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Drunk van thief nabbed at checkpoint  A man was arrested for stealing a delivery van after being stopped at a police checkpoint last week near City Hall. As a companion, police say he had an 18-pack of Bud in the passenger seat — with six cans already drunk. It all started at 6:15 a.m. on […]

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BY JOSH ROGERS  (UPDATED 9:05 p.m., OCT. 24, 2014) | Port Authority employees on Monday, will be the first office workers to return to work at the World Trade Center since terrorists took the Twin Towers down just over 13 years ago. The reopening of 4 W.T.C. on Oct. 27 will ironically mean less freedom on […]

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BY JOSH ROGERS  |  It’s not often a local community asks the city to spend less money on a project and tells officials not to worry about how long it takes to finish, but that’s exactly the message Seaport leaders are telling the city regarding the long-awaited construction of Peck Slip Plaza. It still may turn […]

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Anne Frank’s childhood friend and stepsister, Eva Schloss, will share her wartime experiences and discuss the publishing of Frank’s diary on Wed., Nov. 5 at 7: 30 p.m. at P.S. 89’s theater, located at 201 Warren St. Schloss, a Holocaust survivor, met Frank as a child while both families were in Holland after Germany invaded […]

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BY ZACH WILLIAMS  |  Two Downtown Little league softball teams received state recognition on Oct. 16 for going where no Manhattan team has gone before. Dozens of local parents, players and their siblings assembled at the Battery Park City Ballfields at night to see State Senator Daniel Squadron honor the teams for their respective state […]

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BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC  |  Lessons from Superstorm Sandy has the city stepping up its storm preparedness efforts with attention being paid to seniors and those with special needs. It has been almost two years since Superstorm Sandy hit on Oct. 29, 2012, and the city says it is better equipped to respond, but of […]

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BY HANA RASKIN   |  Joseph Hanania moved back to New York from Los Angeles to escape isolation and dependency on cars, only to find himself in a corner of the city underserved by the mass transit. Hanania lives in the Grand St. co-ops at the corner of Grand St. and the F.D.R. Drive. It […]

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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 23 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 A. […]

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BY ALBERT AMATEAU   |  Barry Benepe, co-founder of the Greenmarket program, where farmers bring their products directly to city consumers, spoke last week about how it all began 38 years ago and how today it has grown to 60 markets in the five boroughs. Benepe, a planner and architect, led the event, held Oct. […]

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An offer you can’t refuse: free food and wine. Every Thursday, starting Oct. 23, through Nov. 20, Hudson Eats is hosting a wine pairing series from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Brookfield Place at 200 Vesey St. The series on food and wine pairings will be led by Mike Martin, the director of Vintry Fine […]

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