Hasidic sect emerges as power player in NYC mayoral race, South Street Seaport mall to break ground … and more

October 16, 2013 05:08PM

1. Hasidic Jewish Aroni sect emerges as power player in NYC mayoral race [DNAinfo]

2. South Street Seaport mall to break ground Thursday [Crain’s]

3. Friends of West 95th Street nabs $50,000 to install five snazzy lampposts on the Upper West Side [DNAinfo]

4. New 7-Eleven to duke it out with 11-Seven Food Mart in Ditmas Park [NYDN]

5. Curved-ceiling co-op at 428 Broome Street asks $2.45 million [Curbed]

6. Itty bitty Lower East Side crepe shop adds bathroom, permitted to reopen [DNAinfo]

7. “Privilege signs” on New York City storefronts slowly disappearing [NYT]

8. Six-story North Williamsburg building excavation begins [Brownstoner] — Julie Strickland