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Attacker arrested after subway station assault: Cops A man was arrested after an assault inside the subway station at Eighth Avenue and West 14th Street, police said. On Friday, Jan. 10, around 12:40 a.m., a 24-year-old male victim told police that he was punched several times in the face by another man while walking on the […]

Night club theft on 10th Avenue There was a burglary inside the Marquee New York night club at 289 10th Ave., police said. On Saturday, Dec. 14, around 12 p.m., a man gained entry into the location through the unlocked front door, police said. Once inside, he allegedly took a staff member’s cell phone and […]

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Bank robber gets a grand There was a bank robbery near Times Square on Thursday, Dec. 26, police said. At 3:55 p.m., a man entered a Capital One bank at 1407 Broadway, approached a teller and allegedly handed her a note demanding money. The teller complied, and the man fled with $1,000.   Jacket thief […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | A new exhibit in Chelsea explores the life of poet Emma Lazarus and the history behind her famous poem “The New Colossus,” which appears on the Statue of Liberty’s pedestal. The exhibit was produced by the American Jewish Historical Society, and is at the Center for Jewish History, at 15 West […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | Hudson River Park had a record-breaking 2019 for attendance and some of its environmental programs, according to a recent announcement from the Hudson River Park Trust. The park had almost 200,000 people attend the park’s nearly 800 events and programs during the year. Such programs include dance and music events, movie […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | The Greenwich Village Chelsea Chamber of Commerce (GVCCC) hosted its 16th Annual Safe City Safe Streets luncheon on Dec. 12, which honored local police officers for their work in the communities. The event is held every year to award police officers for their service and work in local precincts, and also to […]

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Missing wallet leads to attempted credit card use Police reported that a woman had her wallet taken earlier this year and attempts were then made to use a stolen credit card. On Jan. 23, around 6:30 p.m., near Sixth Avenue and West 43 Street, a 23-year-old woman realized that she no longer had her wallet, […]

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Subway creep sexually assaults woman: Cops A woman was groped inside the Union Square subway station on Friday, Nov. 29, police said. Around 5 p.m., on the platform for the downtown R train, a man approached an 18-year-old woman from behind and allegedly touched her crotch over her pants. The creep then ran from the […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | The city’s Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) this week officially designated five historic buildings on West 28th Street that were part of the legendary Tin Pan Alley for sheet music publishers. The five adjacent buildings, between Broadway and Sixth Avenue, are buildings number 47, 49, 51, 53 and 55 on the block. They […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | The upscale bakery Las Delicias, perhaps already well-known to those who like to frequent local farmer’s markets, opened its first brick and mortar location this fall at Chelsea Market, at 75 Ninth Ave., called Las Delicias Chelsea. All of the bakery’s products are kosher, vegetarian and non-GMO. They’re also made with […]

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