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BY YANNIC RACK   |  A pending permit application could see another church bulldozed for luxury residences, even after loyal parishioners have prayed on the steps of the church since it was padlocked seven years ago. Last month, a permit was filed with the Department of Buildings for an 18-story, 30-unit apartment building on the […]

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BY ZACH WILLIAMS   |  In response to rising sea levels and the other effects of climate change, more than 100 activist groups converged in Lower Manhattan on Sept. 22 to promote environmental justice as part of what they call Flood Wall Street. The N.Y.P.D. pre-emptively blocked streets leading to the New York Stock Exchange, […]

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BY YANNIC RACK  |  A new stop sign is coming to busy William St., an area that has prompted serious safety concerns among residents and visitors alike. Councilmember Margaret Chin announced on Sept. 15, together with State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and State Senator Daniel Squadron, that the sign would be installed at the corner […]

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Nine years ago, the residents of Southbridge Towers voted to study the merits of leaving the Mitchell-Lama middle class housing program, and next week they will decide whether or not it will happen. Voting at the 1651-apartment complex begins Sun., Sept. 28 and runs until Tues., Sept. 30. The residents of each apartment get one […]

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BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC  |  A new 10-unit building at 92 Fulton St. between Williams St. and Gold St. in the Financial District will be 100 percent affordable housing — and will be permanently so. The news was received with clapping and an audible “yay” at Community Board 1’s Planning Committee meeting Sept. 8. The […]

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Motorcycles boosted Last weekend, a 22-year-old Queens man parked his motorcycle at the corner of Spring St. and Washington St. in Hudson Sq. and went to work. When he returned the next day, on Sun., Sept. 21 at 6 a.m., his 2009 white Yamaha motorcycle, valued at $7,500, had vanished. The man still had his […]

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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 25 BATTERY PARK CITY PARKS CONSERVANCY 212-267-9700, bpcparks.org Preschool Art: Come learn art with paper, clay, wood, and paint. Ages 4 and under | Free, drop in | Nelson A. Rockefeller Park | 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. EVERY THURSDAY UNTIL 10/30 Art & Games: Age 5+ | Free, drop in | Nelson […]

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Mugger bites victim A 25-year-old man and woman from Brooklyn boarded the 2 train at Times Square at 3:45 a.m. on Sat., Sept. 13, when a man approached them and accused them of stealing his cell phone. It then escalated as the train was entering the No. 1 West Houston St. stop in Soho when […]

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BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC | A new 10-unit building at 92 Fulton St. between Williams St. and Gold St. in the Financial District will be 100 percent affordable housing — and will be permanently so. The news was received with clapping and an audible “yay” at Community Board 1’s Planning Committee meeting Sept. 8. The […]

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Thursday will be the first Sept. 11th in 13 years that the public will have access to the World Trade Center. The memorial will still be closed for most of the day for the annual 9/11 commemoration ceremony honoring the nearly 3,000 people killed on the day, but after 6 p.m. it will be open […]

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