Luis Florentino, 25, stole $20,000 worth of art and sold it back to Calvin Skaggs for $200, police said.
Here are eight stories you may have missed in New York this week.
Gramercy residents are outraged by the noisy construction of Lauren and Andres Santo Domingo's well.
The Players club appointed a new president and chairman to lead the club's recovery.
The tall red sculpture, called "Janey Waney," was packed up last week.
"Speakeasy Dollhouse: The Brothers Booth" is opening at The Players club on March 1.
The Rev. Tom Pike resigned after taking over the troubled club in May, DNAinfo has learned.
After offering free cleaning services since 2011, the Doe Fund has left Gramercy Park.
The singer-songwriter hits Chelsea for his "gym-age" and finds stinky ginkgo trees annoying.
The lights will be turned off if the debt-ridden club can't pay its Con Ed bill, sources said.
Club insiders and neighborhood leaders said that people were willing to bail out the club.
Gramercy Park residents successfully battled to keep a bar out of the vacant space last year.
Gramercy Park trustees want to install surveillance cameras around the park after a bag snatch attempt.
Two new bars, pledging to be quiet neighborhood establishments, aren't welcome, residents say.
No one was injured in the crash, but repairs to the landmark fence could take several months to complete.
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