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It is time for another jam-packed season at Governors Island, which will opens on Sat., May 23. There will be favorites returning and new programming on the island, which will be open until September 27. The Billion Oyster Project will exhibit its work to restore a billion oysters to the New York Harbor. Just in […]

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Harassers & thieves on Stone St. A good Samaritan tried to stop two men from harassing a woman and ended up having his iPhone stolen. On Tues., May 12, at around 5 p.m., a 27-year-old saw two men bothering a woman at the corner of Broad and Stone Sts. in the Financial District and told them […]

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Harassers & thieves on Stone St. A good Samaritan tried to stop two men from harassing a woman and ended up having his iPhone stolen. On Tues., May 12, at around 5 p.m., a 27-year-old saw two men bothering a woman at the corner of Broad and Stone Sts. in the Financial District and told […]

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BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC | How long does it take to landmark a building? For some, like the 1888 Excelsior Power Company building at 33 Gold St. — the answer is 38 years and counting. The burnt umber brick Excelsior was one of three buildings Community Board 1 highlighted in their recent resolution urging the Landmarks […]

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(Posted May 16, 2015) Take one instructor, examples of classic art like Van Gogh’s “The Starry Night” — toss in nibbles, wine and beer and you get Muse Paintbar. The latest location is coming to Tribeca at 329 Greenwich St. in September, the owners told Community Board 1’s Tribeca Committee on Wed., May 13 as […]

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BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC | (Posted May13, 2015, and updated May 15) Heather Hensl was walking to work when a driver struck her on Beekman St. last month causing serious injuries — and says she won’t be able to walk on her own for four more weeks. In a phone interview and by email, Hensl, […]

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BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC | Financial District families were alarmed when they and their children with scooters or strollers were kicked out of One Chase Manhattan Plaza in recent weeks. Denise Courter, founder of FiDi Families, said around mid-April several families went to what is now called 28 Liberty Plaza, renamed after it was brought by […]

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BY JOSH ROGERS  (Posted May 6, 2015 & updated May 8) | Who you gonna call? Another firehouse. Tribeca’s famed “Ghostbusters” firehouse is going to close soon for renovations. Hollywood probably won’t care about the temporary loss of the setting of its 1984 blockbuster and sequel, but for neighbors, it’ll mean longer emergency response times for quite […]

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BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC  |  Brookfield Office Properties and their partners unveiled plans for a shortened season at North Cove Marina Tuesday night — and reverberations from the former operator’s ousting were felt. David Cheikin, senior vice president of leasing for Brookfield Office Properties, introduced the partners who will run the marina as well as […]

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BY JOSH ROGERS and DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC   |  The hit and run driver who smashed into a pedestrian on a sidewalk near Spruce Street School last month has not been brought to justice, but she seems to have made her mark Downtown nonetheless. Beekman St. now seems less dangerous with traffic lights at the […]

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