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  • Green City Force is a program that builds farms on NYCHA land to teach residents ages 18 to 24 about healthy food. [NYDN]
  • New York bagels are bigger, more pliable, and salty, whereas Montreal bagels are sweeter, smaller, and crispier, with a chewy interior. So who reigns supreme? [AV Club]
  • Until April 16th, Stuy Town is offering a move-in bonus of up to $3,600 for all new leases. [CityRealty]
  • Donald Trump Jr. won’t run for NY governor in 2018, though “someday” he might. [The Hill]
  • Just in time for spring cleaning, here’s a round-up of decluttering apps. [NYT]
  • These eerie photos show the abandoned interior of the James A. Farley Post Office. [Untapped]

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  • Upper East Side establishments that suffered during the Second Avenue Subway construction are now seeing an uptick in business. [am NY]
  • Take an interactive walking tour of 42nd Street’s history. [NY Mag]
  • Astoria’s Museum of the Moving Image is raising $40,000 on Kickstarter to open a permanent Jim Henson exhibit. [DNAinfo]
  • Six landlords own one-third of the Garment District, and most of their tenants are not in fashion. [Crain’s]
  • The “Charging Bull” sculptor says the newly adjacent “Fearless Girl” statue violates his rights; he’s demanding the city release documents showing what procedures were followed. [NYP]
  • A “Friends” musical is coming to NYC. [Independent]

Image via Museum of the Moving Image 

 

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  • The Union Square Greenmarket will offer Saturday beer and spirit tastings from licensed state breweries and distilleries. [Gothamist]
  • Attend an adult sleepover at the Bronx Zoo next month. [UpOut]
  • Zoning proposal capping the height of Sutton Place towers at 25 stories is officially submitted to the city, a day after Gamma Real Estate made headway in its plans to build an 850-foot tower there. [DNAinfo]
  • Is Las Vegas the most “American city?” [Fast Co. Design]
  • Take an internal tour behind Times Square’s giant advertisement signs. [Untapped]

 

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  • Vornado’s Steven Roth wants to sell his stake in Kushner Companies’ embattled 666 Fifth Avenue. [NYP]
  • Coney Island’s Luna Park, which includes the Cyclone, is officially open for the season! [amNY]
  • Though wigs are increasingly popular, the artisans who make them in New York are vanishing. [NYT]
  • Shake Shack will open its first Staten Island outpost at the new Empire Outlets development. [Eater]
  • Watch the trailer for BIG TIME, the new Bjarke Ingels’ documentary. [ArchDaily]

 

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  • Slow turn boxes, aka curb extensions, are part of a new pilot program at intersections where turning drivers are known to injure pedestrians. [Planetizen]
  • Research finds that it’s more efficient if everyone stands on an escalator instead of some people walking on it. [NYT]
  • Postal workers in Brooklyn and Flushing, Queens are among the most attacked by dogs in the U.S., with 27 and 22 attacks respectively. [NBC New York]
  • The Wildenstein mansion, which earlier this week became Manhattan’s most expensive townhouse when it sold for $79.5 million, will be turned into corporate offices. [Commercial Observer]
  • A new East Village bar is donating all profits to anti-Trump causes like the ACLU and Planned Parenthood. [Eater]

 

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  • The American Copper Buildings welcome their first residents. [CityRealty]
  • A taxi medallion sold for $241,000 last week, less than one-fifth of what the tags were going for just four years ago. [NYP]
  • Powamekka Cafe is popping up on the LES this weekend. It’ll be inspired by Tupac Shakur’s own restaurant vision, offer his favorite foods, and display plenty of memorabilia. [Eater]
  • A 220-year-old home on Roosevelt Island, its oldest landmark, is up for auction for a renovation. [DNAinfo]
  • How Trump’s budget cuts could affect NYC community gardens. [WNYC]

 

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  • It was inevitable–Industry City is getting an avocado bar that’ll serve toasts, salads, bowls and smoothies. [Gothamist]
  • New Yorkers share their love of athleisure. [Business Insider]
  • Meet the 21-year-old NYU student running for City Council. [NYP]
  • Corcoran teamed up with helicopter company BLADE to fly prospective renters out to the Hamptons to look at properties. [Curbed Hamptons]
  • The first Citywide Ferry has arrived in NYC, with three more not far behind. [DNAinfo]

Images: Via Avocaderia (L); Via BLADE (R)

 

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  • The number of red-tailed hawks in Manhattan has increased to 15 from just three in 2006. [WSJ]
  • More than one million people moved out of the New York area to other parts of the country since 2010, more than any other major metropolitan area. [NYP]
  • What if we returned Riker’s Island to its natural state? [Untapped]
  • The Upper East Side’s Le Cirque was considered NYC’s glitziest restaurant for 40 years. What happened? [Bloomberg]
  • Thanks to a community organizing effort, bike-share ridership in Bed-Stuy is outpacing the rest of the city. [Streetsblog]

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  • Come June, “The Daily Show” will open “The Donald J. Trump Presidential Twitter Library” in NYC. [Gothamist]
  • Trader Joe’s is opening a second Upper West Side location, at 93rd and Columbus. [West Side Rag]
  • A Quinnipiac poll found that New Yorkers favor the Mets over the Yanks 45 to 43 percent. [DNAinfo]
  • Nordic walking poles, lobster, Harry Potter glasses, and an elf cut-out–Uber listed their 50 most unique forgotten items. [Mashable]

Couple outside an Uber via Uber (R)

 

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  • New stormproof plans released for Battery Park City, including a new pavillion building designed by Perkins Eastman. [Tribeca Citizen]
  • Kirsten Dunst first listed her vintage-cool Soho penthouse as a $12,500/month rental in 2014, and then as a $5 million sale last month. She’s now lowered the price to $4.5 million.  [Mansion Global]
  • The CEO of Anthony Bourdain’s SuperPier food hall stepped down, and despite the projected 2019 opening, they’ve yet to sign a lease. [Eater]
  • The Museum of the City of New York’s latest exhibit features vintage WWI posters designed by NYC artists. [Untapped]
  • Brooklyn Flea and Smorgasburg open this weekend! [TONY]

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