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Trying to bridge income inequality

[media-credit name="Photo by Jefferson Siegel " align="aligncenter" width="600"][/media-credit] As a police helicopter hovered overhead, several hundred Occupy Wall Street protesters marched across the Brooklyn Bridge on Sunday to mark the six-month anniversary of an Oct. 1, 2011, march on the span that saw more than 700 O.W.S. demonstrators arrested. Last Sunday, after the demonstrators marched read more here »

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Masaryk fire hits 3 apartments

A fire that broke out in a 16th-floor apartment in a Masaryk Towers building at 89 Columbia St. on Wednesday morning March 28 spread to the 17th and 18th floors of the 21-story building. Four firefighters and two residents were taken to Bellevue Hospital with minor injuries, a Fire Department spokesperson said. The first alarm read more here »

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Hero auxiliaries remembered

[media-credit name="Photo by Tequila Minsky" align="aligncenter" width="600"][/media-credit]Auxiliary police officers bowed their heads in a moment of silence on Sullivan St. earlier this month as a prayer was read at the fifth anniversary memorial for slain Sixth Precinct Auxiliaries Nicholas Pekearo and Yevgeniy “Eugene” Marshalik. On the evening of March 14, 2007, the unarmed volunteer auxiliaries read more here »

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N.Y.U. Bike Share on a roll

New York University’s Bike Share, the first free bike-lending program in New York City, and the first program of its kind at a large urban university — last week increased its capacity by 150 percent — just in time for spring riding season. Forty-five Worksman Cycle bikes (made in Queens at the company’s solar-powered factory) arrived read more here »

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Protesters starting to get occupied with Union Sq.

[media-credit name="Photos by Shell Sheddy" align="aligncenter" width="600"][/media-credit]As Occupy Wall Street is reactivating with spring’s arrival, on Monday protesters reached a consensus to form a “New Occupation” at Union Square. Some camped out in sleeping bags, but there were no tents, which are not allowed. More than 100 people had settled into the park’s south portion, read more here »

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Looks like spring’s on track

 

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The scene it was a changin’ (back)

[media-credit name="Photo by Tequila Minsky" align="aligncenter" width="350"][/media-credit]Thompson St. was the set last week for the Coen brothers’ latest film, “Inside Llewyn Davis,” about the 1960s Greenwich Village folk music scene. Rocco’s sign — still there after the restaurant’s recent closing — added authenticity to the filming, along with vintage Chevys, a Cadillac, a Dodge and even a Studebaker read more here »

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Drumming up excitement at Children’s Museum of Arts

[media-credit id=1 align="aligncenter" width="600"] Three generations of Haitian percussionists performed at Caribbean Day at the new Children’s Museum of the Arts in Hudson Square on March 3. A dancer also accompanied them. A master drummer and a voodoo priest, Bonga, at left, blesses the Greenwich Village Halloween Parade each year. C.M.A. opened in October at read more here »

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Never mind the navy, it’s time to worry about water

[media-credit name="Photo by Lincoln Anderson" align="alignleft" width="600"][/media-credit] On St. Mark’s Place, just a few doors down from where C.W. Grassman once plotted amassing an East Village armada to rule the seas, today a sidewalk stencil warns of global water shortages to come in the next 40 — make that, 20 years.

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Milking it in Soho

[media-credit name="Downtown Express photo by Milo Hess" align="aligncenter" width="600"][/media-credit]Fore! An art vendor took a break from hawking his wares in Soho’s Petrosino Square by playing an invigorating round of milk-carton golf.

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