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BRUISED APPLE A thief beat and robbed a man on Varick Street on Oct. 4, taking his $1,000 iPhone. The victim told police he was waiting for a Lyft driver to pick him up between W. Houston and King streets at 10:30 pm, when some goon cold cocked him right in the kisser, before grabbing […]

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BY SYDNEY PEREIRA Thirty firefighters exposed to World Trade Center toxins have helped researchers at New York University’s medical school to identify a specific set of substances in their blood that helped to predict which 9/11 survivors would develop lung disease. The researchers analyzed levels of hundreds of different metabolites — molecules the body makes […]

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BY COLIN MIXSON A private school near the South Street Seaport that was created by the founding members of the Blue Man Group celebrated the grand opening of a new satellite facility last month, which will allow the school to double enrollment while expanding its athletic and teaching capabilities, according to school’s headmistress. “This campus […]

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Dates: Thursday, October 11 – Wednesday, October 17  ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK  The Holland Tunnel and its nearby feeder streets will be even more congested than usual Thursday night because of the 8:20 p.m. Giants-Eagles game, and a 7:30 p.m. celebrity fundraiser at Tribeca Rooftop on Desbrosses St. near Canal […]

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BY COLIN MIXSON A bipartisan group of New York members of Congress is demanding that their colleagues permanently reauthorize the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, releasing a joint statement on Oct. 2 mere hours after the program’s lead administrator stated that the $7.375 billion that lawmakers allocated to support survivors of the terror attacks may run […]

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BY ANTHONY ROTUNNO It was a run to remember! More than 30,000 do-gooders from around the world turned out for a 5k walk-run fund-raiser that honored first responders who lost their lives in the 9/11 attacks 17 years ago. This year’s Tunnel to Towers run, whose route through the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel to the World Trade […]

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BY SYDNEY PEREIRA He wants to impose a moratorium on luxury development in the city, radically toughen the state’s affordable-housing tax-break program, fund mass transit with a carbon tax, and even put an additional tax on apartments on high floors in luxury buildings — and to get it done, he’s taking on a long-time Democratic […]

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BAG MAN Cops busted a man for allegedly stealing a designer handbag at knifepoint from a Spring Street fashion boutique on Sept. 27. An employee told police he approached the suspect to guide him to a mirror at the store between Greene and Mercer streets at 6:02 pm, when the guy allegedly pulled a kitchen […]

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BY JANEL BLADOW It feels like fall. Weather permitting, it’s a great time to sit at one of the many Seaport outdoor cafes and enjoy a drink, a meal, and really great people watching. Maybe even meet your neighbors. A FESTIVAL OF FUNNIES… Animation Nights New York returns to the Seaport for the 2018 ANNY […]

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BY COLIN MIXSON The principal of a stand-out Fidi high school is seeking city approval to add roughly 10 classrooms to his Broad Street school in a bid to relieve severe overcrowding there, according to civic gurus on Community Board 1’s Education Committee. Teachers and community board members are all for the expansions, but they’re […]

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