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Full Court Press…

“For New Yorkers who live and work within the “footprint” of Forest City Ratner’s Atlantic Yards project… Last week’s Supreme Court ruling makes it all the more likely those who...
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Restaurant Row’s Continued Rush Hour

Liz Padilla died almost right outside Surreal Café, the upscale diner run by one of my neighbors which unfortunately went out of business a few weeks ago. The space has...
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PASSING ON

On Wednesday night last week we lost our next door neighbor, Helen Scafuto. She died of a sudden heart attack. She was 63. Helen was babysitter to our children; mother,...
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STEP DOWN

A big up to everyone who came to the Step On One Off Friday night at The Royale; history will recall that it was a roaring success. We had people...
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EMINENT DOMAIN MOVES INTO PRIVATE DOMAIN

Well, there is some new news. The U.S. Supreme Court has just voted, 5-4, that "local governments may seize people’s homes and businesses against their will for private development." In...
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SAL’S THE MAN

I was on Daddy Duty last night and took Campbell to see Madagascar. (Totally harmless fun. Though Chris Rock is about as subtle a voice-over actor as he is a...
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REASONS TO BE GRATEFUL: NOTES FROM A WEEKEND IN THE BOROUGH OF KINGS

Elizabeth Padilla will not be forgotten. Her bicycle (I’d like to believe it was her bicycle) has been spray painted white, like an angel, and chained to a parking sign...
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PHOTO OF THE DAY

The Gowanus Canal, looking north from the 9th Street Bridge in Red Hook, Brooklyn. Saturday June 18....
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