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Crown Heights

  1. affordable housing
    The Eco-Yogi Slumlord House Is For SaleBut you’ll have to win the city’s notoriously dysfunctional housing lottery first.
  2. brick & mortar
    The Lidls Are ComingSoon there will be almost a dozen locations of the discount European grocery chain in New York City.
  3. street fights
    The Clash Over a Secret Tunnel Under a Crown Heights SynagogueIt’s causing a huge fight in the Chabad-Lubavitch movement — and destabilized two buildings in the process.
  4. neighborhoods
    ‘It’s a Tyranny of Mike’A Crown Heights building Facebook group has descended into drama.
  5. broker envy
    ‘If I Could Buy Right Now, I’d Go for It’A mansion disguised as a brownstone in Hamilton Heights and a turnkey prewar on Central Park West.
  6. the rent is too damn high
    Zombie Renovations Are ComingLandlords are claiming that work completed decades ago is grounds to take a building out of rent regulation. What’s a tenant supposed to do?
  7. tenants
    What If We Made It Easier for Renters to Buy Their Buildings?A new bill in Albany, the Tenant Opportunity to Purchase Act, would give them time and funding to be the first in line.
  8. developments
    It Wasn’t Just the Shadows That Stopped a Pair of Brooklyn TowersThe Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s defenders were part of a much larger set of forces.
  9. reopening
    Neighbors Rallied to Save Their Restaurants. Can They Keep the Party Going?“There have been a lot of happy tears.”