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Thieves got into 1K StubHub accounts

Thieves got into 1K StubHub accounts

News Our Town Downtown

NYC officials say that a Russian-led international crime ring is behind the breach into the popular ticketing website’s operations Some of t...


Chinatown Lawyer To Head N.Y. State Bar

Chinatown Lawyer To Head N.Y. State Bar

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Glenn Lau-Kee was elected the 117th president of the state bar association last month Glenn Lau-Kee, a partner at the downtown...


OP-ED: Working for Affordable Housing, Piece By Piece

OP-ED: Working for Affordable Housing, Piece By Piece

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Like many other housing advocates, I applauded and was heartened by the July 10 announcement that Mayor Bill de...


LETTER: A Counterpoint on the Frick

LETTER: A Counterpoint on the Frick

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To the Editor: Re: Ian Alterman’s “ In Favor Of The Frick Expansion” (July 24). My good friend but sometime-nemesis Ian Alterman -- a ...


LETTER: The Menace of Helicopter Traffic

LETTER: The Menace of Helicopter Traffic

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A letter in response to our July 24 article, “Tourist Thrill Become a Residential Nuisance,” on tourist helicopters downtown: I live by ...


Amping Up The Fight Over Poor Doors

Amping Up The Fight Over Poor Doors

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Elected officials and housing advocates say Extell exploiting loophole with separate building entrances Extell Development is facing a new round of...


Downtown Features

Painting the Town, One Landmark At A Time

Painting the Town, One Landmark At A Time

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

The Society of Illustrators celebrates the 50th anniversary of NYC’s Landmarks Law with a summer show Tucked away on an exclusive b...


Paying a Premium for the Corner Table

Paying a Premium for the Corner Table

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

New apps hope to transform the way we make dinner reservations - but not all are on board Margaret Walker loves...


Making a Difference One Song at a Time

Making a Difference One Song at a Time

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A young producer speaks about her worthwhile work At just 23 years old, Tiffany Schleigh has found a job that influences...


Sixth Borough: All nighter in the garden

Sixth Borough: All nighter in the garden

Arts Our Town Downtown,Arts West Side Spirit

Hi, I’m Becca, and I’m a non-linear thinker. It’s not a perfect trait for an editor. Much of my life I spend...


A Kid Walks Into a Comedy Club

A Kid Walks Into a Comedy Club

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

Kids took to the microphone to display their joke-telling acumen at Gotham Comedy Club Chelsea The children were nervous, fidgeting with...


“Quiet”: An Oral History

“Quiet”: An Oral History

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

Artists remember Josh Harris’ seminal work from the ‘90s that introduced the concept of people being constantly watched and recorded Before Fac...


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