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  • 13 years ago

    Breathless and drunk on modernity, childish, bawdy, and at times inscrutably theoretical, social critic Paul Goodman's epic lurches through three decades of war-addled New York. Divided chronologically into four books serialized in the '40s and '5...

  • 13 years ago

    Surpassing even the usual high standards of probity and compassion exhibited by Manhattan property owners, one of the largest real estate empires in the city is nearing success this week in its year-long campaign to evict a blind Russian immigrant...

  • 13 years ago

    From the windows of Mayor Mike Bloomberg's townhouse on East 79th Street, he can see the sloping green fields and tree-lined pathways of Central Park. A longtime member of the board of trustees of the Central Park Conservancy, he has acknowledged ...

  • 13 years ago

    They told us recently that consensus has emerged on the rebuilding of lower Manhattan. How nice. Part of the reason for this consensus may be that few of us have any idea what exactly is going on. The Lower Manhattan Development Corporation (LMDC)...

  • 13 years ago

    New York City is spiritually electric, the Lower East Side especially so, and Tompkins Square Park, well, Tompkins Square Park is off the map it's so frigging spiritual, and that's why, Kapindra Swami says, the Hare Krishnas are there. Wearing the...

  • 13 years ago

    A multibillion-dollar bank from out of state is trying to illegally evict eight poor tenants from a Washington Heights single-room occupancy this month. The rooming house, located at 517 West 158th Street, is a slouching, buttermilk-colored buildi...

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