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Beloved Pizza Shop Closing After 34 Years

Written by Helaina Hovitz on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown

Pizza and Pasta, located in the Financial District’s Southbridge Towers, is forced to close Last week, several wheelchair-bound, elderly residents of Southbridge Towers tried to meet at their usual spot, Pizza and Pasta (77 Fulton Street), only to find that it was gone. Because it was Thanksgiving, everything else was closed — but Pasta and [&hellip
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Taste of the Seaport

Written by Helaina Hovitz on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown

A year after Hurricane Sandy, the fourth annual Taste of the Seaport took place on Front Street on Sunday, October 27th. Local merchants came together to raise money for P.S.237, the Spruce Street School, enjoying food, music, and arts and crafts. “The turnout is wonderful, it’s a beautiful day, you cant beat this,” said Sammy [&hellip
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Ghost Tours & Pumpkins

Written by Helaina Hovitz on . Posted in News West Side Spirit

The Upper West Side is full of family-friendly local Halloween events this week Kids these days get more than one night to celebrate Halloween. We’ve compiled a list of all the Upper West Side events for little ones – and for adults – to don costumes and up their sugar intake as they herald in [&hellip
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Ghost Tours & Pumpkins

Written by Helaina Hovitz on . Posted in News Our Town

The Upper East Side is full of family-friendly local Halloween events this week Kids these days get more than one night to celebrate Halloween. We’ve compiled a list of all the Upper East Side events for little ones – and for adults – to don costumes and up their sugar intake as they herald in [&hellip
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Seaport Block Party Kicks Off Revival

Written by Helaina Hovitz on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown

Businesses long closed after Sandy have finally reopened and hope to keep up community support On Saturday, October 19, a block party was held to celebrate the re-opening of several restaurants and small businesses forced to stay closed for nearly a year after SuperStorm Sandy hit. The celebration featured old-fashioned carnival games, bands, dancers, costume-clad [&hellip
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Ghost Tours & Pumpkins

Written by Helaina Hovitz on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown

Downtown is full of family-friendly local Halloween events this week The Big Quiz Thing Halloween Le Poisson Rouge, 158 Bleecker Street www.bigquizthing.com Oct. 29, 6:30pm From the NYC Media hit game show, the Big Quiz Thing brings its multimedia trivia spectacular back to Le Poisson Rouge (158 Bleecker Street). Quizmaster Noah Tarnow and DJ EdP, [&hellip
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