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East Midtown Partnership Set to Energize, Beautify Area in Coming Year

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City Comptroller John Liu presents Rob Byrnes with an award for his service to the district at East Midtown Partnership’s annual meeting in December. Photo courtesy of EMP. East Midtown Partnership is on a mission to make East Midtown a better place. One of 67 Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) in New York City, the partnership funds beautification projects, sanitation, park maintenance and other programs beneficial to the East Midtown district, which covers most blocks between East 49th and 63rd streets and Madison and [&hellip
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Tapped In: Bellevue Hospital; NY Museum; Christmas Clean-Up

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ot_museumxmas_kids_aa Compiled by Paul Bisceglio and Whitney Harris BELLEVUE HOSPITAL REOPENS E.R. Bellevue Hospital reopened its emergency department for limited services on Monday, Dec. 24, for the first time since Hurricane Sandy. The department is now staffed and receiving ambulances for the treatment of non-traumatic and non-critical injuries. “Bellevue plays a vital role in the community, [&hellip
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Update Your Wardrobe

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dt_newyou_JenniferCollins_PinkClouds2 Style experts explain how to usher in a year of clothing bliss By Sharon Feiereisen We’re constantly bombarded with news of the latest trends and wardrobe must-haves, but what are small things we can do that can have a major impact as we usher in this new year? The answer may very well reside in [&hellip
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Small Changes to Make 2013 Less Stressful

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bed We talked to downtown experts in stress management about how to handle anything the new year can throw at you By Sharon Feiereisen It’s not for nothing that Woody Allen is a New York City poster child. Life in this city—as fantastic as it can be—can bring with it an endless parade of neuroses, anxiety [&hellip
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Sixteenth Street Synagogue Narrowly Avoids Eviction

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DT_synagogue_kid_aa Threatened with ouster, the 67-year-old congregation fights back in the courts By Caroline Lewis Last week, a long- coming eviction notice posted on the door of Manhattan’s Sixteenth Street Synagogue finally confronted its president, Richard McBee: He had five days to clear out the space that has housed the congregation’s services and spiritual life ever [&hellip
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Tenants of Luxury Building Sue Management Over Sandy

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A huge boiler sits outside of 2 Gold Street. The residents of 2 Gold Street accuse building management of being grossly unprepared for flooding By Sophia Rosenbaum After Hurricane Sandy devastated downtown, many buildings were left uninhabitable for days and weeks at a time due to severe flood damage. Many of those displaced residents have since been able to return, but residents of the [&hellip
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NYU Langone Resumes Inpatient Services

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hospital After severe damage from Hurricane Sandy forced Tisch Hospital and the Schwartz Health Care Center to remain closed for months, these facilities at NYU Langone Medical Center resumed inpatient services on Thursday, Dec. 27. Administrators also anticipate a return of nearly all services by the end of January. “We have overcome many challenges over the [&hellip
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2013 Predictions: What the Future Holds

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The Great Nokanduski Who doesn’t want to know what the future holds? We decided we’d rather not fly blind in 2013, so we asked celebs, politicians, writers and readers to tell us what they see in their personal crystal balls for the year ahead. The answers may surprise you… Celebrities Gaze Into the Stars The Protagonist’s Literary Predictions [&hellip
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2013 Predictions: Two Dans Walk Into a Fortune Teller…

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garodnick-200x300 We asked Upper East Side Council Member Dan Garodnick and Assembly Member Dan Quart to give us their 2013 predictions. What’s going to be the biggest news story to come out of your district in 2013? Garodnick: Dan Garodnick will kiss every baby in Council District 4 in support of his reelection bid. Quart: As [&hellip
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2013 Predictions: Celebrities Gaze Into the Stars

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Celeb-Madison Dirks We asked a sampling of NYC stars to tell us what the future holds Mario Cantone, comedian and actor The economy’s going to get better. Marijuana is going to become legal in a few more states. Gay marriage is going to become legal in a few more states. It will be a long time before there [&hellip
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