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  It was another beautiful day during this summer-like fall Oct. 15. For Jerry Solon, Hudson River Park near Canal St., was the perfect place to hang out —literally — on this sculptural structure. Despite a sign stating “No hanging or climbing,” the graphic designer / coffee company C.E.O. said a lot of people use […]

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BY LINCOLN ANDERSON  |  Although it’s part of a future development site for a new luxury residential building, the former adult book and video store at the corner of Clarkson and West Sts. is being renovated to reopen as a high-end topless “gentlemen’s club.” How long it will remain there until the block is eventually […]

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Tens of thousands of people streamed through the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel on Sept. 29 for the 12th annual Tunnel to Towers 5K Run and Walk in honor of those who died on 9/11. The run began as a way  to commemorate Stephen Siller, a firefighter who ditched his truck in Red Hook, Brooklyn so that […]

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An out of order sign usually isn’t a sign that things are moving back to order, let alone two signs, but such was the case at Vesey and West Sts. last week. The newer sign said the elevator to the pedestrian bridge was closed but it also said the street-level crossing opened Wed. Oct. 2. […]

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Someone made creative use of an N.Y.P.D. sawhorse on Tribeca’s Cortlandt Alley, although there was no crossing through this wall. The New York Times reported in 2007 the sawhorses would be gradually phased out, but they have not been put out to pasture yet.

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Tribeca’s Jewish Community Project, better known as J.C.P., celebrated Sukkot Sunday with a free block party outside their Duane St. center. The holiday, which celebrates the harvest, also helps commemorate the Jews’ 40 years in the desert when they often lived in makeshift huts or booths known as Sukkahs. J.C.P. set up a Sukkah outside […]

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Thousands of art and fashion fans deluged the Lower East Side on Sunday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. for the second annual Lower East Side Opening Night: Art + Fashion. As part of the event, more than 40 L.E.S. galleries held their opening fall receptions. Orchard St. between Broome and Grand Sts. was closed […]

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The week before Sept. 11, one of the artistic walking figures in the Downtown Alliance’s Re:Construction art project seemed to be looking ahead as 4 World Trade Center nears completion.

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Big dogs and little dogs, black and white dogs, all are welcome at Hudson River Park’s brand new dog run in Tribeca which opened its gates to eager canines and owners on August 5. The dog run, located between Hubert and N. Moore Sts., is made of brightly-painted concrete and asphalt, surrounded by shade trees […]

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