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Two men ran from a Soho boutique with thousands of dollars of stolen goods in the middle of the day on Tuesday, police said. It is the second shoplifting incident for the boutique in the last month and one of many shoplifting incidents that have recently plagued high-end Soho stores. According to a police spokesperson, […]

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Designer duffles bagged Six shoplifters conducted a grab and go operation at a Louis Vuitton store in Soho that cost the boutique $6,210 in merchandise plus repairs. An employee told police that four young men entered the 116 Greene St. location at 3:15 on Sat., March 30. The men caused a distraction while a fifth […]

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BY BOB KRASNER | Did you hear the one about the $8,000 digital camera that only shoots in black and white? Funny, right? Leica, the revered camera manufacturer, doesn’t think so. Their M Monochrom is one of the more intriguing items in their new Soho location, which is filled with compelling merchandise for both pro […]

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A new commanding officer has taken over the N.Y.P.D.’s First Precinct, whose headquarters are in Tribeca. Captain Brendan Timoney introduced himself to the community at Community Board 1’s full board meeting on March 27, two weeks after his first day at the precinct on Tues., March 12. Timoney is taking over from Captain Edward Winski, […]

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Dapper ‘Brando’ thief A thief with a taste for theatricality and fine design has been plundering a Soho interior design store, an employee reported. The worker told police that on multiple dates, a man would enter Poltrona Frau at 145 Wooster St. and then leave while she was distracted. She described him as male, 5’7”, […]

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SENIOR PLANET EXPLORATION CENTER The recently opened Senior Planet Exploration Center (127 W. 25th St., btw. 6th & 7th Aves.) is designed to give seniors over 60 the necessary skills to become proficient with today’s technology. Scheduled workshops, seminars and group sessions can be attended by walk-ins. Spaces are limited for free tech classes, so […]

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Boat break-in Police arrested a man wielding a large hammer on Pier 25 in the early morning hours of March 6 after breaking into a ship docked at the pier. Police reported that a man tried to break into a ship, The Nantucket, a privately-owned charter ship that was tied up at the Tribeca pier […]

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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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By KAITLYN MEADE   |  Applications poured into Downtown schools in the last two days of kindergarten registration, leaving four with waitlists. Parents have faced overcrowding for years in Lower Manhattan, but even with new schools opening, there is not enough space to accommodate zoned students. In the last two days of registration, P.S. 234’s list […]

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BY KAITLYN MEADE WITH TEQUILA MINSKY  |  The blocks around Greenwich and Desbrosses Sts. were barricaded by fire trucks and ambulances when a fire broke out at a Tribeca garage and workshop. The only reported injury was to a firefighter, who was not hurt badly, according to a deputy chief on the scene. The EZ […]

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