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After seven packed years, Julie Menin to step down from chair of C.B. 1

BY ALINE REYNOLDS   |It’s been an eventful seven years, to say the least, for Downtown civic leader Julie Menin, whose third and final term as Community Board 1 chairperson is ending in June. Last week, Menin sat down with the Downtown Express to reflect on the high and low points of her tenure. Menin’s departure from […]

BY ERIC FERRARA  |  On the afternoon of Feb. 24, 1813, at the height of the War of 1812, the U.S.S. Hornet, an 18-gun warship, set its sights on a British sloop anchored on the Demerara River in Guyana, South America. While navigating a sandbar at the river’s mouth to position itself for an attack, […]

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