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BY SARA HENDRICKSON  |  At a public meeting on Mon., May 11, at the L.G.B.T. Center to “unveil” the Village’s new middle school at 75 Morton St., the crowd of 150 people had a few anxious questions, but most of all, the mood was gleeful celebration that the school would finally open its doors in […]

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By DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC | (Posted May 21, 2015 and updated May 22) Tiffany Murdaugh has been arrested and charged with three counts — including assault in the second degree, a felony — for an incident on Beekman St. that seriously injured a woman last month. Murdaugh, 34 and a New Jersey resident, was arraigned Wednesday on […]

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BY MIA RUPANI  |  With summer quickly approaching, activity at Piers 25 and 26 in Tribeca near N. Moore St. is picking up. The piers are part of Hudson River Park, which extends from 59th St. south to Battery Park City. Hudson River Park  (hudsonriverpark.org) has a plethora of activities planned throughout the summer for […]

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It is time for another jam-packed season at Governors Island, which will opens on Sat., May 23. There will be favorites returning and new programming on the island, which will be open until September 27. The Billion Oyster Project will exhibit its work to restore a billion oysters to the New York Harbor. Just in […]

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Harassers & thieves on Stone St. A good Samaritan tried to stop two men from harassing a woman and ended up having his iPhone stolen. On Tues., May 12, at around 5 p.m., a 27-year-old saw two men bothering a woman at the corner of Broad and Stone Sts. in the Financial District and told them […]

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The Downtown Alliance is inviting neighbors to “make Elizabeth H. Berger Plaza Bloom” on Sat., May 16, from noon to 2 p.m. by planting flowers around the plaza. It is located at Edgar St., which is between Greenwich St. and Trinity Pl., just south of Rector St. Berger, the former Alliance president who died August […]

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Harassers & thieves on Stone St. A good Samaritan tried to stop two men from harassing a woman and ended up having his iPhone stolen. On Tues., May 12, at around 5 p.m., a 27-year-old saw two men bothering a woman at the corner of Broad and Stone Sts. in the Financial District and told […]

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BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC | How long does it take to landmark a building? For some, like the 1888 Excelsior Power Company building at 33 Gold St. — the answer is 38 years and counting. The burnt umber brick Excelsior was one of three buildings Community Board 1 highlighted in their recent resolution urging the Landmarks […]

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(Posted May 16, 2015) Take one instructor, examples of classic art like Van Gogh’s “The Starry Night” — toss in nibbles, wine and beer and you get Muse Paintbar. The latest location is coming to Tribeca at 329 Greenwich St. in September, the owners told Community Board 1’s Tribeca Committee on Wed., May 13 as […]

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BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC | (Posted May13, 2015, and updated May 15) Heather Hensl was walking to work when a driver struck her on Beekman St. last month causing serious injuries — and says she won’t be able to walk on her own for four more weeks. In a phone interview and by email, Hensl, a […]

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