Lights On in Lower Manhattan

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18_Business_8274 The Downtown Alliance’s Kelly Rush fills us in on what’s opening and closing in the southernmost tip of Manhattan  Sometimes I have a big group of new store openings, sometimes I have one exquisite standout. This week’s column features the lovely and distinct florist, home furnishings and accessories brand Bloom. New Yorkers may recognize the [&hellip
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Overhauled with Care

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overhaul8 The behind-the-scenes process of refurbishing a bicycle at Recycle-A-Bike Photos & Text by Veronica Hoglund As the weather continues to get warmer, there is no question that most of us will be spending our free time outdoors soon. With that in mind, now might be the perfect time to invest in the bicycle you know [&hellip
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Light On…In Lower Manhattan

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Downtown Alliance’s Kelly Rush fills us in on new openings in Lower Manhattan It seemed this winter that the supply of new businesses opening in North Battery Park City was endless, and in fact this column will soon see yet another crop. The final two that I know of are expected to open in time [&hellip
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Robert Warner: Master Printer

Written by Anam Baig on . Posted in Arts Our Town Downtown, Business, Our Town Downtown

Photo Credit: Patricia Voulgaris Master Printer at the South Street Seaport MUSEUM’s Bowne & Co. Stationers Robert Warner has been the master printer for 17 years at Bowne & Co Stationers, a modestly sized stationery store and printing press that is part of the South Street Seaport Museum. This piece of New York City history stands on cobble stoned sidewalks, giving New Yorkers and tourists [&hellip
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Turn On, Tune In, Drop the Lawsuit

Written by Carib Guerra on . Posted in Arts & Film, Business, Downtown Social, Lifestyle, On Topic OTDT, Our Town Downtown, Technology, TV

So, this website called Aereo just got sued by every major broadcast network. Why? Because Aereo lets you watch broadcast TV channels whenever you want. And unlike Hulu or Netflix, where it can be days/weeks/months before new episodes come out, Aereo is actually TV. Right there, whenever you like, on your browser, iPhone or iPad. Yes. Let’s be real: Nobody but Nielsen families watches TV [&hellip
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Lights On…In Lower Manhattan

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Downtown Alliance’s Kelly Rush lets us know what’s opening and closing In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, one of my favorite days of the year, an Irish blessing for you: May the wind always be at your back, may the sun shine warm upon your face, may your teenagers stay busy, may the road rise up to meet you and [&hellip
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CB8 Shoots Down Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Breaking News, Business, News Our Town, Our Town

msk Last week, representatives for Memorial Sloan-Kettering (MSK) made a final plea to Community Board 8 asking for their blessing on a variance request for their planned new cancer center on the Upper East Side. But much to the delight of many in attendance at the meeting, the board voted not to approve the request, creating a bumpier road to ultimate approval from the Board [&hellip
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Lights On Lower Manhattan

Written by Our Town Downtown on . Posted in Breaking News, Business, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

The Downtown Alliance’s Kelly Rush fills us in on what’s opening and closing In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, one of my favorite days of the year, an Irish blessing for you: May the wind always be at your back, may the sun shine warm upon your face, may your teenagers stay busy, may the [&hellip
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Shuttered Papasito Rallies Against NYPD Treatment

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Arts Our Town Downtown, Breaking News, Business, Dining Our Town, Dining West Side Spirit, Eat & Drink, News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

FW.Papasitos.Rally.as Last Thursday, over 100 people rallied at One Police Plaza to protest what they say is unfair treatment by the NYPD of Hispanic-owned small businesses, spurred by the recent shuttering of Papasito Mexican Grill & Agave Bar on the Upper West Side. Last Friday, police shut down the restaurant, which has been the subject of [&hellip
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Old-School Manhattan

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gI_128644_IMAGE OF GOODRICH PHARMACY “We sanded it years back,” said Frank Cammarata, of Goodrich Pharmacy’s plain, wooden-plank floor, “but people like it this way.” He smiled and added, “As I get older, I prefer a more natural state.” You can’t get more natural than the classic wooden cabinetry and fixtures that distinguish Goodrich from its glass-and-glitz chain competitors. Indeed, [&hellip
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