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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.


ARTS

Mastering the mix, at Dubspot
BY SAM SPOKONY
Training ground breeds new generation of electronic musicians, producers.


Nice moves, Sherlock!
BY SCOTT STIFFLER
Victorian defense secrets revealed to the cell phone generation.

Georgia on her mind
BY JERRY TALLMER
Playwright Ford portrays painterly pattern-smasher.

Gone, but not forgotten: A ‘Wake’ for Eunah Kim

Just Do Art!

Where Wall St. meets Bleecker St., meet Galia Arad
By Barrett Zinn Gross
In these troubled times, with the Tea Party terrorists holding Uncle Sam hostage unless and until We The People write blank checks to corporate jet-owning banksters and oil barons, it’s my pleasure to report a story in which the forces of commerce and art have gotten together — to make beautiful music. Where Wall St. meets Bleecker St., meet Galia Arad.


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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