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[media-credit name="Downtown Express photo by Aline Reynolds" align="aligncenter" width="600"][/media-credit] Vincent Alessi, managing partner of Bobby Van’s Steakhouse on Broad Street, does not have a problem with the O.W.S. protests, but he does have a problem with the police barricades in front of his business. BY ALINE REYNOLDS  |  The Occupy Wall Street demonstration, entering its […]

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C.B. 1 Chair Julie Menin BY CYNTHIA MAGNUS  |  Community Board 1′s resolution on the Occupy Wall Street demonstration is now official, but the question remains as to how the “good neighbor policy” it establishes, will be enforced. At the full board meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 25, C.B. 1 Chair Julie Menin said, “What is […]

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Downtown Express photo by John Bayles Over 6,000 people invaded Times Square on Saturday as part of a worldwide call to action initiated by Occupy Wall Street. The movement is now in its second month. One of the most common chants during last Saturday’s marches organized by Occupy Wall Street was, “The whole world is […]

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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 JOHN BAYLES  | A march on Tuesday evening, organized by Occupy Wall Street, to protest police brutality was cut short when demonstrators caught word that Gov. Andrew Cuomo was being honored as the “Game Changer of the Year” by Huffington Post at an event in Hudson Square. The group of demonstrators left the District […]

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BY ALINE REYNOLDS  |  Protestors have a variety of reasons for ‘occupying’ and we spoke to a few of them. NAME: Gerson Lesser AGE: 90 OCCUPATION: Retired geriatrics physician RESIDES: Riverdale, Bronx At the ripe young age of 90, World War II veteran Gerson Lesser is still very active, teaching clinical geriatrics at Mount Sinai […]

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BY CYNTHIA MAGNUS  | Twenty NYPD officers have been injured in Occupy Wall Street related incidents, with five officers being hospitalized, in separate incidents, since the protest started last month, according to a law enforcement official familiar with the situation. The injuries sustained by the five, all of whom have since been released from the […]

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BY JOHN BAYLES  | A rumor started spreading like wildfire through the estimated 4,000 people standing in Zuccotti Park around 6:25 a.m. Friday morning. But then one smartphone after another, confirmed the fact, via outlets such as twitter, facebook and CNN, there would be no cleaning, no “showdown,” no veiled attempt to evict the Occupy […]

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BY MARGARET S. CHIN  |  Last week, politicians from every level of government weighed in on the Occupy Wall Street Movement. From Mayor Michael Bloomberg, to Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, the movement, which began in New York on Sept. 17, captured the attention of mainstream America. Help from powerful backers, like the New York State […]

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The Occupy Wall Street movement, which officially began on September 17th in Zuccotti Park and that has since captured the eye of the country and the world, is picking up steam with each passing day. Whether one is dismissive of the protestors’ cause or in support of it, there is no denying the passion that […]

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