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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.


High Line on track to grow; Whitney is breaking ground
By Albert Amateau
The second section of the High Line park will open on schedule in June, doubling the existing size of the “park in the sky” that is taking shape segment by segment on the old West Side railroad viaduct.

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.


 


City gives cafe contract for UnionSquare pavilion
By Albert Amateau
The Parks Department this week awarded a 15-year concession for a seasonal restaurant in the Union Square pavilion to O-V Hospitality Group.

Healthcare project raising neighbors’ blood pressure
By Aline Reynolds
A proposal to construct a new healthcare facility on the Lower East Side is pleasing some neighbors and infuriating others.

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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