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  The East River and the Downtown Heliport provided a scenic backdrop for this couple last week.

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The annual Figment art installation opened on Governors Island in June but the art work, including many pieces designed for children, will be there for the rest of the summer, including a tree house with art pieces, which is back for its third year.  The house is made from old doors found on Brooklyn streets.  […]

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[rev_slider Cercle]     There was no need to go to Paris today. Cercle Rouge, the Lower Manhattan restaurant at 241 W Broadway, brought the golden age of Can Can Paris to the streets of New York and to you.

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With temperatures expected to climb well over 90 degrees Saturday and Sunday one cool place to go is the Bosque sprinklers in historic Battery Park. The fountain’s electrical system was badly damaged as a result of Hurricane Sandy but the Battery Conservancy spent $100,000 to repair them and they were recently turned back on — […]

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Visitors to Tribeca’s Pier 25 in Hudson River Park had a great view of Macy’s fireworks July 4, 2013. Downtown Express photos by Terese Loeb Kreuzer.

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Famed musician and performance artist Laurie Anderson had model drone planes buzzing over Battery Park City’s Rockefeller Park June 19. “They’re really toys, and they move in a very weird and beautiful way,” Anderson told The New York Times. “And because people think of drones as killing machines, generally, I’m interested in finding ways to […]

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  This year’s LGBT Pride Parade was capped off in Tribeca with fireworks and a Cher concert, Sun., June 30, a few days short of Independence Day. It was a particularly joyous day as hundreds of thousands of revelers celebrated last week’s Supreme Court decision granting same-sex couples federal marriage benefits.

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In New York City, the longest daylight of the year is a mere 15 hours and six minutes long. In Sweden, on June 21 — the summer solstice — the sun never sets and it’s an all-night party. For 17 years, New York City’s Swedes have been holding their communal midsummer party in Battery Park […]

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  BY TERESE LOEB KREUZER  | In New York City, the longest daylight in the year is a mere 15 hours and six minutes long. In Sweden, on June 21 — the summer solstice — the sun never sets and it’s an all-night party. For 17 years, New York City’s Swedes have been holding their […]

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