Hamptons murder mansion sells at deep discount, City Council shuts out the press, more

By Nathan Tempey  | December 5, 2017 - 11:00AM

An East Hampton mansion that was the scene of a grisly murder sold for around $8 million, $4 million less than the asking price (New York Post)

City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito barred reporters from the Council's section of City Hall on Monday without warning, ending decades of access (Daily News)

The feds are pledging to build a temporary replacement for the Gowanus pool that will be inaccessible during the Superfund cleanup of the Gowanus Canal (Brooklyn Paper)

How the final GOP tax bill could be a disaster for affordable housing (CityLab)

The Statue of Liberty Museum is nearing completion, with a scheduled 2019 opening (6sqft)

Downtown activists say the Department of City Planning is improperly favoring the proposed decommissioning of privately owned public space on Water Street, space developers agreed to maintain in the '70s in exchange for permission to build taller (Downtown Express)

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