After Deutsche case
With the conclusion of the Deutsche Bank trial last week, in which all three individual defendants were found not guilty, there is a movement to reopen the case, so that another tragedy, like the one that took the lives of Greenwich Village Firefighters Joseph Graffagnino Jr. and Robert Beddia in 2007, will never happen again.
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Asghar Ghahraman, a.k.a. Ray, at his naturalization ceremony.
Hotel Toshi flouts new law while claiming to follow it
BY SAM SPOKONY
On May 1, a new state law solidifying the statutes against illegal hotels went into effect, finally giving the city a solid basis by which it can begin to prosecute buildings in violation.
Advocates say illegal hotel law so far isn’t having much effect
Multi-marathoner is running for the record in Rio
Greenwich House now in control of Caring Community senior sites
Ray (Asghar) is an American!
By Lincoln Anderson
It took about 50 years, but Asghar Ghahraman, a.k.a. Ray Alvarez of Ray's Candy Store on Avenue A, has finally become a U.S. citizen.
Houses of worship
opposed to historic
district may sue
Activist and park struggle recalled at defiant memorial
Trust is set to vote on Friends morphing into park’s fundraiser
By Aline Reynolds
The Friends of Hudson River Park, a nonprofit organization committed to Hudson River Park’s development and upkeep, is poised to become its primary, private fundraising arm in the near future.
Hey, D.A., prosecute D.S.K.!
South Sudan comes into its own, but challenges remain
In January, conflict photographer Q. Sakamaki was in south Sudan, documenting the scene after its citizens voted, by 99 percent, for independence. Last Saturday, the new Republic of South Sudan at last was born.
On the vanguard of musical progression, in the park
Playwright Penninno conceives something new
BY MARTIN DENTON (nytheatre.com)
Sound and fury signifying something worth seeing
Summertime theater festivals are cool, fresh and HOT!
Queer theologian makes the case for (radical) love
The Art of Pride
Thoroughly queer activities!
Muhammad Ali: Lost and Found by Anton Perich
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Volume 81, Number 7 | July 14 - 20, 2011