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With predictions of up to 3 feet of snow, the subway was shut down at 11 p.m. Mon., Jan. 26, when a car travel ban also went into effect in the city and surrounding suburban counties. Only eight inches of snow ended up falling in much of the city and Gov. Andrew Cuomo lifted the […]

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“Bon Voyage For The Peking? Seaport Museum Tacks In That Direction”  (PRINT EDITION, Jan 15): A museum is one thing. It is not a seaport. What is the history that we want to be our memory? Study other historical seaports……….are they without sails? Diane Fabrizio My late father, the artist Leon Dolice (1892-1960) arrived in this […]

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Thursday, January 29 – Wednesday, February 4  |  ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK.  Check 311 for updates Below-freezing temperatures and even more snowfalls are in the forecast through the week, so the snow will most likely stick around. Avoid driving if at all possible, but if you must, use extreme caution. Follow […]

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BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC  |  The new Peck Slip School in the Seaport is expected to open to students this September and its principal Maggie Siena is looking forward to having a library and dedicated space for music, art and science. “It’s always nice to have a room that’s really dedicated for a single purpose,” […]

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BY SCOTT STIFFLER  | Hailed by the Italian publication Effetto Arte for her surreal works that integrate digital and traditional tools of the trade, painter Anya Rubin excels at depicting a culture struggling to evolve at the same pace as technology. Floating brains, human bodies with animal heads, selfie portraits and the frequent presence of a […]

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BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC    |  The World Trade Center Performing Arts Center — an important part of the original plan for the site but which has been plagued with delays — still does not have an architect, but is moving forward with a clear vision of what kind of performing arts space it would like […]

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BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC  |  It had all the makings of a typical teen party — pizza and soda, excited chatter, and of course, young people. But it was no party, but rather a meeting to discuss a serious commitment that some adults would shy away from: serving on a community board. Late last Friday […]

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BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC  |  The speculation is over: Michael Fortenbaugh is officially out of North Cove Marina as the Battery Park City Authority named Brookfield Office Properties and its partner Island Global Yachting the marina’s operator at their Thurs., Jan. 22 morning meeting. Brookfield Properties will pay $4.5 million in license payments over ten […]

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BY LINCOLN ANDERSON  |  A political tsunami hit Lower Manhattan and all of New York State last Thursday as Sheldon Sheldon, the powerful speaker of the Assembly, surrendered to the F.B.I. on multiple corruption charges. According to U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara, Silver’s alleged crimes include two forms of graft involving his outside income over the […]

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BY JOSH ROGERS  |  Last year when Downtown school advocates renewed their battle to get more classroom space in the Schools Chancellor’s conference room, Sheldon Silver, their most powerful ally, had a simple solution for the school leader: Use my conference room across the street. Although the idea was rejected by Chancellor Carmen Farina, Assembly […]

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