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BY PUMA PERL   |  Picture Nick and Nora shaking martinis mixed with Prozac while sitting on the railroad tracks. That, and the program description (“a pitch black and piercingly incisive comedy”) should give you a pretty good indication of what to expect. The one word title — “Chemistry” — is multilayered. Sharply written banter […]

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THURSDAY, AUGUST 14 BATTERY PARK CITY PARKS CONSERVANCY 212-267-9700, bpcparks.org Preschool Art: Come learn art with paper, clay, wood, and paint. Ages 4 and under | Free, drop in | Nelson A. Rockefeller Park| 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. EVERY THURSDAY UNTIL 10/30 Art & Games: Ages 5+ | Free, drop in | Nelson A. […]

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BY DUSICA SUE MALESVIC  |   Financial District resident Max Taylor decided to enter a photo contest for the first time — and won, beating out over 30,000 submissions. “It is kind of still settling with me,” the 25-year-old photographer said. The #ItsAmazingOutThere national contest was sponsored by the Weather Channel and Toyota. Taylor was checking […]

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CONTACT HIGHS By Sy Schleimer What a miracle of human sound When sharing by voice was found. Early grunts, shrieks  and  groans Magically evolved into human tones. Enabling pairs  and groups to grow Into diversified societies we know, Inexorable cultural complex needs, Impelled literature and  tech deeds.   The sound images of video and TV Transmitted  life into […]

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Height rules the day at city pools where children of any age may enter without adult supervision as long as they are at least eight inches taller than the water’s depth. So at the shallow children’s pool in Vesuvio Playground in Soho, 3’8” is the cutoff.

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Thurs., Aug. 14 – Wed., Aug. 20  ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING |   RULES ARE SUSPENDED  FRIDAY FOR FEAST OF THE ASSUMPTION Last Summer Streets of 2014! If you haven’t gotten to go there, do so; it’s terrific and quiet with no cars. Centre St. will close between the Brooklyn Bridge and Foley Square and Lafayette St. will […]

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Set against the sunset over the Hudson, local organizations and officials joined the community to honor Lower Manhattan’s cops at the First Precinct’s National Night Out Against Crime on Battery Park City’s esplanade Aug. 5.  Proclamations were presented to Captain Brendan Timoney (at right in right photo), commanding officer of the precinct, and Captain Anthony […]

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BY ZACH WILLIAMS  |  Many a boy and girl plays a backyard ballgame with a sibling, fantasizing about winning a championship if only fate would eventually permit. For two Downtown Little League softball teams though, that’s the reality for not one, but seven sibling sets. The sisterhood of two state championship teams — one comprised […]

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BY ROSA KIM  |  Melissa Carbone never imagined she would grow up to be a software engineer. “I was always telling myself that I had to be good at math and that I wasn’t the kind of person who could code. That kept me away from the field,” she said. “Until I realized that I […]

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  BY JOSH ROGERS  |  Downtown school advocates have been better than the city at forecasting the growing need for schools in recent years, and now there’s a new state law requiring the New York City to adopt some of their methods. The law, which Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed Monday,  requires the city’s School Construction […]

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