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Occupied by tears at hearing

Occupied by tears at hearing

  Occupy Wall Street activist Cecily McMillan cried at a Wed., May 28, court hearing, where prosecutors offered her community service and anger management counseling in exchange for a guilty plea regarding a Dec. 7, 2013, incident. According to the Daily News, in that incident, McMillan, 25, is charged with obstruction of governmental administration, a […]

Police Blotter, Week of Oct. 24, 2013

DNA nails permit pilferer Police arrested Daniel Lyles, 23, after he jumped a subway turnstile on Oct. 20. They also identified him as the suspect in the theft of a New York Police Department parking permit in 2012. An officer said he spotted Lyles jumping the turnstile at the entrance to the 1/ 2 / […]

Beloved senior advocate Cecere honored with plaque

Beloved senior advocate Cecere honored with plaque

Photos by William Alatriste At left, Patti Smith, who knew Lucy Cecere as a dear friend from the neighborhood, spoke before the unveiling. Below, friends of Cecere’s admired the new plaque. Friends, including City Council Speaker Christine Quinn and rock star Patti Smith, dedicated a commemorative plaque to senior advocate Lucy Cecere last month in […]

Police Blotter, Oct.10, 2013

Guilty in brutal beating Two Brooklyn men were found guilty of brutally attacking five out-of-town visitors — one of whom was beaten nearly to death — in Greenwich Village in January, Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance announced on Oct. 7. But both Hatem Farsakh, 25, and Sherif Rizk, 23, were acquitted of attempted murder, the […]

Word up! Artists reopen gallery in ‘novel’ fashion

Word up! Artists reopen gallery in ‘novel’ fashion

    Photos by Bob Krasner At Central Booking’s reopening, the look was literary, literally. BY BOB KRASNER  |  Artists wore their books on their sleeves when Central Booking gallery, on Ludlow St., held its reopening bash on Thurs., Sept. 12. The Lower East Side gallery, which is dedicated to the idea of the book […]

Jail time for stealing tot’s iPhone

Jail time for stealing tot’s iPhone

Feliberto Ramirez, 53, right, was sentenced to one and a half to three years in prison on July 3 in Manhattan Supreme Court for stealing an iPhone from a child. Last March 10, Aidan Tally, 3, was playing a game on his mother’s phone as she shopped for shoes in Zacky’s clothing store, on Broadway near […]

Police Blotter, Week of May 29, 2013

‘Stripped’ by muggers Police arrested four men after they allegedly mugged a teenage boy at knifepoint in the West Village early on Sat., May 25. The victim, 16, told officers that he was walking past the corner of Bedford and Christopher Sts. around 1:30 a.m. when the posse accosted him, beginning with Gregory Deloach, 22, who reportedly […]

Going to bat for Taste of Tribeca

The 19th annual Taste of Tribeca event is still months away, but organizers and participants gathered on Tuesday morning at Edward’s restaurant, at 136 W. Broadway, for an open house to begin preparing for this year’s bash. The event, which was founded by parents of children in Tribeca’s two public schools (P.S. 150 and P.S. 234) […]

Mic check! Moore and Co. sing the praises of Occupy

Mic check! Moore and Co. sing the praises of Occupy

Musicians and music fans who want to make a difference for the “99 percent” occupied City Winery, at Varick and Vandam Sts., Tuesday evening for the release party for “Occupy This Album.” Tickets were $99, and the compilation album — with tracks by 100 different artists and groups — costs $9.99 online. All proceeds will […]

Scene, week of April 19, 2012

Scene, week of April 19, 2012

 

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