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Birth of a Voice, Chapter 5: The 4 Voices — Dan Wolf

BY JERRY TALLMER  |  Dan Wolf, who, like me, had accomplished very little by way of a career — and was some years older than he ever admitted — wanted primarily to shake up the whole damned political establishment, Republican, Democratic, left, right, center. Nobody ever put it better than Dan Wolf himself in his read more here »

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The Soho Kid: He could  have been a contender

BY PASHA FARMANARA  |  Soho resident Joey Goodwin lives two lives. By day, he’s the creative director at men’s clothing label Unruly Heir and Good Days Marketing. But, by night, he’s the Soho Kid, representing his neighborhood in boxing matches. Goodwin currently lives and was raised in Soho, so he takes pride in his ring read more here »

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Evan Forsch, Week of Feb. 27, 2014
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Birth of a Voice, Chapter 4: The best job in the city

BY JERRY TALLMER  |  Jules Feiffer and Bill Manville not even didn’t get paid, they schlepped their weekly drawing and/or written contributions in by hand — their own hands and feet — every Sunday, to where I, all alone in the office, was preparing the next edition for the printer.  One such Sunday I looked read more here »

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Tent City to tattoo artists, etched in L.E.S. history

Around 1992, Stanley Sydorowitz a.k.a. “Cowboy Stan” spoke at a memorial in Tompkins Square Park for a woman named Barbara. She had reportedly been struck in the head by a police officer a year or two earlier in one of the neighborhood’s many street clashes during that turbulent time. Also pictured, from left, are Robert read more here »

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Tana’s 15 not enough as N.Y.U. Violets edged by streaking Bears

BY DANIEL-JEAN LUBIN  |  New York University’s men’s basketball team lost a tight contest in their final, regular-season, home game against conference powerhouse Washington University-St. Louis at the Coles gym, on Mercer St., on Sunday. In the 79-75 loss, senior guard Ryan Tana scored a team-high 15 points to go along with a pair of read more here »

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Ira Blutreich, Week of Feb. 20, 2014
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Evan Forsch, Week of Feb. 13, 2014
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Birth of a Voice, Chapter 2: Lunch and the 4 voices

BY JERRY TALLMER  |  The lunch at the Chinese restaurant on Eighth Street went on for a couple of hours. I liked Dan Wolf the moment I laid eyes on him. He looked like me, slim, dark, average height. And he thought like me, full of political skepticism, not to say sarcasm. I didn’t know read more here »

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Sidewalk danger: Dogs getting jolted by stray voltage

BY HEATHER DUBIN  |  Stray voltage from a sidewalk in the East Village shocked three dogs during early-morning walks with their owners last Sunday. Con Edison workers later determined a burned piece of service cable was to blame for the voltage, which was discovered in scaffolding at a construction site on Second Ave. between E. read more here »

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