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Here’s Your Chance to Bitch About Mayor de Blasio to His Face

Posted June 15, 2017 at 5:16 am

City Hall announced yesterday that Mayor de Blasio will host a town hall event on the Lower East Side next week. So, if you have something to say, say it to his face. Officials note that all topics are candidates for discussion. Plus, commissioners and representatives from other city agencies will also be there for […]

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Once a Treasure of Our Neighborhood, the Chinatown YMCA Heads South [OP-ED]

Posted July 12, 2016 at 8:00 am

The following opinion piece was penned by local activist Georgette Fleischer, President of the Friends of Petrosino Square community group. I love the Chinatown Y. I love the exercise classes (pilates and spin are particular favorites). I love swimming laps in the pool. I love community building with diverse neighbors of all ages. But there […]

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Early Edition: December 8

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 12:59 am

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Sir Shadow Sits Down with Bowery Boogie

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 2:19 am

Last Saturday, we stopped by Sir Shadow’s gallery at 338 Bowery, which is adjacent to his reported residence at the Whitehouse Hotel.  The initial draw was to purchase one of the 2010 calendars advertised out front, and to hopefully meet the man. Both itches were scratched, as it were.

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