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State accepts Southbridge’s vote to privatize

BY JOSH ROGERS | Southbridge Towers’ vote two months ago to privatize has been accepted by the state attorney general and the state Division of Housing and Community Renewal, according to leaders at the complex. “My opposition of 25 years is over,” Victor Papa, a former Southbridge president of the board, told Downtown Express Wednesday. […]

Knife fight in Soho Police arrested a man they say slashed a victim in Soho last week at about 3 p.m. It started when the suspect, 19, approached a 20-year-old man at the corner of Broome St. and Sixth Ave. on Tues., Nov. 18. The accused, who resides in Harlem, began arguing with the other […]

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Wed., Nov. 26 – Wed., Dec. 3  ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED THURSDAY FOR THANKSGIVING. Happy Thanksgiving!  Expect a cornucopia of traffic this holiday weekend: gas prices are down, air travel is up, and subway ridership is breaking records this year, meaning lots of folks will be traveling to and from the city. Enjoy your day(s) […]

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BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC  | The Howard Hughes Corp. says that as of now, there’s no viable alternative site for its proposed 494-foot tower at the the Seaport. “We’re not ruling anything out,” said David R. Weinreb, C.E.O. of Howard Hughes Corp. at the Nov. 20 unveiling of its plan. “We’re completely open to looking at […]

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Last month they celebrated with blueberry muffins and last Friday P.S. 150 students showed off their spatial relationship skills to form a human blue ribbon to celebrate the school’s national award for academic excellence from the U.S. Dept. of Education. The small Tribeca school in Independence Plaza was the only school in Manhattan and one […]

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BY JOSH ROGERS and DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC | Mayor Bill de Blasio said last week he had no “philosophical” objections to a tower adjacent to a historic district, so perhaps it was not so surprising that Howard Hughes Corp. revealed that its long-awaited revisions to the firm’s Seaport development plan still includes a tower, and […]

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BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC | ORIGNALLY PUBLISHED NOV. 10, 2014  |  Thirteen years after Sept. 11, the long-awaited $1.4 billion Fulton Center officially opened on Mon., Nov. 10 — the paper has been torn off, the doors flung open, and natural light pours in from the center’s massive glass dome. The transit hub connects nine […]

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BY JOSH ROGERS  (Updated at 11 p.m.  Nov. 19, 2014 with more details)| Howard Hughes Corporation shaved about 150 feet off its proposed South Street Seaport tower, well short of what opponents were hoping for from the long-awaited revisions to the firm’s South Street Seaport development plan. “I question whether the proposal from Howard Hughes for […]

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 By VICTOR J. PAPA  | Is it possible that the historic and irreplaceable South Street Seaport is still a landmark preservation issue? Is it possible, in spite of preservation efforts extending over what seems an endless 40-year period; in spite of copious, yet still unresolved preservation visions and plans, all laudably meant to guarantee its permanence […]

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Thurs., Nov. 20 – Wed., Nov. 26 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Turkey Gridlock is here again! Lower Manhattan will see traffic surges over the next two weeks starting this Friday, with the approaches to the bridges and tunnels taking the hardest hit. The lines at the Holland Tunnel will start to […]

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