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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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With commercial rent increases all over Manhattan, people are seeing so many of these signs lately. This one was at the former Imperial Coffee Shop at Church and Chambers Sts. in Lower Manhattan.

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Driver arrested in Canal death A dump truck fatally hit an 83-year-old man while he was crossing Canal St. near the Manhattan Bridge on Fri., July 17, police say. Police were called to the scene at around 1 p.m. in Chinatown and the man, Ka Chor Yau, was taken to Lower Manhattan Hospital, where he […]

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  The Summer Streets celebration kicks off this year on Sat., Aug. 1, inviting New Yorkers of all ages to play, run, walk and bike on car-free streets from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Summer Streets will open almost seven miles of Lafayette St. and Park Ave. to bikers and walkers, connecting the Brooklyn Bridge […]

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BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC  | Tiffany Murdaugh pleaded not guilty Wednesday in a hit and run case that shook the Lower Manhattan community and left a woman seriously injured. Assistant District Attorney Philip J. Gary asked Judge Gregory Carro in criminal court at 100 Centre St. to increase bail to $100,000 because of the defendant’s “depraved […]

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BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC | (Originally posted, July 21, 2015) The new design for 2 World Trade Center has been splashed everywhere in the press, but last week, Community Board 1 was the first to get a public presentation. Members of the board’s Planning Committee applauded at the end of the presentation Mon., July 13. “Wow” and “that’s […]

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Keith McNally, restaurateur extraordinaire, went before Community Board 1’s Seaport Committee on Tuesday and revealed some details about his new restaurant at 5 Beekman St., which will be both a hotel and condos. Named Augustine, the restaurant will feature French cuisine — a continuation on the theme of some of McNally’s other spots, which include […]

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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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Senior killed crossing Canal St. A dump truck fatally hit an 83-year-old man while he was crossing Canal St. near the Manhattan Bridge on Fri., July 17, police say. Police were called to the scene at around 1 p.m. in Chinatown and the man, Ka Chor Yau, was taken to Lower Manhattan Hospital, where he was […]

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(Posted July 17, 2015 and updated July 20) A dump truck fatally hit an 83-year-old man while he was crossing Canal St. near the Manhattan Bridge on Fri., July 17, police say. Police were called to the scene at around 1 p.m. in Chinatown and the man was taken to Lower Manhattan Hospital, where he was […]

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