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BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC and JOSH ROGERS  |  Since the 9/11 Memorial Museum opened in May, many parties — Community Board 1, the mayor’s office, N.Y.P.D., and the Port Authority — have been working to mitigate the crush of tourists that have descended on Liberty St. Some have wondered why the opening of Greenwich St. between Liberty St. […]

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BY ROSA KIM  |  When Christiane Fowler, 40, got to New York City in April, her legs and feet were badly swollen from walking over 600 miles. She had traveled from Pennsylvania to Syracuse in search of a place to live and arrived in New York City by walking and catching rides. When she got […]

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BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC  |  The Blue School at 241 Water St. is growing with a new additional location and middle school plans that includes offering sixth grade next year. Currently a preschool through fifth grade, the Blue School is converting 233 Water St. into classrooms, offices as well as a planned gym, rooftop playground, […]

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BY ALBERT AMATEAU  |  Rebecca Lepkoff, a renowned photographer who recorded the street life of the Lower East Side, where she was born and raised, died Sun., Aug. 17 in her home in Townshend, Vermont, where, in addition to her home in Manhattan, she lived part of the year with her family for the past […]

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BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC  |  Protesters gathered at One Police Plaza on Mon., Aug. 18, in a show of support for the people of Ferguson, Missouri, which was rocked by the police shooting of a black teenager, Michael Brown, and to vent anger at the New York Police Department. Larry Holmes, of the People’s Power […]

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BY ZACH WILLIAMS  |  State government scrutiny of local landlords extended on Aug. 20 to Marolda Properties for alleged tenant harassment in Chinatown and the Lower East Side. Governor Andrew Cuomo issued a subpoena to the company that day as part of an ongoing investigation under the state Tenant Protection Unit. Tenant grievances against Marolda […]

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A vacation picture to die for A Russian tourist climbed a support beam of the Brooklyn Bridge on the Brooklyn side on Sun., Aug. 24 at 12:15 p.m. and took pictures, police say. Yaroslav Kolchin, 24, went past the security gate to scale the bridge and reached about 276 feet. A uniformed sergeant noticed Kolchin scaling […]

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BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC  |  Protesters gathered at One Police Plaza on Mon., Aug. 18, in a show of support for the people of Ferguson, Missouri, which has been rocked by the police shooting of a black teenager, Michael Brown, and to vent anger at the New York Police Department. Larry Holmes, of the People’s […]

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Rolex stolen A 30-year-old Long Island man discovered his $10,800 gold Rolex was stolen from a compartment near his steering wheel upon returning to his car parked at a garage at 75 West St. in the Financial District at 6:30 p.m. on Sat., Aug. 16. The 2012 white sedan BMW was unlocked and the driver’s […]

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THURSDAY, AUGUST 14 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. – 12:00 p.m. EVERY THURSDAY UNTIL 10/30 Art & Games: Ages 5+ | Free, drop in | Nelson A. […]

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