Born Again: The Financial District’s Revitalization from Desolation and Devastation

Written by Joanna Fantozzi on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown

Since 9/11, and years later Hurricane Sandy, hit Downtown Manhattan, business has been slowly rebuilding in the Financial District It used to be that the Financial District shut down right at 5 p.m., right when its commuters vacated their offices and traveled to homes outside the neighborhood. The desolate feeling of the streets after-hours was [&hellip
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Out & About

Written by NYPress on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown

Friday, September 6 TriBeCa Cinemas Presents Premiere Screening of “Daywalking” TriBeCa Cinemas, 54 Varick Street 7:30 PM- 11:30 PM, free “Daywalking” follows a man into his subconscious mind, delving into his imagination as he is inspired by his urban surroundings. Choreographed by Gregory Dolbashian, the dancers from The DASH Ensemble are an army in all [&hellip
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The Bloomberg Referendum

Written by Tom Allon on . Posted in News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit

What’s at stake on September 10 and November 5 The primary election season is, thankfully, coming to a close and after all the forums and tv commercials and media coverage of issues and sexcapades, it’s finally decision time. It is feeling like September 10th will be a referendum on the Bloomberg era, with Christine Quinn [&hellip
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Rosh Hashanah Events in the Manhattan area

Written by Alissa Fleck on . Posted in News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit

Celebrate the New Year in your neighborhood Upper West Side Shofar in the Park shofarinthepark.com, Central Park Bandshell, Sept. 5, 5-6 p.m. Join other New Yorkers for an hour of celebration and reflection at the bandshell (middle of the park from the East 72nd Street or West 72nd Street entrances, right next to SummerStage, the [&hellip
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How Safe is Our Pre-Cut Produce?

Written by Alissa Fleck on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown

A renewed focus on bodegas following a Hep A scare The recent Hepatitis A exposure at the Westside Market at 97th and Broadway had consumers all over the city reeling — and wondering if they can trust their local grocer. The incident came as a result of the disease potentially being spread from an infected [&hellip
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After DOMA

Written by Joanna Fantozzi on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown

The LGBT movement shifts its focus beyond marriage Vinny Allegrini shuffles slowly into the diner down the block from his West Village apartment, his gaunt legs shaking as he sits down cautiously. Vinny is followed closely by his husband of almost 20 years, Mark de Solla Price, who keeps a close eye on his partner. [&hellip
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Local Vendors Come to Chelsea Bazaar

Written by NYPress on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown

On Saturday, August 24th, 35 local businesses gathered to bring food, drink, and handcrafted goods to Chelsea. The over 600 attendees enjoyed tastings from eateries like Swine NYC, Caveman Foods, and Betel, while Six Point Brewery, Four Roses Bourbon, NYC Brew Craft Labs, and Jack From Brooklyn poured beer and liquor all night
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