Parents Fight Back Against Co-Location

Written by Daniel Fitzsimmons on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown

Community leaders say there’s not enough space and class size will increase A proposal by the Department of Education to co-locate an early college program in the same building as the Neighborhood University High School on the Lower East Side has been met with staunch resistance from community leaders and parents.  The proposal would add [&hellip
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Out & About

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Friday, September 13 Rise Up Downtown 2013 10 Desbrosses Street, 9 PM – 1 AM, $195 plus $5.87 fee Fundraiser. Open Bar, Silent Auction, Panoramic Views. Live Music by Jim Roberti Band. A September 11, 2001 Commemorative Ball. Tuesday’s Children serves all those directly impacted by the events of September 11, 2001 — children, families, [&hellip
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Going Against the Grain with Meghan McCain

Written by Angela Barbuti on . Posted in News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit

The senator’s daughter on living in NYC and her new show Many people who can will leave the city for the summer. Not Meghan McCain. She spent the season in a loft in the heart of Little Italy filming her new docu-talk series, Raising McCain, which premieres on September 14th. The twenty-eight-year-old, who is used [&hellip
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From Shelter to Catwalk

Written by Daniel Fitzsimmons on . Posted in News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit

A recovering addict getting back on his feet will walk as a model at Fashion Week David Butler spends his nights at the NYC Rescue Mission, checking residents in and out of the showers and performing general housekeeping duties. He’s been enrolled in the shelter’s 12-step recovery program for about five and a half months, [&hellip
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A Farmer Speaks

Written by NYPress on . Posted in News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown

In 1987, when I left Manhattan’s Upper West Side and corporate employment to try my hand at organic farming in upstate New York, almost everyone who knew me thought I was suffering a severe lapse of judgment. The un-spoken assumption was that after a year or two I’d be back in town, a chastened and [&hellip
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Your Candidates for Districts 1, 2 and 3

Written by NYPress on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown

There are three competetive city council races downtown this year – two feature incumbents running against challengers, and one, District 3, is the two-way bout to win the seat soon to be vacated by current council Speaker and mayoral candidate Christine Quinn. We asked the candidates for each district why they should get your vote.  [&hellip
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Your Neighborhood, Your Choice

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit

Candidates Talk Affordability and Development on Eve of Election  On September 10, voters will go to the polls to make decisions almost as crucial as on the big day in November. The primary election next Tuesday will determine who gets on the ballot for each political party. We polled all four candidates vying to represent [&hellip
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