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Congressman Jerry Nadler will be holding a press conference to protest proposed post office closings on Thursday.  Joining the Congressman will be other local politicians and Community Board #2 members. 

Shakespeare’s timeless hit Romeo and Juliet will be performed by the Hip to Hip Theater Company in various parks across Queens.   Bring the kids and help them understand why Shakespeare is so revered (something I doubt their middle school teacher will convey).  This only lasts through August 23rd.  Hurry up.
Romeo & Juliet

 The West Village menswear boutique features some of our favorite designers including Spurr, Tim Hamilton, Tony Melillo and Alexander Olch.

One of more than 20 subspecies of cougar and native to the southeastern United States, the Florida Panther is most certainly still highly endangered. Biologists estimate that less than 100 of the animals are alive in the wild today, hanging on in the southern tip of Florida below the Caloosahatchee River. Their current range represents less than five percent...

Barry Scheck and Peter Neufeld, prominent national civil rights attorneys who founded the Innocence Project, today will announce their personal support for Cy Vance, Democratic candidate for Manhattan District Attorney. 

Heist Gallery is proud to present the summer program 1(212): The City’s Summer Heist, curated by Julie Fishkin and Matt Lucas. 1(212), a series of two-week exhibitions, alternates between solo and two-person shows and presents a program of artistic nods to our city, to celebrate unremitting life and the creativity it breeds. NYC is huge, confusing, inspiring, and inescapably real, just like the work Heist Gallery presents this summer.

Manhattan District Attorney candidate Cy Vance today called for new policies to help combat the threat of terrorism. Vance’s comprehensive plan will ensure that the DA's Office remains at the forefront of national anti-terrorism efforts.

Dear EarthTalk: I’m sure there are many good environmental reasons to build a rooftop garden. Can you enlighten? And also I’d like to know how to go about creating one and whether or not some municipalities might offer incentives to do so.       

“The disorganization and lack of oversight which forced the Board to remove Gerson from the ballot is a continuation of the poor job he has done in the City Council for the past eight years,” Margaret said. “His disqualification is further proof that we need an active representative with deep roots in the community and a legacy of going the extra mile to get results on issues vital to our families.”

“Today is a great victory for all New York City tenants.  The Tenant Protection Act was signed into law because we wanted to give families the power to confront a landlord that was engaging in a pattern of behavior designed to get them out of their homes,” said Speaker Christine C. Quinn.