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Street Fights

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    The Tiny Newspapers at War in the West VillageFeaturing alleged graphic-design theft, 9/11 truthers, and Sarah Jessica Parker.
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    ‘We Were Called Gentrifiers, and We Were Called NIMBYs’Councilmember Julie Won on how the largest private affordable-housing development in Queens history was won.
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    The Elizabeth Street Garden Fight Is Not Over After AllA new court ruling is the latest in a ten-year delay. Will the city’s seniors live to see the affordable housing approved in their name?
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    There’s a Campaign-Sign War Happening in BrooklynAccording to at least three people.
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    The Saga of the Park Slope Dog Murderer Is Never-endingLet us catch you up.
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    Plywood GourmetHow thousands of restaurants speedily, messily, and probably permanently took over the street.
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    13 Years, 3 Mayors, Countless Community Board Meetings, and Just One BuildingThe tortured saga of turning a Hell’s Kitchen parking lot into 112 affordable apartment units.
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    Two Psychotherapists and Trash Bins Are Defeating the Rats of Sterling Place“We are not the rat police.”
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    Is the Beanie Babies Inventor Trying to Kill the Four Seasons?There’s a reported standoff over the future of the Billionaires’ Row fixture.
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    Tenants Prevail Over ScaffoldingThanks, in part, to 79 tweets.
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    How Big Should an Umbrella Be?A fight about sidewalks featuring Pat Kiernan.
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    The French-Bulldog Drama That You NeededThe situation has spiraled.
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    Woodstock Divided by Lawn-Sign SaboteursThe drama centers around the local library.
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    There’s a War Raging Between Parents and Dog Owners at Cooper Park“Kids don’t pee and poop on the grass nor anywhere!”
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    Whose Broken Pole Is This?An epic tour through city agencies and utility companies about a pole that could (probably) fall over.
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    The Bizarre Drama Over Clinton Hill’s New Sex ShopI did not expect allegations of paid protesters to be part of this.
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    ‘I’m Not Sure Whether I Wanted It to Go This Far’A fight over garden-bed rotations and democratic living at one of the city’s most storied co-ops.
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    Marchers Attack Coronavirus Testing Station in Union SquareThe anti-vaccine-mandate protest went from the Department of Education to the Australian Consulate.
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    It’s Time to Let the Elizabeth Street Garden GoIt may be a pretty oasis, but we as a city are desperate for affordable housing.
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    Battery Park City Is Fighting Yet Another Cuomo MonumentThe neighbors aren’t banging pots and pans for this celebration of essential workers.
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    What Is Going On in Washington Square Park?A 48-hour diary of a ten-acre park where everything in the city seems to be happening at once.
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    Prospect Heights Residents (and a local McDonald’s) Push Back Against New TowerSome neighbors say the area is already “swimming in density” and the 18-story building would make it worse.
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    North Brooklyn Locals Do Not Like the Plastic Mural Proposed For Their ParkIt’s fake flowers versus new green space at Marsha P. Johnson State Park.
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    On an LES Block, One’s Got to Go: Streeteries, Construction, or CarsGuess which one the DOT picked.
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    People in COVID Testing Lines Are Turning on Each OtherLine-cutters, it turns out, aren’t treated kindly by those waiting six hours for a nose swab.