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The One World Observatory opens to the public this Friday, May. Here’s a sample of what you’ll see when you visit the top of One World Trade Center, the Freedom Tower. Check out more info about what’s up there. Videos filmed May 21, 2015 BY JOSH ROGERS The video projection of the elevator ride down: […]

By MIA RUPANI  | Inspired by their mutual love for the “Harry Potter” series, sixth-grader Qian Qian and her friends agreed that after lending out books to friends, having them returned with the pages dog-eared was a pet peeve. Determined to make a change, they worked together to create a business they call Book Lovers. “We […]

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Vet robbed on Memorial Day Two men who work for the swanky David Burke Kitchen inside the James Hotel in Soho left their things in the male’s employee locker room — and got their IDs and credit cards ripped off, police say. The employees left their stuff on Memorial Day at 8:30 a.m., but didn’t […]

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By JANEL BLADOW | Under a gloomy overcast sky, the crowd cheered and a bagpiper played as 130-year old Wavertree was gracefully maneuvered away from Pier 16 in the South Street Seaport. The East River soon looked like it did more than a century ago – a wavy steel blue “Street of Ships.” The ironclad sailing […]

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By DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC  | Cool blues, high-tech gadgetry, dizzying heights and amazing vistas mark the experience at the soon-to-be-opened One World Observatory on May 29. It begins by entering 1 World Trade Center, or the Freedom Tower, on its West St. side and going down into the building. After getting through security, which will […]

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BY JOSH ROGERS  | For at least a decade or two, there hasn’t been much reason to hope the South Street Seaport’s New Market Building would be preserved, but the city likely began hammering the final nails in the building’s coffin last week. “It was just an iconic view with the Brooklyn Bridge in the background and […]

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BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC  |  “The kids were blown away.” That is how Robert Sandler, a teacher at Stuyvesant High School, described his class’ recent visit to the 9/11 Museum. Sandler teaches a senior elective New York City History and took his class to the museum for the first time. “I thought it was incredibly […]

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BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC  |  Captain Mark Iocco always knew he wanted to be a cop. Recently appointed the commanding officer of the First Precinct, Iocco said he followed in his father’s footsteps. “My father was a role model,” he said in a phone interview last week. Born in Italy, his father “came here and […]

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By DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC | (Posted May 21, 2015 and updated May 22) Tiffany Murdaugh has been arrested and charged with three counts — including assault in the second degree, a felony — for an incident on Beekman St. that seriously injured a woman last month. Murdaugh, 34 and a New Jersey resident, was arraigned Wednesday on […]

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BY MIA RUPANI  |  With summer quickly approaching, activity at Piers 25 and 26 in Tribeca near N. Moore St. is picking up. The piers are part of Hudson River Park, which extends from 59th St. south to Battery Park City. Hudson River Park  (hudsonriverpark.org) has a plethora of activities planned throughout the summer for […]

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