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Annual Dominican Day Parade Steps off onto Sixth Avenue Under a Bright Sun

 

August 2019 – Midtown Manhattan – By APB Staff Writer

Parade goers marched proudly up Sixth Avenue in midtown on Sunday to celebrate Dominican culture and its heritage for the 37th annual Dominican Day Parade.

Large crowds filled both

Pride Concert Draws Thousands to Stonewall Inn Landmark in the West Village

 

Friday June 28, 2019 – Manhattan, NY

By APB Staff Writer

Thousands crowded the streets and sidewalks near and in front of the Stonewall Inn for a star-studded concert and rally celebrating the 50th anniversary of the 1969 rebellion …

NYPD Beefs Up Security at St Patrick’s Cathedral after Notre Dame Fire in Paris

 

Monday, April 15, 2019 – Midtown Manhattan –

As a catastrophic fire engulfed the upper floors the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, as it was undergoing renovations, threatening one of the greatest architectural treasures of the Western world – …

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Early Morning Fire at Popular Midtown Restaurant Fire Injures 5; FDNY Says

More than 100 firefighters respond to a two-alarm blaze Wednesday morning at Omar’s Mediterranean Cuisine on East 55th Street at 4:30 AM

 

By APB Staff Writer

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 – Midtown Manhattan

Five people were injured this morning …

NEW YORK ST. PATRICK’S DAY BANNER SPARKS CONTROVERSY

Mary Lou McDonald, the leader of Irish republican party Sinn Féin, created sparked controversy after appearing at the NYC St. Patrick’s Day Parade

 

Saturday, March 16, 2019 – Midtown Manhattan

By APB Staff Writer

Mary Lou McDonald, the leader …

The Strand Bookstore Offers Compromise to Avoid NY Landmark Building Status

 

February 2019 – Lower Manhattan
By Mike Leventhal APB Staff Reporter

In a emotional and sometimes combative second hearing before the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission, the owner of the iconic Strand Bookstore, Nancy Bass Wyden, continued her …