Posts Tagged ‘9/11’

Finding Unity on Anniversary of 9/11

Written by Marissa Maier on . Posted in Breaking News

In most cases, noted Julie Menin, chair of Community Board 1, coordinating an event that involves hundreds of volunteers and thousands of participants in Downtown Manhattan would take roughly a year to plan. Menin and CB1, however, have managed to organize such an event, “Hand in Hand: Remembering 9/11,” in the span of six weeks, [&hellip
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downtown social

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New York City-based photographer George Denison spent an afternoon at ground zero on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 5. In the days leading up to the 10th anniversary of 9/11, Denison asked a few onlookers what had brought them to the site. [photosmash id=5 layout='gallery_view_layout'
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The Ghostbusters Firehouse

Written by Wickham Boyle on . Posted in Breaking News

It is a nearly ubiquitous call and refrain. Cry out, “Who you gonna call?” and the crowd yells “Ghostbusters!” Built in 1904 on the corner of North Moore and Varick streets, Ladder Company 8, the fire station used in the movie, still gets lots of calls and always comes running to the rescue—even almost 20 [&hellip
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Neighborhood Chatter: 9.1.11

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9/11 Zadroga Act Eligibility Extends to Canal St. The United States Department of Justice issued the final regulations on Monday, Aug. 29, for the September 11th Victims Compensation Fund (VCF), or the Zadroga Act, reported a press release from Council Member Margaret Chin’s office. One of the most notable changes was the expansion of the [&hellip
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Remembering 9/11

Written by admin on . Posted in Arts & Film

10th anniversary tributes and memorials For the last decade, the end of summer has meant one thing to New Yorkers, even subconsciously: the anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001. Hard to believe, but this year marks the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks, and New Yorkers still haven’t forgotten. Whether they’re celebrating the memory of the [&hellip
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Holding Hands to Memorialize 9/11

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Looking for a way to actively participate in a 9/11 commemoration ceremony? RSVP for the “Hand in Hand, Remembering 9/11” event on September 10, 2011. In a letter on the “Hand in Hand” website, Community Board 1 Chairperson Julie Menin outlines the details of the event: “On Saturday, September 10th, 2011 at 8:46 a.m., we [&hellip
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Pieces of WTC Around the World

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As the 9/11 Anniversary approaches we have been noticing the frequency of news stories of World Trade Center artifacts making their way to towns and cities around the country (and the world). The Daily News recently reported that nearly 1,200 pieces of steel from the wreckage at Ground Zero are being used at various domestic [&hellip
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Tribeca Film Fest 2012 Dates (and A Call for Submissions)!

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The Tribeca Film Festival – now entering its eleventh edition – recently announced the dates for the 2012 festival: April 18 – 29, 2012. Submissions to the festival (which accepts narrative and documentary features and short films) will open on September 19, 2011 and continue through January 6, 2012. For the 2011 edition, the festival [&hellip
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