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By YANNIC RACK | Workers and volunteers that were part of the rescue and cleanup operations in the aftermath of 9/11 only have a few days left to register for future wage replacement or health benefits in case they might fall ill as a result of their work. In a final push to get the word […]

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By DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC  | It takes two hands to hold a Whopper, but only one to hold a beer. A Burger King at 106 Liberty St. is planning to sell beer alongside its fast food fare. First it had to petition the Financial District Committee for a beer license. The application process started with […]

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  By JOSH ROGERS  | The World Trade Center’s epic disputes over power and money have for the most part been resolved, but there’s at least one remaining that could prevent construction of one of the proposed towers. “We are at a stalemate with them at the moment,” David Emil, president of the Lower Manhattan Development Corp., […]

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BY GERARD FLYNN  |  Recent news reports and rumors that a developer will be hoisting luxury condominiums atop Katz’s on the corner of Houston and Ludlow Sts. aren’t true, Jake Dell, the famed deli’s owner, told Downtown Express this week. “The look, the feel” of Katz’s, now in its 126th year, will stay the same, […]

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By YANNIC RACK  | Scientific research, robotics and coding – that doesn’t necessarily sound like every kid’s dream of the perfect summer. But 16 high school students from all over New York City, New Jersey and as far away as Yonkers, chose to spend two weeks of their vacation doing exactly that at Pace University’s […]

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Thurs., Sept. 4 – Wed. Sept. 10 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Fashion Week is here! While the big shows are concentrated around Lincoln Center, Lower Manhattan will play host to a number itself. At Spring Studios on Varick between Laight and Beach Sts., shows on Friday afternoon, Saturday and Sunday evenings, and Wednesday mid-morning will spell slow exits from […]

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CitiBike stolen Police say a 16-year-old male stole a CitiBike from a docking stand at Pearl St. and Maiden Lane in FiDi at 2 p.m. on Thurs., Aug. 28. A Sixth Precinct officer observed the suspect riding the blue bike on W. 14 St. and arrested the teen after conferring with a CitiBike representative, who […]

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Thurs., Aug.. 21 – Wed., Aug. 27, 2014 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Battle at the Meadowlands means more traffic on Manhattan streets. The Giants and Jets face off in a preseason match-up 7:30 p.m. Friday at MetLife Stadium.About 75,000 fans turned out last year, so a crush of drivers will […]

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Rolex stolen A 30-year-old Long Island man discovered his $10,800 gold Rolex was stolen from a compartment near his steering wheel upon returning to his car parked at a garage at 75 West St. in the Financial District at 6:30 p.m. on Sat., Aug. 16. The 2012 white sedan BMW was unlocked and the driver’s […]

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BY ZACH WILLIAMS     |  Residents of 67 Vestry St.  have not given up on efforts to preserve their homes in an 117-year-old former warehouse in Tribeca. Although efforts to landmark the building fell short in the spring, a handful of options remain for the tenants, including challenging the permit process and working through local […]

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