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The 50th Precinct’s commanding officer had some choice words in the wake of a video that went viral over the weekend showing three of his police officers attempting to arrest a teenager over a stolen bike. more
On a chilly night last week, a small but quietly spirited group of parents, students and other community members gathered at the Ethical Culture Fieldston School for an anti-hate forum hosted by state Sen. Jeffrey Klein. more
Think Riverdale Avenue needs to go on a “road diet”? Community Board 8’s traffic and transportation committee doesn’t think so. more
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Mall-goers visiting Turnstyle at the Columbus Circle train station in Manhattan had a little extra company this past week ahead of Columbus Day. more
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If it felt more like a political rally than an informational forum at times, it’s probably because the more than 225 people gathered at Lehman College’s music building last weekend have become focused on a single goal: Get rid of the Independent Democratic Conference. more
The Kingsbridge Armory took a big step closer to adding ice — and a lot of it — after state officials approved a $138 million loan to get a massive ice rink and education complex off the ground. more
There wasn’t much agreement at last week’s meeting of the Benjamin Franklin Reform Democratic Club. more
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Tony Schwartz was faced with a decision some 30 years ago — remain working at New York Magazine or ghostwrite a book about an up-and-coming real estate developer named Donald Trump. more
In an age where information can be sent instantly across the globe through the internet, the idea of relying on the U.S. Postal Service can feel almost comical. Words like “snail mail” are … more
Pop the bubbly. After multiple past rejections, Community Board 8 has finally received permission from the city to look for a new home base away from Riverdale Avenue — although move-in day is still a long way off. more
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