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Downtown Hospital Merger Complete

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The merger of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital with New York Downtown Hospital was completed last week. The 180-bed community hospital, now renamed NewYork-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital, remains the only hospital south of 14th Street in Manhattan, serving a daily population of some 750,000 residents, visitors and professionals. The merger was made possible with the assistance and approval of [&hellip
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Out & About

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Friday Oct. 4 Oktoberfest 2013 at Andaz Wall Street 75 Wall Street 5:00PM – 8:00PM The Biergarten at Andaz Wall Street brings the best of Oktoberfest to Wall Street for New Yorkers to enjoy right in their own backyard. Authentic beer, food, entertainment and stein holding contests! Any guest who arrives in traditional clothing (lederhosen [&hellip
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Out & About

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Friday, September 27 Broadway on the Hudson Brookfield Place Waterfront Plaza, 220 Vesey St., broadway.org, 12:30-2pm, free United Airlines presents this complimentary concert on the waterfront. See showcases from the casts of Annie, Chicago, Newsies, Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella among many more. Performances will run rain or shine. Family Veggie and Yoga Night Charlotte’s Place, [&hellip
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Park(ing) Day

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On Friday, September 20, an international group behind PARK(ing) Day, described as “an annual worldwide event where artists, designers and citizens transform metered parking spots into temporary public parks,” encouraged city residents to take over a parking space in their neighborhood and turn it into a mini-park. At the corner of 5th Avenue and 11th [&hellip
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Will Run for Pizza

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By Madeleine Jane Cummings Pizza’s always been Jason Feirman’s favorite food. But every year he finds a way to combine his love for pizza with another passion – running. “A couple years ago I had the crazy idea of putting on some sort of pizza event,” he said. So he designed a running race, drew up a 2.25-mile [&hellip
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Out & About

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Friday, September 20 Fashion in Film 54 Varick St, 11 AM- 9:30 PM, free “Moulin Rouge!,” “About Face: Supermodels Then and Now,” “The Great Gatsby (3D),” “Valentino: The Last Emperor” and many other movies presented by DailyCandy & Tribeca. Contact info: 212-941-2001 Girls’ Life Magazine Major League Baseball Fan Cave Party MLB FanCave, 692 Broadway, [&hellip
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Letters to the Editor

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Several readers commented online on our story “How Safe is Christopher Street?” by Joanna Fantozzi, September 12, about residents’ concerns of violence in the West Village neighborhood: “Thanks for your excellent story on our situation down here! I’m only sorry that the sixth precinct has chosen to ignore your reporters’ queries, the same way they [&hellip
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Downtown Social: Gotham Storytellers Rock Out

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dt_social_gogogirls The first Gotham Storytelling Festival concluded Monday night after being postponed due to Hurricane Sandy. Six days of music and storytelling at Under St. Marks, a venue at the Horse Trade Theater, brought together dozens of authors, comics, musicians and just regular folks to share in the art of the story. Our Town Downtown was [&hellip
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City Arts: In Search of Lost Jazz

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SearchLostJazz600 ‘Cotton Club Parade’ brings back musical history  By Valerie Gladstone Cotton Club Parade opens with the robust Jazz at Lincoln Center All Stars, directed by Daryl Waters, swinging into “I Can’t Give You Anything but Love,” “I’ve Got the World on a String” and “Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea,” offering a tantalizing [&hellip
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