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Denny’s plan for breakfast booze doesn’t go over easy at C.B. 1

BY SAM SPOKONY  | ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED FEB. 16, 2014  |  Most of the time, controversial liquor license applications at the community board lead to long discussions over how late an establishment plans to serve drinks. But for a new Denny’s restaurant, which plans to open in May ― with a bar, in addition to its dining […]

Would-be burglar flees Police are investigating what they believe was an attempted burglary at a Fulton St. residential building on Feb. 19. A 40-year-old man, who said he was staying with relatives at the 119 Fulton St. apartment, told cops he first heard a noise coming from the roof around 2:15 a.m. After checking out […]

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Boyfriend stabbed in FiDi Police arrested a 28-year-old woman on Feb. 1 after they say she stabbed her boyfriend in their Financial District home. The boyfriend, 45, told cops he and his girlfriend were in their 10 Hanover Sq. apartment when they got into a heated verbal dispute around 4 a.m. Police say the fight […]

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Sleeping man hit & robbed A man sleeping off his wild night was assaulted and robbed by four people in the Spring St. (C,E) subway station, police reported. Police said the 39-year-old man was intoxicated and sleeping on the floor of the Downtown platform on Thurs., Sept. 19. At about 1:30 a.m., he was approached […]

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Mechanic steals Maserati A Florida man’s Maserati was stolen from a Tribeca parking garage last weekend when a former mechanic in the neighborhood was apparently able to pick it up and drive away with no questions asked, police reported. The sports car, a 2012 black GranTurismo two-door sedan valued at $130,000, went missing from the […]

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By KAITLYN MEADE | A reconstruction project beginning later this month will close Downtown sections of Broadway for four years to replace utilities beneath the road. The city will close three of four lanes of the thoroughfare in two block sections between Rector and Ann Sts. The $42 million capital reconstruction project is scheduled to […]

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BY TERESE LOEB KREUZER with JOSH ROGERS | In a building at the Brooklyn Navy Yard where battleships were once built, on June 11, Mayor Michael Bloomberg outlined plans for another battle that the city will be fighting for decades to come — the battle to address the risks presented by climate change. These include […]

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Group attack on man in bar Police arrested a man on Sat. at a Soho karaoke bar and restaurant for what is being called a gang assault, after he and three or four others attacked another bar patron, police said. The victim, a 24-year-old Asian man from Connecticut was inside Biny, a karaoke bar at […]

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BY KAITLYN MEADE AND JOSH ROGERS  | Community Board 1’s Youth and Education Committee is calling for P.S. 150 to move to a larger  school building somewhere in Lower Manhattan rather than go up to Chelsea, as the city proposed last month. While a hypothetical relocation to a larger school raised some eyebrows, the handful […]

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BY TERESE LOEB KREUZER  | If there were ghosts on Washington St. in Lower Manhattan, they would probably be speaking Arabic and would recognize little of the neighborhood where they once lived and worked. The cluster of tenements, shops, restaurants, churches and businesses once known as “Little Syria” because so many people from Syria and Lebanon […]

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