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If You Fall Off The (Health) Inspector's Horse, Try, Try Again

Written by Andrew Rice on . Posted in Breaking News, NY Press Exclusive

restaurant2 A recent report by political newspaper City and State revealed startling insight into the Department of Health’s letter-grading system. While 77 percent of restaurants garnered the coveted A grade, some have done so only after appealing their initial ranking. Points are awarded for differing health violations. Two points are deducted for minor problems such  as improper [&hellip
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Vendors Push for Reduced Fines

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

vendor rally 2.16.12-2 They’re everywhere in the city. No, we’re not talking about cabs on the road or rats in the subway, but the street vendors who sell everything from hats, umbrellas, books and bags, to gyros, churros and ices. Many of these street business owners are veterans and/or immigrants. Shortly after noon on Thursday, Feb. 16, hundreds [&hellip
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Neighborhood Chatter

Written by Our Town Downtown on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town Downtown, Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit, Our Town Downtown

LOWER MANHATTAN J&R JR. STORE OPENS Alliance for Downtown New York President Elizabeth Berger joined J&R Co-CEOs Joe and Rachelle Friedman and their son, J&R Executive Vice President Jason Friedman, to celebrate the launch of the new J&R Jr. store this Monday, Feb. 13. The new location, conceived of by Jason Friedman, is a 15,000-square-foot [&hellip
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Making It Work

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

LGBT LGBT organizations discuss future with help of local Chamber of Commerce By Andrew Rice “Why isn’t this working for us? How’d you do that?” were a couple of the questions posed by the nearly two dozen board members of different nonprofit lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) groups as they sat down to discuss the [&hellip
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Making It Work

Written by Marissa Maier on . Posted in Breaking News

LGBT organizations discuss future with help of local Chamber of Commerce By Andrew Rice “Why isn’t this working for us? How’d you do that?” were a couple of the questions posed by the nearly two dozen board members of different nonprofit lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) groups as they sat down to discuss the [&hellip
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Where to Watch Super Bowl XLVI

Written by Andrew Rice on . Posted in Eat & Drink, Lifestyle, Our Town Downtown

PatriciaVoulgaris_WickedWillys1 If You Are Rooting for the Patriots Rivieria Cafe 225 W. 4th St (at 7th Ave.), rivieracafeny.com. Not everyone who likes football likes the Giants, even though they probably should. For Boston expats or simply those who love Tom Brady, root for the Patriots at the city’s original Beantown sports bar, with 16 HD TVs, [&hellip
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Luxury Condos Slated to Replace St. Vincent’s Hospital

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City officials vote unanimously on transformation of Greenwich Village building By Andrew Rice The controversial plan to convert the St. Vincent’s campus in Greenwich Village from a vacant hospital building and lot to a luxury condominium with a school, medical center and public park space moved one step closer this week. On Monday, Jan. 23, [&hellip
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