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BY JOSH ROGERS  | Saying Lower Manhattan needs “a stronger, more active voice on the City Council,” Jenifer Rajkumar is about to formally announce her bid to unseat Margaret Chin in this year’s Democratic primary. “When major developers come to the South Street Seaport, or to Greenwich Village, or to the Lower East Side, and […]

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New eateries for Brookfield Place: Eight restaurants have signed up with Brookfield Office Properties, owners of Brookfield Place (formerly called the World Financial Center), to open eateries in the dining terrace now under construction at what used to be called 2 World Financial Center. The tenants have signed ten-year leases with Brookfield. The dining terrace […]

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BY LESLEY SUSSMAN  |  The new year got a bit worse last week for the Chinatown-based Fung Wah Bus company when, on Tuesday, Community Board 3 voted to recommend denial of an application by the troubled carrier to create a bus stop in front of 139 Canal St. outside the company’s storefront. Although Fung Wah […]

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The Year of the Snake started off with a bang, as revelers took to the streets to celebrate the Lunar New Year in Chinatown. This year, (4711 in the Chinese lunar calendar) was celebrated with smoke and lights as firecrackers were set off on Sun., Feb. 10, middle. This past weekend, the annual parade shut […]

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The Village boasted a mad Mardis Gras bash last week at Le Poisson Rouge on Bleecker St. This year, the Two Boots Fourth Annual Mardi Gras Ball doubled as a benefit for the Lower East Side Girls Club. Along with some traditional brass band fanfare and festive stilt dancers, colorfully masked revelers were treated to […]

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OFFENSIVE LANGUAGE To The Editor: I found it very inappropriate for Jerry Tallmer to describe the late Ed Koch as a “certified ‘Hebe’” and for Downtown Express to print this hateful epithet (Notebook, Feb. 6 – 19, “From City Hall to silver screens: The Life of Ed Koch”). Even if this was meant as a […]

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V-Day for Raj Jenifer Rajkumar, the City Council candidate who has not yet announced her intention to run against Councilmember Margaret Chin in this year’s Democratic primary, continues her campaign. Last weekend, she hosted a “Be My Valentine” fundraising party in her Gateway Plaza apartment, and she told us she’s got a karaoke night planned […]

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BY KAITLYN MEADE  |  Kindergarten registration opened up last week for public schools in New York City, and with more kids than previous years looking for K seats, it may be an even  tighter fit than last year. The kindergarten registration period for Fall 2013 started Jan. 22 and ends March 1. While enrollment is […]

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Teen killed in shooting Friends and family on the Lower East Side gathered to commemorate a young athlete killed by a gunman near his home in from Baruch Houses. Raphael Ward, 16, was killed at about 9 p.m. on Fri., Jan. 4 outside a candy store on Rivington and Colombia Sts. The New York Times […]

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Calling all Christmas trees and wrecked tech. Are you tired of maneuvering your vacuum cleaner around that now-droopy evergreen, shedding needles in the living room? What about the cracked camcorder that was conveniently replaced this year? Well now is your chance to dispose of them in a safe, environmentally-friendly way as New York City brings […]

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