The shoplifter threatened to cut store employees if they didn't let him leave, police said.
Residential and hotel tower 30 Park Place, which stands 926 feet tall, is slated to open in 2016.
Residents fear they've lost an advocate for "getting things done" after Silver was charged with fraud.
Police are looking for a thief who smashed his way into two Downtown eateries.
Chopping Block, at 41 John St., serves sandwiches and salads with roasted ingredients.
A pop-up on Water Street offers massages and exercise for your face.
The Water Street greenmarket at Coenties Slip will return on Thursdays from July 2 to Nov. 19, 2015.
Riff Hotels, which opened a Chelsea location in September, will launch on Greenwich Street in March.
Brothers Charles and Carmine Colletti, third generation cobblers, are losing their space.
New places to drink, work out and shop have opened Downtown, including Barleycorn, a bar and restaurant.
Throwing computers, old iPods and TVs in the trash will soon be banned across NYC.
A 33-year-old woman was robbed by two men who took her purse on Greene Street, police said.
The 32-year-old victim, a TriBeCa resident, was left shoeless and coatless on Nassau St., police said.
Bar managers and brewers say they've seen increased demand for the funky and tart tastes of sour beers.
A selfie kiosk, in Albany Plaza, lets visitors snap a photo with One WTC in the background.
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