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NYFW: Neighbors Cry Foul Over Takeover of Neighborhood Park

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By Megan Bungeroth For designers, buyers, reporters, photographers and clothes-conscious consumers the world over, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week conjures images of the latest and greatest designs paraded around in a swirl of parties and publicity. For residents of the area surrounding Fashion Week’s Lincoln Center home, however, the event conjures headaches, concerns over safety and anger [&hellip
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The New Face of HIV/AIDS

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Downtown doctors fight a growing trend of new HIV infections in minority communities. By Penny Gray Back in the mid-1990s, when Dr. Tony Urbina was completing his residency at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Greenwich Village, he witnessed a major turning point in HIV/AIDS care. At the time, medication cocktails were just being introduced to the [&hellip
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Council Passes Ban on Violation Stickers

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City politicians push through changes to parking regulations, Bloomberg likely to veto By Andrew Rice Parking, like finding a well-priced apartment, can be a frustrating endeavor in New York City. Last week, however, City Council passed a trio of bills, dubbed the Fair Parking Legislative Package, that could make life for car owners a little [&hellip
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DT Social: Freeze Tag on Wall Street

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Light snow and freezing temperatures didn’t deter a group from participating in the sixth annual Freeze Tag on Wall Street. Organized by The Levys’ Unique New York, a New York City-based tour company, adults recreated recess at the intersection of Wall and Broad streets last Saturday. The menu of games included such traditional schoolyard fare [&hellip
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Neighborhood Chatter

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125th ANNIVERSARY OF UNIVERSITY SETTLEMENT Last Thursday, Jan. 19, Council Member Margaret Chin, along with Michel Zisser, executive director of University Settlement and members of Community Board 3, celebrated the 125th anniversary of University Settlement with an honorary street naming. The group installed a street sign in honor of the settlement house, which provides everything [&hellip
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