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W.T.C. guard arrested in slashing Fries flew and tempers flared early Monday morning outside of a Financial District McDonald’s when a World Trade Center security guard slashed and stabbed a 20-year-old man, according to the police and media reports. The verbal dispute started inside of the fast-food joint at 160 Broadway, where reportedly the younger […]

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BY YANNIC RACK | On Friday morning, Lower Manhattan was abuzz in its usual rush, with commuters streaming out of the PATH station at the World Trade Center and office workers  taking their first cigarette breaks of the day in the  7  W.T.C. plaza. But the scene was decidedly more sober across the street where, inside […]

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BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC | Books adorn library shelves, whiteboards stand itching for markers and carpets, like one filled with colorful circles, have been fixed into position — the new Peck Slip School in the Seaport is ready for its first day. “We’re just spending time being in awe,” Maggie Siena, the principal, said in […]

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BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC | (Updated Sept. 4 with statement from Silver) The N.Y.P.D. is hoping to push food vendors further away from the World Trade Center in an effort to better protect the area from terrorists. The current restricted zone is bounded north by Vesey St., south by Liberty St., east at Broadway and west […]

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By YANNIC RACK  | The Pace University campus around Spruce St. became a little livelier than usual this past week, as hundreds of students moved into a brand new dorm. On Sat., Aug. 29, the 34-story tower at the corner of William and Beekman Sts. opened its doors to 770 students, mostly juniors and seniors, who […]

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By JOSH ROGERS  | Workers were erecting a giant tent on Tribeca’s Pier 26 Wednesday and Thursday for an upcoming fashion show. One worker said information on the event is being kept under tight wraps, but he did say Cirque du Soleil would be performing there. A spokesperson for the Hudson River Park Trust, the […]

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Downtown chain snatches Two pricey gold chains were snatched off victim’s necks in the Financial District last week, police say. In the first incident, at the corner of State and Whitehall Sts. on Sat., Aug. 29 at 4:40 p.m. two men got into a verbal dispute. The fight escalated with one of the men punched […]

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By LENORE SKENAZY  | You get up in the morning and walk out the door clad in history. Every item you’re wearing owes a debt to the genius of yesteryear, just as surely as Elvis owes a debt to Muddy Waters, and vegans owe a debt to vegetarians. The problem is, it’s hard to see […]

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A prisoner who escaped from a Downtown hospital on Sunday night was caught by police on the Upper West Side Tuesday, according to authorities. Tiffany Neumann, 23, had slipped out of her handcuffs and fled from NewYork-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital on Sunday after she was arrested the previous day for skipping out on her bill at the Hi-Life Bar […]

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  ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED MONDAY FOR LABOR DAY This may be the latest date Labor Day can be but I’m expecting no relief from traffic after the sweltering week we are having.  Whether you stay in the city or head out of town, there will be some mean getaway traffic to face. […]

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