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Washington Street Plaza in 'Little Syria' Should Be Opportunity for New York

Todd Fine | Posted 07.20.2013 | New York
Todd Fine

New Yorkers can be mocked for making sport of being confrontational and protective about the handful of blocks that make up their little worlds, but the issues involving the 9/11 Memorial and "Little Syria" are too solemn and weighty to be handled in a closed and secretive way.

Astoria Characters: The Different Drummer

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 07.15.2013 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

There's a Conga by the kitchen table. Tall and handsome, it stands next to a mushroom-shaped dumbek and a gloriously rotund davul. Richard Khuzami, whose smoldering eyes match his shoe-polish-black hair, has all these drums at his fingertips, yet when he wants to pound home a point, he raps on his shin.

Interactive Light Show To Illuminate Lower Manhattan

Posted 12.13.2011 | New York

The city is planning to pull out all the stops for a new Lower Manhattan revitalization project that hopes to bring an interactive light display to th...

Matt Sledge

Occupy Wall Street Gets A Vote Of Approval And A Warning

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 12.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- The community board that represents the area surrounding Zuccotti Park voted resoundingly in favor of Occupy Wall Street's right to free a...

No More Liquor Licenses In Williamsburg?

Posted 06.08.2011 | New York

Someone needs to pour Community Board 1 in North Brooklyn a stiff drink. According to Brooklyn 11211: On Tuesday, the Executive Committee of CB1 Br...