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BY COLIN MIXSON See the pictures Hitler couldn’t burn. Downtown’s Museum of Jewish Heritage is exhibiting a collection of photos taken clandestinely by a daring Jewish photographer in the notorious Lodz Ghetto to document the horrors of life in German-occupied Poland — and which he buried underground until after the war to evade Nazi efforts […]

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BY JANEL BLADOW February’s chill isn’t putting a stop to the fun around the Seaport. There’s a little something for everyone! Book talks of tugs and stowaways… Neighbors and boat buddies join architect Paul Farrell for a fun talk and a few drinks on Thursday, Feb. 8, at the Melville Gallery. A life-long tugboat enthusiast, […]

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BY EDDY MARTINEZ Manhattanites packed an auditorium last week to listen as a state senator and a leading progressive policy advocate addressed how to craft an effective local resistance to the administration in Washington. But in the process, they found themselves searching for an answer to a question years in the making: How can Democrats […]

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BY COLIN MIXSON A high-ranking staffer of Borough President Gale Brewer will start providing the civic honchos at Community Board 1 with some much-needed tech savvy on Feb. 12, when he joins the board as district manager, according to the board’s chief. “We need someone who can use information and leverage it for the benefit […]

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APPLE PICKING A burglar ransacked a Hudson Street office building on Jan. 29, nabbing several laptops. Surveillance footage showed a man exiting the building between Debrosses and Canal streets with a large bag slung over his shoulder at 6:52 am. Staff came in later that morning to discover more than $7,000 worth of Apple laptops, […]

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Dates: Thurs., Feb. 8–Wed., Feb. 14 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED MONDAY FOR LINCOLN’S BIRTHDAY AND ON ASH WEDNESDAY New York Fashion Week opens Thursday, and its headquarters are at Tribeca’s Spring Studios on St. John’s Lane near the Holland Tunnel exit between Varick,  Canal and Sixth.  Expect turbulence in the area between now […]

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THREE-WAY Cops busted a man suspected in a three-man robbery of a man on Nassau Street on Jan. 27. The victim told police that the suspect hurled him to the asphalt near Fulton Street at 2:40 pm, while two accomplices turned out his pockets and took his phone. The trio left the victim with a […]

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BY COLIN MIXSON Mayor de Blasio will preserve plaques commemorating parades honoring French Nazi collaborators currently displayed in Downtown’s “Canyon of Heroes,” despite tweeting last year that the markers would be among “the first to go” amid his inquisition of public art. De Blasio explained the about-face as a misstep perpetrated by an erstwhile staffer, […]

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BY LENORE SKENAZY Dina Temple-Raston had a strange job. After any terrorist attack anywhere in the world, she’d fly out. She was National Public Radio’s terrorism gal. But after 10 years, she says, “It got a little wearing.” I’ll bet. On each assignment, she’d meet alleged terrorists, or convicted terrorists and try to get their […]

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BY PAUL SCHINDLER In 1989, after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that New York City’s powerful Board of Estimate, which gave each borough equal say despite enormous population disparities, violated the Constitution’s one person-one vote principle, voters approved the most sweeping Charter revision since the city became unified in 1898. Now, Borough President Gale Brewer […]

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