Neighborhood News: Free Adoptions at Liberty Humane Society, Madame Claude Bis Opens Today


**The Liberty Humane Society is kicking off the month with a promo good enough to make your tail wag. For the entire month of June, adoption fees — which range from $120 to $225 — will be waived for all qualifying adopters. The promo applies to cats that are 4 months and older and dogs over 40 lbs. Make sure to check out their Instagram page for a look at all the pups and cats in need of a forever home. —Liberty Humane Society

**The wait is over. Madame Claude Bis will open its doors for the first time today, June 1. The new restaurant — located at 390 Fourth Street — is significantly bigger than the now-closed cafe, features a larger menu, and now offers wine and cocktails. —Madame Claude Bis

**Real estate site Trulia has mapped out the rise of million-dollar homes across the U.S. since 2012. While they don’t provide numbers for New Jersey (I reached out and they said they didn’t include NJ in this study), looking at their New York metro map you can still see a lot of million-dollar homes spreading throughout downtown Jersey City and Hoboken. —Trulia via Gothamist

**Want to see the construction of a $4 billion hub in just over 2 minutes? EarthCam founder Brian Cury has posted a high-def, time lapse video of the construction of the Oculus WTC hub. The video was made with over 1 million images taken from July 2011 through May 2016. —New York Yimby

(Image: Liberty Humane Society)