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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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Friday November 15 Free Flu Shots Municipal Building, 1 Centre Street, 19th Floor South 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Free Manhattan Borough President Scott M. Stringer and Visiting Nurse Service of New York are providing free flue shots. Co-sponsored by Manhattan Community Board 1-12 RSVP is required to ensure adequate supply. 212-669-4451, rsvp@manhattanbp.org The Downtown [&hellip
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Friday November 8 This Is Your Cigarette The Players Theatre 115 Macdougal Street Between West 3rd & Bleecker Streets 8:00 p.m. $5 A man believes he has created a cigarette that when smoked, the person will become the idealized version of who he wants them to be. He visits his three closest relationships to get [&hellip
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Friday November 1 Edith Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts 1 Pace Plaza $25, $35, $45 The evening will begin in Paris’s most famous artistic neighborhood, Montmartre. Jill Aigrot, who gave her vocals for the song “La Vie en Rose” in the award winning film of the same name, will entertain the audience with the [&hellip
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Downtown Biz Hosts “Nice Try Sandy” Party

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Meade’s, a locally-owned bar and restaurant at 22 Peck Slip at the South Street Seaport, is throwing a bash to celebrate its survival one year after Hurricane Sandy nearly destroyed it forever. Owner Lee Holin recalls surviving a 5-foot storm surge of ocean water and a harrowing three weeks of no electricity, broken equipment, not [&hellip
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