Lights On…in Lower Manhattan

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Downtown Alliance’s Kelly Rush lets us know what’s opening and closing Without vision, a people perish. Or, in my version of this proverb for the column: Without glasses from the right eyewear shop, one might not be able to find one’s way to the spa…or to the restaurant for ribs. In this week’s edition, pamper [&hellip
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Wine Consumers’ Grape Expectations

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Imagine if your state legislature, in a bid to protect mom-and-pop bookstores, barred Amazon.com from shipping into your state. Or if a local town council, worried about local dairy farmers, prohibited grocers from selling milk. Or if lawmakers banned the sale of potato chips and candy bars on Sundays in an effort to shrink our [&hellip
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Valentine's Day Events

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youvegotmail From readings in the buff to a cocoa-themed Shabbat dinner, we present the best in V-Day happenings for you and your loved one. —Compiled by Staff Top Pick Wednesday, Feb. 15 FREE We’ve Got Mail Housing Works Bookstore Café, 126 Crosby St. (betw. E. Houston & Prince Sts.); housingworks.org; 7 p.m., $5. An evening like [&hellip
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Talking Up DT: Michael Chernow and Daniel Holzman

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Meatball.shop_.guys_ Owners of the Meatball Shop Michael Chernow and Daniel Holzman opened the first Meatball Shop in the Lower East Side in February of last year. Almost a year later, the popular joint has expanded to Williamsburg and the West Village, and Chernow and Holzman have released a cookbook sharing how to make their delectable, um, [&hellip
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Romance…and Ramen??

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Skip the flowers and oysters in favor of an original Valentine’s Day | By Regan Hofmann It’s as reliable as the tides: Come Valentine’s Day, creativity goes out the window. Husbands feel they have to bring home long-stemmed red roses, the gift that is dying before it even gets to the recipient. Girlfriends feel they [&hellip
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