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BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC   |  It takes two hands to hold a Whopper, but only one to hold a beer. A Burger King at 106 Liberty St. is planning to sell beer alongside its fast food fare. First it had to petition the Financial District Committee for a beer license though. The application process started […]

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Thurs., Sept. 11 – Wed., Sept. 17  |  ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Special Alert for Lower Manhattan on Thursday!  In observance of the 13th remembrance of the September 11th attacks, all streets in the area bounded by Barclay St., Thames/Albany Sts., Trinity Pl./Church St., and West St. will close 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. […]

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BY ZACH WILLIAMS  |  Aplan to improve the safety, traffic and appearance of Orchard St. received support from a Community Board 3 committee on Sept. 4. Presented by the Lower East Side Business Improvement District, proposed changes to the streetscape would increase consistency among curbside amenities, such as trees, bike racks and benches, among other […]

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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 11 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 p.m. EVERY THURSDAY UNTIL 10/30 Art & Games Age 5+ | Free, drop in | Nelson A. […]

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Tribeca mugging An 18-year-old Brooklyn man was with his 17-year-old girlfriend Monday afternoon in Tribeca when two men punched him in the head, causing a bump. Police say the pair then stole his $100 Eddie Bauer book bag, Beats headphones worth $200, and $40 in cash. The two men fled east from the corner of […]

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BY PUMA PERL  |  Early last fall, this guy named  Bicycle Joe told me about some writer guy he thought I should meet. “He does spoken word just like you,” said Bicycle Joe. “And he’s opening for Television in a couple of months.” “Hold on,” I replied. “He’s just like me except that he’s opening […]

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BY SCOTT STIFFLER  |  VOICES OF SWORDS  |  Rapidly aging members of Generation X and their somewhat younger (but by not necessarily youthful) Gen Y counterparts might find that the subject matter of Kari Floren’s latest play cuts a little too close to the bone — but they’ll be better off considering its implications sooner […]

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BY LIZ RICHARDS  |  “More fringe shows should include a cocktail,” I told a friend the week before seeing “The Imbible” during its recent FringeNYC run. This show greets you in the lobby with one, a mixed drink of the playwright’s own invention called a Rusty Ale: India Pale Ale with a shot of Drambuie […]

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Events Downtown  Thurs August 28- Wed. SEPTEMBER 10 THURSDAY, AUGUST 28 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 p.m. EVERY THURSDAY UNTIL 10/30 Art & Games Age […]

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On Wed., Sept. 10, the National September 11 Memorial and Museum is inviting Lower Manhattan residents, 9/11 family members,  rescue and recovery workers, active duty first responders and 9/11 survivors, to visit the 9/11 Memorial Museum from 5 p.m. to close. Members of these groups can book free ticket(s) to visit the museum by reserving […]

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