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BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC  |  Lower Manhattan parents have another kindergarten option with the opening of private Pine St. School at 25 Pine Street this September. Pine Street School, which occupies three floors of the Trump Building, will offer preschool through first grade this fall and then launch its middle school next year. Eventually, the […]

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UNIVERSAL PEACE DAY AND PAX CHRISTI METRO NY’s ANNUAL HIROSHIMA/NAGASAKI MEMORIAL Three solemn yet ultimately hopeful events will commemorate the 69th anniversary of the U.S. bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, by contemplating the destructive power of nuclear weaponry as well as the world’s capacity to peacefully coexist. Pax Christi Metro New York’s annual Hiroshima/Nagasaki Memorial […]

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BY STEPHANIE BUHMANN  (stephaniebuhmann.com)  |  HERE AND ELSEWHERE In the past decade, contemporary art from across North Africa and the Middle East has increasingly gathered international attention. Some of the most comprehensive and most important recent international exhibitions in Europe — such as Documenta in Kassel (2012) and the La Biennale di Venezia (2013) — […]

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BY TRAV S.D.  (travsd.wordpress.com)    |  It’s interesting to speculate what the history of American theatre would have been if the movie industry in Hollywood had not come along to lure away some of its best talents. A primary case in point is writer-director-producer Preston Sturges, best known today for his unprecedented (and never repeated) […]

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THURSDAY, JULY 31 HUDSON RIVER PARK Pier 25 at North Moore, hudsonriverpark.org/events/river-rangers-2014 River Rangers: Hudson River Park offers budding scientists an opportunity to learn more about the great outdoors. Hudson River Park’s environmental educators bring the opportunity to observe and explore through discovery-based science experiments and nature-inspired crafts. Hands-on learning and play activities for kids […]

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William unsafe at any speed To The Editor:      Re “Pace students find traffic problems on William St.” (News article, July 17 – July 30): Hooray and thanks to the Pace students for pointing out to D.O.T. and the powers that be the serious traffic and pedestrian problems on William St. They have saved me […]

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ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK The Dept. of Transportation’s Summer Streets program will close Centre St. between the Brooklyn Bridge and Foley Square, and Lafayette St. between Foley Square and Astor Pl. (and Park Ave. all the way up to E 72nd St.) 6 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday. Manhattan-bound traffic on the […]

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Police officers climbed the Brooklyn Bridge on Fri., July 25 to investigate the sky-high crime scene that dominated New York City headlines last week after intruders swapped the two American flags atop the landmark for two white banners. Although conspiracy theories surrounding the stunt took over social media shortly after the news broke, police are […]

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BY ZACH WILLIAMS  |  Downtown captured two state championships in Little League softball in Chatham, N.Y. with one team still with ambitions of a national title. A Downtown Little League team comprised of local 14-year-olds will play in the Eastern Region finals Aug. 1 – 8 in Orange, Conn. following a 7-6 victory over Haverstraw […]

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