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Canal Crime

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By Jerry Danzig In the afternoon of Monday, May 13, a 24-year-old man was standing on Canal Street when a 23-year-old man grabbed some unspecified property from the first man’s hand.Police managed to capture the thief, who was in possession of the property at the time of arrest. The robber struggled with the arresting officer [&hellip
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Hosseini Talks New Novel at Union Square Reading

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The popular author shared his thoughts on his latest book, And the Mountains Echoed By Hillel Italie Khaled Hosseini, whose novels have sold more than 38 million copies worldwide, knows what a lucky man he is. “What separates me from someone in the streets of Kabul is such a thin line,” says the Afghan-American author [&hellip
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MMMBop-ing at Irving Plaza

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Zac Hanson talks about becoming a musician at six, respecting Paul Simon, and posting on Twitter By Angela Barbuti In 1998, the Hanson brothers made their Grammy debut at Radio City Music Hall. All under 20-years-old at the time, the boys were nominated in an impressive three categories. Now the men, who are all grown [&hellip
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Stuy Town Resident Inducted into Veterans’ Hall of Fame

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Local public school teacher Jerry Alperstein received honor from state senate Each year, the New York State Senate selects nominees to the New York State Veterans’ Hall of Fame to honor and recognize outstanding veterans from the Empire State who have distinguished themselves both in military and civilian life. This year, Stuyvesant Town resident and [&hellip
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From España with a Twist

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Modern Spanish cuisine is invading local restaurants By Wanda Mann Two dynamic Michelin-starred chefs are shaking up any preconceived notions New Yorkers may have about Spanish cuisine by showcasing a new modern approach to traditional fare. Chef Manuel Berganza and Chef Dani Garcia are both relative newcomers to the New York restaurant scene, but they [&hellip
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Eye on Auctions

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Closing books and more By Caroline Birenbaum The New York auction season draws to a close in June. There are many wonderful objects in a variety of collecting fields to be enjoyed during the previews. As always, check the websites for details, informative videos and blogs, and auctions not discussed below—either for lack of space [&hellip
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