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Evan Forsch, Week of March 13, 2013
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Defending their homes on E. 13th St.; Homeless on A

It was an early summer morning in 1996, and hundreds of police were getting ready to flood onto E. 13th St. between Avenues A and B, above, to evict squatters from several tenements. “We were welded into a building on the north side of 13th St.,” Clayton Patterson recalled of this photo’s vantage point. “Bratton read more here »

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How to get rid of the fungus among us from the hurricane

BY HEATHER DUBIN |  Mold removal might top your spring cleaning to-do list if your home or business was flooded by Hurricane Sandy. With warmer temperatures on the horizon, Graffiti Community Ministries, a Baptist church on E. Seventh St., held a mold-awareness and cleanup seminar on Monday night March 4. Put together by the CUNY read more here »

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Violets bounced at home in first round by Jersey City

BY DANIEL JEAN-LUBIN  |  New York University’s men’s basketball team saw their season come to an end at home in a 74-66 loss to neighbors from across the Hudson, New Jersey City University, in the quarterfinals of the Eastern College Athletic Conference Division III Metro Championship Tournament on Wed., Feb. 27. Entering the game, the read more here »

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Is the sequester a “Titanic” or a “Chicken Little” event?

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Seniors step up as N.Y.U. beats Brandeis, 59-57, in seesaw battle

BY DANIEL JEAN-LUBIN  |  On a day meant to honor the team’s graduating seniors, New York University’s men’s basketball team survived a late surge to defeat Brandeis University 59-57 on Saturday afternoon, in the final game of the University Athletic Association regular season. The N.Y.U. Violets’ starting five seniors combined to produce a final big read more here »

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Evan Forsch
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Pink Pony had a great ride, but couldn’t buck changes

BY CLAYTON PATTERSON  | It’s one thing to be anti-gentrification and against the corporate development that is destroying the fabric of the community and plowing under the elements that make a neighborhood, and another thing to be engaged in helping to save what is left of the community. If we don’t support our local family- and read more here »

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Ira Blutreich

Bloomberg considers branching out.

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Let’s get back to our roots: We need new leaders

  BY CLAYTON PATTERSON  |  The Lower East Side used to be a place that sheltered, developed and nurtured great political leaders. These were politicians whose ideas changed the world and made a difference to the huddled masses, the new immigrants and the poor, even giving a hand up to the dissidents — those questioning read more here »

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