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Editorial

Bad move by L.M.D.C.
The Lower Manhattan Development Corporation, when it finally closes up shop, has a chance to leave a lasting legacy that other agencies across the country could look to should they be charged with rebuilding and revitalizing a city and community.

Scoopy's Notebook

Letters to the Editor

Police Blotter

Evan Forsch

TALKING POINT

SEALS got bin Laden, but the media was off target
By Daniel Meltzer
“Bad money drives out good money,” they say. Many believe there is no such thing as bad money. Take your pick.


YOUTH

A ‘Snow White’ you’ve never seen before at C.A.S.

IN PICTURES

Readying for rent battle




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Photo by J.B. Nicholas

‘Man in Black in huge trailer’
Actor Will Smith greeted fans Monday at the corner of Grand and Greene Sts. in Soho, where he’s filming on location for “Men in Black III.” Some residents are up in arms over Smith’s extra-large trailer and trailer-gym.


Worries N.Y.U. project would
endanger blocks’ ‘ecosystem’
By Albert Amateau
From butterflies to deed restrictions, the priorities that Villagers want New York University to include in the scope of its environmental impact study for the redevelopment of its two superblocks took shape last week at a Community Board 2 forum.

Obama thanks ‘team’ at 1st

Granite seats go over like lead brick at Jane and W. 4th
By Lincoln Anderson
It’s one of the tinier intersections around, but its history has been disproportionately contentious for its size, and continues to be so with the latest plan for it.


 


Yetta’s got a gun; Claims she needs it for language school
By Lincoln Anderson
Yetta Kurland is sticking to her gun. She says it’s a “requirement” and a “responsibility” for her to be allowed to have a deadly weapon.


St. V. still paying advisers millions
By Albert Amateau
A year after St. Vincent’s Catholic Medical Centers declared bankruptcy and closed its 161-year-old Greenwich Village hospital, St. Vincent’s has spent a total of $25 million on lawyers and other advisers, according to Crain’s New York Business.

Students hope virtual garden will become a reality
By Aline Reynolds
There are very few places on the Lower West Side where youths can grow their own vegetables.


ARTS

New Burlesque: Old enough for a look back
BY TRAV S.D.
Museum of Sex, others, are keepers of the racy flame.

Just Do Art!

Conference, revival mark 30th anniversary of AIDS
BY SARA M. SIMONS, M.A. & PERRY N. HALKITIS, Ph.D.
Theater community reflects struggles, resilence.

Love, War, Business

Husband and wife tap into raw ‘Nerve’


Focus on Union Square

Farmers set down roots at city’s primo Greenmarket

‘Mission accomplished’ on park, BID broadens focus

New hotels are checking in

Heard in the Square

Statues, rallies, vendors and 200 years of history


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