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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 […]

 Bike rider assaults pedestrian at Union Square An e-bike rider attacked a pedestrian near Union Square last month, officials said. On Saturday, Dec. 7, around 4:30 p.m., a 29-year-old male victim was walking in a crosswalk at East 14th Street and Fourth Avenue. Another man, riding an e-bike, stopped in front of the pedestrian and […]

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BY SOFÍA CERDA CAMPERO | Data on the 14th Street busway was presented at a Community Board 2 meeting on Thursday, indicating increased bus travel times and ridership, along with increased bike ridership, as some community members expressed disapproval of the new system. Members of CB2’s Traffic & Transportation Committee gathered with neighborhood residents to […]

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From the Jan. 14, 1988 issue of The Villager, legendary folk singer Pete Seeger sang, joked and told stories at a Sunday afternoon event at The Church of St. Luke in the Fields, 487 Hudson St. The article, by Richard Thompson, noted that Seeger and fans were supporting “Save the Village,” a group dedicated to […]

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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.

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A vigil for Puerto Rico was held on Tuesday evening at Union Square, after a series of earthquakes struck the U.S. territory in recent days. The series included a 6.4-magnitude earthquake early Tuesday, and one death was reported along with multiple injuries, collapsed homes and widespread power outages.

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BY CHRISS WILLIAMS  | A once sacred house of worship is in the process of transforming into a secular space, and it’s not going well. Community Board 7 voted to disapprove the Children’s Museum of Manhattan’s (CMOM) proposed design plans for the former First Church of Christ, Scientist, at their Jan. 7, full-board meeting. The church […]

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  BY CHRISS WILLIAMS  | Ever other week the comedy show Nervous Laughter pops up at an East Village venue to do what “comedy is best at doing,” using humor as a weapon against “cultural taboos, injustice and tyranny.” The comedy series’ most recent show, which took place on Jan. 8 at The Secret Loft, embraced […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | Archer & Goat, a restaurant in Harlem that opened in 2019, is family-owned and family-run and offers dishes of Latin, South Asian and American cuisines. The restaurant is located at the garden level of a townhouse at 187 Lenox Ave., at West 119th Street, in the Mount Morris Park Historic District. […]

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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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