LETTER TO THE EDITOR

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Dear Editor: There was good news and bad news concerning the recent announcement by filmmakers Michael Moore and Morgan Spurlock that construction for an all-documentary movie theater [at the Downtown Community Television Center] will begin in downtown Manhattan. Documentary movies are already periodically available at many other Manhattan theaters including the Film Forum, Angelika Film [&hellip
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Subway Prepping for Next Big Storm

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After recovering from extensive damage from Hurricane Sandy, the MTA is gearing up for the next giant weather event By Karen Matthews Removable panels and inflatable plugs are among the ideas New York City’s transit officials are considering to stop the next big storm from flooding the subway system the way Superstorm Sandy did, officials [&hellip
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Nashville Comes to New York

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Nashville star Jonathan Jackson will rock B.B. King’s By Angela Barbuti Jonathan Jackson recently landed another dream job. On ABC’s new series Nashville, he gets to combine two of his talents — acting and singing. “It’s a dream come true. I never thought a role like this would come along,” the thirty-one-year old said about [&hellip
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Residents Furious Over Photos

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People living in the Zinc Building became unwitting subjects of photographs now for sale in a Chelsea gallery By Jake Pearson In one photo, a woman is on all fours, presumably picking something up, her posterior pressed against a glass window. Another photo shows a couple in bathrobes, their feet touching beneath a table. And [&hellip
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Aid Honored for Service During Sandy

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Home health aid Vietta Horton stayed by the side of her 92-year-old client for a week straight when the storm hit By Helaina Hovitz Lower East Side resident Connie Moscarella, 92, was afraid to fall asleep during Hurricane Sandy. Fortunately, she was with her home health aide of nearly seven years, Vietta Horton, 61, who [&hellip
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A Fun Brunch With My Mom, On The DL

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Dinner on Ludlow extends their menu to brunch, with a nightclub vibe By Helaina Hovitz Unfortunately for my mother, the dancing queen of her day, my dad is not a dancer. And, just her luck, dancing was not yet on the menu when we had brunch at Dinner on Ludlow (95 Delancey Street). The popular [&hellip
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Eye-Catching Specs

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Jeffrey’s Manhattan Eyeland beats generic chain shops By Laura Shanahan Let’s play a little game, you and me. I’m going to give you clues, and you guess what type of venue we’re visiting today, OK? In the storefront window is a lineup of an artfully wrought painted plaster zebra, tiger and antelope, and an avant-garde [&hellip
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Stuy Town Rents Skyrocket

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Over 1,000 residents received notice last week that their rent would increase by hundreds of dollars in less than a month Residents of Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Vilage have been battling with various landlords for years. A recent win in court which awarded tenants millions of dollars owed in rent that had been collected [&hellip
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Community Calendar

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Thursday, May 16 Community Board 1 Quality of Life Committee meeting, 6 p.m., Community Board #1 Office, 49-51 Chambers Street, Room 709 Community Board 2 SLA Licensing II meeting, 6:30 p.m., St. Anthony of Padua, 151-155 Sullivan St. Lower Hall Monday, May 20 Community Board 3 SLA & DCA Licensing Committee meeting, 6:30 p.m., University [&hellip
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One World Trade Center Tallest Building in U.S.

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On Friday, May 10, workers finished installing the spire atop One World Trade Center, making it officially the tallest building in the United States at a symbolic 1,776 feet. The spire itself is 408 feet tall. The Associated Press reported that the spire, when finished and active, will serve as a broadcast antenna and keep [&hellip
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