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Great pick for park
The selection of Madelyn Wils as new chief executive officer of the Hudson River Park is great news. The 5-mile-long, waterfront park is the gem of the Lower West Side, but still faces major hurdles now and into the future, and Wils’s expertise will prove essential during this critical period.

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North Shore-L.I.J. presents E.R. plan as hospital hopers hang on
By Lincoln Anderson
North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System officials publicly showed their plan for an emergency-care facility Tuesday night, but most in the crowd wanted something more — nothing less than a full-service hospital with trauma care.

After bus crash, pols make push for bill’s passage
BY JOHN BAYLES
Elected officials came together in the wake of another tour bus crash on Tues., May 31, to demand the passage of a bill in Albany that would tighten regulations for intercity buses. dq

Park performers sound off on new rule enforcement

Major facade fix at 2 Fifth Ave.

They’ve been workin’ on the railroad...; High Line opening


 


Essex St. Market merchants, fans not sold on move

‘N.Y.P.D., shame!’ 300 protesters cry after stunning trial


‘Philosopher commander’ at 6th

Fan plant takes a final spin through C.B. 2 before L.P.C.
By Albert Amateau
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority presented final plans on Tuesday to Community Board 2’s Landmarks Committee for the Mulry Square fan plant for emergency ventilation of two subway lines in the Village.

‘Dateline’ clip gears up the debate over stolen bikes
By Aidan Gardiner
NBC’s “Dateline” is set to release an in-depth look into bike theft in the East Village exposing, among others, Bikes by George. But some are saying that the clip is sensational and obscures the complexities of the story.

Tree-pit confusion pits neighbors versus restaurant

Chinatown senior’s arrest has strained relations with police


ARTS

Before August Fringe, June fests stake their claim
BY TRAV S.D.
May was a merry month, as your correspondent actually got to see a couple of the shows he’s been touting in these reckless pages.

Treading through a sea of identities
BY SAM SPOKONY
A deeper look at pseudonymous authors, from Twain to Tiptree.

La MaMa Moves! Festival
BY LILY BOUVIER
Week three of the “La MaMa Moves! Dance Festival” commences with two brand new — and excitingly unique — programs of never before seen choreography.

Just Do Art!


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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