Posts Tagged ‘manhattan’

Haunted Ground

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The superlative ghostly hangouts of Downtown Manhattan By Annie Lubin Most (Proven) Haunted Place: Merchant’s House Museum The Merchant’s House Museum is the oldest New York City home to have survived virtually intact. Built in 1832 and occupied by the same family for 100 years, the house would be interesting if only because it’s a [&hellip
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Whole Foods Tribeca Introduces Wellness Club

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Wall Street OWS’S GOOD NEIGHBOR POLICY Julie Menin, chair of CB1, and State Sen. Daniel Squadron, Rep. Jerrold Nadler and Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer all called on Occupy Wall Street to address the quality of life concerns raised residents and business around the park. Among the resolutions passed by CB1 and supported by Squadron, [&hellip
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Billy Parrott: Library Manager for the New York City Public Library, Battery City Park

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By Penny Grey Battery Park becomes an increasingly vibrant neighborhood every day. Billy Parrott, library manager of the Battery Park City Library, discusses the importance of the library to the community and the joys of being a librarian. How long has the Battery Park branch been open? We opened on March 15, 2010, so just [&hellip
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La MaMa Throws Itself a Gala 50th Birthday and the Theater Community Helps

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By Wickham Boyle La MaMa Experimental Theater Club and its founder, the marvelous, mercurial Ellen Stewart—well, if you know them, they need no introduction. It’s like saying “Thomas Edison” and “electricity.” But if you don’t, here are the Cliff’s Notes. Stewart was a hopeful African-American fashion design student who came from Chicago to New York [&hellip
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Lapsed Vision: Emilio Estevez seeks The Way

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Emilio Estevez seeks The Way By Gregory Solman Despite the persevering earnestness of filmmaker Emilio Estevez, The Way wanders off a well-trodden path down too many dead ends to find the epiphany it seeks. Dispirited and dour company among the golf buddies of his southern California suburbia, ophthalmologist Tom (Martin Sheen) undertakes a somber journey [&hellip
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Google Wallet Continues its Expansion to Manhattan Merchants

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By Georgia Suter Digital financing is on the brink of a revolution, thanks to mobile commerce. With powerful new payment methods like Google Wallet building steam, more and more vendors are re-examining their payment processes in an effort to fluidly speed transactions at a time when e-commerce and online shopping pose competition for in-store sales. [&hellip
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