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Whistle & Fizz has a bubbly twist on coffee and tea

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 […]

BY SHAYE WEAVER | Li-Lac Chocolates is offering a sweet deal for its return to the West Village — handmade treats at 1923 prices. On Saturday, Oct. 19, the 96-year-old chocolate shop celebrates its grand opening at 75 Greenwich Ave., by selling its beloved chocolate mousse rolls, almond bark, fudge, coconut clusters and pecan chews for […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | Police are looking for a man who broke into the Karma Lounge in the East Village last week. Law enforcement sources said the main gained entry into the office of the hookah bar at 51 First Ave., between East 3rd and 4th Streets, at around 3:55 a.m. on Oct. 3. Once […]

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BY MARK HALLUM | Doormen and maintenance workers at a Financial District building called a strike Thursday against the board of 90 William St., claiming they have not received a raise in seven years, and the one they did receive was paltry at best. Service workers union 32BJ filed a complaint with the National Labor […]

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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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BY GABE HERMAN | New development projects continue in West Chelsea, as a deal has been reached for a real estate company to redevelop office space on the top six floors of the old Morgan North Post Office. Part of the massive Art Deco building, which was built in 1933, is still used as a […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | Many New Yorkers have probably had the jarring experience of nighttime construction work in their neighborhood and wondered, ‘How is that allowed to happen?’ Now, a bill has been introduced in the City Council that would limit how often such construction can occur. Council Member Carlina Rivera introduced a bill in […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | As retail vacancies have remained an ongoing problem in Lower Manhattan neighborhoods, Comptroller Scott Stringer has released a citywide report showing the broader scope of the problem, including empty retail space having doubled in the last decade. The report found that since 2007, the city’s vacancy rate rose from 4 percent […]

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BY EMILY DAVENPORT | Google’s New York offices, in Chelsea, are making big leaps to reduce their carbon footprint a part of the NYC Carbon Challenge. Under the challenge, which launched in 2013, entities such as universities, hospitals and other large tenets vowed to reduce their emissions by 30 percent or more over the next […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | The Moxy NYC East Village hotel opened on Sept. 12, having replaced five old buildings on E. 11th St. that many Villagers tried to save back in 2016. The new hotel is at 112 E. 11th St., between Third and Fourth Aves., across from Webster Hall. Developed by Lightstone, the Moxy […]

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