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(Re)Occupy Wall Street

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Occupy_n   By Paul Bisceglio Last September, protesters set up camp in Zuccotti Park and launched Occupy Wall Street, a global campaign for economic equality, political transparency and just about every other cause people fight for these days. The occupation drew disparate activists from across the country to the Financial District for two months until police [&hellip
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Last Blast of the Season: Top Ten Things to Do Before the Warm Weather Cools

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downtownboathouse_Kayak The 10 best things to do, see and eat before the warm weather ends By Sharon Feiereisen The end of Labor Day Weekend and the beginning of Fashion Week may signal the end of summer for many New Yorkers, but there are still a good two weeks left to soak up the sunny weather and [&hellip
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29-Year-Old’s Death Confirmed an Accident

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ORchard Street Death Photo by Aaron Adler By Nick Gallinelli When Carlisle Brigham was found bloody and unconscious at the bottom of a stairwell at 191 Orchard St. on Aug. 27, homicide rumors swirled, adding to the shocking news for Brigham’s family and disconcerting the surrounding Lower East Side and Chinatown community. But now, medical examiners have laid those rumors to rest [&hellip
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South Village Mourns Jessica Dworkin After Scooter Death

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dt_dworkin_flier   By Paul Bisceglio The South Village lost an iconic friend last week in a gruesome accident along Sixth Avenue. Jessica Dworkin, 58, was struck by a tractor-trailer and dragged for two blocks under its wheels. Dozens of pedestrians witnessed the collision. On the morning of Aug. 27, Dworkin began to cross Sixth Avenue on [&hellip
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Neighborhood Chatter

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Nabe Chatter Photo Robokid Compiled by Alissa Fleck ‘Robokid’ Takes On East Village East Village resident Jakob Kraus, 7, who has earned the moniker “Robokid,” is a self-taught hip-hop dancer who practices the style known as “animation,” according to his father. Now his videos, which can be viewed online, are on the brink of going viral. Jakob’s father said [&hellip
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Neighborhood Chatter: Greenwich Village Rape Suspect Sketch Released

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2012_08_sketch6pct Compiled by Nick Gallinelli Rape Suspect’s Police Sketch Released Policed have released a sketch of the suspect in mid-August’s Greenwich Village sexual assault incident. The suspect is believed to be around 6 feet tall with a medium build. According to DNAinfo, the man entered 85 Washington Place, a massage parlor, on Friday morning, Aug. 17, and [&hellip
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