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Written by NYPress on . Posted in News Our Town, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, West Side Spirit

By Adam Janos Photographs of horses. Pamphlets full of geese. At the New Yorkers for Clean, Liveable and Safe Streets Mayoral Forum on Animal Rights, the fate of New York’s non-human residents was brought into sharp focus as five candidates for mayor hashed out their light-on-policy thoughts about the place of other species in our [&hellip
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Sidewalk Snatch

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Crime Watch Our Town, Our Town

Just after five in the afternoon of Saturday, May 4, a 68-year-old woman left her cell phone and wallet on a table outside a bar on Second Avenue and went inside to get a drink. When she returned, she found her property was missing. She searched the area but was unable to locate the missing [&hellip
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Stuy Town Throws Shade on Sunbathers

Written by NYPress on . Posted in News Our Town, Our Town

Gothamist reported last week that some residents of Stuy Town aren’t pleased with what the sunny weather has turned out on their communal lawns. The Stuyvesant Town Report blog recently asked its residents: “When is a playground not a playground?” and answered itself: “When it’s being used by our college/university student population for sunbathing. Playground [&hellip
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Local Pols Pledge New Anti-MTS Group

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Pledge 2 Protect, a new coalition group that has sprung up in resistance to the city’s controversial plan to reopen the East 91st Street Marine Transfer Station (MTS), announced the support of several elected officials and candidates last week. City Council Member Jessica Lappin, who is vacating her seat to run for Manhattan Borough President [&hellip
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