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First Precinct Bad guests According to police, on Fri., May 31, around 4 a.m., a 45-year-old man invited three males into his residence in the vicinity of Wall and Front Sts. that he met at a bar earlier that evening. Once inside, the trio began to remove some of the victim’s personal property and fled the location on […]

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BY MICAELA MACAGNONE |   POETRY Poets House Showcase: The 27th Annual Poets House Showcase runs until Sat., Aug 17, at Poets House’s Battery Park City home. The Showcase is a free exhibit featuring more than 3,300 books of poetry published by more than 800 presses over the previous 18 months. At Poets House, Elizabeth […]

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BY BILL WEINBERG | It was slightly traumatic for old-school East Village residents when they last approached Gem Spa to buy a paper at the newsstand that had long stood outside the corner store. The newsstand, a fixture for generations, displaying a multilingual selection reflecting the neighborhood’s diversity, was gone — not a scrap of printed […]

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BY LIZ SADLER CRYAN | If you live in a brownstone or townhouse, selecting outdoor light fixtures for a home in some cases as old as the lightbulb itself can be tricky. Should you choose something historically accurate to illuminate the 10-foot-high double doors, or something spare and modern to complement the historic facade? “First, if […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | A lot of local ice cream shops boast that their flavors are locally made, but I-CE-NY actually makes its ice cream from scratch right in front of you in the shop. It’s hard to get more local than that. The company started in Thailand, where it expanded to 30 locations in […]

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BY HARRY PINCUS | The passage of years is relentless in the human scheme, and it’s hard to believe that 50 have passed since that frozen tip of a January morning, when I walked away from Wingate High School, Brooklyn, New York, with my diploma in hand. The Beatles had taken to the roof of […]

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BY BARBARA CAPORALE | In the late 1800s to early 1900s my great-grandparents had a dry-goods store on Elizabeth and Prince Sts., which they lived above. The Elizabeth St. Garden would have been such an amenity for my grandfather to play in as a youth, and families to picnic in. I’m certain much playing was done […]

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BY ARTHUR SCHWARTZ | We all know that 2020 will be a watershed year in national politics. The unthinkably monstrous, racist, sexist, xenophobic, grandiose thing in the White House is so ripe for a challenge that 25 or more candidates are looking to be the one to take him down. And in the run-up to that […]

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BY ALEX HELLINGER | On July 17 Lenox Health Greenwich Village (LHGV) turned five years old. We first opened our doors to anyone and everyone needing emergency care in 2014 with our full-service Emergency Center as a first step in filling the gap of healthcare services needed in this neighborhood and to ease the hardships our […]

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‘Small Kitchen,’ big headache To The Editor: Re “Loud Soho restaurant ‘wrecked block’: Neighbors” (news article, Aug. 1): Sometimes a restaurant moves into a neighborhood and is oblivious to the residents where it has situated itself. So it is with Thompson St.’s Piccolo Cucina that attracts a very fun-loving clientele. That’s fine, but… . There […]

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