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Danger in the sky
On Tuesday, the Piper “Lance” single-propeller plane involved in Saturday’s terrifying midair collision over the Hudson River off W. 14th St. was lifted from the river bottom.

DOWNTOWN NOTEBOOK
Thanks, Budd, for everything, even for Sammy Glick
By JERRY TALLMER
Kate Mostel scratched out one after another of the close friends in her address book.

Ripped from our headlines

Letters to the Editor

Mixed Use

Under Cover

Police Blotter

IN PICTURES

Two dozen of the big ones

College’s two big splashes

Go get ‘em Justice Sotomayor

Fake green before the real stuff

Yo-Seaport-yo

 


Kittens born inside Wall Street’s biggest lion
By Julie Shapiro
The first tenant of the new Goldman Sachs tower paid no rent and signed no lease when she moved in this spring.

60 tenants thrown out as Chinatown tenement is shut
By Julie Shapiro
Sixty people lost their homes when the city emptied a crumbling Chinatown tenement last week.

Friends and neighbors celebrate ‘Mayor of Bond St.’
By Jefferson Seigel
Bond St. may only be two blocks long, but for a city thoroughfare, it is an unusually wide street. The cobblestones recall the earlier days of a slower, more neighborly way of life.

Two days for teen cafe

 

News


Gerson can run after all, judge rules
By Julie Shapiro
City Councilmember Alan Gerson finally won the chance to run for reelection this week when a State Supreme Court judge reversed a Board of Elections ruling.

With 9 dead in the Hudson, copters come under fire again
By Albert Amateau and Lincoln Anderson
The disastrous collision of a sightseeing helicopter and a private plane off of W. 14th St. over the Hudson River on Saturday prompted elected officials to demand regulation of the air corridor over the river and prompted Hudson River Park advocates to insist on an end to tourist helicopter flights.

Kim remains in the race after Chin’s ‘frivolous’ lawsuit
By Julie Shapiro
Margaret Chin dropped her challenge against fellow City Council candidate PJ Kim this week after it became clear that she had little chance of knocking Kim off the ballot.

Express sponsors candidates’ forum

Water main floods W. Broadway

‘Art Activist’ sheds light on ‘aerosol artists’
BY BONNIE ROSENSTOCK
Exhibit documents ephemeral medium throughout L.E.S.

FringeNYC celebrates lucky year 13
BY SCOTT STIFFLER
Best bets among a bevy of odd offerings

Koch on Film
By Ed Koch
He's baaaaaccck!

 

Four complex, collaborative Downtown projects
BY STEPHANIE BUHMANN
Surreal concepts encourage imagination, contemplation

Four fleeting Chelsea art exhibits, to be seen soon
BY STEPHANIE BUHMANN
Introspection, satire, wit used to explore subject, form, self.

Summer in the City
Best Downtown Bets for July & August

Still Waters Run Deep
BY DAVID KENNERLEY
Sprawling novel extracts magic from the mundane.


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Volume 22, Number 14 | August 14 - 20, 2009



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