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Thursday, September 10 – Wednesday, September 16 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED MONDAY AND TUESDAY FOR ROSH HASHANAH Special Alert for Lower Manhattan on Friday!  In observance of the 14th remembrance of the Sept. 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. Friday. While West and […]

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Long-running “If You Lived Here You’d be Home”: Children’s Museum of the Arts, 103 Charlton St. at Hudson Street; (212) 274–0986; cmany.org; Mondays, Noon to 5 pm, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, closed, Thursdays and Fridays, Noon to 6 pm, Saturdays and Sundays, 10 am to 5 pm,; $12 (Free for members and children under 1).  This exhibition takes cartography and mapping […]

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BY LENORE SKENAZY   |  What’s it like to be a substitute in the New York City public schools? That’s not what Elizabeth Rose’s new book, “Yo Miz!,” is about. It’s about what it’s like to be a sub at 25 New York City public schools over the course of one year. The songwriter and playwright […]

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Trust We’re quite sure we at UnderCover will never be consulted for fashion advice, but we’re starting to wonder if black has a chance to become the new black given how we’re being kept in the dark for the Fashion Week show on Tribeca’s Pier 26 on Sept.11. By the look of things, it will […]

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BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC  |  Strollers lined the building Wednesday, children ran around playing and yelling, parents greeted one another with hugs and kisses — and all were excited about the first day at the newly opened Peck Slip School in the Seaport. “I think it’s absolutely gorgeous — it’s brand new,” said Dana Bullaro, […]

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BY YANNIC RACK  |  In New York City of today, the Royal Barber Shop on Fulton St. stands out from the competition in a lot of ways. For one thing, you won’t find the antique fixtures and expensive hair products here that many newly opened, retro-style barbers seem to use as justification for their often-outlandish […]

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BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC  |  “If this bill does not pass, I will pass away.” Nicholas Poliseno uttered this statement calmly to Downtown Express after a press conference last week where elected officials pushed for the permanent reauthorization of the Zadroga Act, the 9/11 health bill which expires for patients in October. Poliseno, a Con […]

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BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC   |  The N.Y.P.D. is hoping to push food vendors further away from the World Trade Center in an effort to better protect the area from terrorists. The current restricted zone is bounded north by Vesey St., south by Liberty St., east at Broadway and west at West. St., Leighton A. Myrie, […]

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BY YANNIC RACK  |  Strolling through the Essex Street Market, casual visitors will be mostly oblivious to the troubles its historic halls have seen over the last few years. On closer inspection, they might notice the few shuttered stalls whose spaces have sat empty for almost a year. And sometimes, the corridors displaying fresh produce […]

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BY YANNIC RACK  |  If you’re the parent or guardian of a student who is starting middle school in New York City this week, there’s a good chance you spent some time last year worrying about your child’s reading score. Competition for space in the city’s better public middle schools can be fierce, which is […]

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