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Sounds of SummerStage: Central Park Concert Series turns 25

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SummerStage, the Central Park outdoor series, is celebrating its 25th anniversary by throwing concerts in all five boroughs. cityArts has a history of the seminal concert series as well as a recap of some of its most unforgettable shows including Celia Cruz’s final live performance, Los Lobos and Los Lonely Boys and the New York [&hellip
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House Challenger Appears on Maloney’s Turf

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By Megan Finnegan Political newcomer Reshma Saujani faced a skeptical crowd at a May 16 candidate forum, hosted by the New York Democratic Club. Saujani, who is challenging longtime incumbent Rep. Carolyn Maloney, touted her fresh perspective and position as a woman of color representing a diverse community. Maloney, meanwhile, trumpeted her many achievements as [&hellip
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Where Did My Prescription Go?

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By Dan Rivoli When health lifestyle emporium Thérapie New York shut down its pharmacy department last month, customers’ prescriptions were sold to a Duane Reade branch a block away. Some regulars were incensed while others were merely miffed or confused. Was this a violation of privacy? An inconvenience? According to state regulations, the transfer was [&hellip
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SCHOOL WAITLIST STILL LONG

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Waitlisted parents in District 2 are still on edge as the Department of Education finalizes placements for Upper East Side students next fall. P.S. 290"s waitlist, at 89 students as of May 17, dropped minimally from three weeks ago, when it had 99 students. “So far, very few families are declining offers this year, said [&hellip
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PLEA DEAL IN CRANE COLLAPSE CASE

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Two men charged after a fatal East Side crane collapse pled guilty, the district attorney"s office announced May 18. Michael Sackaris, owner of Nu-Way Crane Service Inc., pled guilty to bribing a Department of Buildings inspector to file paperwork showing that cranes had passed inspection. Michael Pascalli, an employee of the crane company, pled guilty [&hellip
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