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BY LINCOLN ANDERSON  |  After taking over as commanding officer of the Sixth Precinct last month, Captain Joseph Simonetti has been making the rounds of the Greenwich Village precinct, getting to know the area’s conditions, merchants and people. He comes from the Lower East Side’s Seventh Precinct where he was the C.O. for one year. […]

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For the third year in a row, The Downtown Revolution girl’s fast pitch softball team won city championships Sunday.  The Junior team fought off Peter Stuyvesant Little League 6-5 in nine innings July 12.  In the nightcap, in front of 200 plus fans at the team’s home Battery Park City fields, the Senior division team […]

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By VICTORIA GRANTHAM| Apparently summer technically comes to a close on Sept. 23, but we all know we can kiss sun and fun goodbye before that. For parents, especially, Labor Day marks the start of a new school year, back-to-school chaos and an adjustment to new, more rigid routines. All this to say: we only have […]

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Thurs., July 16 – Wed., July 22 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED FRIDAY AND SATURDAY FOR EID AL-FITR Another full weekend closure ahead for Manhattan-bound lanes on the Brooklyn Bridge, and then it’s back to the usual overnight weekly closures. All Manhattan-bound lanes will close 11 p.m. Thursday to 6 a.m. Friday, midnight Friday to 5 a.m. Monday, and then 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday nights. This means more […]

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  By LENORE SKENAZY| Agony is not something most of us want to live through, especially when the end result is not something great, like childbirth, or learning to walk again, or recovering from cancer. Agony when it is the last stop before death — or, worse, a long layover en route — is just plain bad. […]

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Thurs., July 9 – Wed., July 15 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Friday, there will be a ticker–tape parade for the U.S. World Champion Women’s Soccer team —a great event for Downtown but not so great if you need to drive or even walk across Broadway 11 a.m. to noon.  With Broadway […]

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By LENORE SKENAZY | Every time Ted Merwin sat down to research his new book, he would get hungry. After  interviewing him, I had the same problem — I ran out and bought myself half a pound of Hebrew National bologna. How come? All you need to do is look at the name of his […]

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BY LENORE SKENAZY  |  Superman helped America find its fighting spirit. Captain America did his white male, square-jawed, hetero-normative bit, too. But it was the next generation of superheroes — the mutants — who made us the more tolerant, more feminist, more mutli-culti America we are today — and maybe even gave us gay marriage. […]

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BY JANEL BLADOW  |    Can’t believe it’s already mid-year and top of the summer. Time has wings. Everything new is old….An old neighbor returns with a new name and new look. What was Stella Bistro is reborn as Dorlan’s Tavern & Oyster Bar at 213 Front St. “We always loved the neighborhood and neighbors. […]

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By Lenore Skenazy | Superman helped America find its fighting spirit. Captain America did his white male, square-jawed, hetero-normative bit, too. But it was the next generation of superheroes — the mutants — who made us the more tolerant, more feminist, more mutli-culti America we are today — and maybe even gave us gay marriage. Yes, […]

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