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Letters, Week of May 2, 2013

Pristine grass…and Segways To The Editor: Re “Conservancy will keep Washington Sq. looking good” (talking point, by William Castro, April 25): I recently had the experience of working in Los Angeles in a sparkly new building adjacent to a corporate park. In the park, every blade of grass was a brilliant green. There was a read more here »

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Letters, April 25, 2013

Letter on NID needs clarification To The Editor: Re “NID is flawed, abuses law” (letter, by Nicole Vianna, April 11): I am an owner of a co-op in the proposed neighborhood improvement district (NID) for Hudson River Park and also serve proudly as co-chairperson of the NID Steering Committee and as vice chairperson of Friends read more here »

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Letters, April 18, 2013

Eva’s schools get a free ride To The Editor: Re “Charges over charters fly as Eva enters Wash. Irving” (news article, April 4): A few corrections and comments are needed on your April 4 article about the co-location of a K-to-4 Success Academy charter school at the Washington Irving High School building. The first was read more here »

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Letters, Week of April 11, 2013

The charter school shuffle To The Editor: Re “Charges over charters fly as Eva enters Wash. Irving” (news article, April 4): My comment is directed at this quote from the article, in which the spokesperson for Eva Moskowitz stated: “The schools that are in the district are very segregated. The schools in the district that read more here »

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Letters, Week of April 4, 2013

Can’t lose our go-to market To The Editor: Re “Another supermarket will be checking out; Walgreens coming in” (news article, March 28): Right now, we are all reeling from the sudden news that our core neighborhood supermarket, Food Emporium, will close within the month. This is a terrible blow, since it will effectively eliminate the read more here »

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Letters, March 28, 2013

CUNY could be an alternative To The Editor: Re “Faculty demand that Sexton resign after adverse vote” (news article, March 21): Another public embarrassment for Sexton. I wonder if it will have any effect. The underlying problem for N.Y.U. is its limited endowment, which has pushed it to rely on tuition expansion. So even if read more here »

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Letters, Week of March 21, 2013

Case is clear: No housing on pier To The Editor: As one of the attorneys who brought the case establishing the Pier 40 ball fields (along with Arthur Z. Schwartz), I have been following the debate about whether housing should be permitted on Pier 40. I have lived and worked in Tribeca for about 30-plus years. read more here »

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Letters, Week of March 14, 2013

Trust needs new leadership To The Editor: Re “Pier 40 reality” (editorial, March 7): This was a well-written editorial that really synthesizes what has been happening. I’m glad The Villager and our local politicians have taken a firm stance against residential development in Hudson River Park. I am totally opposed to this desperate solution. I’m read more here »

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Letters, Week of March 7, 2013

Trinity should help existing school To The Editor: Re “Rezoning needs landmarking, rec space, critics say” (news article, Feb. 14): Regarding the City Council hearing on the rezoning of Hudson Square, there is an additional issue, presented at the hearing, that needs to be added to the mix of community “givebacks” in return for the read more here »

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Letters, Week of Feb. 28, 2013

Misleading statement by N.Y.U. To The Editor: Re “In vino veritas: Liquor store must leave N.Y.U. strip” (news article, Feb. 21): The last line of this article, in which an N.Y.U. spokesperson states, “Finally, last summer N.Y.U. signed an in-perpetuity lease to provide very affordable housing on its property at 505 LaGuardia Place,” is rather read more here »

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