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Police officers climbed the Brooklyn Bridge on Fri., July 25 to investigate the sky-high crime scene that dominated New York City headlines last week after intruders swapped the two American flags atop the landmark for two white banners. Although conspiracy theories surrounding the stunt took over social media shortly after the news broke, police are […]

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The Friday before Monday’s Bastille Day saw petanque players, cancan dancers and guillotine “victims” all kicking it, in one way or another, at Tribeca’s Cercle Rouge, on Broadway at N. Moore St.

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This fisherman pulled in a two-foot dogfish shark last week at the southern end of Battery Park City.  The state’s Dept. of Environmental Conservation says the neighborhood is one of the prime spots to catch the sharks, which Brits love as the fish part of their fish and chips, but it also says they are […]

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The steamship Lilac was pulled back to its spot on Pier 25 last week after a short move up the pier to make way for some pier repairs. The 1933 ship, now a museum, once tended lighthouses and was decommissioned by the Coast Guard in 1972.

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Many came out to admire the U.S.S. Oak Hill for the start of Fleet Week Wednesday, but the ships and sailors, who will be in town through Memorial Day, also got a great look at Downtown gems like Battery Park City’s South Cove.

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The warm spring weather has brought plenty of foot traffic through the newly opened 9/11 Memorial Plaza, and some who pass through the site continue to pay their respects to the fallen by leaving a flower or flag within a loved one’s name.

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The annual Taste of Tribeca event drew crowds looking to sample food from some of the nabe’s best eateries and to help raise money for P.S. 150 and 234. Above,  Acapella served up some pasta and seafood while Cynthia Sayer and Sparks Fly entertained the al fresco diners.

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The Manhattan Youth Players from I.S. 276 performed “It’s a Hard-knock Life” from “Annie” as part of Manhattan Youth’s annual fundraiser last week.  Wendy Chapman, the P.T.A. president of P.S. 150, received an award from Bob Townley, the group’s executive director, for helping stop the school’s proposed move out of Tribeca. Five members of the […]

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  On April 26, about 100 Lower East Side gardeners and supporters took part in a new pageant intended to celebrate the neighborhood’s abundant green spaces, while calling attention to the need to make all community gardens permanent. Called Spring Awakening, the event harkened back to the Earth Celebrations pageant of old, with homemade costumes, […]

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Thousands came out April 26 for the Tribeca Family Festival Street Fair, the Tribeca Film Festival’s annual event. It was sunny most of the day although rain cut things short by the late afternoon.

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