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A wave of anti-gay violence in recent weeks, escalating with the murder of Marc Carson in Greenwich Village on May 18, prompted a march of 1,500 people from a nearby L.G.B.T. Center Monday, May 20, to the site of the shooting on 8th St. The most recent victim of anti-gay crime was gay rights activist […]

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A member of the Crimson Kings, a Chinatown-based children’s marching band, carried a non-working rifle to help open the 34th annual Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Festival May 18. The day of festivities at Confucius Plaza and P.S. 124 featured lion dancers and musical performances.

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The Brooklyn Bridge celebrated its 130th birthday on Friday, May 24, with a public art project created by architect Francesco Alessandra.

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Marchers in the May Day parade on Wednesday, May 1 made their way down from Union Square to City Hall. The big issue that marchers called attention to, along with workers’ rights, was immigrants’ rights. Some condemned Arizona’s harsh “SB 1070” anti-illegal immigration act. A group also called attention to the Fukishima nuclear disaster of […]

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This summer, Manhattan Youth will be encouraging kids to come out and play in the sand by hosting Friday Night Youth Volleyball on Pier 25 near N. Moore St. in Tribeca. The program is for grades 6 to 12 and will take place every Friday evening except Memorial Day weekend. The 6th through 8th graders […]

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Whether you love the silver screen or the blue sky, the Tribeca Family Festival street fair was the place to be on Saturday, April 27 as kids filled Greenwich St. for a day of free family-friendly activities. New elements like the Tribeca Food Feast and Back Lot brought even more diversity to the annual event. […]

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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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