BARNARD UNVEILS NEW CENTER

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Barnard College inaugurated the new Diana Center Feb. 3 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The 98,000-square-foot building, designed by Weiss/Manfredi, sits on the west side of Broadway, just south of West 120th Street. It occupies the site of the former McIntosh Center, which was demolished in June 2007 to make way for the new building. “McIntosh [&hellip
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SYMPHONY SPACE ‘CULTURE SPOT’

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NYC & Company, the city’s official marketing and tourism organization, named Symphony Space February’s “Culture Spot.” The performing arts center, on Broadway and West 95th Street, is celebrating by offering $5 off general admission to select performances and two-for-one tickets to Sunday film presentations throughout the month. Visit nycgo.com/culturespot for more information. Visitors can also [&hellip
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NEW BIZ OPENS

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More than a year has passed since electronics retailer Circuit City folded, shuttering the store on Broadway and West 79th Street. Now, discount clothing retailer Filene’s Basement will expand into the old space. Filene’s Basement will double in size, taking 22,700 square feet and leaving Zales Jewelry store in place, according to Thomas Citron, broker [&hellip
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Security Guard Assault

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A teen at Louis D. Brandeis High School, at 145 W. 84th St. between Columbus and Amsterdam avenues, was arrested Feb. 8 after a fight with a security guard. At 10:15 a.m. that morning, the guard asked Luis Ferreira, 18, to have his backpack scanned. Police said that Ferreira became verbally and physically abusive. The [&hellip
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