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TARGETED ADVERTISING

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AGGREGATED INFORMATION

We collect information through our Web site relating to traffic levels on our Web site – for example, the total number of users visiting particular pages.

We use IP addresses to calculate Web site usage levels. Whenever you are on the Internet, a number (an IP address) is automatically assigned to your computer. This number is identified and logged automatically whenever you visit our Web site. Collecting IP addresses is standard practice on the Internet, and is done automatically by many Web sites. An IP address does not provide us with any of your personally identifiable information, so although your session will be logged, you will remain anonymous to us.

This aggregated information, which does not personally identify you, is helpful to us for improving the services we offer and for marketing purposes. We may share aggregated information with our advertisers, business partners, or other companies.

USE OF COOKIES

Cookies are data that a Web site transfers to an individual’s computer for record-keeping purposes. Cookies, which are an industry standard used by most Web sites, including ours, can facilitate a user’s ongoing access to and use of a site. Cookies do not cause damage to your computer systems or files.

If you do not want information collected through the use of cookies, there is a simple procedure in most browsers that allows you to decline or accept the cookie feature.

Recent Stories

The Hairy History of the Now-Demolished 282 Grand Street

Back in March, Grand Street Chinatown lost three historic structures that date back some 200 years. What’s now a vacant lot will soon sprout a monument to luxury living. Here’s some history… Built sometime between the 1820s and the 1830s, the Federal-style row house at 282 Grand Street and its adjoining sisters were knee-buckling and […]

On the 30th Anniversary of his Death, Basquiat Gets Tribute from Al Diaz on Great Jones

Yesterday (August 12) marks thirty years since Jean-Michel Basquiat died of a heroin overdose at age 27. To help pay tribute to his fallen compatriot, legendary Lower East Side street scrawler Al Diaz imparted this silhouette and message on the facade of his former studio at 57 Great Jones Street (where he was found). The […]

‘Greens and Grains’ Health Spot Surprises at Former Boss Tweed’s on Essex Street

Boss Tweed’s Saloon is not returning to Essex Street, as reported. Instead, a replacement is not only here, but almost ready to go. Large-print marquee signage installed this month announces Greens and Grains, an untested new health-conscious eatery focusing on “nutritious bowls.” No liquor is served here (at least not yet), and the license associated […]

‘De Maria’ is Done After 2 Years on Kenmare Street [Updated]

De Maria is dead. The chic Kenmare Street cafe closed down last week after little more than two years in business. Word on the street is that staff was allegedly informed that August 12 would be the last day for both De Maria and its basement “events space,” The Lo. An insider also alleges that […]

At the ‘Wild Style’ 35th Anniversary Party [PHOTOS]

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