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Neighborhood Chatter: Back to Business; Gun Control

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

Renowned Chef Daniel Boulud drops off a gourmet meal and jokes with a resident of Stuyvesant Town. The visit highlighted the Citymeals-on-Wheels program which helps to get food to homebound and elderly. Downtown Getting Back to Business The Downtown Alliance has made it their mission to mold and maintain Lower Manhattan as a world-leading central business district of today. The devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy pushed this organization to launch the Back to Business Small Business Grant Program that is now able to provide grant distribution for [&hellip
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Seaport Shops Sending Out SOS

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

Council Member Diana Reyna listens to a South Street Seaport small business owner talk about rebuilding her business after Hurricane Sandy. Photo by Aaron Adler Many of the small businesses near the South Street Seaport are struggling to repoen after devastating hurricane damage. By Caroline Lewis Made Fresh Daily, an all-natural café in the once-bustling South Street Seaport neighborhood, enjoyed a buzzing lunch hour on a recent Monday afternoon, seven weeks after Hurricane Sandy left a high-water mark halfway up [&hellip
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The 2013 Winter Guide

Written by NY Press on . Posted in Breaking News

Illustration by Jensine Eckwell Once the holidays are over, it’s easy to view the winter season as a bleak, frigid time to curse the weather and your daily commute. But it’s not all gray slush and missing mittens! Winter in New York City is the time to explore, away from the throngs of summer tourists and ubiquitous street fairs. [&hellip
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City & State’s Power 100 List

Written by City and State on . Posted in Politics

01_powerslider-1da07d562c   Who are the 100 most powerful people in New York City politics? Of course, the answer is both subjective and controversial. Still, in an audacious attempt to arrive at a ranking that reflects who really are the movers and shakers that drive New York City’s agenda, City & State has solicited the off-the-record opinions [&hellip
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Barcelona Calling

Written by Regan Hofmann on . Posted in Eat & Drink, Our Town Downtown

barcelona_pedrera Bar Jamón fills an important hole in the city’s Spanish landscape In most of the United States, if all you knew about Spain came from the Spanish restaurants in your town, you’d be laboring under the impression that everyone in Spain listens exclusively to folk music, uses too much paprika and hasn’t yet reached the [&hellip
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Nabe Chatter: Box Cutter Rapist Convicted, Ex-EV Officer Sentenced, World AIDS Day

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

flagpole_AA Box Cutter Rapist Convicted on All Counts Thanks to DNA evidence, Andres Suarez, 30, of the Bronx, was recently convicted on all charges for raping and assaulting a woman in her Soho apartment in 2008. During the trial in the New York Supreme Court, the jury found Suarez guilty on all the counts, including predatory [&hellip
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Ice Cream, You Scream, We All Scream Quieter Than Norbert Leo Butz in ‘Dead Accounts’

Written by Doug Strassler on . Posted in Arts & Film, Theater

Picture 5 Actor steals slim ‘Dead Accounts’ Dead Accounts, is, for better or worse, best known as that “Katie Holmes” play, since it is largely the presence of its tabloid favorite star that finally led the show to Broadway after a decent reception in Cincinnati. But very quickly it is double Tony-winner Norbert Leo Butz who emerges [&hellip
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AIDS Activists Climb Flagpoles At City Hall

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

IMG_0859 copy By Aaron Adler Two members of Housing Works, a New York-based healthcare and AIDS advocate group, climbed two 40 foot flagpoles at the southern end of City Hall Park in lower Manhattan on Wednesday around 10:45 a.m. The activists, wearing helmets and climbing gear, unfurled a 30 foot banner that read “HOUSING IS HEALTHCARE: HOUSE [&hellip
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