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Volume 77, Number 26 | November 28 - December 04 2007

 Villager photo by Robert Kreizel

We’ll always have Paris, unfortunately

At the Nov. 19 protest against plans by the Cooper Square Hotel, at E. Fifth St. and Cooper Square, for a street-level garden space serving alcohol, David Mulkins brandished a New York Post mockup expressing his views of a likely scenario once the place opens. Mulkins lives on the block. “There are 19 bars within 500 feet of the hotel. It’s too much,” he said. “With high-rise buildings like this hotel, they are destroying the character of this historic, low-rise area.”

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