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Letters, Week of Feb. 21, 2013

Koch ruled by division To The Editor: Re “Koch’s color, complexities laid out in new documentary” (news article, Feb. 14): Koch brags about bringing people together? What a sad joke. He ruled by division, especially along racial lines. And his failure to bring people together to fight H.I.V./AIDS allowed the virus to spread out of read more here »

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Letters, Week of Feb. 14, 2013

Says Durst plan has no park space To The Editor: Re “Geballe wins Round 1” (Scoopy’s Notebook, Feb. 7): Yes, the Durst plan proposes to “adaptively reuse” Pier 40 — but unfortunately by converting the pier’s wonderful courtyard space into a massive new parking garage. There will be no park space on the pier. Sports read more here »

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Letters, Week of Feb. 7, 2013

Menin is the most progressive To The Editor: Re “B.P. race: Lappin meets and greets; Post blasts Menin” (news article, Jan. 31): I am supporting Julie Menin because she is the most progressive candidate in the race. Her opponents all voted for Chelsea Market and the N.Y.U. 2031 expansion plan and thus against the interests read more here »

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Letters, Week of Jan. 31, 2013

Groove isn’t in landlords’ hearts To The Editor: Re “Creative pioneers under assault on the new L.E.S.” (Clayton, Jan. 24): It’s not just the East Village. I remember when my landlord doubled my rent in the East Village because my building had less than five units. I wrote them a letter asking about artists adding read more here »

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Letters, week of Jan. 24, 2013

I don’t hear politicians on Sphere To The Editor: Re “Some 9/11 tiles come home, but others set to go on tour?” (news article, Jan. 17): I have been familiar with this memorial since shortly after 9/11 and always appreciated it. I have taken tourists to it, including a visiting group of Danish college students read more here »

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Letters, Week of Jan. 17, 2013

God’s Love should just leave To The Editor: Re “Soho neighbors demand a do-over on God’s Love vote” (news article, Jan. 10): I am not in a position to denigrate the work that God’s Love We Deliver is doing. However, the sight of so many attorneys, developers and obviously well-heeled characters at the community board read more here »

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Letters, Week of Jan. 10, 2013

Mom taught the lesson of love To The Editor: Re “Sophie Gerson, 88, former school board president, pol Alan’s mom” (obituary, Jan. 3): Thank you for your beautiful tribute to my mother, our beloved Sophie Gerson. Sophie would want me to add that her last community meeting, just a few short weeks ago, was that of read more here »

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Letters, Week of Jan. 3, 2013

It’s rrruff without dog run at night  To The Editor: Just before Hurricane Sandy tore apart our neighborhood, I adopted a 7-month-old puppy. A smart little watchdog, she was comforting company during the blackout. Since then she has grown like a weed and is now a large mass of moving puppy play energy. I want read more here »

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Letters, Week of Dec. 27, 2012

Dissing of Durst is ‘disgraceful’     To The Editor: Re “Ditching Friends, Durst to pursue own Pier 40 plan” (news article, Dec. 20): Tobi Bergman’s comments about Douglas Durst’s motives and his ability as the leader of a nonprofit organization are disgraceful. As Arthur Schwartz stated in the article, the Friends wouldn’t exist today read more here »

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Letters, Week of Dec. 20, 2012

Sexton really packs ’em in To The Editor: Re “No confidence in Sexton?” (Scoopy’s Notebook, Dec. 13): John Sexton and his predecessors have ruined New York University and the Village area. Sexton wants N.Y.U. to be on par with Harvard and Yale, but has succeeded in turning N.Y.U. into a very expensive community college. A read more here »

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