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BY COLIN MIXSON Polo fans gather on Governors Island for the Victory Cup on Saturday, which featured some of the hottest horseback croquet New York City has ever seen, according to one die-hard fan. “I love polo!” said Julianne Cuba, who sailed out of Williamsburg to catch the tournament. “Polo rules!” The city’s largest-ever display […]

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BY COLIN MIXSON An over-cost, long-delayed pedestrian bridge spanning the West Side Highway has suffered yet another setback, outraging locals who have waited more than 14-years for the crossing. “It’s very troubling,” said Anthony Notaro, chairman of Community Board 1. “This is a more than 10-year-old project that’s already been delayed a couple times. We […]

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BODEGA BEATDOWN Two ruffians left a deli guy with a broken nose after stealing $25 worth of food from the Varick Street store on Aug. 8. The victim told police he spotted the thieves waltzing out of the store between Charlton and Vandam streets with their ill-gotten groceries at 3:38 pm, and that when he […]

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The necessity of a trusted free press to the health of American democracy has been undisputed since the founding of our republic — until now. In recent weeks, the journalists of our free press have been slandered as “Enemies of the People” — not by a foreign power or fringe group, but by the President […]

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BY TEQUILA MINSKY Just below the Washington Market Park tennis courts on Chambers Street, starting near the Tribeca Bridge and stretching east, is a low wall and wide ledge adorned with a colorful, surreal mural — compliments of student volunteers from nearby Stuyvesant High School, who first painted the fantastical scenes of “Alice on the […]

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GREAT ESCAPE A massive search featuring canine cops and choppers came up empty for the four thugs who attacked a man on Spring Street on July 31. The victim told police he was leaving work when the crooks attacked him between Sullivan and Thompson streets at 2:05 am, hitting him in the face a couple […]

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BY COLIN MIXSON Talk about a ball and chain! Mayor de Blasio is considering a plan to convert the city’s Marriage Bureau in Lower Manhattan into a prison complex as part of his scheme to shutter the city’s main jail Riker’s Island. Emissaries from City Hall unveiled the plan to retrofit 80 Centre St. into […]

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BY COLIN MIXSON Police plan to charge the Bronx father of a dead baby found floating in the East River beneath the Brooklyn Bridge — as soon as they can get him back from Thailand. cops said. Co-op City resident James Currie, 37, was spotted in surveillance footage apparently carrying the child’s corpse in a […]

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BY COLIN MIXSON  Doormen at a Broad Street condominium threw down their bellhop caps and went on strike Thursday, vowing not to hold even a single door open — until Saturday. “We are only doing today, and we’re going to go back to work tomorrow,” said Ajitah Dasana, head concierge at 40 Broad St., on […]

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BY COLIN MIXSON The Howard Hughes Corporation will have to find a way to buy community support for any big development on a Water Street lot it recently bought, according to a local civic leader, who said the company is already floating offers public ball fields, community centers, and parks in exchange for a green […]

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