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Join Us for a Saving Small Business Forum

Join Us for a Saving Small Business Forum

News Our Town,News Our Town Downtown,News West Side Spirit,Our Town,Our Town Downtown,West Side Spirit

You may have noticed stories under the heading “Saving Small Business” in our pages recently. Every week, we get phone cal...


When A Grocery Store Goes

When A Grocery Store Goes

News Our Town Downtown

Residents accuse a supermarket chain on the Lower East Side of increasing prices on customers who lack options Before it closed,...


A Conservancy For The East River

A Conservancy For The East River

News Our Town Downtown

Community stakeholders organize a pilot meeting for waterfront on the Lower East Side Two-dozen people gathered in the community room of...


LETTER: The Photo West Side Arts Didn’t Want You To See

LETTER: The Photo West Side Arts Didn’t Want You To See

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To the Editor: As a member of the West Side Arts Coalition, one of my photographs was withdrawn by the management...


OP-ED: A Memo To The 99 Percent

OP-ED: A Memo To The 99 Percent

News Our Town Downtown,News West Side Spirit

By Ben Krull “New York City has approved a developer’s Dickensian plan to include a ‘poor door’ in a luxury apartment complex...


Like Father, Like Daughter

Like Father, Like Daughter

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Tony and Marisa May keep authentic Italian cuisine in the family The father-daughter team Tony and Marisa May, owners of Italian...


Downtown Features

Washington Square Favorite Shines at Vendy Awards

Washington Square Favorite Shines at Vendy Awards

Arts Our Town Downtown,Arts West Side Spirit

Vegetarian food cart NY Dosas drew rave reviews and long lines at this weekend’s food truck festival and awards By Adelle B...


Twelfth Night

Twelfth Night

Arts Our Town,Arts Our Town Downtown,Arts West Side Spirit

Photographer seeks one last night with long-lost love One of photographer Florence Montmare’s most important relationships ended in 2002, when she b...


The Psychoanalyst Behind a Novel

The Psychoanalyst Behind a Novel

Arts Our Town,Arts Our Town Downtown,Arts West Side Spirit

Author with a background rooted in psychology tells stories that captivate diverse audiences Lisa Gornick has taken her degree in psychology...


Downtown FALL PREVIEW

Downtown FALL PREVIEW

Arts Our Town Downtown

Arts Our top picks for arts and cultural events in your neighborhood From film to food to family affairs, Our Town Downtown’s f...


The Sixth Borough: Losing Pixy

The Sixth Borough: Losing Pixy

Arts Our Town,Arts Our Town Downtown,Arts West Side Spirit

When I got home from work and her mop-topped silhouette wasn’t quivering in the screen door, I knew Pixy was g...


Shut Up and Talk

Shut Up and Talk

Arts Our Town,Arts Our Town Downtown

New study shows putting cell phones out of sight can enhance in-person conversations Can the mere presence of a mobile device...


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