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BY JANEL BLADOW  |  Busy times in the neighborhood this last month. Lots of news to report. Meet the captain… The nice thing about writing a column is that I don’t have to stick to reporting the news all the time; I can actually have an opinion. I spent a morning talking with Captain Jonathan […]

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By LENORE SKENAZY | Emily Horowitz spends a lot of time with people other professors don’t. Criminals. Domestic violence victims. Domestic violence perps. Sex offenders. Guys convicted of murder. A teacher of sociology and criminology at St. Francis College in Brooklyn, she introduces her students to the same folks she is meeting in an effort to change the lives […]

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BY ANDY HUMM  |  The New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission will, this week, begin consideration of landmark designation for the Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village, site of the Stonewall Rebellion of 1969 that sparked the modern L.G.B.T. rights movement. If approved, it would represent the first such designation from the commission exclusively for a […]

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BY LINCOLN ANDERSON  |  Soho has a unique and fascinating history as a renowned artists’ enclave that was carved out of a dying manufacturing zone. But now the last vestiges of that arts colony are, in turn, fading fast, trampled asunder by the feet of millions of shopping tourists as the district has morphed into […]

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Thurs., June 4 – Wed., June 10 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK River-lock strikes Lower Manhattan once again with closures at the Hudson and East River crossings! In the Holland Tunnel, one New York-bound and one New Jersey-bound tube will close 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. Thursday and Friday nights. Expect delays at […]

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Thurs., May 28 – Wed., June 3 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Come run or walk with Transit Sam at the American Heart Association Wall Street Run and Walk 6:45 p.m. Thursday! The race will close streets in the Financial District 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday evening, including Murray, Greenwich, […]

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By LENORE SKENAZY  |It is the place you can grab a gallon of milk or a can of frosting at midnight, but is it possible it is also one of those amazingly New York things that, like Central Park, makes us all a little calmer and happier? The bodega is what we’re talking about today: […]

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BY TEQUILA MINSKY  |  For 34 years, Frank Modica served as director for Hamilton-Madison House, a non-profit settlement house, now more than 100 years old, dedicated to improving the quality of life of individuals and families primarily in the Chinatown and Two Bridges neighborhoods. Modica died in 2013 at age 81. Immediately after his funeral, […]

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BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC   |   Revolution Books needs your help. The bookstore, which has been located at 146 W. 26 St. between Sixth and Seventh Aves. since 2008, has lost its lease and is looking to raise $150,000 for a new spot, explained C. Clark Kissinger, the store’s manager. When the bookstore’s five-year lease […]

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Thurs., May 21 – Wed., May 27 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED MONDAY FOR MEMORIAL DAY May the get-away games begin!  With Memorial Day weekend fast approaching, brace for heavier traffic than we’ve seen in the past few years. Traffic is up at all bridges and tunnels and at airports. No need to fear, […]

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