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BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC  |  The Sterling Mason at 71 Laight St., a new luxury condominium in historic Northwest Tribeca, boosts several features one could envy — bespoke wood cabinetry, an unparalleled attention to detail in every unit, and a lush, green courtyard — but it has one amenity that is one of a kind: […]

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BY JOSH ROGERS  |    The cash-strapped South Street Seaport Museum is almost like the apple pie and motherhood of the Seaport development dispute: Everyone from community leaders to Howard Hughes Corp. to Mayor Bill de Blasio sings its praises. So perhaps it’s not surprising that the museum’s plans, which it is pursuing separately from Hughes’ […]

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BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC  |  Out of the billions of dollars that the city is receiving for resiliency and recovery after Sandy, Community Board 1 is wondering why such a small percentage of that money is being spent in its district — one of the hardest hit areas. The city has received $4.21 billion dollars […]

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BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC  |   The strong smell of shoe polish permeated the air while the rhythmic swipe-swipe of a cloth burnishing shoe could be heard as Carmine Colletti discussed the uncertain fate of his shoe repair store at Brookfield Place. Along with his brother, Charlie, the Collettis have been a part of the Battery […]

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BY DEBORAH GLICK  |    As many of you know, besides being your local assemblymember, I am also a huge fan of the National Football League. Although, I am foremost a New York Giants fan (unlike a nameless New Jersey governor who roots for the Cowboys!), I love to watch well-played games, and there are […]

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Soho ‘stick up’ Before robbing a Duane Reade at 459 Broadway in Soho last weekend, the thief took a moment to check out a display of female products, according to police. A male employee, 31, told police that the robber came in at 11:40 p.m. on Sun, Jan. 11, looked at the merchandise for a […]

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BY TEQUILA MINSKY  |  Escaping a drenching rain, dozens of people huddled under two white tents in Kimlau Square that had been erected by volunteers so that Chinatown neighbors could pay their last respects to slain Officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu on Sat., Jan. 3. Before noon, Councilmember Margaret Chin had attended the public […]

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BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC | After security guards barred Michael Fortenbaugh on Jan. 1 from entering the North Cove Marina, he said Tuesday he and his staff have regained access. But the date of Jan. 20 looms as he said the Battery Park City Authority said he must remove vessels by then or risk losing them. […]

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BY TEQUILA MINSKY  |  Escaping a drenching rain, dozens of people huddled under two white tents in Kimlau Square that had been erected by volunteers so that Chinatown neighbors could pay their last respects to slain Officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu on Sat., Jan. 3. Before noon, Councilmember Margaret Chin had attended the public […]

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Brazen thief smashes into Coach One thief’s New Year resolution must have been to steal more — and he wasted no time sticking to it. On New Year’s day at 6 a.m., a man flung a metal garbage can into the front window of the Coach store at 143 Prince St. He stole expensive purses […]

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