Downtown Express photo by J.B. Niicholas
Security around Lower Manhattan’s state and federal courts is expected to increase with the trial of Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, accused of masterminding the attack on the World Trade Center a few blocks away.
Downtown divided over hosting 9/11 terror trials
By Julie Shapiro
Already-tight security measures will only get tighter when five accused 9/11 terrorists go on trial in Lower Manhattan.
Hands off this turkey
Goldman kittens have homes, but blogs revive the story
Downtown Express has been following the five kittens rescued from the Goldman Sachs construction site since August, but the story heated up last Thursday as several blogs and other publications started covering it.
More kittens rescued
School zone option would cut building along income lines
Magna whata? Mild interest in the ‘document that changed the world’
With Chin in, renewed hope at renewal area
By Lincoln Anderson
With a new city councilmember strongly committed to affordable housing set to take office in January, housing advocates are feeling renewed hope that the long-dormant Seward Park Urban Renewal Area will be developed.
After Gerson feud, Downtown club is splitting up
By Josh Rogers
Councilmember Alan Gerson may soon share something in common with one of his biggest political heroes, Ed Koch.
Sweeney not running
Canal a little more clear
Small fire at Stuy
Blindness is no handicap to great teaching, educator shows
By Helaina N. Hovitz
Though the Yankee parade was in full swing right outside the window, the High School of Economics and Finance’s marine biology class began without any hesitation.
Two ways to zone Downtown schools
The city presented two options Wednesday night for how to zone Lower Manhattan’s elementary schools for next fall.
Goldner’s ideas conceived in Mali, born on Warren Street
BY STEVEN SNYDER
Tribeca artist’s massive steel sculptures resonate through two worldS.
Ominous, somber, kitschy and forlorn
BY STEPHANIE BUHMANN
Three fleeting art exhibits well worth your while.
Koch on Film
By ED KOCH
“The Messenger” and "Bright Star"
Kazan: Vilified namer of names, socially conscious auteur
Celebration of culture merits more than cult following
Embraced in Łódź, shunned in NYC lobby
After violence: ‘People reeling, but no closure.’
BY JERRY TALLMER
One actress, three characters, many questions, zero answers.
Our advice? See Ivey as Landers.
Long before Oprah, Ann Landers gave good advice
BY SCOTT HARRAH
Two-time Tony winner Ivey nails the accent, understands the icon.