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Russell Brand calls for ‘revolution’ on Wall Street

British comedian Russell Brand marched Downtown Tuesday to promote his book and honor two of the things Lower Manhattan is famous for: George Washington and Occupy Wall Street. Brand, also Katy Perry’s ex-husband, marched with a few hundred Occupyers from Zuccotti Park to Federal Hall on Wall St., site where Washington took the nation’s first […]

By YOON SEO NAM & JOSH ROGERS | Many dozens of Occupy demonstrators returned to Zuccotti Park Saturday. The scene, although sometimes loud, was far from the drama of two years agowhen the international Occupy Wall Street movement began in the Lower Manhattan park. Only about 10 uniform and white-shirted police officers were on hand […]

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BY KAITLYN MEADE  |  Life moved as usual on Pier 11, with people swarming off the ferry and dispersing to their destinations — with little evidence of the accident that had occurred only a day earlier when a morning ferry crashed into the pier, injuring about 50 people. The only sign was a notice posted […]

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Picked a fight with the wrong guy This guy fought a cop to try to prevent him from making an arrest — so he ended up in cuffs, too. Shibu Okechukwu, 26, appeared to be trying to protect a friend on Wed., Nov. 14 at around 3 p.m. when stepping in the middle of the […]

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BY JOSH ROGERS  |  Mitt Romney was doing much better down on Wall Street than at a West Village polling site, fourth graders discovered Tuesday in their exit polls. “It was mostly Obama in the first [West Village] location,” said Alexa, 9, a fourth grade student who was surveying voters on the street for the […]

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BY ALINE REYNOLDS | An exuberant crowd burst into cheers upon President Obama’s re-election on Tues., Nov. 6 at a Downtown hub where they drank wine and beer and schmoozed for hours until the announcement was made at around 11 p.m. It was a sigh of relief for many who expressed anxiety over the outcome of […]

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BY TERESE LOEB KREUZER  |  Architect Richard Upjohn’s Gothic masterpiece, Trinity Church, has stood at the corner of Wall Street and Broadway since 1846. This year, it is getting a facelift. Since July, the church’s iconic front has been shrouded in scaffolding. For the first time since 1992, when the church was cleaned and repaired, […]

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As part of an effort to improve the environment in Lower Manhattan, the Alliance for Downtown New York, Andaz Wall Street and 75 Wall Street Condominium Residences are teaming up to host Spring Community Day on Saturday, May 7. From 10 a.m. to noon, volunteers will plant more than 300 annuals at Mannahatta Park on […]

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