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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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Lights On…in Lower Manhattan

Written by Marissa Maier on . Posted in Breaking News, Business

Downtown Alliance’s Kelly Rush lets us know what’s opening and closing Without vision, a people perish. Or, in my version of this proverb for the column: Without glasses from the right eyewear shop, one might not be able to find one’s way to the spa…or to the restaurant for ribs. In this week’s edition, pamper [&hellip
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Fashion Week's Economic Boon

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Breaking News, Business, NY Press Exclusive, West Side Spirit

By Megan Bungeroth While some residents gripe about the unfavorable ramifications of having Fashion Week in their backyard, there are benefits to the community for hosting the event. In August 2011, the Fordham Consulting Group and Fordham University Graduate School of Business released an economic impact study outlining the effects of Fashion Week on the immediate [&hellip
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Fashion Week Nightmare

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Breaking News, West Side Spirit

fashionweekinsert Neighbors cry foul over takeover of neighborhood park By Megan Bungeroth For designers, buyers, reporters, photographers and clothes-conscious consumers the world over, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week conjures images of the latest and greatest designs paraded around in a swirl of parties and publicity. For residents of the area surrounding Fashion Week’s Lincoln Center home, however, the event [&hellip
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Solem Reminder at Park East Synagogue

Written by Our Town on . Posted in Breaking News

U.N Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon U.N. Secretary General, among many, pay respects at Holocaust Remembrance Day By Anam Baig The U.N. International Holocaust Commemoration Sabbath took place Saturday, Jan. 21 at the Park East Synagogue, where the year’s first snowfall marked the memory of the six million who lost their lives during the Holocaust. Nearly 200 people attended the event, including [&hellip
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A Fishy Business

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

marineinsert City announces bid for Asphalt Green garbage plant as Maloney and reps cry foul By Sean Creamer Although garbage collection is a dirty job, the old saying goes that someone has to do it. On that note, garbage must also go somewhere. That “somewhere” may soon be the old Marine Transfer Station (MTS) at East 91st [&hellip
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Clean Tests, Dirty Looks

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

2ndavinsert-1 Residents question MTA’s air quality tests on 2nd Avenue By Megan Bungeroth Those who live in the vicinity of the Second Avenue Subway construction have been concerned for several years about the potential effects that the constant blasting and construction may have on residents’ health. A few weeks ago, MTA Capital Construction released the results of [&hellip
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