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BY GABE HERMAN | The Lower East Side school P.S. 140 Nathan Straus is holding its annual fundraiser to feed families at the school during Thanksgiving time. The Turkey Drive is being done through the school’s PTA, with an online donation page organized by PTA President William Bray. So far, the campaign has raised over […]

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72-year-old attacked on East Houston Street An older woman was assaulted while walking on East Houston Street, according to police. On Tuesday, Nov. 12, around 6 p.m., in front of Russ & Daughters at 179 E. Houston St., a 72-year-old woman was approached by another woman, who punched her, police said. The blow caused the […]

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Jewelry store theft at Kay Two men are wanted for grand larceny after a theft at Kay Jewelers, at 136 W. 34 St., according to police. On Tuesday, Oct. 22., around 3 p.m., the two men engaged store personnel, then one of them allegedly took an engagement ring valued at $8,999. The two men then […]

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BY BOB KRASNER | Champagne, munchies, rockin’ tunes from a live band, dancing, dapper gents and sophisticated ladies — everything you could want for a birthday party was in place on Friday night.  The place being the Haar & Co. Barbershop, where owner Michael Haar hosted a shop full of friends and clients who helped […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | Divya’s Kitchen is an East Village restaurant that offers healthy vegetarian food, but without sacrificing one bit of flavor. It opened in 2016, at 25 First Ave., as the city’s first authentic Ayurvedic restaurant, meaning it’s based on a traditional medical system of India called Ayurveda. The goal of Ayurveda is […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | Local officials and nonprofits broke ground on Nov. 15 on a development that will offer dozens of affordable rental apartments in the East Village. The new building at 302 E. Second St., between Avenues C and D, will be called “East Village Homes,” and offer 100 percent affordable housing. The project is […]

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BY BOB KRASNER | After the blockbuster Jean-Michel Basquiat show that announced the presence of the Brant Foundation on East 6th St., the nonprofit organization has taken a step back to present a quieter show, “Third Dimension: Works From the Brant Foundation.” Featuring sculptural works from the Foundation’s collection that they have not been previously […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | A Chelsea school is getting $25,000 worth of new computers and technology thanks to a donation by B&H Photo and Intel. P.S. 33 Chelsea Prep, an elementary school at 281 Ninth Ave., was chosen by B&H for the donation after the electronics store won Intel’s 10th Annual Score with Intel Core […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | The city’s proposed plan to require special permits for hotels below Union Square “misses the mark,” according to locals. The plan, which was was presented at a Community Board 2 meeting on Nov. 13, was met with criticism and skepticism from the committee and members of the public. The plan would […]

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BY TEQUILA MINSKY | On Sunday at Judson Church, grandmothers, grandfathers, and parents will meet Greenwich Village’s Keen Berger to discuss her new book “Grandmothering: Building Strong Ties With Every Generation.” It will be a chance to listen, question, learn, laugh and disagree with Keen Berger, whose author name is Kathleen Stassen Berger, on the pitfalls of […]

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