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BY ALEJANDRA O’CONNELL-DOMENECH | Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a man wanted for questioning in connection with a slashing. On June 14, a 37-year-old man was slashed on the face inside of the B/C W. 81st St./Museum of Natural History subway station at about 10 p.m. According to police, the assailant […]

It was a few weeks too late for Manhattanhenge, which occurred at the end of last month, when the sunset is perfectly aligned with the borough’s crosstown grid. This year’s Manhattanhenge was a bit of a wash anyway, due to overcast weather. But last Friday evening, East Village lensman Bob Krasner captured this golden-hued shot […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | Gloria Sukenick, a Chelsea resident for nearly 50 years and a prominent community and housing activist, died on May 26 in her Penn South apartment. She was 94. Sukenick, a Brooklyn native, first lived in Chelsea on W. 16th St., before moving to Penn South in 1991. She was a veteran […]

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BY ALEJANDRA O’CONNELL-DOMENECH | The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has made a bold move toward reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Last month, the M.T.A. issued a request for proposals, or R.F.P., to purchase either biomethane, a gas produced from the decomposition of organic matter, or another renewable natural gas derived from nonfossil sources. According to the R.F.P., the […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | There was a groundbreaking at Seward Park on May 31 to kick off renovations there as part of the city’s Parks Without Borders program. The program was launched in 2015 with the goal of better connecting parks with surrounding communities, including providing better access and adding amenities to underused park areas. […]

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BY MICAELA MACAGNONE |   OUTDOOR MOVIES As part of the Parks Department’s “Movies Under the Stars” series, the following selected films will be screened this week. Reservations are not taken, so space is available on a first come, first served basis. People are encouraged to bring blankets. Contact 212-360-1430 or [email protected] for more information […]

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Sixth Precinct   Black & Decker burglar Police are asking for the public’s help in catching a burglar who they say has struck in both Downtown’s Sixth (Village) and Fifth (Chinatown/Little Italy) precincts. In each case, the suspect is said to enter a construction site and remove items. According to cops, in the first incident, on […]

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BY ALEJANDRA O’CONNELL-DOMENECH | Several hundred protestors gathered in Lower Manhattan’s Foley Square Saturday afternoon as part of national day of action to call for an impeachment inquiry of President Trump. More than 1oo cities nationwide held similar demonstrations. The rally was organized by a coalition including Empire State Indivisible, Need to Impeach, Indivisible Nation […]

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BY LINCOLN ANDERSON | You better grab a seat for this one. In the greatest number of schools participating in a citywide parks event ever, students from 30 schools recently unveiled their powerful social-action “bench murals” in Washington Square Park. The brightly painted benches — 30 of them in all — were arrayed along the edge […]

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BY MARTHA WILKIE| Those new to New York are often surprised by Gramercy Park — a beautifully landscaped gem, but one with a fence and a locked gate. So how does one get in? The key to getting a key is owning a home on the park and paying an annual fee. Samuel B. Ruggles, a lawyer […]

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