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A sweet Jewish harvest

Tribeca’s Jewish Community Project, better known as J.C.P., celebrated Sukkot Sunday with a free block party outside their Duane St. center. The holiday, which celebrates the harvest, also helps commemorate the Jews’ 40 years in the desert when they often lived in makeshift huts or booths known as Sukkahs. J.C.P. set up a Sukkah outside […]

BY KAITLYN MEADE | Borough President Scott Stringer announced the new appointees to Manhattan’s community boards on April 1, including five new members of C.B. 1. C.B. 1’s new members range from a small business owner to a former board member and cover three of Lower Manhattan’s neighborhoods. “It’s a nice diverse group,” said C.B. […]

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Take the H.E.L.M. On Mon., Sept. 24, the city Economic Development Corporation launched Take the H.E.L.M.: Hire + Expand in Lower Manhattan, a competition designed to bring various creative firms into the neighborhood. The competition aims to further broaden the scope of Lower Manhattan companies — which, historically, have been primarily finance-based. Amid the surge […]

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