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[media-credit name="Downtown Express photos by Milo Hess " align="aligncenter" width="600"][/media-credit] Though the official 9/11 commemoration ceremonies were scaled back this year, World Trade Center passersby were surrounded by visual cues of the anniversary. Top right, a bagpiper marched along Cedar Street among hundreds that were paying their respects. Top and bottom left, respectively: Onlookers admire […]

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The recent opening of All Good Things was a welcome treat for gourmet-starved Tribeca residents. The European-style market — housed at 102 Franklin St. in a 2,000-square-foot former industrial building that has been renovated to highlight its natural, elegant beauty — features artisanal goods and produce from nine New York vendors whom creator Kyle Wittel […]

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The 31st annual Downtown Dance Festival, the longest-running festival of its kind in the city, featured eight days of performances staged at Battery Park, Dance New Amsterdam and One New York Plaza. Highlights from this year’s festival, which took place in mid-August, include Sri Warisan, a 15-member troupe from Singapore; Philadelphia-based Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers  and 10 […]

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New renderings of 1 World Trade Center were released on Tues., Aug. 7 by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and the Durst Organization, the tower’s co-owners. The images show two notable changes in 1 W.T.C. over the past year: a redesigned base, featuring glass panels within steel frames, and the removal […]

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People celebrated France’s Independence Day in front of the French Cercle Rouge restaurant, on West Broadway in Tribeca, with ample music, food, booze, table football and the classic Pétanque Tournament of boules, a French ball game.  

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Borough of Manhattan Community College’s Fiterman Hall, which was heavily damaged in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, will be reopening this fall as a sleek, 14-story building overlooking the World Trade Center. The building, which will house a fine arts gallery, a public café and a rooftop conference center, will increase B.M.C.C.’s overall classroom capacity […]

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  On June 21, the second day of summer, New Yorkers and tourists alike tried to beat the oppressive heat as they ran, walked and rode bikes through a fountain in Battery Park. Dogs at the Tribeca Dog Run on Warren Street were cooling off in their own country club.

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  New York City’s 2012 Gay Pride Parade, which attracted upwards of 2 million people, ended in the West Village, but was marked in chalk on Reade Street in Tribeca. The parade, whose theme this year was “Share the Love,” took place exactly one year after same-sex marriage was legalized in New York State.

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A small rowboat capsized in the Hudson River on the afternoon of Tues., June 5, stranding seven people who had to be rescued. No one was seriously hurt, although one person was taken to the hospital with minor injuries, according to the F.D.N.Y.

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Patrons of Nancy Whisky Pub in Tribeca celebrated Memorial Day with a makeshift pool party on Lispenard Street.

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