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Woman Killed by Truck on Monday ID’ed as Downtown Artist

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

Photo by edenpictures. Via Flickr Commons. By Paul Bisceglio – – *Update*: An NYPD spokesperson announced on Wednesday that Greg Smith was charged with failure to yield to a pedestrian and failure to exercise due care. – – South Village resident Jessica Dworkin, 58, was killed on Monday morning when the rear of a tractor trailer hit her and dragged her two blocks under [&hellip
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Velazquez Scores Decisive Primary Win Over Three Challengers

Written by Alan Krawitz on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

Nydia_Velázquez Lopez-backed candidate, Councilman Erik Martin Dilan, falls short by Alan Krawitz The 2012 Democratic primary in the newly created 7th District. which includes parts of Brooklyn, Queens and the Lower East Side, was billed by many to be one of the toughest challenges of Rep. Nydia Velázquez’s 10 terms in office. But, that storyline fell [&hellip
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Soho BID Seems To Be On Hold—For the Moment

Written by City & State on . Posted in Breaking News

From City & State’s Heard Around Town: What’s going on with the long-awaiting plan to put a Business Improvement District in SoHo? A hearing was supposed to be held on the proposed BID this spring, but it has never materialized. One source involved in pushing the BID says that Manhattan Councilwoman Margaret Chin, who is [&hellip
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Updated: New Jersey Man Arrested in Etan Patz Case

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

While the excavation of a Soho basement on Prince Street in April yielded almost no clues into the disappearance of 6-year-old Etan Patz, who went missing from the area in 1979, it appears the NYPD might have a new suspect in the case. Police commissioner Ray Kelly officially remained mum on the identity of the [&hellip
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Predictions For 2012

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Pundits and players ruminate on what 2012 holds in store for Downtown—and beyond.   Click below for the predictions:   Margaret Chin, City Council member Andrew Berman, Executive Director of the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation Nancy Shafer, Executive Director of the Tribeca Film Festival Gene Russianoff, Staff Attorney for the Straphangers Campaign Elizabeth [&hellip
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Sean Sweeney, Director of the SoHo Alliance

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Soho’s unrelenting development will continue unabated, as more retail stores move into formerly backwater areas that have relatively more affordable rents, namely lower and eastern Soho around Canal, Howard, Lafayette and Centre streets. However, residents will continue their fight to stop unbridled commercialization, particularly in opposing a proposal by mega real-estate developers to establish an [&hellip
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