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New Art in Riverside Park South

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Seven large-scale sculptures featured The Art Students League of New York, one of America’s premier art schools, opened its third annual “Model to Monument” (M2M), a partnership with the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation, June 19, in Riverside Park South on the Upper West Side. This year’s M2M sculptures include a Riverside [&hellip
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Clocked Clerk

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by Jerry Danzig A 45-year-old man working in a bodega on Second Avenue stated that just after 11 p.m. on Monday, June 17, a 28-year-old man entered the store, put on gloves, and went behind the counter. A second man, approximately 30 years old and very muscular, entered the store and pointed a silver semiautomatic [&hellip
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Sotheby’s on York Avenue for Sale?

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The auction house on York Avenue at is seeking a buyer as first reported by The New York Post last week. Eastdil Secured is marketing the building at 1334 York Ave between 71st and 72nd streets to potential buyers that could include hospitals seeking space, developers, office and operators. The glass and granite building comprises [&hellip
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New rules correct misleading sunscreen labels

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Sunscreen makers must now conform to new Food and Drug Administration labeling rules that will make picking an effective product easier for consumers. The two main changes address whether a product has full ultraviolet protection — that is, whether it protects both against ultraviolet B rays, the main cause of sunburn, and ultraviolet A rays, [&hellip
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Union Square Condo Goes Smokefree

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Homeowners in Zeckendorf Towers, the 29-story, 647-unit pyramid-topped building right on Union Square, voted overwhelmingly to become the largest completely smoke-free condominium in the city. Eighty-five percent of unit owners voted on the policy, and 83.5 percent voted in favor of the amendment to prohibit smoking in both residential units and public areas for all [&hellip
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Board 8 Says Yes to New Cancer Center

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The cancer and educational center moves one step closer to completion This past week, despite concerns from the community, Community Board 8 voted in favor of approving the zoning amendment sought by Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK) and the City University of New York (CUNY) needed to build a new cancer and educational center on East [&hellip
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