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Lady Furies are raring to represent L.E.S. in Series

Lady Furies are raring to represent L.E.S. in Series

BY LAUREN VESPOLI | Fans of the 1979 action thriller “The Warriors” might recall the Baseball Furies — a fierce group with painted faces and New York Yankees-inspired uniforms — as one of the movie’s many gangs. Well, a new group of Furies is taking Downtown by storm: The Lady Furies, a 10-and-under softball team that read more here »

Arrest is made in killing of Riis Houses teenager

BY LINCOLN ANDERSON | An arrest has been made in the killing of Deontay Moore,18, who was fatally shot outside the Jacob Riis Houses last July. Police reported on Saturday that Allah Dajon, 21, of 577 Roosevelt Drive, in the Baruch Houses, had been arrested and charged with second-degree murder. On July 20, 2013, at around read more here »

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L.E.S. gardeners claim ‘adverse possession,’ sue to regain lot slated for building

BY SARAH FERGUSON | Members of the Children’s Magical Garden filed a lawsuit in state Supreme Court on Monday to reclaim the portion of the garden that is now slated for development. They say their 30-year occupation of the lot at 157 Norfolk St. gives them a legal claim of “adverse possession.” They are asking the read more here »

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Yet another anti-gay attack in the Village; Police trying to ID suspect

BY SAM SPOKONY | ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED MARCH 7, 2014 |  Police are hunting for an unidentified male suspect who allegedly targeted and attacked an openly gay New Jersey man inside the W. Fourth St. subway station early on Sun., March 2. The victim, identified by media reports as J.P. Masterson, 39, was waiting inside the read more here »

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Children’s Magical Garden sues to reclaim lot slated for development

BY SARAH FERGUSON | ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED MARCH 10, 2014  |  After being fenced out for 10 months, members of the Children’s Magical Garden filed a claim of adverse possession on Mon., March 10, against Lower East Side developer Serge Hoyda and the development entity 157, LLC, seeking to reclaim the portion of the garden that Hoyda read more here »

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Opponents want Bill to block bistro in Union Square pavilion

BY SAM SPOKONY | Leaving park advocates and local elected officials dismayed, the state’s highest appeals court ruled on Thursday that the city’s plan to place a restaurant in Union Square Park’s north end pavilion can go forward. The ruling will allow the hotly disputed bistro to open as early as mid-April. This follows a decade-long debate over read more here »

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Philip Seymour Hoffman dead of apparent drug overdose

BY LINCOLN ANDERSON | Academy Award-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead in his Bethune St. apartment Sunday morning, the victim of an apparent heroin overdose. The Police Department issued a statement, saying that at around 11:36 a.m., police responded to a 911 call for “an aided male” inside 35 Bethune St., the Pickwick House. read more here »

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N.Y.U. to appeal park strips ruling, but political landscape has shifted

By LINCOLN ANDERSON  |  Updated Wed., Jan. 15, 11 p.m.  |  After initially saying last week’s stunning legal setback on its South Village development plans was “very positive for N.Y.U.,” the university now plans to challenge the court decision. Meanwhile, the office of City Councilmember Margaret Chin — whose district contains the superblocks, where N.Y.U. hopes read more here »

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New funding could reduce burden on Section 8 residents

  BY SAM SPOKONY | ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED JAN. 10, 2013  |  Six months after heavily downsizing its Section 8 housing program due to budget cuts, the city’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development expects it will soon receive new federal funding that should allow the agency to consider other — perhaps more popular — policy read more here »

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Extra! Extra! Astor Place vendor to return to newsstand

BY LINCOLN ANDERSON  |  Updated Wed., Jan. 15, 11 p.m.  |  Great news! Longtime newsstand vendor Jerry Delakas is back at his kiosk on Astor Place. A press conference with Delakas, his attorney, Arthur Schwartz, and supporters was held at the stand on Monday afternoon to announce the settlement. Schwartz, of the law firm Advocates read more here »

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