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Air head: ‘Baby Trump’ balloon makes appearance at pro-impeachment rally Downtown

BY COLIN MIXSON Activists flew a gigantic, inflatable effigy of an orange baby with tiny hands above Battery Park on Oct. 28, marking the first New York City stop on Baby Trump’s national tour designed to drum up support for the 45th president’s impeachment.  “Baby Trump balloons are being sent all around the country, appearing […]

BY JANEL BLADOW The River Lounge out on Pier 17 has closed for the season, and Halloween has come and gone. But there still are plenty of treats around the Seaport! DRINK & DINE… Over the last few months, several new spots have opened in the neighborhood. Everything from high end to happy hour fun. […]

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BY LESLEY SUSSMAN A who’s who of some of the city’s top-ranking faith, civic, and political leaders attended a gathering Wednesday morning at Park East Synagogue, on the Upper East Side, to remember the massacre at the Tree of Life Synagogue last weekend, and denounce all acts of violence and hate that have occurred throughout […]

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BY SYDNEY PEREIRA In the days following Superstorm Sandy six years ago, Tanya Acevedo, a mother of two, remembers that it “felt like we were living in the end of the world.”  While waiting for the power to return, her apartment in the Lillian Wald houses on Avenue D was dark and cold.  “It felt […]

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CAT CHASES DOG A would-be thief attempted to rob a woman inside the Bowling Green subway station on Oct. 24, but the would-be victim put up a savage fight, and even ended up chasing her attacker out of the station — and snatching his sweater of his back. The target told police she had boarded […]

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   Thurs., Nov. 1–Wed., Nov.7 ALT. SIDE PARKING RULES SUSPENDED THURSDAY FOR ALL SAINTS DAY AND TUESDAY FOR DIWALI and ELECTION DAY  Immigration and abortion issues will bring protesters and counter-protesters to Lower Manhattan marches this week.  Thursday afternoon, the New Sanctuary Coalition is expanding the length of its weekly afternoon protest, walking from Washington […]

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BY BETSY GOTBAUM This November, in addition to races for federal and state offices, New Yorkers will find three proposals on the back of their ballots. At the heart of all three is the goal to strengthen the city’s democratic institutions and expand representation in government. However, some have flaws that voters should reject.  The […]

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PACKAGE PERP A burglar let himself into a Sullivan Street apartment building to steal packages on Oct. 16. Video surveillance shows the crook somehow defeat a lock to let himself into the lobby of the building between Prince and Spring streets at 4 am, nabbing six packages there and fleeing.   TOOL TIME A thief […]

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BY COLIN MIXSON The city’s Transportation Department is still studying ways to safeguard kids at Millennium High School nearly two years after a taxi driver slammed into a former student there, and local civic gurus say officials need to streamline the process for improving traffic safety before another scholar gets hit.  “A student could die […]

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BY SYDNEY PEREIRA The Department of Education is considering moving Tribeca’s PS 150 into a new school building under construction in Fidi that was originally supposed to provide the overcrowded neighborhood with hundreds of dearly needed school seats, according to local parents.  PS 150’s lease at 334 Greenwich St. has expired, and building owners Vornado […]

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