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A Rallying Cry

Written by Marissa Maier on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

NYU Render GV community takes on NYU plan In what promises to be a long process, Community Board 2 recommended last week that the City Planning Commission reject New York University’s (NYU) 2031 expansion plan in Greenwich Village. Although the decision was announced during CB2’s full board meeting, the gathering quickly turned into a community rallying cry [&hellip
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Downtown Neighborhood Chatter

Written by Marissa Maier on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

TRIBECA DANGEROUS INTERSECTION GETS TRAFFIC LIGHT The Tribeca intersection of Duane and Greenwich streets has finally received a traffic light, first approved by the Department of Transportation (DOT) in October 2011. The light, which was officially welcomed to the neighborhood when Council Member Margaret Chin, State Sen. Daniel Squadron, Borough President Scott Stringer and CB1 [&hellip
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DT Social: Snow in the City

Written by Marissa Maier on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

UnionSquareSnow4_patriciavoulgaris Winter 2012 has been particularly seasonable. While the temperate weather makes the season more palatable, other New Yorkers miss the snow. These snowflake buffs came out in full force recently at Union Square, where tons of the white stuff was dumped. The temporary snow park, dubbed Burton Riglet Park, was part of a special snowboarding [&hellip
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Correcting Delancey

Written by Marissa Maier on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

2012-02-delancey-slides-4 After a water main broke on Delancey Street early Tuesday morning, Feb. 14, the thoroughfare was an unfamiliar sight. Aside from the pools of brown-tinged water that collected on the road—and were at one point reportedly 3 feet high—the street, largely closed off to traffic, was vacant of cars with the exception of some Fire [&hellip
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Crime Watch: Store Hit for Second Time

Written by Marissa Maier on . Posted in Breaking News, Crime Watch Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

slider-crime $2K STOLEN FROM WALLET Last Wednesday, Feb. 1, a 55-year-old New Jersey woman took out $2,000 in cash from a Brooklyn ATM before getting on the subway at Court Street. When she got off at City Hall she realized her wallet—and all her cash—was missing. The woman told police that she had only opened the [&hellip
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Valentine’s Day Events

Written by Marissa Maier on . Posted in Breaking News, Our Town Downtown

slider-vday From readings in the buff to a cocoa-themed Shabbat dinner, we present the best in V-Day happenings for you and your loved one. Top Pick Wednesday, Feb. 15 FREE We’ve Got Mail Housing Works Bookstore Café, 126 Crosby St. (betw. E. Houston & Prince Sts.); housingworks.org; 7 p.m., $5. An evening like never before for [&hellip
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Downtown Crime Watch

Written by Marissa Maier on . Posted in Breaking News, Crime Watch Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

crime2 Strange Coincidence The moral of this incident might read: Don’t leave your bag unattended—even in a bar. A 27-year-old woman went to a bar on Mercer Street Thursday, Jan. 12, and was rudely reminded of this lesson. She left her bag, containing a laptop, among other items, underneath the bar, say police. An unusual-acting man [&hellip
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Building Profile: 20 Pine

Written by Marissa Maier on . Posted in Dwell OTDT, Our Town Downtown

dwell.20.Pine.PH.12.Living.Room  While DeMaria serves as sales director for 20 Pine—Warburg Realty is the exclusive marketing team of the development—she is also a resident and has firsthand knowledge of the unique amenities that set this building apart from others in the area. “I am probably slanted, but this has been my favorite job that I have ever [&hellip
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