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A New School for Dogs

Written by Mary Newman on . Posted in News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown

A successful two-woman dog training business is seeking a new downtown home after a fire destroyed their previous space Chelsea Lifelong New Yorker Anna Jane Grossman grew up on 17th Street and 3rd Avenue watching her mother start her own business, and run it out of their apartment. Following in her mom’s foot steps, she [&hellip
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Preserving the Beats in the Village

Written by Omar Crespo on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown

A landmark designation in the Village has preserved many iconic buildings of the 50s and 60s The Village’s bragging rights as the ancestral home of the Beats and folk music in America is getting an official stamp of approval. A recent decision by the NYC Landmarks Preservation Committee designates the South Village portion of Greenwich Village [&hellip
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The Tribeca Film Festival gave a good headstart to this year’s summer movie releases. Tribeca’s best offerings previewed what to look forward to, taking the guess work out of Hollywood blockbusters and art house fare. Fact is, some of summer’s most exciting and challenging films got their New York premieres at Tribeca as well as [&hellip
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A new event submission form is in the works, for now please email with a detailed description of your event. Thanks! Pick of the Week FREE – Super Bowl Party: New Orleans Style Neely’s Barbecue Parlor1125 1st Ave.February 3rd5 p.m. 212-832-1551 Wish you could be in New Orleans for the 2013 Super Bowl? [&hellip
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Happy Half-Birthday To Me

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No cake, just a hole in the shoes to celebrate the anniversary     By Thomas R. Pryor Did you get the half-birthday card I sent you? You should have, I sent it a week ago. No matter how old I am, I never forget that Sept. 20 is my half-birthday. The reason is Uncle Norman's [&hellip
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A Visit With Friendly Ghosts

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Walking the halls of St. Stephen brings back a host of memories By Thomas R. Pryor Recently, Principal Katherine Peck led a group of St. Stephen of Hungary alumni on a tour of the 82nd Street school, from the auditorium in the basement up to the bell tower
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The Sour Candyman & the Coffin

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By Thomas R. Pryor My first coffin was metal. It measured six feet long, three feet wide and three feet deep. It rested on a wooden base that lifted it up a foot. It sat in near darkness at the rear of the parlor. Everyone paid their respects. Upon close examination, you saw it bleed [&hellip
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My Spauldeen & Me

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Preparations for a perfect summer day required a delicate dance By Thomas R. Pryor Yesterday, I strolled through Central Park. Resting on a bench in front of the Delacorte Theater, I turned my eyes to the center of the Great Lawn. I saw myself lying face up on the grass at 9 years old, throwing [&hellip
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Sentimental Journey on a Hot Summer Night

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Even dad wasn"t averse to the charm of family song time By Thomas R. Pryor The midnight heat created a film of sweat between me and my underwear. I couldn"t take it. Dragging my mattress through the doorway, I heard Dad yell, “Be quiet!
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