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Ninth Precinct   Niagara theft Police said that on Sun., Feb. 17, around 2 a.m., one or more individuals entered Niagara Bar, at 120 Avenue A, and removed three credit cards from inside a 26-year-old woman’s bag and fled. Later that day, the victim discovered that all three cards had been used in different areas in […]

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BY TEQUILA MINSKY | Four lines of tables, each covered by a 60-foot length of canvas, stretched the span of of F.I.T.’s John E. Reeves Great Hall. It was noon on Sunday morning, March 17, and the atmosphere was buzzing. The creative energies of those skilled with fabric and embellishments, sewing and other needlework were adding […]

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BY ROSE ADAMS AND RICO BURNEY |   TALKS “Why Don’t You Write My Eulogy Now So I Can Correct It?”: New Yorker writer Patricia Marx and cartoonist Roz Chast speak about their new book “Why Don’t You Write My Eulogy Now So I Can Correct It?” a collection of Marx’s mother’s one-liners illustrated by […]

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This photo from Feb. 28, 1935, of Jane and Washington Sts. — and of the High Line when it was still a functioning freight railroad — is captioned “New Playground Site.” The view is looking north. Today, this section of the High Line no longer exists. In the late 1990s, an apartment building was constructed […]

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The New York Press Association, a statewide group of weekly community newspapers, handed out its Better Newspaper Contest awards for 2018 this past weekend in Albany and our company won 27 awards for excellence. This was a banner awards year for Schneps Media, which expanded last year to become a powerhouse with more than 70 […]

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BY COREY JOHNSON AND SARAH CARROLL | Preservation has the power to revitalize communities, support economic development, drive investment into existing buildings and bring pride of place across all five boroughs. Architectural icons such as the Chrysler Building, Grand Central Terminal and the Brooklyn Bridge are essential to the character of New York City. Historic districts, […]

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Tompkins tested Stern To The Editor: Re “Henry Stern, 83, Parks chief under two mayors” (obituary, April 4): In my opinion, Henry Stern was the most visible, popular and people-friendly Parks Department commissioner in the history of New York, and his dog, which he claimed was “the most petted dog in New York,” was even […]

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BY RANIA RICHARDSON | Springtime in New York marks the season for the annual Tribeca Film Festival. This year’s 18th edition, which runs from April 24 to May 5, will include a wide variety of programs and events beyond the usual slate of narrative and documentary film. Celebrity interviews, music performances, virtual-reality experiences and television fare […]

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BY ROSE ADAMS | Those unfamiliar with Greenwich Village’s Judson Memorial Church may recognize its stately, yellow-brick building on the south side of Washington Square Park. With 14 arching stained-glass windows and a 10-story bell tower, Judson looks like a relic from the Italian Renaissance. In a sense, it is: The church’s architect modeled the building […]

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