Tuesday Links

NY’s Poverty Rate Rises, Study Finds, at Highest Level Since 2005 [NY Times]
Homes With Star Quality Are Now Hiring an Agent [NY Times]
Op-Ed: In Schools Cut by the City Ax, Students Bleed [NY Times]
Williamsburg Chess Team Wins National H.S. Championship [SchoolBook]
Fire Lieutenant Dies Fighting Brooklyn Warehouse Blaze [City Room]
Accardi Hardware, Oldest Business on Columbia Street, Closes [Lost City]
Ratner: Arena Will Have 2,000 Workers [AY Report]
Greenpoint Photos du Jour: Vito Rises [NYS]
Micropolis: The Brooklyn Zine Fest [WNYC]
Photo of “Mama,” a sweet pup looking for a permanent home in Prospect Heights

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