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Thousands joined the inaugural 9/11 Memorial 5K Run/Walk on Sunday, despite increased police security. The route started out at Pier 57 and wound around Lower Manhattan. From dedicated athletes to families with kids in tow, participants turned out to honor the victims and the first responders that poured into the area after the attacks. April […]

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Thousands joined the inaugural 9/11 Memorial 5K Run/Walk on Sunday, despite increased police security. The route started out at Pier 57 and wound around Lower Manhattan. From dedicated athletes to families with kids in tow, participants turned out to honor the victims and the first responders that poured into the area after the attacks. April […]

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Downtown Express photo by Kaitlyn Meade Jake, right, and Azaan, both students in Lower Manhattan, got some television news experience covering the runup to the Tribeca Film Festival Monday. Read more about the Kids Access program as part of our festival preview, P. 17 – 28. Look for additional reviews on DowntownExpress.com this weekend.

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Downtown Express photo by Scot Surbeck The plaza near Battery Park City’s North Cove provided some comfort Sunday to the two- and four-legged kind.

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Downtown Express photo by Terese Loeb Kreuzer Things are looking up for Amanda Byron Zink, whose pet boutique and grooming business at 38 Peck Slip was trashed by Superstorm Sandy. Still displaced from her original location, she now has a pop-up shop at the end of Pier 17 in the Seaport. The Howard Hughes Corporation […]

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Downtown Express photos by Milo Hess The blue flag of Boston was hoisted at half mast at City Hall beneath the flag of New York City on Tues., April 16 in commemoration of the victims of attack on the Boston Marathon that killed three, including a child, and injured more than 130 people on Monday. […]

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Easter Festive Eucharist services on Easter Sunday at  Trinity Wall Street were accompanied by a family event in the church’s cemetery. With balloons and a backing band, children played while parents were treated to coffee. The Episcopal Church holds Holy Week events every year with programs for all ages.

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The 12th annual “Tartan Day on Ellis Island” was rerouted this year to South Street Seaport, as the island is still closed to the public because of Hurricane Sandy. But the crowds that gathered at Pier 17 on March 30 were still in Highland spirits as they were entertained by pipers, jugglers and traditional dancers. […]

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Downtown Express Photo by Scot Surbeck Battery Park City took on a whole new look March 8 with just a few inches of snow. One defiant jogger looked ready for the spring.

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Downtown Express photos by Scot surbeck Battery Park City took on a whole new look last Friday with just a few inches of snow. One defiant jogger looked ready for the spring.

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