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Downtown Crime Watch: Store HIt for Second Time

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

CrimeBlotterIllus_02_09_2012_EvanSoares $2K STOLEN FROM WALLET Last Wednesday, Feb. 1, a 55-year-old New Jersey woman took out $2,000 in cash from a Brooklyn ATM before getting on the subway at Court Street. When she got off at City Hall she realized her wallet—and all her cash—was missing. The woman told police that she had only opened the [&hellip
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Buyer for Bialystoker Home Rumored Close

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

bialystoker Preservationists, residents scramble to secure landmark designation By Alan Krawitz Built in 1929, the historic Bialystoker Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing served residents of the Lower East Side for 80 years before it was put up for sale and ultimately shuttered late last year. The center’s nonprofit owners, Bialystoker Center and Bikur Cholim Inc., claim [&hellip
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Keyholes: Taking a Peek into Spalding Gray's Old Writing Spot

Written by Mark Peikert on . Posted in Dwell OTDT, Our Town Downtown

otdthome This month, Our Town Downtown begins a new recurring feature called Keyholes, in which we investigate real, Downtown apartments. And who better to show that it doesn’t hurt than our own managing editor Marissa Maier, who currently lives in the former Soho apartment of Spalding Gray, her stepfather. According to family lore—Maier has her doubts—her Wooster [&hellip
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On Topic: For Roe v. Wade Supporters, Silence is No Longer a Choice

Written by Our Town Downtown on . Posted in On Topic OTDT, Opinion and Column, Our Town Downtown

03_OnTopic.Carolyn.Maloney.as_ Last Sunday, we marked the 39th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the landmark Supreme Court decision that guarantees a woman’s right to choose. Reproductive freedom is at greater risk now than at any time since Roe was handed down in 1973, and family planning is under attack. Women can no longer afford to be silent. [&hellip
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On Topic: The American President Show On Topic: The American President Show

Written by Our Town Downtown on . Posted in On Topic OTDT, Opinion and Column, Our Town Downtown

It’s close! It’s so close! Romney’s ahead! No, Gingrich is ahead! Oh, here comes Santorum! But can any of them beat Obama? It’s so exciting, I can’t stand it. The sporting style of American mainstream media coverage of political “races” may be fun for some people. But it’s also irresponsibly dumb because of the difference [&hellip
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Where to Watch Super Bowl XLVI

Written by Andrew Rice on . Posted in Eat & Drink, Lifestyle, Our Town Downtown

PatriciaVoulgaris_WickedWillys1 If You Are Rooting for the Patriots Rivieria Cafe 225 W. 4th St (at 7th Ave.), rivieracafeny.com. Not everyone who likes football likes the Giants, even though they probably should. For Boston expats or simply those who love Tom Brady, root for the Patriots at the city’s original Beantown sports bar, with 16 HD TVs, [&hellip
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