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TriBeCa Bar Biddy Early's Ditches Beer Pong Table for Family Vibe

Biddy Early's, at 43 Murray St., will reopen as Woodrow's early next year. The bar plans to get rid of its beer pong table in favor of a family steakhouse vibe.

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City Releases Revised School Rezoning Plan for District 2

The DOE's new plan sends some children zoned for P.S. 234 in TriBeCa to P.S. 1 in Chinatown instead.

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City Can't Afford $1M-a-Year Gym at Millennium High School

The city cannot afford to spend $1 million a year renting a gym space for Millennium High School, School Construction Authority President Lorraine Grillo said.

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Pols Push Bloomberg to Enforce Noise, Sanitation Laws At Zuccotti Park

Lower Manhattan officials are urging the mayor to stamp out drumming, public urination, and excessive police barricades around Zuccotti Park.

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Seaport Museum Asks for Funds to Repair Ship

The Seaport Museum hopes to restore the 1908 lightship Ambrose through funds it has requested form the city.

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Occupy Wall Street Wins Community Board Support

Community Board 1 also asked Occupy Wall Street to work with city officials to address residents' quality-of-life concerns.

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Occupy Wall Street Protests Turn Downtown into a Toilet, Residents Say

Downtown residents spoke both for and against Occupy Wall Street at a Community Board 1 meeting.

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Occupy Wall Street Launches Complaints Hotline

Residents now have a 24-hour number they can call with complaints about the protest.

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Don't Split TriBeCa School Zone, CB1 Committee Says

CB1's Youth and Education Committee opposes the plan to cut P.S. 234's zone in half.

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Commissioner Kelly Says Protests Could Go On Indefinitely

Brookfield Properties owns Zuccotti Park, where Occupy Wall Street protesters have been camped out since Sept. 17, 2011.

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Bloomberg Says Wall Street Protesters 'Blame the Wrong People'

Mayor Michael Bloomberg questioned the logic of the continuing protests at Wall Street Friday, and left open the possibility that the city will shut them down.

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Seaport Museum 'Vastly' Overspent, New Manager Says

Susan Henshaw Jones said she plans to bring new revenue to the Seaport Museum New York.

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Occupy Wall Street Protesters Are Too Noisy, Residents Say

The late-night protests in Zuccotti Park are drawing complaints from residents.

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Compromise Moves TriBeCa Sukkah from Duane Park to a Private Lot

Community Board 1 Chairwoman Julie Menin resolved the debate over a controversial sukkah in TriBeCa.

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Sukkah Could Come to Duane Park Despite Community Objections

Some Community Board 1 members raised concerns about placing a religious object in a public park.

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