescue of Lower Manhattan on 9/11With no plan and little direction, a makeshift group ferried as many as half a million people to safety.
  5. power
    Manhattan Drops Prosecution of Consensual Sex WorkThe DA will still pursue charges for visiting sex workers and for sex trafficking.
  6. new york city
    No Hate Crime Charges in Random Stabbing of Asian NYC ManAfter a confusing set of announcements from police, the Manhattan DA’s office concluded the attack happened “for no reason at all.”
  7. the longest lives
    One of the Last Greenwich Village Bohemians Turns 100 in QuarantineVincent Livelli once seduced Anaïs Nin and is why Clement Greenberg knew the rumba. He’s still holding court off Washington Square Park.
  8. crime
    Police Arrest Driver in Slow-Moving Chase Outside Holland TunnelA paramedic on the scene said the arrest was not related to the shootout in Jersey City though the NYPD has yet to confirm that information.
  9. bitter end
    How Manhattan’s City Bakery Crumbled Under Weight of DebtsWhile doing brisk business in sweet treats, the Union Square institution was embroiled in high-cost borrowing from an industry under state probe.
  10. cityscape
    The Challenges of Constructing New York’s Tallest Apartment BuildingA conversation with the architects of the 131-story Central Park Tower.
  11. blackout
    Power Back On After Blackout Strikes ManhattanCon Edison restored all service a little before midnight after some kind of mechanical failure knocked out power for more than 70,000.
  12. the top line
    There Is No Crisis of Retail Vacancy in ManhattanYou may have heard the widely circulated statistic that one in five storefronts on the island are empty. You heard wrong.
  13. reasons to love new york
    A Reason to Love New York for Every Day of 2017 (So Far)In an attempt to prove it hasn’t been such an awful year after all…
  14. High Schooler’s Snapchat Story Allegedly Shows Shooter in Downtown ManhattanThe footage allegedly shows the shooter running in the street before being detained by police.
  15. A Look at Trump’s Trillion-Dollar Blue-State Tax HikeA GOP proposal to kill the deduction for state and local taxes mostly hits high-tax, high-income blue states, but some House Republicans will object.
  16. scary things
    4-Alarm Fire Breaks Out at Historic Flatiron ChurchThe Cathedral of Saint Sava in Manhattan caught fire around 7 p.m. Sunday.
  17. the urbanist
    These Are the Cities Within New York CityPart industrial park, part adult playground.
  18. super-rich city
    There Are More Manhattan Apartments for Rent Over $15,000 Than Below $2,000Get super rich or get out.
  19. real estate
    Buyers Are Getting Priced Out of Manhattan“I don’t see any relief, outside of a recession where people have to sell.”
  20. real estate
    Brooklyn’s Housing Market Beats ManhattanThe borough’s prices continue to break records.
  21. real estate
    Manhattan Real-Estate Prices Are at Record Highs — and They’re Only Going UpUltra-high-end luxury condos are helping to fuel the madness.
  22. real estate
    Manhattan Real Estate Isn’t As Hot As It LooksThough it’s still strong.
  23. jerks
    Video: Drunk Guy Says Father Owns Half of NYCNo one looks great here.
  24. Penn Station Reopened After Bomb ScareFalse alarm.
  25. real estate
    Manhattan’s Crazy Real-Estate Numbers Don’t Tell the Whole StoryTop-tier condos are driving average prices way up, but it’s not all bad news for buyers.
  26. gross things
    Salad Contains Head of Lettuce, LizardA Manhattan woman spotted an eye in her lunch.
  27. real estate
    Now’s the Time to Negotiate With Your LandlordVacancy rates are up in Manhattan.
  28. real estate
    Forget the Cold: Manhattan Real Estate Is on FireIt’s a very good time to be a seller.
  29. real estate
    Can an Upper East Side Mansion Really Sell for Nine Figures (and Change)?12 East 69th Street is listed for $114.077 million.
  30. scary things
    Random Drone Crash Nearly Takes Out Manhattan BusinessmanThere’s video of it hitting a building.
  31. real estate
    Manhattan Real-Estate Market As Insane As EverSales are higher than they’ve been since 2007.
  32. golden parachutes
    Mysterious Parachuters Dressed in Black Landed in Lower Manhattan Last NightThe NYPD is investigating.
  33. Big-Ticket Sales the Big News in Manhattan Real EstateThe $10 million-plus market is booming.
  34. election 2012
    Some New Yorkers Did Actually Vote for Mitt RomneyHe almost took Trump Tower!
  35. hurricane sandy
    Video: The First Thing East Village Residents Did Once They Got Their Power BackA hot shower, quiet appreciation, and a post-coital Instagram.
  36. hurricane sandy
    Manhattan Has Power; New Jersey Lacks Gas [Updated]As the lights turned on Downtown, Chris Christie ordered fuel rationing in twelve counties. 
  37. hurricane sandy
    Lights Back on in East Village, SoHo, ChelseaThank goodness
  38. taxi!
    How Not to Refuse a Fare: An Instructional Video for CabbiesCabbies can say no, but not physically.
  39. the third terminator
    Mayor Bloomberg Thinks Midtown Skyscrapers Aren’t High EnoughPlans to re-zone the area around Grand Central Terminal.
  40. manhattan
    Manhattan Is Still the Country’s Most Expensive Place to LiveIn case you need reminding. 
  41. the rent is too damn high
    Is Manhattan the New Brooklyn (Again)?We’ve heard this one before.
  42. Real Estate Market Report: Slow and Steady Is Winning Not sexy, but stable.
  43. only in new york?
    Manhattan Rent Tops Previous Month’s All-time HighWhich topped the record set the month before that. A trend!
  44. sad things
    UPS Worker Struck by SUV in Lower Manhattan in Critical ConditionThe driver has worked the lower Manhattan route for 26 years.
  45. Is Manhattan Real Estate Poised for a Boom?Signs point to maybe.
  46. neighborhood news
    Zadie Smith, Other NYU Faculty Concerned About Gym TimeThe university’s world-domination plot is wearing on its employees.
  47. real estate
    You Probably Can’t Afford to Live in ManhattanRents are back up to pre-recession levels.
  48. neighborhood news
    Herman Cain to Have Tea and Cocktails in ManhattanThe Cain Train pulls into station.
  49. real estate
    Brooklyn Real Estate Booming, and Queens Not Too ShabbyInsert your favorite “X grows in Brooklyn” metaphor here.
  50. education
    New NYC High School to Try Out That Whole Experimental ThingThe library “will focus on information, not printed books.”
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