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Christian organization accused of tenant harassment, the case against car ownership, more

By Nathan Tempey | October 17, 2017 - 11:10AM 

A Christian group is accused of trying to harass low-income tenants into leaving an Astoria building by discontinuing trash pickup, taking furniture out of common areas, and threatening to remove people's appliances (DNAinfo)

Someone spray-painted "TAKE A KNEE!" on the outside of ESPN's Upper West Side office (West Side Rag)

If you drive less than 10,000 miles a year, you shouldn't own a car, according to this analysis (CityLab)

A major Brooklyn landlord is being sued for discrimination after allegedly giving black prospective renters the runaround, including demanding their children undergo lead tests (Daily News)

A Financial District construction crew made it snow for days by shaving foam panels on a new building (Downtown Express)

Newark, like cities around the country, is tripping over itself trying to get Amazon to open its second headquarters there (New York Times)

A 194-room hotel is coming to Coney Island (The Real Deal)

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