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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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BY DUSICA SUE MALESVIC  |   Financial District resident Max Taylor decided to enter a photo contest for the first time — and won, beating out over 30,000 submissions. “It is kind of still settling with me,” the 25-year-old photographer said. The #ItsAmazingOutThere national contest was sponsored by the Weather Channel and Toyota. Taylor was checking […]

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BY ZACH WILLIAMS  |  Many a boy and girl plays a backyard ballgame with a sibling, fantasizing about winning a championship if only fate would eventually permit. For two Downtown Little League softball teams though, that’s the reality for not one, but seven sibling sets. The sisterhood of two state championship teams — one comprised […]

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BY ZACH WILLIAMS     |  Residents of 67 Vestry St.  have not given up on efforts to preserve their homes in an 117-year-old former warehouse in Tribeca. Although efforts to landmark the building fell short in the spring, a handful of options remain for the tenants, including challenging the permit process and working through local […]

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BY ROSA KIM  |  Melissa Carbone never imagined she would grow up to be a software engineer. “I was always telling myself that I had to be good at math and that I wasn’t the kind of person who could code. That kept me away from the field,” she said. “Until I realized that I […]

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  BY JOSH ROGERS  |  Downtown school advocates have been better than the city at forecasting the growing need for schools in recent years, and now there’s a new state law requiring the New York City to adopt some of their methods. The law, which Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed Monday,  requires the city’s School Construction […]

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BY LINCOLN ANDERSON    |  In the coming months, 14 more corridors — including Houston St., the Bowery and Sixth Ave. — will be added to the city’s growing number of so-called “arterial slow zones.” The Department of Transportation announced the second batch of new arterial slow zones on Fri., Aug. 1. The city’s first […]

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ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED AUG 11, 2014  |  Twenty-five firefighter units responded to a fire at Independence Plaza North at 310 Greenwich St. in Tribeca at 8:40 p.m. Sunday night, according to the New York City Fire Department. There were eight injuries, including one firefighter, and five people were taken to the hospital for treatment. Three people […]

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