Change comes to Albany and Washington
With Democrats taking the House and apparently the Senate in Tuesday’s heartening Election Day, America should be moving closer to the right track. With Donald Rumsfeld’s long overdue ouster from the Pentagon, the president may be signaling he is finally ready to discuss rationally the least bad way to get us out of the mess he initiated in Iraq.
Downtown Express photo by Milo Hess
Must it be spelled out?
Drivers hoping to compete on “Wheel of Fortune” perhaps appreciated the chance to practice reading this sign on West and Warren Sts.
The Penny Post
By Andrei Codrescu
I gave myself one hour before the flight, which I find is plenty of time in New Orleans, unless they raise the alert level and start going after your inner terrorist, which is hell to get out and place on the tray.
Downtown Express photo by Tequila Minsky
David Graves of Berkshire Berries, who sells jams and jellies at the Union Sq. Greenmarket, showed first grade students from P.S. 126 in Chinatown the wonders of a beehive during a recent class trip.
Bergtraum A.P. gets 10 years
Dining deal returns Nov. 13
New Hudson Sq. owner mulls hotel with $20-million buy
W.T.C. workers forum
Roma and Juventus battle hard in close match
On the cool but sunny Saturday AS Roma played Juventus for the second time this season beating them 3-1 in a Downtown Soccer League game. Roma was down five of their original players, and had since added Samantha Sewell to the roster. Juventus was missing coach Sam Clayton and son Liam, as well as Brody Sharoff.
Downtown Express photo by Jefferson Siegel
Local boy makes good
Political cover-up at Tribeca polling site
By Lori Haught, Josh Rogers and Tequila Minsky
In politics the cover-up isn’t always worse than the original offense.
Despite height caps, concerns on L.E.S. changes still high
By Lawrence Lerner
Officials from New York City’s Department of City Planning held a much-anticipated three-hour public forum on Nov. 6, unveiling a revised Lower East Side and East Village rezoning plan in front of more than 200 people packed into Cooper Union’s Wollman Auditorium.
Salon owner looks to raise money for struggling businesses
By Priya Idiculla
Vince Smith knew exactly where he wanted to open his own salon after he saw the scale model of Battery Park City in the then-newly opened World Financial Center. That location was South End Ave. and Smith opened his business, Vince Smith Hair Experience, there in 1990. Smith has been a Battery Park City business owner for 16 years now. He lost 36 clients and friends on Sept. 11, 2001.
Feathers fly as NEST parents resign from the P.T.A.
By Anindita Dasgupta
First they banded together to help renovate the building at 111 Columbia St. Then they filed a lawsuit against the city’s Department of Education and state Board of Regents to keep a charter school from encroaching on their space and possibly draining the resources of their school.
Maya Lin unveils renderings for Chinatown museum
By Priya Idiculla
Architect Maya Lin was reminded of her mother when she saw the new space she will be remodeling for the Museum of Chinese in the Americas. The new building space is made up of two separate structures that surround a courtyard. The courtyard space was reminiscent of her mother’s previous home in Shanghai.
Arts and Entertainment
Can Paris Hilton really sing?
Terminal project nears the end
Before condos, an art finale for building
After the fall of The Falls, life returns to 224 Lafayette St.
By Sandra Larriva
The Falls, the dark Soho nightspot where John Jay College graduate student Imette St. Guillen was last seen alive in the early morning of Feb. 25, 2006, closed on July 9 after having given up its liquor license two days earlier.
Fund allows student to focus only on school, family and English
Bob Dylan revisited
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WORKS BY SIX PHOTOGRAPHERS View solo exhibits by Susan Bowen, Joan Lebold Cohen, Allice M. Hughey and Yaqui Yamdrock. Anya Petrova is the spotlight exhibitor with her works entitled “Liquid Gold.” Pictured above is “Marginal Movements,” a photo by guest exhibitor Rosalia Filippetti, which was shot from inside a car. Continues thru Dec. 2; Thurs. from 6-8pm and Fri. Sun. from 1-6pm. Soho Photo, 15 White St., bet 6th Ave. and West Broadway, 3 blocks south of Canal St. 212-226-8571. www.sohophoto.com.
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