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Editorial
N.Y.U.’s ‘fourth tower’
On Mon., Nov. 8, New York University will present its application to Community Board 2 for its hoped-for fourth tower in the Silver Towers complex at Bleecker St. and LaGuardia Place. The venue will be a joint meeting by C.B. 2’s Landmarks and Arts & Institutions committees, at Grace Church School, 94 Fourth Ave. (between 10th and 11th Sts.), in the gym, starting at 6:30 p.m.


Letters to the Editor

Scoopy's Notebook

Police Blotter

TALKING POINT

‘Waiting for Superman,’ or just for a simple answer?
By Shino Tanikawa
“Waiting for Superman” portrays five kids and their guardians in their search for better education. The film starts innocuously enough with good statistics that illuminate the decline of American public education.

IN PICTURES

Chills, cupcake thrills and more at Halloween Parade

Coffins on parade, Civil War hookup and Pee-wee

Taking a nocturnal turn

Building something good



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It’s a reality: Kardashians now in Soho
Reality TV stars the Kardashian sisters — from left, Kourtney, Khloé and Kim — were in Soho Wednesday evening at the grand opening of their new clothing boutique, DASH (as in short for “Kardashian”), at 119 Spring St., between Mercer and Greene Sts.

Girls Club feeling in the pink as ground broken on Ave. D
By Albert Amateau
It looked like everyone in the East Village and beyond was on Avenue D last week at the official groundbreaking for the new club headquarters for the Lower Eastside Girls Club.

Susie Ying, 73, of Suzie’s restaurant
By Albert Amateau
Susie Ying, a prominent Asian-American community philanthropist and a founder of Suzie’s Chinese restaurant on Bleecker St., died on Sun., Oct. 3, at age 73. She fought lymphoma the past two-and-a-half years, said her daughter, Julie Lau.

Finding bereavement support
By Mary Reinholz
It would have been nice to hold an an old-fashioned Irish wake for my older sister, Sue, a retired high school science teacher and head librarian in the Los Angeles school district. The divorced mother of two adult children, she died June 2 of cardiac arrest after a long illness.

E. 6th St. snatcher is still at large
By Sarah Ferguson
East Village parents are holding their kids extra tight knowing that the man who attempted to abduct a 4-year-old boy on E. Sixth St. last week remains at large.




Klein put on hot seat at District 2 C.E.C. meeting
By Albert Amateau
Overcrowding and charter schools were among the top issues last week when Schools Chancellor Joel Klein spoke to parents at a forum in Chelsea.

Accused killer’s ex paints picture of abusive artist
By Lincoln Anderson
A week after local graffiti artist Jairo Pastoressa allegedly murdered another man in a dispute over a woman, Pastoressa’s friends and neighbors still say they can’t believe he did it — that the man they thought they knew wasn’t capable of such violence.

Clayton's Page
Bad Brains and the man who gave Beats their name

 


ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT


A ‘Swan’ is Bourne
BY SCOTT STIFFLER
Return of radical rethink more than the sum of its male members.

My Night in a Haunted (Merchant’s) House
BY SCOTT STIFFLER

 

Halloween Things: Last Rites
BY SCOTT STIFFLER
Scary stuff between now and Oct 31.

Koch on Film
By Ed Koch

Just Do Art!

Older, wiser, funnier — and still alive!
BY JERRY TALLMER
Fyvush Finkel’s new show is a family affair.

So much to do, it’s scary!
Compiled by Scott Stiffler
Halloween things that’ll shock & awe.


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