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'Mosaic Man' Lampposts May Be Included in Astor Place Redesign

Community Boards 2 and 3 will hear plans that incorporate lampposts decorated by artist Jim Power.

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Supercomputer That Won 'Jeopardy!' Moves to New IBM Offices in Astor Place

The supercomputer and a new IBM division are moving to 51 Astor Place, officials said.

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What Happened in New York This Week: 5 Stories You Need to Read

DNAinfo's stories ranged from a shame campaign against dog scofflaws to the top laid-back rooftop bars.

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'Mosaic Man' Tears Down His Artwork to Protest Astor Place Redesign

Jim "Mosaic Man" Power is removing his multicolored mosaics from seven Astor Place lampposts.

Greenwich Village »

Witches' Solstice Festival Cast Out of Astor Place

Wiccans are upset Community Board 2 denied an application for the same fair they held there last year.

Greenwich Village »

Village Coffee Crawl Brews Up Deals at 12 Cafes

Cafes and restaurants in the Village are offering half-priced coffee from March 8 to 16.

East Village »

Loyal Customers Welcome Back Longtime East Village Newsstand Operator

Jerry Delakas reopened his Astor Place newsstand Tuesday after winning a license from the city.

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Ousted Astor Place Newsstand Operator to Return Under Deal With City

Jerry Delakas can begin selling papers at his Astor Place newsstand after he starts paying a $9,000 fine.

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Embattled Newsstand Operator Gets Two Weeks to Strike Deal with City

The city evicted Jerry Delakas from his Astor Place newsstand in December.

East Village »

Thief Bites Starbucks Customer in the Face, Police Say

Jamel Chandler, 18, was arrested for stealing from 10 victims in cafés across Manhattan, police said.

East Village »

City Shuts Down Peter Cooper Park to Clear Out Rats Ahead of Renovation

The city is poisoning the rats in Peter Cooper Park before beginning construction on the park.

East Village »

Construction Begins on Astor Place's Pedestrian-Friendly Redesign

Astor Place and Cooper Square are getting a $16 million overhaul with two new pedestrian plazas.

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DOT Temporarily Removes Mosaic Man's 9/11 Tribute at Astor Place

 Jim Power has plastered dozens of traffic poles in the East Village with his vibrant tile artworks .

New York City »

What To Do For Memorial Day Weekend in New York City

Take New York City by storm for the unofficial start of summer this Memorial Day weekend.

Greenwich Village »

Low-Cost Makeup Shop E.L.F. Opens Near Astor Place

With products sold at Target and Walmart, E.L.F. specializes in affordable beauty supplies.