Union Square Local Business
Local business in Union Square (New York, NY)
Monday | via KOLD-TV Tucson
By JONATHAN LEMIRE and COLLEEN LONG Associated Press NEW YORK - As the New York Police Department mourns two of their own, Mayor Bill de Blasio pleaded for a pause in protests and rancor amid a widening rift with those in a grieving force who accuse him of creating a climate of mistrust that contributed to the execution of two officers. De Blasio called Monday for a halt of political statements until the after funerals of the slain officers, an appeal to both sides in a roiling dispute centered on the deaths of black men at the hands of white police officers. Comment?
Friday Dec 12 | via Albany Times Union
Bascove/Bridges: Transporting the Metropolis' This exhibition features more than 30 paintings and drawings of city bridges by the artist Anne Bascove, including the Brooklyn Bridge, the Outerbridge Crossing and the George Washington Bridge. Thursdays through Sundays from 1 to 5 p.m.; also by appointment; Noble Maritime Collection, Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Garden, 1000 Richmond Terrace, Livingston, Staten Island, 718-447-6490, noblemaritime.org; donations suggested. Comment?
Tuesday Dec 9 | via Newsday
Public Hanukkah celebrations are being planned around the U.S. and abroad, from a parade of menorah-topped cars in Philadelphia to a menorah lighting and concert at the Eiffel Tower. The event in Philadelphia on Dec. 20 is expected to include 300 cars, culminating in a gathering at Independence Hall. Comment?
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