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Opinion: The mayor, the museum and Chu; Unseemly alliance threatens Chinatown community

BY YOLANDA ZHANG | Hundreds of protesters recently shook the streets of Manhattan’s Chinatown, marching against the Museum of Chinese in America’s racist destruction of…

Warnings and fines (10) are issued to businesses violating indoor vax mandate

BY EVERYNIGHT CHARLEY CRESPO | New York City inspectors have issued warnings and fines to local businesses since the Sept. 13 implementation of Mayor Bill…

Chain reaction: Corey Johnson finally talks with East River Park activists

BY LINCOLN ANDERSON | Updated Oct. 8, 1 p.m.: Council Speaker Corey Johnson on Thursday finally spoke with East River Park activists who have been…

Glick, Epstein, Downtown community boards decry ‘rush’ to remove sidewalk cafe regs, make dining sheds permanent

BY THE VILLAGE SUN | They just can’t stomach it. A pair of local asssemblymembers stood with Downtown community board leaders, residents and activists on…

‘Trickle down’ affordable housing in NYC is a fail; Don’t force it on Soho, Noho and Chinatown

BY ANDREW BERMAN | There’s a school of thought that the key to solving New York’s affordability crisis is to simply allow developers to build…

C.B. 2 pans sweeping but half-baked sidewalk cafes and Open Restaurants plan

BY LINCOLN ANDERSON | Community Board 2 isn’t taking any shed — at least not without proper public review and input. Its members voted nearly…

City Hall tree lockdown ends…for now; East River Park activists warn Johnson of more to come

BY LINCOLN ANDERSON | After nearly 12 hours locked together around a tree trunk in City Hall Park, two women ended their protest action Tuesday…

East River Park activists lock themselves to tree in City Hall Park, demand response from Speaker Johnson

BY LINCOLN ANDERSON | Taking a page from old-school East Village activism, Tuesday morning two women locked themselves to a tree in City Hall Park.…

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