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Relay for Life raises thousands, culminates this weekend

Relay for Life raises thousands, culminates this weekend

April 30, 2013
Filed under Editor's Picks, NEWS

More than 72 teams of students have raised over $107,000 for NYU’s 11th annual Relay For Life fundraiser that will take place this weekend. Relay For Life, organized by the American Cancer Society, is an overnight fundraiser for cancer research and treatment. Many NYU student organizations — c... Read more »

Annual pillow fight hits Washington Square Park

Annual pillow fight hits Washington Square Park

April 8, 2013
Filed under NEWS

Feathers and laughter filled the air as people dressed as Vikings and dinosaurs carried pillows and invaded Washington Square Park on Saturday for New York City’s eighth annual celebration of International Pillow Fight Day. International Pillow Fight Day is a part of the Urban Playground Move... Read more »

NYPD inspects Lower East Side bars

NYPD inspects Lower East Side bars

February 25, 2013
Filed under NEWS

New York City Police Department and other city officials are cracking down on Lower East Side bars to check for violations of city codes and regulations. The latest round of inspections occurred  last weekend, and the venues targeted included Tammany Hall, Boss Tweed’s, Leftfield, The Suffo... Read more »

New budget proposal disadvantages vendors

New budget proposal disadvantages vendors

February 8, 2013
Filed under NEWS

  Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s latest budget proposal has created controversy in New York’s street-vending community. The proposed city budget allocates $580,000 to hire a team of seven lawyers dedicating to exerting pressure on vendors to pay their neglected tickets and fines. And merc... Read more »

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