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Astor Place Mosaic Poles Unveiled and Dedicated; One More To Go

Last Thursday was the official unveiling and dedication of the restored Mosaic Trail poles as part of the Astor Place and Cooper Square renovation, which greatly expanded the pedestrian space in the area. Go check them out!  The poles and bases were …

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Unveiling & Dedication for the Mosaic Trail Light Poles

The final pieces of the renovation of Astor Place will be unveiled and dedicated tomorrow. Thanks to the creative verve of Jim Power, aka the Mosaic Man, and the support of the Village Alliance Business Improvement District and City Lore, …

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The Tompkins Square Park Riots of 1988

Police brutality, class warfare, gentrification — today these are hot button topics, both nationally and in New York City.  But on August 6, 1988, frustrations over these issues converged in the form of protest and riots in Tompkins Square Park in …

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