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Stuy Town author delves into history of Gramercy Park and Union Square

By Sabina Mollot

Stuyvesant Town resident Alfred Pommer, who’s been leading historical walking tours of various Manhattan neighborhoods for over 25 years, has released a new book about two neighborhoods with particularly rich but different histories — Gramercy Park and Union Square. 909 more words

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Teen Charged With Groping Woman, Stealing $10 From Her, On Staten Island

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A teenage boy has been charged with forcibly groping and kissing a young woman, and stealing $10 from her, on Staten Island back in September. 77 more words


The Curious Naming and Puzzling History of the "Irving House"

Sandwiched between Park Ave. and Third Ave., just east of Union Square, is the small stretch of city street known as Irving Place.  Extending south from Gramercy Park, it was once the fashionable district of artists, actors, and the creme-de-la-creme of Gilded Age high society.   1,132 more words

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Taste of Gramercy Neighborhood event to return on September 26

By Sabina Mollot

Taste of Gramercy Neighborhood, an annual food festival/fundraiser organized by the Gramercy Neighborhood Associates, is returning this year on September 26.

This is only the third time the event’s been held, but it’s already become a yearly event due to popular demand of both local foodies and neighborhood restaurants. 332 more words

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Former Con Ed employee indicted for ax attacks, stabbing

By Maria Rocha-Buschel

Former Con Ed employee Trevial Terry was indicted last Thursday for stabbing his ex-girlfriend in her office and then attacking two of his co-workers with an ax inside the Con Edison building where he worked. 368 more words