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Thurs., Jan. 22 – Wed., Jan. 28 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED ALL WEEK The trial of Khalid al-Fawwaz began on Tues., Jan. 20 and will continue through the week. Heavy security around Foley Square for the trial will make for slow traffic on Lafayette and Centre Sts. All Manhattan-bound lanes of the Brooklyn […]

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Restaurant burglar strikes again A thief is hitting restaurants in Tribeca and the Financial District, working in the dead of night to steal from registers — his latest strike yielding around $1,600, police say. The most recent robbery happened at Arome Cafe, at 7 Dey St., on Thurs., Jan. 15 at 2:45 a.m. The man […]

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BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC  | The World Trade Center Performing Arts Center — an important part of the original plan for the site but which has been plagued with delays — still does not have an architect, but is moving forward with a clear vision of what kind of performing arts space it would like […]

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The wind blew fiercely on Friday while men worked to remove the docks from the North Cove Marina — another signal that community-backed Michael Fortenbaugh may not be the marina’s future operator. “Well, we’re sort of sad,” Fortenbaugh, owner of North Cove Marina Management, told Downtown Express. “It’s been 20 years we’ve been located at […]

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BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC | After security guards barred Michael Fortenbaugh on Jan. 1 from entering the North Cove Marina, he said Tuesday he and his staff have regained access. But the date of Jan. 20 looms as he said the Battery Park City Authority said he must remove vessels by then or risk losing them. […]

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BY TEQUILA MINSKY  |  Escaping a drenching rain, dozens of people huddled under two white tents in Kimlau Square that had been erected by volunteers so that Chinatown neighbors could pay their last respects to slain Officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu on Sat., Jan. 3. Before noon, Councilmember Margaret Chin had attended the public […]

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Thurs., Jan. 8 – Wed., Jan. 14, 2015 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Temperatures are dropping to below-freezing this week and the city has officially issued the first snow alert of the new year. Avoid driving if at all possible during snow alerts, but if you must drive, use extreme caution! […]

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Brazen thief smashes into Coach One thief’s New Year resolution must have been to steal more — and he wasted no time sticking to it. On New Year’s day at 6 a.m., a man flung a metal garbage can into the front window of the Coach store at 143 Prince St. He stole expensive purses […]

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Hundreds flocked to St. Paul’s Chapel Christmas Eve for caroling, a Christmas play and a brief service. Children from Trinity’s Sunday School and the Trinity Youth Chorus performed.  The Episcopal Church’s parish includes both St. Paul’s and Trinity Church, both on Broadway in Lower Manhattan.    

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BY ZACH WILLIAMS | Dueling contingents of protesters demonstrated outside City Hall Dec. 19, engaging each other in a heated battle of words the night before a lone gunman would fatally shoot two N.Y.P.D. officers in Brooklyn. The verbal sparring began in the early evening hours last Friday, soon after about 100 people assembled for […]

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