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Letters, Week of May 9, 2012

No to housing on Pier 40 To The Editor: Re “Residential could save Pier 40, new study finds” (news article, May 3): That anyone in these neighborhoods — the Village, Tribeca, Soho and the entire Lower West Side — would give their trust to hotel and luxury real estate developers, and expect them to do read more here »

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Letters, Week of May 3, 2012

Actually, we’re neutral on 2031 To The Editor: Re “Always follow the money” (letter, by Sean Sweeney, April 19); and “N.Y.U. plan is critical for city’s nonprofit sector” (talking point, by Sat Bhattacharya, Arthur Makar, Dr. Cynthia Maurer, Muzzy Rosenblatt, David Garza and Michael Zisser, April 5): While New York University has been a good read more here »

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Letters, Week of April 26, 2012

So now we’re compromising? To The Editor: Re “N.Y.U. scales back its superblocks plan 17 percent” (news article, April 12): I think that it’s fair to say that there’s a great deal of dissatisfaction with the Stringer compromise among large numbers in the community. As you are well aware, Community Board 2 just last month unanimously read more here »

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Letters, Week of April 19, 2012

Always follow the money To The Editor: Re “Nonprofits don’t know best” (letter, by Elaine Hudson, April 12): Elaine Hudson’s excellent letter regarding N.Y.U.’s support from the directors of several nonprofit organziations neglects to note that five out of six of these nonprofits are frequent and regular recipients of cash or other financial remuneration from read more here »

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Letters, April 12, 2012

Nonprofits don’t know best To The Editor: Re “N.Y.U. plan is critical for city’s nonprofit sector” (talking point, by Sat Bhattacharya, Arthur Makar, Dr. Cynthia Maurer, Muzzy Rosenblatt, David Garza and Michael Zisser, April 5): The authors of this editorial are respected people affiliated with some of New York City’s most vibrant nonprofit organizations (Harlem read more here »

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Letters, week of April 5, 2012

N.Y.U. needs to negotiate To The Editor: Re “Businesses split on N.Y.U.” (Scoopy’s Notebook, March 29): Tom Gray’s attack on Villagers for a Sustainable Neighborhood in last week’s issue was misguided. Our position is neither “divisive” nor contentious. The reason why more than 50 businesses have joined is because we see many benefits of a significantly read more here »

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Letters, week of March 29, 2012

A hospital would cure ill will To The Editor: Here is an idea for New York University and its development in our area. It’s one that would make everyone happy with N.Y.U. and make N.Y.U. very comfortable knowing Village residents appreciate what they will do for the neighborhood. The university could consider sponsoring an N.Y.U. read more here »

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Letters, Week of March 22, 2012

Victory on 75 Morton St.  To The Editor: Re “Quinn wins school and more; Saves Reiss in Rudin deal” (news article, March 15): It is a great victory and was a long-fought battle to obtain 75 Morton St. as a public school. Thanks to Assemblymember Deborah Glick, whose idea it first was, to Community Board 2, read more here »

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Letters, week of March 15, 2012

Please, think of the birds! To The Editor: Re “City spins idea for wind rotors atop buildings” (news article, Feb. 23); and “The answer isn’t blowin’ in the wind, not at C.B. 2” (news article, March 1): The possibility of wind turbines being installed anywhere in Manhattan is alarming. While many municipalities are doing what read more here »

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Letters week of March 8, 2012

Pointless passion and noise To The Editor: Re “ ‘Priest of O.W.S.’ says to expect shock and awe” (news article, March 1): I hope they “shock and awe” in parks all over Community Board 1, especially by the homes of the C.B. 1 members who love the movement so much. Notice, he speaks about how read more here »

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