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Broadway A Hit

Written by Jill Colvin on . Posted in Posts, Theater

The lights are shining bright on Broadway. According to the League of American Theatres and Producers, Inc., attendance at Broadway shows rose 2.6 percent last season, hitting a whopping 12.31 million, and making this only the second time in 50 years that ticket sales have topped 12 million. Grosses also set a new all-time record, [&hellip
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Giuliani Attacked In The Bronx (Verbally)

Written by Jill Colvin on . Posted in Politics, Posts

Republican presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani was ambushed at a Bronx fundraiser by a group of activists who accused him of being one of the “criminals of 9/11." Outside City Island’s Sea Shore restaurant, Giuliani had just finished speaking with a reporter when a young woman, claiming to be the relative of a firefighter who died [&hellip
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NYCLU: 1, NYC: 0

Written by Jill Colvin on . Posted in Posts

In a city where security concerns often seem to trump civil liberties, the New York Civil Liberties Union has scored a decisive victory for camera-toting shutterbugs sick of being told they need permission to shoot. Under a settlement released yesterday, filmmakers and photographers using hand-held equipment will no longer be required to obtain filming permits. [&hellip
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Fleet Week, Tighty Whities Let Loose

Written by Jill Colvin on . Posted in Arts & Film, Posts

It’s Fleet Week in NYC, which means all of us jaded land lubbers will have our annual chance to scope out naval parades, a harbor full of warships and—much more importantly—boatloads of patriotic navy boys roaming the city in perfectly pressed sailor suits and white caps. Fleet week, this year celebrating its 20th anniversary, brings [&hellip
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Kid Learns To Use Her Inside Voice

Written by Jill Colvin on . Posted in Education, Posts

A Brooklyn teacher’s aide has been charged with assaulting a first grader for talking while watching a movie in her school’s auditorium, according to the Daily News. And you thought that popcorn throwers were bad. The girl, 6 year-old Maryah Rodriguez, suffered a nasty, oval-shaped bruise on the side of her stomach after Judith Kleinfeldt [&hellip
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That’s ARTrageous!

Written by Jill Colvin on . Posted in Arts & Film, Posts

Attention socialites and art aficionados: Tonight, Cipriani 42nd Street will be hosting the 6th Annual ARTrageous Gala Dinner and Art Auction, the second event of a two-part fundraiser benefiting Edwin Gould Services for Children & Families, the number one foster care agency in the city. The live auction, hosted by Sotheby’s, will feature artists including [&hellip
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