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Downtown Express photographer Milo Hess won a first place award from the New York Press Association in the Art Photo category for his picture of the Downtown Dance Festival. “Nice work capturing the motion in this photo,” judges wrote of Hess’ picture, which ws published on the cover of the Aug 28, 2014 edition. “Good […]

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Long-running Exhibition: Pixelated, Sum of its Pieces Children’s Museum of the Arts, 103 Charlton St. at Hudson Street; (212) 274–0986; cmany.org; Mondays and Wednesdays, Noon–5 pm, Thursdays and Fridays, Noon–6 pm, Saturdays and Sundays, 10 am–5 pm, Now – Sun, May 3; Free with $11 museum admission. This exhibition brings together emerging and mid-career artists whose […]

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BY ZACH WILLIAMS  |  Hundreds of students at Bard High School Early College discussed and confronted issues of race at a teach-in organized by students inspired by the ongoing #BlackLivesMatter movement. The event did not only concern issues of police-community relations, though, but also a range of topics, including social bias, the role of art […]

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Woman fights off attacker At around 2 a.m. on Sun., Mar. 15, a woman was walking on Mulberry St. when a man, who had been following her, touched her inappropriately over her clothing, police say. The woman, 27, fought off him and the suspect then fled. Police are looking for a man who is around 30 […]

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BY TINA BENITEZ-EVES  |  Sandwiched between Extra Place — where bands once unloaded equipment through CBGB’s back-alley door — and the Bowery, a new art space,  Howl! Happening, is supporting emerging artists and salvaging some of that old-school, East Village sense of community. Conceived by Howl! Arts, a nonprofit supporting local art and artists, the […]

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BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC  |  A new Financial District hotel has plans to use its top floors as an illuminated watch as a floor will be lit every hour — and nearby residents are not happy. The 24-story Hotel Indigo at 8-12 Maiden Lane, between Broadway and Liberty Sts., will have its top 12 floors […]

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BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC  | The possibility that a Trader Joe’s may be part of the new retail at 28 Liberty Plaza, formerly known as One Chase Manhattan Plaza, sent the Financial District Committee atwitter. “When I met with Fosun Properties, I mentioned since they said retail, how about Trader Joe’s? To my great surprise, they said we have […]

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By JOSH ROGERS | Nine Lower East Side public housing complexes will be able to tap into a $3 billion federal fund to repair damage from Hurricane Sandy, Sen. Chuck Schumer and Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Tuesday in Red Hook. The nine are part of 33 NYCHA projects around the city that will receive the […]

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Assault with cones from would-be ‘Mad Men’ Traffic cones are not usually thought of as weapons, but two teens used them in a dispute with a man, 58, in the Seaport on Thurs., Mar. 26, police say. It is unclear what started the verbal altercation between the teenage males — one 14, one 16 — […]

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BY VICTORIA GRANTHAM  |  Spring has arrived. It’s official. We made it. Hallelujah. And what better way to kick off the season than with an earthworm race? At least that’s what the good folks at the Hudson Park Library on Leroy St. are suggesting. On Saturday, March 28, you too can “celebrate the beginning of […]

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