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Editorial

Where’s the real Park51?
Last May, Daisy Khan, who heads the American Society for Muslim Advancement, approached a Community Board 1 committee about appearing at its upcoming meeting to share plans for an Islamic community center.

Scoopy's Notebook

Letters to the Editor

Police Blotter

Ira Blutreich


Clayton's Page

The revolution will be televised

Memorial

Dad’s memory of bike trip with Gloria never faded
By Catherine L. Fleck
On Oct. 15, 2010, an article by Dan Barry was published in The New York Times entitled “Death of a Fulton Fish Market Fixture,” in which he sketched that bit of the life of “South Street Annie” — also known as “Shopping Cart Annie” — that he knew.

Obituaries

Romulus Linney, age 80; His plays explored many themes
By JERRY TALLMER
In the fall of 1988, Crystal Field, the dynamo at the center of First Avenue’s Theater for the New City, begged me to come see a play there called “Heathen Valley” by a writer with the wonderful name of Romulus Linney — or more exactly, Romulus Zachariah Linney IV.

Johannes Somary, debuted in Wash. Sq., dies at 75

John Krevey, 62; Activist enlivened the waterfront

In Pictures

Photos by Milo Hess

A bounce in their step

Original skin: Eighties ink

 



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Courtesy of SHoP Architects

An exterior rendering showing a public school that would be included in a new residential tower Trinity Real Estate plans at Canal St. and Sixth Ave. (The inside-joke name, “429,” refers to the building’s height.)



Soho residents strike back, slam business district plan
By Aline Reynolds
A hotly debated business improvement district for Soho is close to materializing. The proposal, approved by the City Planning Commission last week, now only awaits approval by the City Council.

Honi Klein leaving Village Alliance; Kelley to lead BID


 



Trinity says it’s time for residential in Hudson Square
By Lincoln Anderson  
Calling Hudson Square’s zoning “outmoded,” Trinity Real Estate wants to rezone a major portion of the district to allow residential use.

Pizza man did the right thing; Will Capital One?

In Year of Rabbit, dragon buses could face new law
By Aline Reynolds
On the morning of the second day of the Chinese new year, community activists and politicians weren’t celebrating at a restaurant or a park.

Film on ‘female Viagra’ takes on the drug companies

Paparazzo Diary: Anderson Cooper returns from Egypt; Blake Lively gets a cab



ARTS

Far beyond flowers and candy
COMPILED BY SCOTT STIFFLER
Things to do with your love

Birdland’s “Cast Party” heads to Town Hall
BY SCOTT STIFFLER
Host Caruso’s a swingin’ cat, a sly fox and one bad mother.

Hot property in the Baltics lands at La MaMa
BY JERRY TALLMER
State violence collides with secret violence against loved ones.


Certifiably Jonathan
Most people know 80-year-old Jonathan Winters.

Lantern Festival Celebration

Just Do Art!

Before Dick did waterboarding: What Houdini knew
BY JERRY TALLMER
Reconstructed Water Torture Cell part of exhibit’s bag of tricks

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


A slice of the future



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