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Editorial
N.Y.U. ‘super’ errors
 In two separate editorials in 2004, our newspapers called for the 50-foot-wide strips of city-owned property on the eastern and western edges of New York University’s two South Village superblocks to be transferred from the Department of Transportation to the Parks Department.

Scoopy's Notebook

Letters to the Editor

Ira Blutreich

Police Blotter


NOTEBOOK

True confessions of a Trader Joe’s shopaholic
By Michele Herman
In the spring of 2006, when my cost-conscious Manhattan mom cohort learned that Trader Joe’s — the national chain known for high-quality food at rock-bottom prices — would finally establish a Manhattan beachhead, we were primed.

PAPARAZZO DIARY

The agony and the ecstasy: A snapshot of my life

SPORTS

Muggles on brooms mix it up at Quidditch World Cup

IN PICTURES

‘If these walls could talk’

A very pressing matter at the start of Hanukkah



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Oil’s well that starts well
On Wednesday, the first evening of Hanukkah, youngsters at My Little School, a preschool at Gymboree, at 100 Reade St. in Tribeca, had an olive oil-making and Hanukkah party. They used the oil they made to light the menorah, above.

In Chinatown, groups battle over a proposal for new BID
By Lesley Sussman
A civic association that wants to create a Chinatown business improvement district ran into some strong resistance at Community Board 3’s full board meeting on Tues., Nov. 23.

A rose is a rose, but this Rose is 105 years young
By Albert Amateau
Rose Padawer was feeling just fine three weeks ago. At a gathering of family and neighbors in her E. Ninth St. apartment she told a reporter, “I’m a healthy young girl of 105.”

C.C.B.A: ‘Need Sun Yat-sen soon’

Housing Authority tenants want cameras, more security
By Aline Reynolds
The New York City Housing Authority has neither the funds nor the personnel to implement all the security measures its residents want, such as monitored cameras and an enhanced Resident Watch program. Yet crime has risen by 2.8 percent in Lower Manhattan’s public housing developments over the past year.



Citing less need, Children’s Aid may leave Sullivan St.
By Albert Amateau
The Children’s Aid Society is considering the sale of its buildings on Sullivan St. where it has been a part of the Village for more than a century.

Assembly backs stopgap moratorium against fracking
By Albert Amateau
The New York State Assembly voted 93 to 43 shortly after midnight on Monday in favor of a six-month moratorium on hydrofracture gas drilling in the state.

St. Vincent’s looks to market former Village hospital campus


To Thrive Readers

Back On The Trail
BY JANEL BLADOW

After knee replacement, I wondered, would I ever ski again?

A Go-to Chef Shares His Success
By Rowann Gilman
Chef Bernard Ros’s secret to a long, happy life is in his kitchen.

Move It!
BY JANEL BLADOW
Live longer, stronger and happier.



ARTS

Baby, it’s Hot Inside
BY TRAV S.D.
Downtown theater brims with ideas brought to boiling point.

Stoppard’s spy thriller: Who’s got the briefcase?
BY JERRY TALLMER
‘Staggeringly brainy play’ stirs together physics, espionage, love

Koch on Film
By Ed Koch
“Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer” (+)...“Guy and Madeline on a Park Bench” (-)...“The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest” (+)

In November, galleries offer darkness & enchantment
BY STEPHANIE BUHMANN
Matisse, Madonna, Mutu vie for your attention.


What’s Been Happening to Baby Jane?
BY JERRY TALLMER
Dexter sings with ‘terrifying lion-like power’


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Ms. Jones becomes an assertive ‘Mrs.’
BY JERRY TALLMER
Tony winner crafts a ‘full, courageous, thinking, complex human being.’


A slice of the future


Nine railroaded men (not boys) hit Broadway
BY JERRY TALLMER
John Kander on the making of ‘Scottsboro.’


Give thanks for November Downtown theater
BY TRAV S.D.
Castratos, cabins, electric sheep & Christmas among the meaty offerings.


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