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In second season, ASA lax team netting lots more wins

BY DANIEL JEAN-LUBIN | A thrilling 12-11 win over the County College of Morris Titans (4-6) on March 27 boosted the ASA Avengers men’s lacrosse team’s record to 6-3. The victory was monumental for two reasons. Freshman and Rookie of the Year candidate Joe Granata scored a career- and game-high seven goals — including the read more here »

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Things change: If not Soho House, what will we get?

BY CLAYTON PATTERSON  |  In 1998 when Captain Cooper of the Seventh Precinct was asked about the explosion of quality-of-life types of crime in my area of the Lower East Side, Houston to Delancey St., he stated we were now living in an Entertainment Zone. Who thought up the Entertainment Zone idea? Who was behind read more here »

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Ira Blutreich

Something to be happy about: Baseball season begins!

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Founded on computer programming, ASA now has a top baseball program

BY DANIEL JEAN-LUBIN  |  After splitting a long, hard-fought doubleheader against Brookdale Community College with a 2-1 win Sunday afternoon,  the ASA Avengers found themselves with a 12-4 record, the best start in the program’s history. When ASA’s baseball program launched at Pier 40, at W. Houston St., five years ago there was some thought read more here »

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Evan Forsch, Week of March 28, 2013
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It’s Sweet 15 for Bergtraum; Lady Blazers win PSAL again

BY DANIEL JEAN-LUBIN | At some point, you would think this streak would have to end. At some point, Murry Bergtraum may catch a hot team and see their Public Schools Athletic League championship dominance come to an end. We’ll have to find out next season to find out, however. After a torrid comeback by read more here »

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Our artists are our cultural treasures; They need help!

BY CLAYTON PATTERSON | On March 7 a representative each from Councilmember Margaret Chin’s office and the Cooper Square Committee visited Taylor Mead. They arrived around noon and stayed for about 15 minutes. Taylor lives on the top floor at 163 Ludlow St. I am not sure if they checked the door to the roof. read more here »

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Theft and the City — bike bummer

Stefania Owen, who plays Dorrit, Carrie Bradshaw’s kid sister, in “The Carrie Diaries,” the “Sex and the City” prequel, had her bike stolen on Prince St. sometime around 1 p.m. on Wed., March 13. She and her dad, left, cable-locked their four-month-old six-speeds to a tree near MacDougal St., then went to help someone move read more here »

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Ira Blutreich, Week of March 21, 2013
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Loyola’s ‘Lion’ closes out H.S. hoops career with another title

BY DANIEL JEAN-LUBIN  |  Loyola School’s girls’ varsity basketball team recently captured their fourth straight New York City Athletic League basketball title. Leading them was team MVP senior Adriana Ilnicki. Ilnicki, 17, who was born and raised in the East Village, has suited up for Loyola School’s basketball teams all four of her years there. read more here »

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