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Seaport Museum reopens Dec. 14

BY TERESE LOEB KREUZER  |  It has been a stormy ride for the South Street Seaport Museum, headquartered at 12 Fulton St. with several outposts on Water St. and a fleet of historic ships anchored at Pier 16. After the 45-year-old museum nearly closed under its previous management, Susan Henshaw Jones, director of the Museum […]

BY TERESE LOEB KREUZER | Reservations can be made online. A visitor pass can be printed at home specifying a date and a time. “Please do not arrive more than 30 minutes prior to your reservation,” the pass says. But the cynical visitor to the National September 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site, […]

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BY ALINE REYNOLDS | For victims’ families, the tenth anniversary of 9/11 will be a day of mourning and remembrance. For some Muslims and Sikhs, in particular, the anniversary will be a solemn reminder of the racial discrimination and hate crimes they have experienced as a result of the attack. Such was the message relayed […]

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As New York State’s attorney general, Andrew Cuomo joined then-Governor David Paterson in calling for the shutdown of the Indian Point nuclear power plant, located just upriver from New York City in Buchanan, N.Y. Last month, representatives of now-Governor Cuomo met with Entergy, the plant’s operator, to reiterate even more strongly that, in no uncertain […]

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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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This year’s NYC Pride Parade was unlike any other. With the announcement, only two days prior, that the state legislature had finally passed a marriage equality bill, the celebration and exuberance along the parade route was unparalleled. For all who came out to take part in the festivities, it was an historic moment never to […]

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Last Thursday President Barack Obama visited Ground Zero for the first time since being elected, drawing hundreds of people to Lower Manhattan eager to catch a glimpse of the Commander in Chief. The World Trade Center site was one of several stops Obama made in New York that day to commemorate the victims of 9/11 […]

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Emily Liu, who works at a bank in Chinatown, fears she might have to quit her job to be able to look after Stephanie, her four-year-old daughter. Stephanie attends Garment Industry Day Care. “Day care is very important… the kids can learn, and the parents can work,” said Liu. “If you cut the budget, where […]

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