Bagging the buyers
A bill on counterfeit trademark merchandise proposed by Councilmember Margaret Chin, at first glance, might seem like it’s coming out of left field. In short, the councilmember is proposing that buyers of obviously counterfeit items face penalties for their actions, to the tune of up to $1,000 and a year in jail per item.
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Concerns rise over vending; Chin targets fake bag buyers
By Aline Reynolds
Soho resident David Bober was conversing with his son’s classmate on Broadway near Grand St. one day in March, when a street vendor accosted him.
C.B. 2 to Trump on grab for plaza: ‘You’re premature!’
By Albert Amateau
Donald Trump wants the City Planning Commission to grant permission to put a private outdoor cafe in the public plaza that allowed the 46-story Trump Soho Hotel in Hudson Square to be built considerably bigger than allowed by city land-use regulations.
(92) Y is this night different?
Three historic ships find a home at a Tribeca pier
By Aline Reynolds
Come summer, Pier 25 in Hudson River Park will once again be a hot spot for maritime lovers.
For shore, they’ll take Manhattan
The Mars Bar is going out with a last blast of art
Tribeca flicks worth flocking to
Four reviewers, four films, eight upward thumbs
The fight game: Warts and not quite all
Comeback kids quest for victory, redemption
REVIEWS BY SCOTT STIFFLER
In danger, from bullets and bullies
‘Club’ and ‘Project’ shine light on risk, rage
Real paranormal sleuth on fakery in film, TV
BY SCOTT STIFFLER
Like the morons who ignore a zoo’s warning sign not to tease the animals...
Raffle & Lecture: Win a night in a haunted house
A decent head rush, as ghost stories go
Paranormal investigators look for trouble — and find it
Band and film is salute to Haiti
“When The Drum is Beating” screened at Tribeca Film Fest’s Drive-In with a performance by Haiti’s most celebrated big band, Septentrional.
Movie done, popcorn gone, questions linger
TFF’s plentiful Q&A sessions deliver directors, stars to the people
GRAVE ENCOUNTERS, LIKE WATER
Tribeca Film Fest directory
Making the dream of Hudson River Park a reality
Our ULURP role will be critical on big development projects
Busy BID agenda: Filling stores to fixing up subway
Clearing the record on Center for Comprehensive Care
University surpassing city’s sustainability goals
Forging a strong coalition to block N.Y.U. sprawl
Mixing intellectual curiosity and civic engagement
Tribeca Film Festival...
As TFF winds down in material world, digital presence lingers
Their Movies on Demand, our web reviews deliver more content
Reimagined history, Chinese action style!
Detective flick tells epic tale
on appropriately grand scale
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Volume 80, Number 48 | April 28 - May 4, 2011