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Posh puppy boutique adapts pet adoptions for concierge class BY Will Clifton  |  Interested in adopting a rescue pet, but intimidated by the prospect of a heart-rending trip to the pound? Then let Shelter Chic find you a bespoke best friend that meets your exact specifications. “We want to make it as pleasant an experience […]

BY BILL EGBERT  |  The good news for Gateway Plaza residents is that the building’s management finally plans to replace all 10,000 of its notoriously drafty windows. The bad news is that the work won’t even begin until next spring, and the mammoth job won’t be done before mid-winter next year at the earliest. The […]

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BY YANNIC RACK  |  Who needs ghosts when you’ve got rides and cotton candy? The scene was more happy than haunting at this year’s Halloween Kidz Carnival on Pier 26 in Tribeca, where young trick-or-treaters from near and far whiled away the day before setting out on their annual candy hunt. Parents said the event […]

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In honor of Veterans Day, the National September 11 Memorial and Museum will pay tribute to the nation’s veterans during a special five-day “Salute to Service” beginning on Saturday, Nov. 7 and running through Veterans Day, Nov. 11.  Throughout the five-day event, a StoryCorps animated short film featuring true stories of military service will be screened […]

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Three years later, Sandy is still making trouble for Downtown residents and commuters. The main entrance to the South Ferry 1 train station closed on Nov. 2 for nine months of repairs as part of the ongoing two-and-a-half-year post-superstorm rehab. Straphangers will have to enter and exit though through the Staten Island Ferry terminal building […]

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BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC  |  The Harley-Davidson store at 376 Broadway in Tribeca has been rolling over public space by parking its motorcycles on the plaza outside its store. On a visit to the store last week, several bikes could be seen lined up on the plaza. A manager for the store, who did not […]

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BY JOSH ROGERS |  “I feel many different emotions standing here at Ground Zero, where thousands of lives were taken in a senseless act of destruction,” Pope Francis said last Friday during his historic trip to visit the 9/11 Memorial and Museum. “Here grief is palpable.” He greeted family members of some who were killed […]

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BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC   |  The Temple Court at 5 Beekman St. is now expected to open early next year. The hotel, originally slated to open this year on Oct. 31, is now planning to open Feb. 1, 2016, the hotel’s managing director Rob Andrews told Community Board 1’s Seaport Committee at their Tues., […]

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BY LINCOLN ANDERSON   |  The new park at the former “St. Vincent’s Triangle” — at Seventh Ave. South, Greenwich Ave. and W. 12th St. — is rapidly nearing completion. It will include a lawn, wooden benches, movable tables and chairs and “interactive water jets” for kids to play in. The site will also eventually […]

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Saint Paul’s Chapel at 209 Broadway St. will be screening Dirty Dancing on Fri., July 24 as part of their “neighborhood movie nights” series. Popcorn and drinks will be provided for this free event. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Sunset Jam on the Hudson starts at 6:30 p.m. in Wagner Park on July 24 and […]

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