Editorial
Trump’s edifice complex
The Trump Soho New York condo hotel opened on Friday and suddenly a somewhat sleepy corner of Hudson Square became transformed.

Letters to the Editor

Scoopy's Notebook

TALKING POINT
A ticket prompts a tirade on Soho’s truck troubles
By Carl Rosenstein
Re “Playground fascism?” (Scoopy’s Notebook, April 7): Al Amateau’s piece on the summons I received in DeSalvio Playground is in need of elucidation. Unlike Washington Square, Tompkins Square or Sara Delano Roosevelt Park, which have playgrounds separate and apart from the greater parks, DeSalvio has always been a public space used by children of all ages.

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‘It’s going to be a landmark,’ Trump boasts of Soho hotel
By Lincoln Anderson
Saying the Trump Soho New York condo-hotel has created 350 permanent jobs and will boost business for Downtown stores and restaurants, Donald Trump led a ribbon-cutting ceremony last Friday, officially opening the towering new building.

Bob Zuckerman’s in BID’ness on the Lower East Side
By Albert Amateau
The Lower East Side Business Improvement District last week announced the appointment of Bob Zuckerman as executive director of the BID, covering roughly between Allen and Ludlow Sts. from East Houston to Grand Sts.

Guitarist channels Jimi as G.V.L.L. is ready to rock

 


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With St. Vincent’s Hospital flatlined, future is as clinic
By Albert Amateau
St. Vincent’s Hospital is facing the last two weeks of its 161-year history.

Hey, count us out, Downtown’s ton nabes tell census
By Julie Shapiro
The Lower East Side doesn’t often get the chance to beat more-affluent Battery Park City — but that’s just what’s happening in the race to return census forms.

Volunteers find a higher calling in elevated park
By Christian Wolan 
Born on the Lower West Side into a family with 14 siblings, Jamila Dphrepaulezz knows what it’s like to be selfless.

Outpouring of safety concerns at forum on watershed drilling
By Albert Amateau 
New York State’s proposed permit rules for hydrofracture gas drilling, including drilling in the city’s watershed...

Grand St. fire leaves one man dead and 200 homeless
By Albert Amateau
A fire broke out in a Chinatown building, which had two-dozen housing violations late Sunday night.


 


ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

At 129 MacDougal, circa 1926, lesbian tearoom ruled
BY JERRY TALLMER
Imagined scenarios flesh out sketchy tale of proprietor.

Doesn’t cost a dime: TFF delivers full menu of funky freebies
BY STEVEN SNYDER
No fee for red carpet walks, riverside screenings, street fest.

Programmers of Tribeca Film Festival speak out
BY R. RICHARDSON
2010 picks a rebuttal to ‘too many films and being erratic’ criticism.

Charming tale summons ‘all sorts of emotions’
BY JERRY TALLMER
At coffee shop, playwright & star talk of Paris, play, love, ‘Limonade.’

Three on a Couch
By Scott Stiffler
A triple take on ‘Alice in Slasherland.’

Koch on Film
By Ed Koch



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