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On Tuesday, Mayor Bill de Blasio handily won his re-election campaign (Politico) — Mayor de Blasio beat out Republican challenger Nicole Malliotakis with 66 percent of the vote.

On Sunday, Shalane Flanagan won the New York City Marathon (New York Times) — Flanagan is the first American woman to with the New York City marathon in 40 years.

On Monday, the parks department announced that it will erect a monument to Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony in Central Park (Westside Rag) — The long-overdue monument will honor their leadership in the fight for women’s rights.

In December, a Beyonce-themed bar will open in Brooklyn (Time Out) — Leyenda, a beloved bar on Smith Street, is renaming itself “Sleyenda” in homage to Queen Bey.

The whitewashing of the 5Pointz graffiti was illegal, a jury finds (Untapped Cities) — A Brooklyn jury ruled that it was illegal for a local developer to whitewash the 5Pointz complex, an iconic display of street art in Long Island City.

Bloomingdales is moving 1,000 jobs to Long Island City (QNS) — Long Island City may have lost 5Pointz to real estate developers, but the neighborhood will gain 1,000 new jobs thanks to Bloomingdales opening a satellite office at a new development on Jackson Avenue.

A new study finds New Yorkers are among the most unsatisfied renters in the country (Curbed) — The silver lining? It could be worse. Renters in Los Angles, Cleveland and Memphis are even more miserable than we are.

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