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Governors Island Could Get Newark-Based Charter School

Great Oaks Charter School hopes to open a middle and high school on Governors Island.

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Maslow 6 Wine Shop Plans New Bar in TriBeCa

The new Maslow 6 Wine Bar will open late this spring at 211 West Broadway in TriBeCa.

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Battery Park City Growth Spurt May Require More Traffic Lights, DOT Says

The DOT is studying whether to add traffic lights to Battery Park City's North End and South End avenues.

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Top Designers Want to Help Light Up Lower Manhattan

More than 100 industry professionals attended a recent meeting on "Illuminate Lower Manhattan."

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City Nixes Ticker-Tape Parade for 9/11 Heroes

The NYPD told parade organizers that the city would not grant a permit for the parade, advocates said.

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Woody Allen Donated $175 to Julie Menin

Woody Allen is among those who donated to Julie Menin's likely run for Manhattan borough president.

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Landmarked Pier A in Worse Shape Than Originally Thought, Officials Say

Pier A is so riddled with rot that it won't open until at least the middle of 2013, officials said.

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Program Helps Asian Americans Triple Ranks on Chinatown Community Board

CB3, which represents much of Chinatown, has 12 Asian-American board members.

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Bloomberg Picks WTC Arts Board Members, Averts Massive Funding Loss

Mayor Michael Bloomberg named five people to the performing arts center's board Dec. 29, 2011.

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City Proposes Cutting Street Fairs and Raising Permit Fees

The city has quietly suggested increasing fees for events that take up the street or sidewalk.

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Real Christmas Tree Too Dangerous for South Street Seaport, Manager Says

The South Street Seaport opted for a fake Christmas tree this year, after the real one blew over in 2010.

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TriBeCa Residents Push for Permanent Pedestrian Plaza on Hudson Street

The Friends of Bogardus Garden want to make the plaza at Hudson and Chambers streets permanent.

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Construction Leaves Pier A Open to the Elements, Preservationists Say

Workers have removed most of the windows at Pier A, a landmarked 125-year-old building.

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Methadone Clinic Drops Bid to Move Downtown Following Local Opposition

A proposed methadone clinic from Gramercy Park Services will not move to 90 Maiden Lane, the owner said.

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Proposed Methadone Clinic Not Welcome Downtown, Residents Say

A methadone clinic wants to move into 90 Maiden Lane, upsetting Downtown residents.