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Famed NYC Deli Barney Greengrass Hit by Suspected Arson

  • The incident was one of five fires in the neighborhood
  • Fire Department said the events are still being investigated
Fire damage at Barney Greengrass in New York on April 7, 2022.

Fire damage at Barney Greengrass in New York on April 7, 2022.

Photographer: Tal Barak Harif/Bloomberg
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Barney Greengrass, the famed 100-year-old Jewish deli on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, was set on fire early on Thursday, the latest in a string of possible arson incidents in the neighborhood.

The New York City Fire Department responded to five small fires early morning at various locations between West 70th and 96th streets, according to the department’s spokesperson. No one was injured in the fires, and the incidents are still under investigation.