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BY JOSH ROGERS  | Southbridge Towers’ vote two months ago to privatize has been accepted by the state attorney general and the state Division of Housing and Community Renewal, according to leaders at the complex. “My opposition of 25 years is over,” Victor Papa, a former Southbridge president of the board, told Downtown Express the day […]

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THURSDAY, DECEMBER 4 NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY BATTERY PARK CITY BRANCH 175 North End Ave, 212-790-3499, nypl.org/locations/battery-park-city     Baby Laptime for Pre-Walkers: Enjoy simple stories, lively songs and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. Limited to 25 babies and their caregivers; first-come first-served. Ages 0-18 months | Free | 11:30 am EVERY […]

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Old tensions between the Battery Park City Authority and Community Board 1 resurfaced again Tuesday night. At the board’s Battery Park City Committee meeting  Dec. 2, Robin Forst, vice president of external relations, was slated to present, but was unable to attend due to an illness. B.P.C. Committee members were upset that no one was […]

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Woman mugged in Tribeca A woman entered the 1,2,3 Chambers St. station in Tribeca at Sunday at 11:30 p.m. when a man approached her, grabbed her by the jacket collar, pushed her against the wall and took her purse. After rifling through her bag Nov. 30, the suspect stole her iPhone 6, valued at $600 […]

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BY JOSH ROGERS | Southbridge Towers’ vote two months ago to privatize has been accepted by the state attorney general and the state Division of Housing and Community Renewal, according to leaders at the complex. “My opposition of 25 years is over,” Victor Papa, a former Southbridge president of the board, told Downtown Express Wednesday. […]

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Knife fight in Soho Police arrested a man they say slashed a victim in Soho last week at about 3 p.m. It started when the suspect, 19, approached a 20-year-old man at the corner of Broome St. and Sixth Ave. on Tues., Nov. 18. The accused, who resides in Harlem, began arguing with the other […]

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BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC  | The Howard Hughes Corp. says that as of now, there’s no viable alternative site for its proposed 494-foot tower at the the Seaport. “We’re not ruling anything out,” said David R. Weinreb, C.E.O. of Howard Hughes Corp. at the Nov. 20 unveiling of its plan. “We’re completely open to looking at […]

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Last month they celebrated with blueberry muffins and last Friday P.S. 150 students showed off their spatial relationship skills to form a human blue ribbon to celebrate the school’s national award for academic excellence from the U.S. Dept. of Education. The small Tribeca school in Independence Plaza was the only school in Manhattan and one […]

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BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC  |  Two Battery Park City soccer teams — the girls team of I.S. 276 and the boys team of I.S. 289  — both won this year’s N.Y.C Middle School Soccer Championship on Sunday. It was exciting.” said Leyna Madison, I.S. 289’s after-school director for Manhattan Youth, which runs both schools’ soccer […]

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BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC    |  Residents at 313 Church St. will not have to share — at least for now — their building entrance with V.I.P. clients for the speakeasy, Bandit’s Roost, which resides in the basement. Bandit’s Roost is connected to the Church Street Tavern, a new restaurant that is situated on the […]

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