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Restaurant Inspection Ratings

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The following listings were collected from the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s website and include the most recent inspection and grade reports listed. We have included every restaurant listed during this time within the zip codes of our neighborhoods. Some reports list numbers with their explanations; these are the number of violation points a [&hellip
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Neighborhood Scrapbook

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BARUCH STUDENTS AT CUNY NOBEL SCIENCE CHALLENGE Baruch College students shined during the 2013 Nobel Science Challenge recently presented by the City University of New York. Baruch students Abdullah Ayaz, a junior, won first place in the category of Economics; Nancy Zhu, a sophomore, won second place in the category of Physics. Abdullah, who will [&hellip
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Out & About

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March 14 Phenomenological Personhood: Scientific, Theological, Political Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall, 66 West 12th St. 11:30 a.m. – 6 p.m., Free The task of this conference is to inquire into the idea of phenomenological personhood by elucidating it through three specific domains of discourse that engage the phenomenological tradition: science, theology, and politics. If the [&hellip
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Neighborhood News Check

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Public Offers Opinion on Bogardus Garden and Plaza Redesign About a dozen residents and busies owners recently gathered to offer their opinions on the redesign on Tribeca’s Bogardus Garden and Plaza. The public citizens spoke to a collection of city design officials and landscape architects. Last year, Friends of Bogardus Garden received a $2 million [&hellip
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In Brief

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BPC Authority gives Sandy update Battery Park City: Sixteen months after Hurricane Sandy inundated Battery Park City with water, the state authority tasked with overseeing the neighborhood is still making progress on repairs. Gwen Dawson, director of strategic planning for the Battery Park City Authority, said at a Community Board 1 meeting last week that [&hellip
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Downtown Restaurant Inspection Ratings

Written by Our Town Downtown on . Posted in Dining Our Town Downtown

The following listings were collected from the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s website and include the most recent inspection and grade reports listed. We have included every restaurant listed during this time within the zip codes of our neighborhoods. Some reports list numbers with their explanations; these are the number of violation points a [&hellip
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In Brief

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Seaport development group takes shape South Street Seaport: A group of lower Manhattan officials, agencies, residents and businesses have come together to develop a plan for the South Street Seaport. The Seaport Working Group, led by Community Board 1, comes in answer to longstanding community efforts to ensure that any potential development in the South [&hellip
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Neighborhood News Check

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Slain Bus Driver’s Family Wants Stiff Penalty NY1: The family of bus driver William Pena, who died earlier this month when his bus was struck by a stolen truck in Greenwich Village, hopes that a maximum penalty will be uncured. Dominic Whilby, the driver of the truck, was believed to be intoxicated at the time. [&hellip
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Don’t Blame the Park

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While the High Line has heralded some changes in the area, it’s not the only factor in Chelsea’s continuing transformation West Chelsea It’s both silly and naive to blame the High Line for the ongoing transformation of western Chelsea. Just as it’s silly and naive to credit the High Line with catalyzing $2 billion in [&hellip
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