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Last night, while passing through Times Square, I came across a reggae artist named Mr. Spurts on 7th Avenue and 40th Street. He was holding down the corner, trying to sell his CDs. But unlike rappers who frequent that area and do the same, he didn’t go with the hard sell. […]

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This montage of Twin Tower Cameos from Dan Meth is damn thorough. The WTC landmark has an important place film history — in wide shots, its silhouette signified it’s really really NYC and its looming girth pontificated how giant that giant monster ape was. Here it is, in all its tragically short-lived glory. […]

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Adding to the spectacle that is the World Trade Center site, the Port Authority says the the 9/11 Memorial and Museum owes them around $150 million for services rendered. But the non-profit group in charge of the memorial claims the governmental body is shaking them down and that they don’t owe anything. […]

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According to amNY, residents of 90 West Street, a pricey apartment complex in Lower Manhattan, are irked by the round-the-clock noise emanating from the World Center site, but the paper was only able to get one person on the record to complain bitchily. “I haven’t had a good night’s sleep in almost a year,” said […]

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There’s a lot of scrounging going on as officials try to find the $3 million that’s needed to finish the World Trade Center Memorial in time for the 10th anniversary of the attacks. The site still needs a security fence and other improvements to make it visitor-friendly. Fair enough, but if the city can’t scrape […]

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The New York Post knows no bounds in their war against bike lanes and the people that use them, but not even we expected them to bring victims of the World Trade Center attacks into the debate. However, as noted by Streetsblog, the tabloid did exactly that and for their latest propaganda piece, “plays the […]

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A right wing group out of Washington, D.C. that laughingly calls itself the American Center for Law and Justice, is suing NYC for allowing the construction of a “victory mosque” blocks from the World Trade Center site. Founded by extremist Christian radical Pat Robertson, the ACLJ claims the city should have granted landmark status to […]

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The NYPD thinks will assign over 600 cops to guard the so called “Freedom Tower,” but unless they’ll be flying around in F-16s, this is supposed to prevent another terrorist attack how exactly? […]

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Earlier this week, the Times mentioned how, in the wake of the mosque controversy, Ground Zero’s boundary has become what somewhat “elastic” and for many, expands beyond the 16-acre site. And now, the Associated Press is confirming it: “9/11 family members and others say the name transcends that boundary and can include all of lower […]

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Pat Robertson’s American Center for Law & Justice which is mostly unAmerican and devoid of law or justice, is suing NYC’s Landmarks Preservation Commission for voting in a way that will allow for the construction of a 13-story Islamic center near the WTC. They claim the agency acted “arbitrarily and abused its discretion.” |AP| […]

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