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Stuy Town Rents Skyrocket

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Over 1,000 residents received notice last week that their rent would increase by hundreds of dollars in less than a month Residents of Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Vilage have been battling with various landlords for years. A recent win in court which awarded tenants millions of dollars owed in rent that had been collected [&hellip
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Transfer Deterred

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By Jerry Danzig On May 14, a 67-year-old woman living on E. 87th Street reported that on Friday, April 26, an unknown suspect attempted to perform a wire transfer through her management company financial planner via e-mails. The unknown suspect had access to the victim’s e-mail address and submitted to her management company the information [&hellip
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Purse-Snatching Perp

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By Jerry Danzig On the morning of Sunday, May 12, a 56-year-old woman was walking near First Avenue and 95th Street when a 41-year-old woman snatched the older woman’s purse from her right shoulder. A struggle ensued, while the victim tried to retain her purse. The victim stated that while the struggle was still going [&hellip
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License to Steal

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On May 15, a 46-year-old man living on Park Avenue reported to police that on Friday, May 3, an unknown man withdrew $5,600 from his money market account. The victim stated that the perpetrator had used a copy of the victim’s New York State driver’s license with the thief’s photo substituted for his own ID [&hellip
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Bloody Installation at the Met

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s latest installation piece mixes images and feelings, conjuring a bloody crime scene at first glance. Pakistani artist Imran Qureshi, known for combining Islamic art influences with modern conceptual approaches, was commissioned to create the work, which covers the roof of the museum and is viewable from the Iris and B. [&hellip
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