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Photos: Rally in Foley Square against war with Iran

On Thursday evening, protesters turned out in the cold January weather to demonstrate against war with Iran, as hostilities have increased lately between the United States and Iran. A simultaneous rally was held at Columbus Circle, and NYC Public Advocate Jumaane Williams was among those at the Foley Square event.

Here are images from Sunday’s march against anti-Semitism, as a wave of hate crimes have struck recently in the city and beyond. Nearly 20,000 people marched from Foley Square across the Brooklyn Bridge in an act of solidarity. The march was dubbed “No Hate. No Fear.” It was organized by Jewish organizations including the United […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | Police released another photo of a Bahamian model who went missing from Tribeca in October. Jenelle Hollingsworth, 35, was last seen at her hotel, the Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott, at 100 Greenwich St. near the World Trade Center, on Thursday, Oct. 24. Police said she is 5 feet 8 […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | Cops are looking to lock up a man and woman who engaged in a sex act in front of passengers on a Lower Manhattan subway station platform last month. The NYPD released on Nov. 30 images of the man involved in the lascivious display, which occurred at 9:30 a.m. on Nov. […]

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BY TEQUILA MINSKY | It’s Saturday morning at the northern end of the Greenmarket in Tribeca — Greenwich near Duane Street — as a steady trickle of neighbors carrying paper or plastic bags dump their kitchen refuse. Bin after bin provided by GrowNYC and NYC Sanitation are filling up. This a city Compost Collection drop-off site […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | Just in time for the holiday giving spirit, 9/11 healthcare advocates presented a generous check to support firefighters who have been diagnosed with cancer. The $100,000 donation came from an anonymous donor and will go to the FDNY Foundation’s Fired Up for a Cure program, which supports current and retired firefighters […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | A new sculpture unveiled on Monday in Tribeca Park is dedicated to the transgender GNC (gender non-conforming) community. The ten-foot-tall fiberglass sculpture is in the shape of a butterfly. It’s by visual artist Rubem Robierb as part of his “Dream Machine” series. Each work in the series is named for a […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | Luv Michael, a nonprofit that produces granola and trains and employs people with autism, opened its first Manhattan commercial kitchen and learning center in Tribeca on Oct. 24. The 3,000-square-foot space is at 42 Walker St., just below Canal Street, and also includes a small retail kiosk. Luv Michael was founded […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | A large stretch of the West Side Highway is getting a lower speed limit as part of an effort to improve traffic safety under the Vision Zero program, officials announced on Oct. 10. Starting Oct. 12, the speed limit will drop from 35 mph to 30 mph from Battery Place up […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | Information about liquor licenses for local businesses will soon be more accessible to the public, after Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill into law today that was sponsored by Lower Manhattan lawmakers. State Senator Brad Hoylman and Assemblymember Deborah Glick sponsored the legislation to give the public more information about on-site […]

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