Posts Tagged ‘9/11’

Warner Wolf’s Home-Field Advantage

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Arts & Film, News Our Town, News West Side Spirit, Sports, West Side Spirit

On meeting Joe DiMaggio and the most important story he ever covered By Angela Barbuti   For over 50 years, Warner Wolf has been eyewitness to the world’s greatest athletes and seen some sporting events that have gone down in the annals of human history. His line, “Let’s go to the videotape,” which began as [&hellip
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Neighborhood Chatter

Written by admin on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

NeighborhoodChatter LOWER EAST SIDE SILVER PROPOSES GUN BUY-BACKS AT RUTGERS HOUSE In response to increased gun violence in the Lower East Side over recent months, Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver wrote a letter to Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance and Police Commissioner Ray Kelly recently, asking for their support in a plan to reduce gun violence. Silver’s plan is to rally the DA’s office and NYPD [&hellip
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Neighborhood Chatter: 9.15.11

Written by admin on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown

FINANCIAL DISTRICT THE VERY FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL After a two-year incubation period at the Tweed Courthouse on Chambers Street, the students of the Spruce Street School finally moved to their permanent location in the Gehry Tower last week. A red carpet—though more for the rain than for fanfare—was laid out at the school entrance [&hellip
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Written by admin on . Posted in Arts & Film, Breaking News

The day everything changed Nearly a decade after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, the New Yorkers who watched the planes hit the Twin Towers carry those images with them to this day. To commemorate the anniversary of this tragedy, Tribeca-based writer Wickham Boyle presents a powerful, visceral account of the day through the [&hellip
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Impressions With Philip Glass

Written by admin on . Posted in Arts & Film, Film

Composer Talks Scoring REBIRTH From Kundun to The Hours to The Fog of War, Philip Glass isn’t the type of composer to wed himself to one cinematic genre. Like an actor, Glass noted in a phone interview, he imagines the emotional motivation of the characters, fictional or otherwise, when scoring a film. While working on [&hellip
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After Loss Comes Rebirth

Written by Marissa Maier on . Posted in Arts & Film, Film

A doc 10 years in the making shows rebuilding of ground zero and the stories of 9/11 survivors There are documentaries with the power to transcend the silver screen and create lasting, perceptible change in the three-dimensional world. REBIRTH is one such film. A feature-length documentary, REBIRTH is part of a larger organization whose mission [&hellip
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Memorial is Ready

Written by Josh Rogers on . Posted in Breaking News

The 9/11 Memorial plaza looked just about ready to open last Thursday as Downtown community board members took in the oaks and the empty square reflecting pools built at the Twin Towers’ footprints. The memorial pools with water flowing down the sides will open on the 10th anniversary of the attacks, during a ceremony Sunday [&hellip
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