Posts Tagged ‘New York’

Watch World Cup at Family Outing

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Catch the USA vs. England World Cup game in a family friendly setting on June 12 at MARTE (Manhattan Artisan Retail & Trade Emporium), 121 E. 3rd Street. The artisan flea market is showing the game on a large screen with soccer demos, free snacks and free Hawaiian Shaved Ice for the kids
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More on U.N. Plan For Governors Island

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Editor’s Note: Last week, West Side Spirit ran a letter signed by Mary Sue Daniels, office of the mayor, NYC Commission for the U.N., responding to a request to move the United Nations to Governors Island. The reader who submitted the letter, Scott Baker, of Common Ground NYC and Transportation Alternatives, submitted another letter published [&hellip
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FORMER RANGEL AIDE RUNS FOR STATE SENATE

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By Dan Rivoli A former aide to Rep. Charles Rangel is seeking the State Senate seat currently held by attorney general candidate Eric Schneiderman. The aide, Miosotis Muñoz, was a community representative for the longtime Harlem Congressman between 2005 and 2007. Her career in government also includes stints as a Latino liaison in the offices [&hellip
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Move the U.N. to Governors Island

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To the Editor: You might be interested to know that I proposed this very thing in the spring of 2006 to various government offices and officials in the Mayor’s office (“Governors Island: A Different Idea,” open forum, April 29). My own selfish reason was because, at that time, the U.N. was standing in the way [&hellip
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Getting Candid With Daphne Merkin

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By Charlotte Eichna Despite a reported habit of running behind schedule, Daphne Merkin materialized in the doorway of the writing center at Marymount Manhattan College, on East 71st Street, only a few minutes late for a morning interview. After a cup of coffee, the renowned memoirist was ready to delve into the details of her [&hellip
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