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  • Wonderful Wednesdays: The Mosaic Man’s Work, and Hudson River Piles, Both Live On

    Today you may be shaking your head over the Landmarks Preservation Commission’s shocking plan to de-calendar some 100 buildings from landmark consideration. But there’s plenty of good news in our neighborhoods as well. Feel free to send your observations from the sunny side of the […]

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  • This Day in History: RMS Lusitania

    On this day in 1907, the RMS Lusitania docked at Pier 54 on the Greenwich Village waterfront following its maiden transatlantic voyage. Pier 54, located at West 13th Streets, was the New York home for Cunard Line, a British shipping company.  The Lusitania docked safely that day, but […]

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  • The Titanic & The Village

    Today marks one hundred and one years since the RMS Titanic sank into the cold dark North Atlantic after hitting an iceberg over 400 miles off the coast of Newfoundland. Though the ill-fated liner never made it to New York, many sites in the city […]

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  • Grand Central Grandeur, in the Village

    Tomorrow, February 1, Grand Central Terminal will celebrate its Centennial.  A year-long celebration of events and programming will ensue, marking the milestone of the opening of this Beaux Arts landmark (check out these great little-known facts about the station). While attention will be justifiably focused […]

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