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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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Kids

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For the younger set in the city there’s lots to do this summer. All kids have to do in some cases is drop in and participate. For others, they have to apply, which means deadlines. Either way, planning helps. Much of what we mention is free. When an activity costs, we’ll tell you that, too. [&hellip
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Lectures

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Want to challenge your brain, even when it’s hot, hot, hot in the city? When it comes to lectures, Manhattan has it covered Here are some ways to build your brain power this summer. Managing U.S.-China Relations ‘Unprecedented in the History of Nations’: Managing U.S.-China Relations; part of Asia: Beyond the Headlines, a series of [&hellip
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Music

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Music is one thing that makes summer in New York worth it. When the mercury soars, the city sings, rejoices because of the sounds of summer. Live music from doo wop, jazz, and swing to rock, Broadway, and classical herald in a season that has something for everyone. Upper East Side Making Room on Broadway: [&hellip
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Sports

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Tennis, squash, Ping-Pong. It’s all here. You just have to know where to go. Besides the City of New York Parks & Recreation tennis courts, which are a relative bargain, there are a few others in Manhattan that are open to the public. One caveat: Be prepared to pay. Just how much depends on where [&hellip
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Pools

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One way to cool off during summer is at an outdoor or indoor pool. Here are places to chill out in Manhattan. Asphalt Green Located at 555 E. 90t St. on York Avenue, this not-for-profit organization has a 50-meter Olympic indoor pool with a variety of memberships; The athletic complex is situated on a 5 [&hellip
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With Visitors

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When guests come to town, you want to show off the city. Where to take them? Here are some options we think they’ll like. The Carousel in Central Park Situated mid-park at 64th Street, The Carousel draws close to 250,000 riders each year, Even so, there are those who don’t know where it is. The [&hellip
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