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Friday, December 20th La Soiree Union Square Theatre, 100 E 17th St #1, East of Park Ave. 3-10 p.m. $49- $130 Discover the decadent and downright dangerous show that Entertainment Weekly calls “a mesmerizing hybrid of sideshow, vaudeville & burlesque” and Flavorpill says is, “definitely not for kids but oh so much fun for adults.” [&hellip
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Asphalt Green Battery Park City Launches Daytime Talks

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The recreation center will host a series of informative noontime lectures every Tuesday, starting on January 7, 2014. Debbie Himmelfarb, the former Director of Daytime Programs at 92YTribeca, the downtown site of the 92nd Street Y which closed its doors last summer, will curate Tuesday Talks, gearing the series to audiences as diverse as parents [&hellip
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Out & About

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Friday, December 13 Santa’s Winter Garden 220 Vesey Street 3-6 p.m. Free Visit Santa, his reindeer, and some lively elves in the festively decorated Winter Garden. Bring your family, co-workers, and friends for a memorable holiday photo with Saint Nick. Photo packages start at $20, with proceeds benefiting New York Theatre Ballet. brookfieldplaceny.com Cabot Cheese [&hellip
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Holiday Listings

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Holiday Culinary Tour Learn about Union Square’s rich history while cutting the lines for sweet treats at the Union Square Hliday Market’s special holiday Sugartooth tour, Fridays-Sundays through the Union Square Holiday Market. Includes 6 tastings, lasts between 60-90 minutes, and presale tickets are available for 20% off at $40/person. Dine with St. Nick at [&hellip
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Friday, December 6 “Unbound: Dancing From Here to Here” Theater for the New City, 155 First Avenue btwn 9th & 10th Streets 9 p.m. $15; $10 students/seniors/diabled; Free for PCA’s Kitty Lunn’s Infinity Dance Theater, the company for dancers with and without disabilities. Features five new and revived modern dance works including “Door,” a solo [&hellip
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Crime Watch

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Scarfed Up A couple shoplifted scarves from a clothing store on Spring Street. At 3:15 PM on Saturday, November 16, a man came into the clothing store, looked over various items, and placed six scarves aside on the top of a display case. Then a woman came into the store with two large white shopping [&hellip
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Friday, November 29 Holiday Tree Lighting South Street Seaport, Pier 17 6 p.m. Free The Seaport’s 30th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony takes place again this year providing holiday fun for the entire family. Enjoy live music, and at 6pm, hit the ice as the opening of the See/Change ice rink opens to skaters. southstreetseaport.com Ice [&hellip
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Online Buzz: 7-Eleven

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Last week’s op-ed story by Lower East Side resident Brian Katz, who lamented the opening of a 7-Eleven in his neighborhood. generated a big response on nypress.com. Here are a few of the comments: “Maybe after six months to a year, they will shut down because their customer base is nonexistent – crosses fingers – [&hellip
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Friday, November 22 Literary Partners Event: Poems of Ecological Sanity Poets House, 10 River Terrace Free A reading and conversation regarding eco-poetics and the environment. With particpants Quincy Troupe, Nancy Mercado, Eliot Katz and Dean Kostos. Radical Responsibility Program for Professionals Shambhala Center, 118 West 22nd Street, btwn 6th and 7th Avenues 7 – 9 [&hellip
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