This week’s late night subway changes include some of the MTA’s greatest hits like “There’s No L Train,” “What Happened to The F?,” “Why Isn’t The 7 Running.” and more. (Subway Weekender)
Say goodbye to styrofoam takeout containers, cups, packing peanuts, plates, bowls, and trays as the city’s foam ban goes into effect on January 1. (Gothamist)
Do you live in the suburbs? 18% of city-dwellers said they did. (The Real Deal)
A guide to the different types of Christmas trees. (amNY)
There’s a loophole in campaign finance laws in NY that allow LLCs to act like people and donate up to $65,100 to each statewide candidate. Will the Democrats, who publicly oppose the loophole, close it? (The Real Deal)
New York’s lawsuit against the Trump Foundation can proceed, according to Justice Saliann Scarpulla. (NY Times)
The things we hate most about living in the city. (NY Post)
The unbelievable story of a dog who escaped his home in Canarsie and turned up near Tampa, FL 18 months later. (NY Post)
The Carnegie Deli is back, but only for a week to celebrate the release of Amazon’s Marvelous Mrs. Maisel season 2. (Untapped Cities)
A naked, burned body was found by kids near a Staten Island Elementary school. The NYPD is treating the incident as a homicide. (NY Post)
The map and data that shows conclusively the city completely blew it when it came to plowing during the last snowstorm. (I Quant NY)
Citi Bike added 200 electric bikes to their NYC fleet, but their batteries haven’t been able to keep up with demand. (NY Post)
Lighting By Gregory has turned into $30 Million For Gregory. (Bowery Boogie)
NYC’s original elevated trains in 1868 moved between five and ten miles an hour, which is still faster than the average speed of a Manhattan bus.
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