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Under Cover, March 13, 2014

TERROR TRIAL Jan Lee, one of the Chinatown community leaders who has fought against many of Lower Manhattan’s post 9/11 street closures, tells us the Downtown federal trial of Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law,  doesn’t seem to have worsened the traffic problems, but it does appear to have prompted the installation of an […]

Officials gathered on Nov. 13 to celebrate the opening of 4 World Trade Center, the first office tower to be completed on the original W.TC. site. The 977-foot, 72-story building at 150 Greenwich St. contains about 2.3 million square feet of office space, about a quarter of which will become the new headquarters of the […]

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ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED SEPT. 10, 2013  | BY TERESE LOEB KREUZER  |I didn’t know what I was doing here,” said Diane Lapson, Independence Plaza resident and Community Board 1 member as she stood near the South Pool of the September 11 Memorial. “I was here for an hour, and I didn’t see anyone I knew!” It […]

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BY JOSH ROGERS |Developer Larry Silverstein is no longer stumped at 3 World Trade Center as he has just reached an agreement in principle to lease 515,000 square feet of the building to GroupM advertising and media services firm. He would have had to cease construction at the end of the year — leaving an […]

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The app doesn’t work, there are problems at the racks, the bikes are heavy… etc., etc., etc. We doubt anyone was really expecting a smooth rollout to the city’s ambitious bike share program, which began on Monday. Despite the glitches, it was inspiring to see riders out Memorial Day giving the new, blue bikes a […]

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BY KAITLYN MEADE  |  The last pieces of the spire were installed at the top of 1 World Trade Center on Friday, May 10, bringing the Freedom Tower to its final height of 1,776 feet, said the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. Pieces 17 and 18 were installed by construction crews using […]

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Occupy Return We thought a few attendees were ready to shout “may day” at last week’s Community Board 1 meeting when two members of Occupy Wall Street said they would be back in Zuccotti Park May 1. Pat Moore, and other residents wanted to make sure there would not be drumming again, and that the […]

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BY TERESE LOEB KREUZER  |  The SeaGlass carousel in historic Battery Park at the southern end of Manhattan isn’t scheduled to open until the fall, but after what Superstorm Sandy did to Lower Manhattan, a celebration seemed in order on April 18 for the topping off of the structure’s shell. “We need every step of […]

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Thousands joined the inaugural 9/11 Memorial 5K Run/Walk on Sunday, despite increased police security. The route started out at Pier 57 and wound around Lower Manhattan. From dedicated athletes to families with kids in tow, participants turned out to honor the victims and the first responders that poured into the area after the attacks. April […]

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By KAITLYN MEADE  | The heightened security in New York City since the Boston Marathon bombings migrated to Tribeca on Monday morning when a bomb squad was called in to investigate an abandoned package, which proved to be harmless. The package in question was left on a city bus April 22 as the bus parked […]

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