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BY GABE HERMAN | The Greenwich Village Chelsea Chamber of Commerce (GVCCC) is in its 70th year and continuing its work to promote and advocate for businesses in the area. “The whole idea for the Chamber is to stimulate the local economy,” said President Andres Pazmino. “We try to be holistic with our approach.” This […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | It’s been over a year since the City Council held a hearing on the Small Business Jobs Survival Act (SBJSA), and while some advocates have expressed frustration that the bill has still not passed, officials say further work is being done to assess its impact, and new legislation has been introduced […]

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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 GABE HERMAN | For the second time this month, a community board has rejected the city’s proposed plan to require special permits for hotel development just below Union Square. Community Board 3 passed a resolution against the plan at its Nov. 26 meeting, after the plan was poorly received and voted against at a […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | In recent months, walks along Bleecker Street may often include sudden whiffs of delicious baked goods between MacDougal Street and Sixth Avenue. They’re emanating from Posh Pop Bakeshop, one of the newer Bleecker tenants, which offers tasty gluten-free desserts of all kinds. The bakery opened at 192 Bleecker St. in March, […]

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BY CHRISS WILLIAMS  19th Precinct Break-fast.  A homeless man was observed throwing a cinder block towards the front window of an Upper East Side jewelry store, breaking the glass. According to police, Christopher Cruz, 46, broke into Kat Jewelry at 167 East 87 St. early Saturday, Nov. 16, at approximately 4:55 a.m. He allegedly stuck […]

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BY TEQUILA MINSKY | On this past weekend’s gray Saturday, surprisingly few students were hanging out and absent were the usual hordes in Washington Square Park. But, hardy New Yorkers, not kept away by the autumn chill, and tourists that just had to see the park, continued to stroll the walkways. While lingering, park goers enjoyed the master […]

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Theft and assault at 7-Eleven A case of shoplifting at a 7-Eleven led to an altercation with a store employee, according to police. On Oct. 28, around 12:10 p.m., a man entered the 7-Eleven at 194 Seventh Ave., and allegedly shoplifted a can of beer. When he was stopped by a store employee, the man […]

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BY CHRISS WILLIAMS 20 Precinct Perfumed Prowlers Two men are wanted for grand larceny after a theft at the Rite Aid at 210 Amsterdam Ave. Store camera footage shows two men breaking the locked windowpanes of the store’s cologne section at about 12:10 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 8. The men fled with $1,017 of merchandise […]

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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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