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BY LINCOLN ANDERSON | Two men were shot during a fight outside S.O.B.’s music club early Thursday morning, police said. According to the New York Post, the suspect, believed to be in his 20s, approached the crowd and started firing bullets around 1:40 a.m. in front of the club, at Varick and Houston Sts. A […]

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BY JOE DISTEFANO  | As the Culinary King of Queens, I’m so very fortunate to live in the most diverse and delicious destination in all of New York City. And I’m even luckier to be a Tastemaker for the World’s Fare, a celebration of global cuisine and culture, which will be held on May 18 and 19 […]

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BY ALEJANDRA O’CONNELL-DOMENECH | A recently released summary of community feedback on the design of Gansevoort Peninsula is inaccurate, according to Community Board 2 residents. The summary drafted by the Hudson River Park Trust states that community members want the 5.56-acre space to sport a soccer field, open green space and some sort of water-related feature, […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | The Greenwich Lane condo building, at the former site of St. Vincent’s Hospital on Seventh Ave., will soon have tenants in its three empty retail spaces. The Rudin Family, and its venture partner Global Holdings Group, announced the three retail leases, which will now give Greenwich Lane full occupancy. At 13 Seventh […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | Activists and residents have been rallying at the Robert Fulton Houses to demand their voices be heard against the city’s proposed plan to let a private developer build on part of the complex’s land. Groups at the rally included Fight for NYCHA, Community Control of Land Use, and Not One More Block. […]

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BY SARAH FERGUSON | The de Blasio administration is plowing ahead with its plan to raze the iconic Elizabeth St. Garden for low-income senior housing, despite vociferous opposition from Little Italy residents and Community Board 2, whose members have repeatedly urged the city to shift the project to a vacant lot half a mile away. Last […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | The tech company Yext will move its global headquarters to a new building in Chelsea, the company and Governor Cuomo recently announced. Yext is a cloud-technology company that provides software to businesses to help organize information. The company was founded in New York City in 2006. It has since expanded globally, with […]

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BY ALEJANDRA O’CONNELL-DOMENECH | City Council Speaker Corey Johnson was honored at this year’s Historic Districts Council Grassroots Preservation Awards on April 30. Appropriately, the ceremony was held at New York City’s oldest chapel, St. Mark’s Church-in-the-Bowery, in the East Village. In his acceptance speech, the longtime preservation advocate hinted at some big landmarkings to come. […]

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BY LINCOLN ANDERSON |   ENVIRONMENT E-recycling: The Meatpacking Business Improvement District is hosting an electronic waste-recycling event on Fri., May 10, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Bring your old phones, laptop computers, printers, batteries, monitors, mice, TVs, VCRs, DVDs, phones and more to dispose of them and help keep our environment healthy. South side of […]

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BY MARTHA WILKIE | Facebook is full of helpful groups for every possible interest. Parenting groups in particular offer a chance to give and get advice on many New Yorkers’ favorite topics: real estate and schools. Recently, a newly single mom asked for advice about buying a home on a teacher’s salary. Crazy pipe dream? She […]

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