Posts Tagged ‘downtown’

Intercity Bus Permit Bill Gets Signed Into Law

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

With the new law, private buses like this one would need permits. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons. by Adel Manoukian Governor Cuomo signed the Silver-Squadron bill into law this past Friday, signifying the first-ever permit system for intercity buses. The law gives the city the power to designate bus stops, as well as require bus companies to provide information about the buses they are using, the number of passengers they expect to [&hellip
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New smoking concerns for kids in Lower Manhattan

Written by NY Press on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

05-03-SV.indd Anti-smoking groups worried about youth-targeted advertisements By Courtney M. Holbrook A slim, pale woman puffs away on a cigarette. A cloud of smoke rises from perfect red lips beneath a sign—“Marlboro Menthols, $10.75.” A bright window advertises candy, snack food and soda brands. Wrapped around the display in bright green foil, white block letters read [&hellip
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What if We Never Met?

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Your guide to the best obscure museums of Downtown By Paulette Safdieh It takes a lot to impress a New Yorker. Out-of-towners and tourists, newly transplanted co-workers from the West Coast (and, at times, even our Uptown counterparts) get excited about seeing the latest Broadway show or MoMA exhibit, but we shrug our shoulders like [&hellip
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Soho to Get a Bite of Midtown Turkish Delight

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Popular eastern Mediterranean restaurant to open branch in November By Megan McGibney It is said the world’s three greatest cuisines are French, Chinese and Turkish. While Downtown has plenty of the first two, it could use more of the latter. Luckily, Soho is set to get a Turkish eatery of its very own Nov. 15, [&hellip
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