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Village scares at East Ninth Street Halloween display

BY TEQUILA MINSKY | It’s safe to say that the Village is fully in the Halloween spirit. A garden of terror greets any passersby who happens upon the Brevoort East at East Ninth Street, between 5th Avenue and University Place. Residents and staff have gone all out for Halloween with a headless horseman riding past zombies and two […]

BY GABE HERMAN | Students at the Fashion Institute of Technology have unveiled a sprawling mural that includes 90 panels to celebrate the Chelsea school’s 75th anniversary. The work called “ChalkFIT” covers the outside of school buildings from 26th to 28th streets along Seventh Avenue. Each panel represents a different year, going back to the school’s […]

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The following are notable crimes within the 5th and 6th precincts: 6th Precinct Would-be bank thief leaves empty-handed There was an attempted robbery at the Chase Bank at 340 Sixth Ave., police said. On Tuesday, Oct. 15, at 2 p.m., a man approached a window in the bank and held up a sign that read, […]

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BY TEQUILA MINSKY | Crowds of art lovers sat in the middle of Gansevoort St., which was closed to traffic, in front of the Whitney Museum last Saturday. The road was covered with a thick carpet of green grass, providing a mini-park for listening to steam-whistled tunes emanating from a calliope housed in a parade […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | A new city plan from the Office of Nightlife will address quality of life issues on the Lower East Side through a set of measures that include new rules for parking and trash removal, Mayor de Blasio announced on Tuesday. The plan, which also includes an awareness campaign to urge keeping […]

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E train pervert A man is wanted by police for exposing himself to a woman on the subway, officials said. On Friday, Sept. 6, at 7:35 a.m., an 18-year-old woman was on a downtown E train, between 23rd and 14th Street, when a stranger sat down across from her. He then allegedly unzipped his pants […]

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BY ALEJANDRA O’CONNELL-DOMENECH | Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a man wanted for robbing an Upper East Side bank earlier this week. At 4:18 p.m. on Oct. 21, a man walked into the Capital One bank located at 1180 Third Ave. and passed a note to a teller demanding money, police said. […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | The Hester Street Fair will wrap up its 10th season with a closing party on Oct. 26. The Saturday event, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. in Seward Park, will include a collage activity, coffee from local cafe Round K, music by Mari MacDowell, Nice Groove and Zebra Blood, and plenty […]

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BY JANE HEIL USYK | Last week on Oct. 1, I wandered up to Pain Quotidien on Eighth Street and Fifth Avenue, ordered a coffee, and sat facing the windows and Eighth Street. I wondered why I was doing this, and the answer came: to see if Arnie walks by.  It would have been very bizarre […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | There are certainly no shortage of coffee and tea shops these days, but one place in the Village has a unique spin on the drinks. Whistle & Fizz at 254 Greene St. serves carbonated and nitrogen-infused coffee and tea. The shop opened in May in a small space between Waverly Place […]

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