Monthly Archives: February 2004

Let 100 Business Districts Bloom

By Maurice Pinzon Today the New York City Planning Commission approved a new Business Improvement District (BID) for the Manhattan’s Flatiron district. With strong support from local business owners, landlords and elected officials, and no major opposition expected, the BID … Continue reading

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UN Cyprus Peace Plan Provokes Reaction from New York’s Cypriot Communities

By Nadia Damouni and Sasha Damouni Invoking images of a united Cyprus after three decades of political unsettlement, in which two culturally similar but militarily divided communities, Turkish-Cypriots and Greek-Cypriots co-exist side-by-side may not be such a distant reality. But … Continue reading

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Populism Gets a Hearing in New York City

By Maurice Pinzon Yesterday, as Massachusetts Senator John Kerry was being endorsed by the AFL-CIO in Washington, D.C., Senator John Edwards — his only apparent rival for the Democratic nomination — was in New York, criticizing President Bush. Senator Edwards … Continue reading

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