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[media-credit name="Downtown Express photo by John Bayles " align="aligncenter" width="600"][/media-credit] A major renovation of the Brooklyn Bridge, and the noise resulting from the late-night construction, is causing nearby residents to lose sleep and is giving them reason to complain. BY ALINE REYNOLDS  |  Residents in the Financial District, the South Street Seaport and the Lower […]

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BY ALINE REYNOLDS  | Deep down inside, we all speak the language of food. That’s the motto Chinatown advocates are using to promote the neighborhood’s first Restaurant Week. Close to 20 neighborhood restaurants have signed to participate in the program, which will offer a special selection of three-course dinners priced at $18.88 per person from […]

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BY TERESE LOEB KREUZER  |  In an op-ed in the Daily News on Sunday, Feb. 19, New York State Senator Daniel Squadron proposed a game-changing plan for the Battery Park City Authority. Battery Park City is now 40 years old, observed Squadron, and has matured from empty landfill in the Hudson River to a community […]

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BY CYNTHIA MAGNUS  |  As Occupy Wall Street enters its second month, and demonstrators continue to reside in Zuccotti Park, elected officials, community stakeholders and the protestors are attempting to find ways to coexist. “This is a neighborhood of working class people, the same people you represent,” said Pat Moore, chair of Community Board 1’s […]

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BY TERESE LOEB KREUZER  |  If the managers of the National September 11 Memorial were concerned that few Lower Manhattan residents would bother to show up at the memorial for the four hours on Oct. 2 reserved exclusively for them, they worried in vain. On the first of what are planned to be monthly evenings […]

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Concern for all New Yorkers To The Editor: “Gov may lift fracking ban” (July 6) should concern all New Yorkers who care about the health of our families and our environment. The Department of Environmental Conservation recognizes that hydrofracking is dangerous enough to ban from the New York City and Syracuse watersheds. If it is […]

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With the culmination of the Deutsche Bank trial last week, in which all three defendants were found “not guilty,” there is a movement to reopen the case so that a tragedy such as the one that, in 2007, took the lives of NYC firefighters Joseph Graffagnino Jr. and Robert Beddia, will never happen again. Last […]

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Brook Peters insists he has not become an overnight celebrity and the most popular eighth grader at his school. That, however, is hard to believe. In the past month the 14-year-old has been featured on nearly every cable news network, including NY1, PIX11, FOX, NBC, CBS and CNN. He has a full page spread in […]

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