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What is Margaret Chin thinking? Save the garden!

BY DONNA SCHAPER | It pains me to write this op-ed. The stakes are too high not to. We could lose the Elizabeth St. Garden unless Councilwoman Margaret Chin returns to her old self, when she listened to people and fought for human needs. Instead, it seems she ignores the many people who want the […]

BY DAVID MARCUS | Dear Corey, Happy New Year. I wish you good health, happiness and success in the New Year. Quite a list of accomplishments you can be proud of. It demonstrates the power of your office and the value of your advocacy. Nevertheless, I remain deeply disappointed that the full measure of your […]

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BY KAREN KRAMER | We knew this place in New York City, in Greenwich Village. The food in the art-filled restaurant upstairs was good, but it was what went on in the cabaret downstairs that made the magic. More than 2,000 people performed there every year. And although there are a lot of venues in […]

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You may have noticed some changes lately with our Manhattan newspaper group — The Villager, Villager Express, Chelsea Now, Downtown Express and Manhattan Express. As of mid-September, we are now part of Schneps Media. We already were the New York City metro area’s largest community newspaper group when we were NYC Community Media / Community […]

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Landlord always wins To The Editor: Re “At last, small business bill has a champion” (talking point, by Sharon Woolums, Dec. 20): Small businesses desperately need rights — especially during the lease-renewal process. We at RedEye Coffee just got booted out by our landlord, another small business who was subleasing space to us. Subleases are […]

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Landlord always wins To The Editor: Re “At last, small business bill has a champion” (talking point, by Sharon Woolums, Dec. 20): Small businesses desperately need rights — especially during the lease-renewal process. We at RedEye Coffee just got booted out by our landlord, another small business who was subleasing space to us. Subleases are […]

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We’re losing the spirit To The Editor: Re “The Cornelia St. Cafe: This one really hurts” (talking point, by Michele Herman, Dec. 20): This is another reason for commercial rent control. We had it until 1963. If we don’t get some form of commercial rent control, Manhattan could soon be run totally by absentee landlord […]

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BY STEVEN WISHNIA | There are a handful of records for which I remember where I was the first time I heard them as vividly as I recall where I was on 9/11, albeit with more pleasure. Jimi Hendrix’s “Purple Haze,” watching the BBC’s “Top of the Pops” show as a seventh grader in Edinburgh. […]

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BY HARRY PINCUS | I must admit to a good chortle as I watched Senator Chuck Schumer extract a tantrum from Donald Trump the other week. Our Senate minority leader managed to provoke the president into such a pique that his usual shade of orange turned into a version of pull-me-over red, just as he admitted […]

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Ten states in this country have legalized the recreational use of marijuana — and if Governor Andrew Cuomo has anything to say about it, New York will become the 11th to do so next year. Currently, marijuana use is permitted in the Empire State for medicinal purposes. In recent years, the state and city have […]

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