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Enter artist Yung Oh Le Page’s studio and it is easy to see why children get excited. First, there is the mini-golf hole that Le Page and elementary school students at Pine Street School are constructing. Boxes outline its frame while poles with shapes on top — like planets — stand sentinel. But this mini-golf […]

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A “swirling spectacle” of sculptures will be installed at the top of the Winter Garden at Brookfield Place starting Mar. 26. “Soft Spin,” an installation of six massive fabric forms by Canadian artist Heather Nicol, will be on view until April 24 and open from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily at the atrium near […]

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Joel Getreu, a disbarred lawyer that had offices in the Financial District, has been charged with stealing more than $450,000 in settlement funds intended for his clients, according Cyrus Vance, Jr., Manhattan’s district attorney. He was charged in an indictment in New York State Supreme Court with a scheme to defraud in the first degree, […]

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The man suspected of fatally shooting an aspiring East Village rapper outside his home in the Lillian Wald Houses on Avenue D on Mon., Feb. 23, was taken into custody in New Jersey Feb. 26. Shaquille Fuller, 21, a resident of 60 Avenue D, also in the Wald Houses, was taken into custody in Irvington, N.J., the […]

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A few of the hundreds who came to City Hall Sunday in support of Police Officer Peter Liang, who is under indictment for accidentally killing an unarmed man in a dark Brooklyn housing project last November. “An accident, not a crime,” read many banners.

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Four cops, who were instrumental in capturing a Queens man accused of committing eight burglaries Downtown, were honored as the “cops of the month” at the First Precinct Community Council meeting on Feb. 26. “The cops of the month from the First Precinct did a tremendous job,” said Captain Brendan Timoney, a week before he […]

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Insufficient funds It was the A.T.M. machine robbery that wasn’t. On Thurs., Mar. 5 at 11:30 p.m., a thief attempted to get at the cash dispenser located at a Tasti D-Lite at 203 Spring St. in Soho, police say. After cutting through the security gate, the thief attempted to remove the A.T.M., which is owned […]

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BY STEPHANIE BUHMANN  (stephaniebuhmann.com)  |  This exhibition, which marks the artist’s first U.S. retrospective, begins with his childhood drawings and concludes with his mature political and satirical campaigns as well as animations, among others. Born in Alsace, France, in 1931, Ungerer is best known as the award-winning author and illustrator of such beloved 1960s children’s […]

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BY MICHAEL LYDON | Robin Hirsch sipped thoughtfully on a glass of red wine in a quiet corner of the Cornelia Street Café. For an hour or more, with many a twinkle in his eye, he’d told tall tales of his four decades as the Café’s fearless leader — the legendary toaster oven that served […]

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BY STEPHANIE BUHMANN  (stephaniebuhmann.com) | Featuring some of the largest work Goldberg has made recently, this ambitious exhibition continues the artist’s exploration of his signature vocabulary. Held in a grisaille palette, the latter consists of playful images of dogs, birds or ducks, for example, which are characterized by a graphic clarity reminiscent of billboard signs. These […]

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