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our primary picks, p. 14 Volume 83, Number 13 $1.00 West and East Village, Chelsea, Soho, Noho, Hudson Square, Little Italy, Chinatown and Lower East Side, Since 1933 August 29 - September 4, 2013 Chin and Rajkumar trade barbs in rowdy debate for District 1 By HeaTHer DUBIn Sparks flew as City Councilmember Margaret Chin and challenger Jenifer Rajkumar, candidates in the race for the City Council’s First District, clashed in a debate last Thursday, sponsored by NYC Community Media, publisher of The Villager and Downtown Express. About 170 spectators — with an even show of support for both candidates — packed the room at New York Law School in Tribeca. The crowd was extremely vocal during the 90-minute debate and, at times, antagonistic with each side rooting loudly for their candidate. The women will face off in the Democratic primary election on Sept. 10 for the Lower Manhattan Council seat. Hot topics of the debate Continued on page 4 Photo by Sam Spokony Yetta Kurland, left, and Corey Johnson verbally sparred during Monday night’s District 1 debate. Kurland and Johnson clash at City Council race debate By sam sPoKony For two people so ideologically similar in their fundamental concerns, the two Democratic candidates for the District 3 City Council seat have proven increasingly adept at getting under one another’s skin. Corey Johnson, the current and twiceelected chairperson of Community Board 4, and Yetta Kurland, a civil rights attorney and activist, each traded verbal jabs and concrete proposals during their debate on Aug. 26, at the Chelsea Bow Tie Cinemas on W. 23rd St. The event, which was sponsored by NYC Community Media (the publisher of The Villager and the East Villager), marked one of the last, if not the final, face-to-face showdowns between the two candidates before the primary election on Tues., Sept. 10. The debate was comoderated by Lincoln Anderson, editor of The Villager, and Paul Schindler, editor of Gay City News. The result of the primary will effectively decide the winner of the District 3 seat, which has been held for the past 14 years by Council Speaker Christine Quinn, and which spans from 55th St. to Canal St. Weiner not going down easy, keeps on waging campaign By PaUL sCHInDLer Politically powerful voices in New York, Anthony Weiner insisted, are not happy that he’s running for mayor –– and that’s a good thing. “It’s fairly clear I make the big institutional forces of the city batty,” he told The Villager and its sister publications at NYC Community Media in an interview that ran about an hour earlier this month. “I’ve basically said I don’t give a s--- and it makes them crazy. I mean, look how crazy the New York Times is,” he said. The Times, he argued, has found about five different ways to press him to get out of the race. 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O PE N M IC NIGH T CO M E U P, J O I N O U R MU S I C I A N S , A ND F E E L F R E E TO S I N G A LO N G Photo by Tequila Minsky WE SUPP ORT THE BOYCOTTING OF RUSSIAN VODKA Getting some leverage The good old lever machines will be back in use for New York City’s primary elections on Sept. 10 and will also be in action for any run-off elections on Oct. 1. Poll workers are receiving a refresher in the use of the old-school mechanical voting booths, and also for the recently introduced optical scanners that will be in use for the November general election. H U D S O NRIVE RPARK.ORG August 29 - September 4, 2013 3 New School female students outnumber males by 2.5 to 1 By LaeL HInes The New School, the private, progressive university located in Greenwich Village, has a baffling gender imbalance among its student body. According to a recent report, all the various divisions of The New School had an average of 71.6 percent female students and 28.4 percent male students. According to the CollegeBoard publication, The New School’s Parsons School of Design even exceeds this existing imbalance, with 79 percent female students to 21 percent male students. Ann Stoler, an anthropology professor at The New School, was reluctant to provide a clear reason for the higher figures for females on campus. She suggested that a potential cause for the sexual skewing is simply the academic nature of The New School itself. “Here at The New School, we don’t offer sciences: biology, chemistry and physics,” she noted. “There is certainly a gender imbalance in the arts and sociology departments because they natural attract more women than men.” Perhaps the environment of The New School also is simply more attractive to women. New York City has a reputation of endless opportunity and artistic expression. Fueled by the media, some women may gravitate to New York City for its reputation of potential glamour and “Carrie Bradshawesque” excitement. Kristen, a New School student, elaborated on this theory. “It’s something about New York City as the liberal arts, they are just more feminine,” she said. “They’re more attractive to women, I think. I mean, in our program there will be like 50 women and two men.” New York City itself has a gender imbalance. According to the 2010 census, there were 4,292,589 females living in New York City and 3,882,544 males. So, perhaps The New School’s sexual ratio is just a reflection of an increasingly feminine city. Photo by Tequila Minsky Gale Brewer and all that jazz City Councilmember Gale Brewer was spotted leaving the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival in Tompkins Square Park over the weekend. Brewer, who is running for Manhattan borough president, is counting on her heavy-voting Upper West Side base and her deep, progressive roots to propel her to victory. film voice theater television Commercials Ongoing classes for the working actor. “New York’s best kept secret” Call for audition 646-336-9101 pierStudios ...new “post Sandy” location: Clemente Soto Velez Cultural & Educational Center (LES) Delancy & Essex firstname.lastname@example.org 107 Suffolk Street #517 New York, NY 10002 4 August 29 - September 4, 2013 Chin, Rajkumar trade barbs in rowdy Council debate Continued from page 1 included land use, specifically New York University and the South Street Seaport, and campaign financing. Chin claimed her opponent lacks political experience and spews misinformation, while Rajkumar knocked Chin as the candidate of big real estate, based on Chin’s support from the Real Estate Board of New York. The candidates referenced their immigrant pasts, and proudly touted their accomplishments. Chin, who grew up in District 1, recalled her journey to the United States 50 years ago, and expressed awe at the fact that an immigrant such as herself could fulfill the American Dream by becoming a city councilmember. Rajkumar, who was born here, has dedicated her life to social justice, and is a civil rights attorney. Later in the evening, Rajkumar, a Democratic district leader from Battery Park City, also acknowledged the very notion of opportunity. “This is progress seeing a South Asian American and a Chinese-American running for an office. When does that happen?” she asked. Asked, specifically, if it was important that Chinatown, which is in District 1, have a Chinese-American representative, Rajkumar answered that this is the “Obama era,” where people vote on issues and strong representation. While Chin and Rajkumar give land use top Photos by Don Mathisen City Councilmember Margaret Chin, left, and her opponent Jenifer Rajkumar at the Aug. 22 debate sponsored by NYC Community Media. priority, their perspectives on the issue vary. Chin has been involved with several land use development projects during her four-year term, and looks to the Seward Park Urban Renewal Area (SPURA) project as a boon for affordable housing. On the SPURA site, which has been vacant more than 45 years, Chin was able to help secure 50 percent permanent affordable housing, a total of 500 units. “Because of the community coming together Morton Williams, the single source for your Labor Day needs. — [former SPURA] site tenants, organizations, housing and community boards — working together with the city, we were able to come together and craft a compromise,” Chin said. But Rajkumar was critical of Chin’s ability to work well with the community, and accused her of serving real estate interests rather than her own constituents in the district. Rajkumar wrote an op-ed article on SPURA for a local blog in which she blasted local politicians for not doing enough for the site’s future residents. She advocates for 100 percent affordable housing in the multiblock development at the foot of the Williamsburg Bridge, and said former residents displaced 50 years ago when the site was cleared for redevelopment are thankful for her position. But Chin, in turn, criticized Rajkumar for never even attending any community board meetings on SPURA. “How can you write an article criticizing the work people did for three years to come together for a historic compromise?” Chin asked angrily. Rajkumar said it was not her job to attend SPURA meetings, and instead listed all the community meetings she has attended, including those of the Battery Park City CERT (Community Emergency Response Team), of which she said she is the leader. At that, Ninfa Segarra, a former deputy mayor in the Giuliani administration, stood up and shouted in objection, “You are not! I am!” This set off the crowd and people grew wild and began to yell out questions to the candidates. “We both are,” Rajkumar answered Segarra. Regarding the N.Y.U. 2031 and the South Street Seaport development projects, Rajkumar was more directly involved in those land use projects, and charged that Chin has let real estate developers do whatever they want. Rajkumar, who was lead counsel on discrimination cases with large companies, said Chin is a bad negotiator. “It was a historical moment when Chin approved a 2-million-square-foot expansion into Greenwich Village,” Rajkumar declared. Rajkumar said Chin approved N.Y.U.’s ULURP (uniform land use review procedure) application for the hotly contested megaproject despite a unanimous “No” vote against it by Community Board 2 and opposition by most Villagers, who want to protect the character of the neighborhood. Chin rebutted by noting that Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer supported the plan. She also said the expansion was scaled down more than 25 percent from the initial proposal, and that there were many years of meetings on the project. Rajkumar also took Chin to task for helping developer Howard Hughes Corp. move forward with plans at the South Street Seaport. “She hid a letter of intent from Howard Hughes where he said, ‘We intend to build luxury hotels and market-rate apartments,’ ” Rajkumar accused of Chin. “How can you not let that information be public?” Finally, issues of campaign financing fired up the crowd and brought some to their feet, yet again. Rajkumar said REBNY is supporting Chin as a reward for putting real estate interests first. “They’re pouring hundreds of thousands of dollars into this race to buy this Council seat for Councilmember Chin,” Rajkumar said. Chin suggested Rajkumar look at her campaign finance record, and questioned where the funding was. Rajkumar had asked Chin to disavow the outside support of the Jobs for New York PAC, which includes REBNY, in a previous debate, but Chin said while she did not want the funding, there was nothing she could do, since it was a so-called independent expenditure, as opposed to a direct contribution to her campaign. A lightening round of questions by comoderators Lincoln Anderson, editor of The Villager, and Josh Rogers, editor of Downtown Express, brought some levity to the debate. Chin is for the Yankees; Rajkumar likes the Mets. When each was asked for a positive adjective to describe her opponent, Rajkumar said, “I love the colors that she wears.” (Both candidates had on different shades of pink). Chin had to think for a second, before grudgingly saying, “Female.” August 29 - September 4, 2013 5 After 33 years in business, the Odessa Café Bar on Avenue A will close on Sat., Aug. 31. Odessa Restaurant next door will remain open. Last Saturday a half dozen customers lounged over lunch and drinks. Two locals said they were saddened by the impending closure. “Where are we going to go now?” wondered Meg Rowley, 25, of the East Village. “There are no other bars like this. We’ve had birthday parties here. We bring people here. It’s our go-to bar.” Her friend Erin Mosbaugh, 24, of the Lower East Side, took a dimmer view. “I think it’s going to become the ubiquitous $14 cocktail spot that we have so much of already,” she said fatalistically. According to the food blog Eater, the building’s new owners plan to convert the retro cafe / bar into a “full-service American brasserie restaurant.” Odessa bar, beer ’n’ blintzes retro dive, to close Photos by Jefferson Siegel 6 August 29 - September 4, 2013 Kurland and Johnson clash at District 1 race debate; Continued from page 1 and from Fifth Ave. to the Hudson River. But beyond that sense of urgency, the explosive atmosphere of Monday evening’s debate — which featured an audience of extremely vocal supporters on both sides (but particularly Johnson’s) — was fueled primarily by pointed and, at times, personal attacks that have become a constant feature in this tense race. RESTORING A HOSPITAL Asked what would be the top issues they would focus on, both Johnson and Kurland led off by declaring that their first priority, if elected, would be to work toward restoring a full-service hospital to the district, since so many Lower West Side residents feel that their healthcare needs have been neglected following the closing of St. Vincent’s Hospital. Kurland has long made the hospital issue a centerpiece of her campaign by touting her strong leadership in the fight against St. Vincent’s demise, while also claiming that a lawsuit she filed — with the support of the Coalition for a New Village Hospital — succeeded in forcing the state’s Department of Health “to admit it had a legal obligation to restore a hospital at the site of St. Vincent’s Hospital.” Assemblymember Richard Gottfried, chairperson of the Assembly Health Committee, attended the debate, and afterward told The Villager that Kurland’s claim that the state Health Department had admitted any such thing was “horses—t!” Kurland claimed, again misleadingly, this is why North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System is creating a $110 million emergency medical facility across the street from the new housing. At the Aug. 26 debate, Kurland continued to push her plan to turn the free-standing E.R. into a more hefty 200-bed, full-service hospital. “The coalition I’ve worked with on this has had engineers come in to analyze the site, and they said they could add four to six floors to that building for the same or similar cost,” she said. “That would be a good stepping stone, a good first step for our community, and it would save lives.” But when pressed later on in the debate, Kurland balked on committing to being able to get a project like that underway within her first term on the Council, instead simply repeating that it would be a “number one priority.” Johnson, on the other hand, did commit to being able to get started on a bigger hospital within his first term. However, he, like Kurland, said that in the end, he doesn’t care where within the district that hospital is eventually built, as long as it gets done. Johnson expressed interest in what he called a “creative plan” that is being talked about within the community to look at the Photo by Sam Spokony At one point during the feisty debate, Johnson, right, said that no matter what happens in the election, he will continue working with Kurland afterward to fight to restore a full-service hospital on the Lower West Side. He extended his hand to Kurland, and they shook on it. St. John’s Center building — at Houston St. and the West Side Highway — as a potential site for a full-service hospital. “It would still be a good location for the community,” Johnson said, “and I’ve been told that the folks who own that building are open to discussing it.” Even though their attitudes toward the need for a hospital are nearly identical, Kurland chose to attack Johnson’s record regarding activism at St. Vincent’s. At one point, when Johnson spoke about his vehement opposition to Speaker Quinn’s support of the Rudin plan before the hospital’s closure, Kurland called him out for allegedly jumping on the bandwagon too late in the game. “For Corey to say that he opposed the St. Vincent’s closure by testifying at a City Council hearing that took place two-and-ahalf years after the hospital closed…I think we really want to see people standing up before that,” she said. That remark prompted some audience members to aggressively shout Kurland down, with one even telling her, “Shut up!” Johnson responded by acknowledging his opponent’s well-known leadership on the issue, while stressing that he had, in fact, been there during the struggle. “Yetta, you did a great job with regard to St. Vincent’s,” he said. “And I will work with you on that issue whether or not I’m elected. But I was at those community meetings [to fight against the hospital’s closure]. I wasn’t up front leading them — you were. And you did great work. A lot of people did a lot of work and pitched in to that effort. But for you to try to hurtfully say this…I think we need to stop blaming people like that. It’s not the way to move forward.” AFFORDABLE HOUSING Both candidates stated that a fight for new affordable housing in the district would be another top priority if elected. Johnson, who has served on C.B. 4 since 2005, has promoted his work with the board on affordable housing as one of the key aspects of his personal record. In particular, he had stressed at a previous debate on Aug. 22 (sponsored by the L.G.B.T. advocacy group FIERCE) that, under his leadership, C.B. 4 was able to partner with elected officials and agency officials to succeed in creating 139 units of affordable housing at a new building at W. 29th St. and 10th Ave., which will be opening this fall. Those units — of which 70 percent will house artists, 15 percent seniors and 15 percent C.B. 4 residents — were restored to the community by transferring former Section 8 housing units (which were no longer being provided to low-income tenants) from Manhattan Plaza, an artists housing development on W. 43rd Street. “During my time on the community board, the number one issue we’ve pushed is building affordable housing,” Johnson said at the Aug. 22 debate. “And I can’t say that we’ve built enough, but we’ve done our best, and I’m going to keep fighting for that.” At NYC Community Media’s Aug. 26 debate, Johnson reiterated his belief that the city should stop relying so heavily on the state-level 421a program — more commonly known as the “80/20” program — which provides a tax abatement for developers who put up a residential building with 20 percent affordable housing. “The city should be investing public dollars into real affordable housing, like Westbeth [in the West Village] and Penn South [in Chelsea],” he said. Kurland took every opportunity at the Aug. 26 debate to undercut her opponent’s statements on the issue, claiming that he just “talks a good game” when it comes to affordable housing and standing up to big developers. She stated, at various times during the debate that big development projects like Hudson Yards (of which only 5,000 out of 20,000 residential units will be affordable), the Chelsea Market vertical expansion and others were basically unaffected by Johnson’s personal opposition. “Every single one of those plans has been approved by the community board that Corey Johnson chairs,” she said. Kurland, however, did not provide any concrete plans to create affordable housing, and instead said that her work as a tenants’ rights attorney has given her experience in protecting S.R.O. (single-room occupancy) and low-income tenants against conniving landlords. Continued on page 7 August 29 - September 4, 2013 7 Hospital, housing, Hudson River Park among the issues Continued from page 6 KURLAND KEEPS UP ATTACK The issue of real estate interests is one that has led to some of the most heated exchanges in this race, as Kurland continues to portray Johnson as having suspect ties to big developers. Her efforts to do that figured heavily into the Aug. 26 debate — perhaps at the expense of her ability to present her own ideas within the time allotted by the moderators. Specifically, Kurland attempted to publicly shame Johnson for his past job at GFI Development Company, and his current parttime work for the Sydell Group, both of which are New York-based developers. “The real question is,” Kurland claimed, referring to her opponent, “are you going to elect the person who the political insiders and the special interests are going to feel most comfortable with?” Although he did not choose to publicly disclose his past and current employment as part of his candidacy until it was revealed by a political Web site (citycouncilwatch.net) and then pounced upon by Kurland, Johnson has not backed down from those pointed questions of his political integrity. At Monday’s debate, as in previous forums, Johnson instead sought to spend time actually providing detailed answers to the moderators’ questions, as well as trying to punch holes in what he termed her “distortion” of his character. However, Johnson was forced to address the issue head-on several times — especially when, as part of the rules of the debate, Kurland chose to ask him a question about his work for the developers. “I’m not ashamed of what I’ve done, because I didn’t do anything wrong,” Johnson said, claiming that he has done community outreach and marketing work for the developers, rather than engaging in the kind of coldhearted tenant displacement of which Kurland has often implicitly accused him. “You continue to say I’m a real estate executive, tied to real estate interests, and that’s simply not true,” he answered. “I make $52,000 a year, I live in a 300-square-foot studio apartment and I grew up in public housing [in Massachusetts].” Johnson eventually launched a jab of his own at Kurland, by taking an opportunity to ask her about the handgun she was once licensed to use when she owned an English language school at 23rd St. and Park Ave. South, and served as the school’s designated “gun custodian,” as she has put it previously. Kurland has said that, after she sold the school, she gave up the gun. At the Aug. 22 debate, Johnson queried her on how she disposed of the gun, and if it was done in a legal and acceptable way. At that debate, Kurland seemed uncomfortable talking about the disposal of the gun, and stumbled a bit in her answer before saying simply that it was disposed of “in accordance with N.Y.P.D. policy and procedures.” But she lashed out at Johnson when he broached the issue again on Aug. 26, calling his question about the gun a “despicable” example of “gotcha politics.” Adding that she fully supports strict gun-control legislation (as does Johnson), Kurland once again stated that her gun had been turned in to the New York Police Department in a legal manner. It can happen just east of the park at Pier 76, or it can happen just east of the park at Pier 40, and we have to make sure that when those air rights are sold, that it goes through the public approval process, the ULURP [Uniform Land Use Review Procedure], in a way that actually works.” Johnson stressed that one of his top priorities, if elected, would be to focus on building more schools within the district to combat the rampant overcrowding that has taken hold in many West Side classrooms. He expressed hope regarding the forthcoming middle school at 75 Morton St., as well as the Foundling School, a new elementary school on W. 16th St., but pledged to support other existing local schools to make sure they have adequate resources. Johnson pointed specifically to work he did with C.B. 4 to help provide a new school facility to P.S. 51, on W. 45th St., which will nearly double the capacity of that school. “But there is still an overcrowding crisis, and we have to keep fighting for new schools,” he said. Kurland said that education is very important to her because she is an “educator,” and acknowledged the overcrowding issue, but didn’t provide any concrete plans to tackle it. She mentioned the concept of inclusionary zoning, which she said could be used to require developers to build schools and affordable housing in new development — but instead of pursuing that along an education standpoint, she launched into another attack on Johnson’s affordable housing record. SCHOOL OVERCROWDING Both candidates expressed great interest in implementing participatory budgeting within the district. That practice, which is currently used by a handful of city councilmembers, allows local residents and other stakeholders to have a say in how some of the budget funds for their district are spent. Johnson called it “incredibly exciting,” while Kurland said that it helps elected officials remember that “it’s not their money, it’s your money, and they should use it wisely.” Both candidates also said they support the new Citi Bike program over all, although they expressed concerns about safety issues related to lack of enforcement when it comes to the many cyclists who don’t obey the rules of the road. They both added that some of the bike-share docking stations have been poorly placed within the district — blocking buildings, and in some cases making it difficult for emergency vehicles to access entrances — and that the city should be gathering more community input on the BUDGET, BIKE-SHARE, POLICE… placement of those stations. At the Aug. 22 FIERCE debate, both Johnson and Kurland railed against the N.Y.P.D. stop-and-frisk program (which was recently ruled unconstitutional) and both fully supported the City Council’s recent override of Mayor Bloomberg’s veto on new legislation that will reform Police Department oversight to prevent future incidences of racial profiling But there was some disagreement between the two candidates regarding police approaches to overall public safety, particularly in the West Village, considering that the Aug. 22 debate was held on Christopher St. Johnson said he would not support an increase of police officers on patrol as a response to street violence, and would instead favor an approach based on increased communication with the local precinct, in order to prevent new problems — particularly resulting from potentially bad interactions between officers and young people of color. Kurland, on the other hand, said that she fully supports the community policing initiatives that were associated with former Mayor David Dinkins, and that more cops can be effectively put on patrol to combat neighborhood violence, as long as those officers are trained to be properly receptive and responsive to the needs of the community. PIER 40, AIR RIGHTS Both Johnson and Kurland showed a commitment to maintaining Hudson River Park — and especially the ailing Pier 40, at W. Houston St. The park, operated by the Hudson River Park Trust, has been struggling financially amid diminishing funding from the city and state. But Kurland was much more optimistic about being able to salvage Pier 40 — a beloved public space for many locals, especially for its ballfields — without opening up the pier for revenue-generating development, or selling air rights from the park’s commercial piers for use for development on the other side of the highway. “Before we make that quick move, I’d like to see if we can come up with other sources of revenue,” Kurland said, adding that she would try to work with the state to get matching funds to support the Trust. In addition, she proposed an audit of the Trust, in order to make sure its funds are being spent effectively. Johnson took what could either be described as a more pessimistic or a more realistic view of the situation, depending on one’s perspective. “The Hudson River Park Trust is going to put out an R.F.P. [request for proposals] at some point, and we have to make sure that any development on Pier 40 is done in a communityminded way,” he said, adding, “There are going to be air rights sold — it’s going to happen, but we just need to be careful about how it happens. 8 August 29 - September 4, 2013 Anna Nicole BAm and New York City opera present The opera The Ne w Yor k Ti m e s ...an engrossing, outrageous, entertaining and, ultimately, deeply moving new opera. 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PhoT o : PAri D ukovi c August 29 - September 4, 2013 9 POLICE BLOTTER Jailhouse perv A man who illegally entered a Lower Manhattan jail and sexually assaulted an inmate has been sentenced to 10 years in state prison, Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance announced on Aug. 22. Matthew Matagrano, 37, pleaded guilty on July 25 to one count of second-degree burglary and another of second-degree burglary as a sexually motivated felony. On the night of Feb. 27, Matagrano entered the Manhattan Detention Complex, near the corner of White and Lafayette Sts., by displaying a fake badge and claiming to be an investigator from the Department of Corrections, according to court documents. After gaining access to a housing section of the complex, Matagrano groped an inmate, while threatening him with physical harm, ordered him into a cell, and subjected him to a strip search, the D.A. said. In addition to the prison sentence, Matagrano was hit with seven years of postrelease supervision. Sixth Ave. After they saw the contusions on the other man’s face, the officers slapped the cuffs on Perdomo and hauled him over to the Sixth Precinct to charge him with assault. Inside the precinct, however, Perdomo spat in the eye of one of the officers, according to police. That bad move landed him a charge of aggravated harassment. SPECIAL BONUS 2013 MAIL TO: NYC COMMUNITY MEDIA, LLC. 515 CANAL ST. STE 1C NEW YORK, NY 10013 ATTN: SUBSCRIPTIONS Caught on camera Police arrested Juan Ibanez Porras, 24, after his employer caught him stealing a load of cash right out of his office. The manager at Off The Wagon bar, at 109 MacDougal St., called police on Aug. 20 to tell them that he had just seen security video footage from Aug. 17 of Porras sneaking into the office and walking out with $1,500. Officers arrived at the bar shortly after the call was made, to pick up Porras, who was working his shift at the time. Porras was charged with grand larceny. SUBSCRIBE OR RENEW & GET A FREE YEAR GIFT SUBSCRIPTION! Family feud Police arrested a pair of cousins visiting from Pennsylvania after officers spotted them fighting in the middle of a West Village street early on Aug. 24. Marcello Wright, 31, and Anthony Padgett, 28, were in the middle of an all-out tussle around 4:30 a.m. on Morton St. between Washington and West Sts., cops said. Neither of the cousins was seriously injured, besides some possible bruises to their pride. Both Wright and Padgett were charged with assault, harassment and disorderly conduct. Tobacco fiend This guy really wanted a cigarette. An employee at the live-music venue Le Poisson Rouge, at 158 Bleecker St., told police he was leaving work around 4:30 a.m. on Aug. 24 when an unknown man — later identified as David Coleman, 35 — approached him and asked if he could bum a smoke. The employee refused him, and tried to keep walking, but Coleman reportedly stepped in front of him, blocking his path. The employee told cops that Coleman then punched him in the face. After Coleman fled the club, the victim walked to the Sixth Precinct and reported the incident, and officers took him out in a patrol car to canvass of the area. Along with the officer driving him, the victim was able to ID Coleman near the corner of Waverly Place and Sixth Ave., and the alleged thug was stopped and handcuffed cuffed on the sidewalk. Coleman was charged with assault. YES! I want to recieve The Villager every week of the year. Please enter my ( ) New Subscription or ( ) Renewal (52 weeks will be added to your current subscription) $29 for 52 weeks by check or credit card Name____________________________________________________ Charge my ( ) Visa ( ) MC ( ) Amex ( ) Discover Card Holder’s Signature_____________________________________ Complete Credit Card Number_______________________________ EXP DATE________ CARD CODE_________ Name___________________________________________________ Address_________________________________________________ City______________________ State_______ Zip_______ Email___________________________________________________ Spiteful spitter At 5:30 a.m. on Aug. 19, a 30-year-old man flagged down a police cruiser to tell the officers that he had just been punched in the face by Yoseo Perdomo, 31, following a dispute near the corner of Waverly Place and Sam Spokony ONE YEAR GIFT SUBSCRIPTION Name__________________________________________________ Addess_________________________________________________ City______________________ State_______ Zip_______ Email__________________________________________________ 10 August 29 - September 4, 2013 Weiner not going down easy, keeps waging campaign Continued from page 1 public school education remains a divisive political football, and public employee union contracts are long overdue for what could prove costly renegotiation, Weiner made a virtue of the establishment’s disdain for him. “If you are going to construct a campaign based on the right ideas, good ideas, and you are unencumbered by the collection of contracts, in a political sense, you have to make in what campaigns do, you’re free to say and do the right thing,” the former six-term-plus Brooklyn-Queens Democratic congressman said. “That the very idea that I don’t have the institutions rallying to my side is the reason I’ll be able to more successfully negotiate for these things that I think everyone agrees, if they’re really honest with themselves, need to be done.” Weiner, who was speaking less than a month before the Democratic mayoral primary, has little choice but to play the iconoclastic outsider. The married father of a young infant resigned his office in June 2011 after an embarrassing sexting scandal about which he initially lied. He entered this year’s race –– his second run for mayor, after an unsuccessful 2005 primary bid against former Bronx Borough President Fernando Ferrer –– only in late May, at which point major endorsements from labor, elected officials and Democratic clubs were already locked up. Though voters initially appeared willing to give Weiner a second chance –– he topped several polls in June –– revelations in late July that his sexting behavior continued for well more than a year after his resignation caused his numbers to tumble. A Quinnipiac poll earlier this month put his support among likely primary voters at just 10 percent, a level less than half of that enjoyed by three of his competitors. The controversy swirling around a candidate with “a funny name [who’s] done embarrassing things,” Weiner said, has allowed the media to ignore serious issues in favor of superficial fluff that reflects “lazy reporting,” he charged. The Times, he said, dogged him for the color of his pants at a candidates debate at which he arrived after attending a Gay Pride event. (His choice in colors for pants has been an issue since picked up by the Daily News, New York magazine, the Daily Beast and the Huffington Post.) For the recent Dominican Day Parade, he again donned the red pants. Weiner, however, voiced no greater happiness with the coverage he’s getting on matters of greater substance. Asked about a June 12 Times article that reported that many who followed his years in Congress viewed him as “a lawmaker with little patience for making laws and a single-minded focus on generating attention so he could run for mayor of New York… whose restlessness could spill into recklessness,” Weiner charged the piece was “factually wrong,” “misunderstands Congress,” and “was driven by a basic contempt for someone who has tried to do things differently.” The Times, he said, either denigrated or ignored work he accomplished to expand federal government spending on DNA testing by local police, to establish Superfund status for the Newtown Creek that separates Brooklyn and Queens, and to fortify those two boroughs against storm surge by protecting the Belt Parkway and restoring marshlands in Jamaica Bay. The article, he further said, “dismisses as the job of a congressman the idea that you deliver for New York City.” Harping on the number of bills he got passed, Weiner asserted, is a misreading of the reality of gridlock in Washington. “L.B.J. wouldn’t be f------ L.B.J. today,” he said of today’s uncooperative political climate. Throughout the interview, Weiner portrayed himself as a bold independent willing to look beyond the opposing poles of conventional political debates. A supporter of a single-payer healthcare system for New York City residents, he also believes that municipal employees must step up to bear a portion of the burden of their current plans. Saying he is an “agnostic” on charter schools, Weiner said there are more pressing debates to be had over public education, and that the number of charter school students is comparatively small when viewed within the overall school system. The city, he said, lacks an “affordable Council last week in the face of the mayor’s veto. “I don’t believe in creating government bureaucracies to solve a problem that elections are supposed to solve,” Weiner said. “I think we sometimes deal with problems by blurring lines of authority rather than making them sharper.” Saying that there are already checks in place against abusive police behavior, he said, “An individual right of action doesn’t make us safer… . It makes us more litigious.” Weiner voiced particularly strong opposition to the city’s current policy, under court challenge, barring religious groups from renting public school space on weekends to hold worship services. “Government,” he said, “in its desire to observe the lines between church and state, often goes beyond and becomes anti-religion. I don’t see anything wrong with empty classrooms that are rented at market value going to a religious organization.” Asked whether church-state conflicts aren’t inevitable when many congregations have used the schools in the past to preach anti-gay messages, Weiner responded, “It is beyond ridiculous to say [my] position means that I support every word that is said or every organization that then takes advantage of that.” Making determinations based on content, he warned, “would be the worst possible thing to do” –– though the current policy is blanket and not based on specific content. A Bloomberg administration policy that regulated a form of circumcision used in the Orthodox Jewish community that has the mohel suck the blood from the newly circumcised penis, he said, demonstrates a similar “elitism.” According to Weiner, the implementation of that policy, which governs a practice in which 13 newborns have been infected with herpes in the city, leading to two deaths, was “entirely about dictating to a discrete minority community.” Weiner’s willingness to make his points in colorful fashion was apparent right from the start of the interview. Asking about the state of NYC Community Media’s business, which includes four Lower Manhattan neighborhood newspapers and Gay City News, he described such locally focused publications as “the cock-a-roaches” of the media world. But that, too, was a good thing. Larger newspapers have been frantically struggling unsuccessfully to find a formula to keep from losing readers, while the cockroaches, he quipped, survive everything, even nuclear war. “The more neighborhoody the newspaper, the better,” he said. “The more likely they are to be successful.” Photo by Gay City News Anthony Weiner sported American and rainbow flags, an HRC badge and — to the media’s disappointment — white pants in the Gay Pride March in Manhattan this June. EstablishEd sincE 1880 Famous Dylan Thomas Watering Hole White horse Tavern 567 Hudson St. NYC * 243-9260 Kick up your heels and gallop away safely for Labor day but don’t forget to Fall back with us!!! housing ladder” for the middle class, and he distinguished himself from other candidates by endorsing greater density in public housing locations, but saying it should focus on, for example, affordable “Section 202” housing for seniors, and should not include any market-rate housing. At the same time, he declared himself a “pro-development Democrat” in an environment where most recent development has been seen as shortchanging affordable housing. “I believe we need to grow the city,” he said. “I want to create jobs.” And even as he showed off his Citi Bike membership key, Weiner declared of bike path advocates, “There is also this jihadist mentality that is not going to play with me.” On police-community relations, he said the city needs a new mayor and a new police commissioner but voiced opposition to the appointment of an inspector general and to City Council legislation that would give citizens a private right to bring legal action against the New York Police Department — both of which were upheld by the City August 29 - September 4, 2013 11 Photos by Tequila Minsky Weiner and Spitzer are on a roll, at least on gag van The Weiner Mobile, which you can sometimes find parked in Union Square, is now also sporting the new Spitzer Bordello. But in about the only semblance of decorum seen in this political season, the window hatch for the latter is closed during the day. Itâ€™s all an advertising gimmick by Joey Goodwin of Unruly Heir Marketing. The creative company will wrap either one of both of their vans in the ad of your choosing. 12 August 29 - September 4, 2013 Photos by Jefferson Siegel Drum day afternoon: Beat-heavy buskers pound the park A pleasant late-summer Saturday in Washington Square was, in the view of — and to the ears of — more than a few parkgoers, marred by the presence of two drummers with their full drum kits last weekend. A few feet east of the park’s fountain, a drummer and his amplified guitarist played, above. While, on the west side of the fountain, acrobatic buskers performed to the funky beat of their drummer, right. 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But, as angry graffiti on a construction fence shows, below, the community won’t get over the loss of the historic church anytime soon. Developer Douglas Steiner plans a residential project on the site. Come as you are... Join us for The Village Temple’s Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur services. Rabbi Chava Koster stirs us with her wit and wisdom, drawing on tradition while seeking the new. With his rich baritone, Cantorial Soloist Gerard Edery infuses our annual search for meaning with power and soul. Add your voice to our songs and prayers! Discover who you are. Join us for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur services in the Great Hall at Cooper Union: FREE CHILDREN’S SERVICES at 2 p.m. on Sept. 5 and Sept 14. Visit our school’s Open House on Sept. 15 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. at The Village Temple, 33 E. 12th St. Reach us at www.VillageTemple.org · 212-674-2340 14 August 29 - September 4, 2013 EDITORIAL The Villager endorses Quinn for mayor on Sept. 10 After 12 years under Mayor Bloomberg, the city is set to elect a new mayor. In the Sept. 10 Democratic primary, there are three frontrunners, Christine Quinn, Bill de Blasio and Bill Thompson. Each is qualified to run the city, though some more than others. Two other candidates appear unelectable: Anthony Weiner due to his ongoing sexting scandals, and John Liu because of his fundraising illegalities and struggles. Nevertheless, earlier in the race, Liu swept the endorsements of several leading local political clubs, Village Independent Democrats, Downtown Independent Democrats and Coalition for a District Alternative. Sal Albanese will earn votes for forgoing real estate money and opposing N.Y.U.’s 2031 plan, but his principled candidacy is a long shot. We have thought long and hard about who to endorse in this race. Reaching a decision, for various reasons, has not been easy. De Blasio’s compassionate message of “two cities” has resonated with some voters. His idea of funding pre-K and afterschool programs by taxing the rich a bit more seems achievable. We like that he’s now speaking out about saving the city’s struggling hospitals, yet, by all accounts, he was M.I.A. three years ago when it was crunch time for St. Vincent’s Hospital. A larger charge against de Blasio, however — and a legitimate one, in our view — is that his four years as public advocate have been notably undistinguished. In short, we feel that we just don’t know enough about him. In addition, he supports allowing churches to use public schools for Sunday worship services, saying they do good work in the community. But Quinn, in a view we share, is strongly opposed on constitutional grounds of separation of church and state. Thompson would be a strong advocate for education, and he has some good ideas. He told us, for one, that he would modify the Housing Authority’s “infill” plan by making 50 percent of these new units affordable — that this ratio could still generate revenue for the authority. Yet, despite nearly upsetting Bloomberg last time, he seems to lack fire in the belly. Our community papers cover Christine Quinn’s West Side Council district, and we’ve been reporting about her for years. She’s hard-working, smart, tough — and, if elected mayor, would hit the ground running. She has helped run the city since 2006 as the city’s numbertwo official. She knows how to get things done, has gotten much done. She thoroughly understands the city’s budget process. She would be a tough negotiator with the unions, which will be critically important for the next mayor. She has “brought home the bacon” for many deserving organizations and projects in District 3, which stretches on the West Side from Canal St. to 55th St. For example, she notably helped secure a new school building at 75 Morton St. for a much-needed middle school. And she has always been there for residents in large affordable housing complexes, like Westbeth and West Village Houses. In terms of constituent services, her staff consistently earns high marks for their responsiveness — which indicates a Quinn administration would be well run. Yet, no question, Quinn has “baggage” — and some of it is extremely large and conspicuously right in her own Council district. Her supporters say, in her defense, that there are no perfect politicians, and no perfect people — that politics is about striking compromises, that one must look at her overall record and look at her as a person. Regarding the extension of term limits in 2008, many New Yorkers opposed it, as did we. We did not accept that the twoterm limit — which had been approved by two previous voter referenda — should be overturned legislatively. Quinn helped Continued on page 16 letters to the editor Cut to the chase on Council race To The Editor: Re “Yetta Kurland: Bold in vision and yet spare on the details” (news article, Aug. 22): As I did for the Corey Johnson article, I tried to sift through this one for facts. This article provides very little: “[This is] Kurland’s second attempt to win the seat. ... “Kurland’s signature issue is replacing the defunct St. Vincent’s Hospital...she is stingy with specific answers as to how she will achieve any goals. … “The state Department of Health, which would have to approve a new hospital, opposes building such a facility there. Kurland would not say how she would overcome that resistance. … “Kurland touts her roots in the community, citing work she has done with the AIDS groups...her efforts to successfully enact marriage for same-sex couples...and the legal cases she has brought that aided women and the L.G.B.T. community. … “Kurland gave her most detailed responses when talking about her opponent.” If all Kurland provides as qualifications are her volunteer work for gay causes, her work as an attorney fighting the city, and a failed attempt to get on the City Council four years ago, then I think the candidate “with his hair freshly cut, his light beard artfully trimmed, and his suit neatly pressed” is better prepared for the job. Jim Connolly Details on Yetta’s grooming, please! To The Editor: Re “Yetta Kurland: Bold in vision and yet spare on the details” (news article, Aug. 22): Duncan, I’m so disappointed. After your near obsession with Corey Johnson’s grooming habits, not one word about whether Yetta Kurland was freshly showered or wearing clean clothes when she arrived for her interview. But more to the point, this article does highlight the difference between the candidates. Corey Johnson has specific ideas to help the residents of City Council District 3. Yetta Kurland’s campaign consists of two things: broad, unrealistic platitudes and attacks on Corey Johnson. Lowell Kern This time a slap — next time? To The Editor: Re “Publisher slaps pol as campaigns spar over St. Vincent’s” (news article, Aug. 22): Anyone familiar with the East / West / Greenwich Village political scene knows we have more than our fair share of “crazies” who are passionate about politics. Though trying at times, these over-the-top types bring a certain color to community activism that is an indelible part of the Village’s culture. That being said, when an angry George Capsis slapped state Senator Brad Hoylman at a pro-Chris Quinn rally on Aug. 19, it reminded me of nothing of Village politics. It reminded me of Tucson, Arizona, and the day Congresswoman Gabriella Giffords was tragically shot. There, as here, a man whose mental state was compromised (Mr. Capsis later admitted as much) committed an act of violence against an elected official; although here the perpetrator’s weapon of choice was a hand rather than a gun. Next time, we may not be so lucky. The N.Y.P.D. needs to take the threat of violence against elected officials far more seriously and be extremely proactive in the EVAN FORSCH Continued on page 30 August 29 - September 4, 2013 15 Corey Johnson for City Council in District 3 primary The District 3 City Council race, for the seat held the past 14 years by Speaker Christine Quinn, pits two passionate and energetic L.G.B.T. contenders against each other for what has often been dubbed “the gay seat.” Yetta Kurland is an attorney who has won some impressive civil rights victories in her career, remains outspoken on the closing of St. Vincent’s Hospital, and has rallied community members on other issues, including Superstorm Sandy relief. Corey Johnson has also been a community activist during his 13 years in New York and has served for eight years on Community Board 4, encompassing Chelsea and Hell’s Kitchen, including two terms as board chairperson. The two broadly share common progressive views on a host of issues, including the need for more affordable housing, more classrooms, increased spending on H.I.V. prevention, greater citizen participation in allocating funds available to the councilmember, and curbs on the excessive use of stop-and-frisk tactics by the New York Police Department. A central theme of Kurland’s campaign has been her willingness to take on established powers in the city, an approach typified by her 2009 challenge to Quinn’s re-election and her tireless activism around the St. Vincent’s Hospital issue. Johnson emphasizes his skill at working with government bodies and other stakeholders to achieve the goals he values. Evidence for that includes his demonstrated mastery of policy details and the confidence his C.B. 4 colleagues placed in him by twice electing him chairperson. We believe that Johnson’s skill set and his vision for his role as a councilmember make him better suited to represent the diverse communities within District 3. The bitterness and pettiness that has characterized this contest –– including determined whisper campaigns waged by surrogates for both candidates –– is disappointing, and both Johnson and Kurland bear responsibility for not having run a more positive race. Kurland spent far too much time trying to link her opponent to the evils of the real estate industry based on two staff jobs with developers he held for relatively short amounts of time. Johnson, for his part, for too long was inexplicably opaque about his résumé, which did little but fuel the sense there was something to be uncovered. The Aug. 26 debate at the Chelsea Bowtie Cinema, however, nicely clarified the choice between the two candidates. Johnson offered detailed explanations for community board work he has accomplished, which gave credence to the proposals he discussed. He also set a generally positive tone for the evening that suggested he has the ability to work with community members of widely divergent opinions. He acknowledged that Kurland had led the charge on the hospital issue, and pledged, if elected, to work with her to restore a full-service hospital to the Lower West Side. Kurland offered her vision and also a profile of herself that matched that vision. She was too often, though, short on specifics, a flaw that has hobbled both of her Council runs. She also has an unfortunate tendency to use upbeat language to mask serious aspersions she is suggesting about her opponent –– ones she apparently is unwilling to make directly. Should Johnson be elected, we hope he will recognize the vital importance of transparency in his public life. His community work to date suggests significant promise and we urge a vote for him. EDITORIAL A better choice for District 1: Jenifer Rajkumar Four years ago Margaret Chin told us she would have said no to the deals to get beloved schools like P.S. 234 decades ago, and Spruce Street School more recently, because the community was giving away too much to corporations and developers and didn’t get enough affordable housing. It raised our eyebrows, but we endorsed her for City Council, in part, because she made it clear that she was not against new schools, but she would use tough negotiating tactics to get the best deal for Downtown. Now a councilmember, she has said yes to worse deals then the ones she criticized and we are disappointed that she has not lived up to her promise. She does not deserve to be reelected. When it’s time to negotiate, Chin “goes into the room…closes the door, makes the deal and shuts the people out.” Jenifer Rajkumar, Chin’s opponent in the First District City Council Democratic primary, said that when Rajkumar announced her campaign a few months ago. Not all of her criticisms are valid, but that one is spot on. It is true that Chin spends an extraordinary amount of time meeting with community groups and others to get their views on particular proposals, but she does not include leaders when the real talks start. This approach has alienated constituents in the Village and elsewhere over several projects, including the New York University expansion. In a talking point published in The Villager, she promised not to back a business improvement district in Soho unless it had “substantial support,” including from Community Board 2. She ended up supporting the BID saying the proposal was altered in response to neighbors’ concerns, but there was no clear indication that community opposition had changed. Rajkumar, a Democratic district leader living in Battery Park City and a civil rights attorney, has been an active presence in Lower Manhattan. Her record is not as strong and long as we’d like, and she has not convinced us that she will definitely be a good councilmember, but her intelligence, her communication skills and her diligence give us hope. We think she deserves a chance. One of the most disturbing things about this campaign is that the real estate industry and others that make up the Jobs for New York PAC have tilted the field for Chin with frequent mailings on her behalf. The city’s model campaign finance system has been compromised by the disastrous Citizens United Supreme Court decision. While Chin doesn’t control this independent real estate money, she is the clear beneficiary, and if she wins, she will have strong incentive to keep satisfying developers, particularly since she would be able to run for re-election one more time. If Rajkumar wins, her incentive would be to provide good representation to the people of Lower Manhattan to ensure her own re-election — the way democracy is supposed to work. To be clear, we are not saying Chin does not work for her community. Her successfully winning 50 percent affordable housing at SPURA (Seward Park Urban Renewal Area), for one, was a major victory for her and the community. We recognize her many years of advocacy for affordable housing, immigrant rights and ballot access — and we hope that work continues, win or lose. But the Real East Board of New York is clearly happy with her first term, and if Chin wins, she would be taking a political risk if she opposed them. At the South Street Seaport, she passively accepted a false city argument that two land use reviews known as ULURPs couldn’t be discussed in tandem, when in fact the city did exactly that nine years ago in Tribeca in a deal that led to a new community center and more school space. She defended the city’s decision to redact a key section of an agreement in which the Seaport’s developer, Howard Hughes Corp., outlined its intention to build a large hotel and residences in the neighborhood. It’s hard to imagine that more community needs could not have been met had Chin been more forceful negotiating the Pier 17 deal at the Seaport. She has not been an effective representative for the community. We have not just heard this from a few activists from a few neighborhoods; we’ve also heard the same thing privately from community leaders and others who have nothing against her. The only way to get better representation is to vote people out when they fall short. 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But Quinn said the real question is what she did with those four additional years: that she helped secure 75 Morton St.; prevented layoffs for 4,100 teachers; stopped a policy that would have required people to show ID at homeless shelters; blocked a requirement for fingerprinting to receive food stamps; helped create manufacturing and tech jobs around the city; and, ultimately, passed bills on the living wage and paid sick leave. (Full disclosure: Despite our objections to overturning term limits four years ago, we did endorse Quinn for re-election, feeling she was the best candidate at that time versus Yetta Kurland and Maria Passannante-Derr.) As for St. Vincent’s Hospital, which heartbreakingly closed in 2010, Quinn has come under fire for, according to her critics, not fighting hard enough to keep it alive, or to win a replacement, albeit smaller, full-service hospital at the site. The main reason St. Vincent’s closed, however, is because it suffered from years of gross mismanagement. Plus, it had assumed the debt of the city’s other failing Catholic hospitals. St. Vincent’s also had negotiated terrible reimbursement plans. In addition, St. Vincent’s was part of a larger epidemic of about a dozen hospital closings around the city in the past decade, so it can also been seen as part of a wider problem. Quinn admirably did get Rudin Management (which is now building condos on the former hospital site) to put up $1 million each for local school programs and for preserving local affordable housing, and she got the city to commit to buy 75 Morton as part of the deal, and she got a commitment for a park and an AIDS memorial across from the former hospital. Yet none of these “gets” staunch the pain of the hospital’s loss. Separate from the Rudin project, a $110 million, 24/7 emergency room and comprehensive-care center will open in June 2014, inside the former St. Vincent’s O’Toole building. This facility will be a great start and we’re sure it will get heavy use. But people desperately want — and deserve — a full-service hospital on the Lower West Side. Of course, it won’t be easy. Quinn has told us that while Bloomberg didn’t believe in saving struggling private hospitals, if elected, she would take a different approach, and would try to save them. Taking a break from her campaigning this Wednesday, Quinn promised us, in a phone interview: “I’m going to commit to bringing back a full-service hospital to the Lower West Side. Period.” And, on other issues, she vowed, “We’re going to expand landmarking in Lower Manhattan, including the Village. And we’re going to build affordable housing across the city. We’re going to expand Gifted and Talented classes across the city.” As for the Council’s approval of New York University’s 2031 expansion plan on its South Village superblocks, Quinn, in this case, we feel, yes, definitely must shoulder some responsibility for this unpopular decision. However, she and her supporters say the onus rests on Councilmember Margaret Chin, in whose district the superblocks are located. One Quinn ally fatalistically told us, “Big institutions get more of what they want.” But N.Y.U. got way too much. In the end, the City Council approved nearly 2 million square feet of development. The decision is being challenged in court, though, and the plan may yet be scaled back. As for de Blasio, who is an N.Y.U. graduate, in the end, he enthusiastically approved the scaled-down, revised N.Y.U. plan, and urged the City Council to do so, too. Quinn has also been criticized for the approval of the Chelsea Market rooftop expansion. Again, she helped win “gets” for the community, but many constituents were alienated. In general, the rap against Quinn is that she hasn’t been enough of a foil to the mayor. But the city, over all, has run well thanks to her teamwork with Bloomberg. She’s differed with him, though, picking her moments, strategically. We definitely saw this after Sandy, when Quinn aggressively called for a federal study of storm-surge barriers for New York Harbor, much to the chagrin of Bloomberg, who slammed the scheme as too costly. We also saw it in her State of the City address earlier this year, when she pledged to fight to protect middle-class New Yorkers and create 40,000 units of affordable housing over 10 years. As we said when we endorsed her four years ago: Christine Quinn is the complete package as a politician, she has all the skills, experience and know-how. She already intimately knows — right now — how to run the city, something none of the other candidates can claim. She’ll continue the positive things that we’ve liked under Bloomberg — the health initiatives, bike lanes and so forth — and, as she promised in her State of the City address earlier this year, she’ll also turn the city in a different direction. She evoked the name of former Mayor Ed Koch in that speech. Like Koch, she’s a liberal who has become more of a centrist — which Koch always told us, in his view, was necessary to run the city. Koch, before he died, told The Villager that Quinn solidly had his vote in this race. When we asked Quinn on Wednesday about the criticism that she has been too close to the current mayor, she didn’t hesitate in her response. “I am my own woman,” she said firmly. Of course, Quinn’s candidacy is historic, in that, not only is she a woman, but the first openly gay person to run for mayor. She’s definitely no billionaire, like Bloomberg. Rather, her roots are as a hard-working tenant activist. We do have faith that Quinn will be her own woman when she becomes mayor. And we’re excited to see the things she’ll do once she is the one in the driver’s seat. We support Christine Quinn for mayor in the Sept. 10 Democratic primary. editorial John Catsimatidis for mayor in the Republican primary This year’s Republican primary for mayor is an interesting race, with the two top candidates being John Catsimatidis and Joe Lhota. A third candidate, George McDonald, is also in the running. Lhota, a former deputy mayor under Rudy Giuliani and most recently head of the M.T.A., brings a track record of having worked in New York City government at a high level. He played important roles helping the city recover from both 9/11 and Hurricane Sandy. On the negative side, we well remember Lhota’s acting as Giuliani’s designated attack dog in 1999 against the Brooklyn Museum forcing it to remove its controversial “elephant dung Madonna” artwork at the threat of losing city funding. This particular incident sticks with us (no pun intended) because we need an open-minded mayor who doesn’t stifle creativity and free expression. McDonald has done great work with the Doe Fund, getting exconvicts back on their feet by providing them jobs and housing. Catsimatidis’s candidacy has a lot to like, and his personal story is inspirational. He’s a self-made man who grew up in an immigrant family on E. 135th St. in East Harlem. Through hard work and a shrewd business sense, he has built a supermarket empire, Gristedes, with 2,000 employees in the city, and another 6,000 employees at his Red Apple convenience stores located outside of the city. He also took over a troubled Canadian oil business and has made a fortune out of it. His business acumen would be a plus for New York, just as Bloomberg’s has been. In fact, Catsimatidis calls himself the “common man’s Bloomberg,” in that he vows he will never forget his roots and where he came from. His work raising funds for and being a strong supporter of the Police Athletic League for 30 years is a testament to this. Coming from outside of politics — just as Bloomberg did — benefits him, since he won’t be beholden to political allegiances and special interests. Above all, Catsimatidis is a pragmatist. For example, he has said he would increase vocational education, to help ensure that youths receive jobs training and a path toward bettering their lot in life. He’s a plainspoken man who is open to ideas and thinking outside the box. Above all, Catsimatidis believes in keeping our city safe and secure, which is important, especially, in an era of terrorism. He would keep Ray Kelly on as police commissioner. Not all voters would agree with this, but Catsimatidis stands firm that Kelly has done a great job. Ultimately, he’s not afraid to stand by his convictions, and is an independent thinker, beholden to no one. The Villager supports John Catsimatidis for mayor in the Republican primary. Julie Menin in Manhattan borough president election It’s probably a testament to Scott Stringer’s fine work as Manhattan borough president that there are several good candidates to replace him. All four of the Democrats running would continue and build on Stringer’s exemplary system of screening, appointing and training community board members — which has pretty much ended the cronyism and conflict-of-interest problems of the past. The candidates in this primary make up, by far, the best field of any of the races we looked at this year. But one candidate, Julie Menin, former chairperson of Community Board 1 in Lower Manhattan, stands out. Except for appointing community board members, borough presidents have mostly advisory powers and can be easily ignored. It takes skill and savvy to be effective, and like a community board chairperson, the post’s power rests more with the person, rather than the office. 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And when they are producing lots of greens you’ll find them in Rosemary’s trademark heirloom tomato salad, which is created with Moises’ favorite tomatoes, which he personally selects from the farmers’ market. (Full disclosure: We tried the salad. It was delicious). The garden was the idea of owner Carlos Suarez, formerly of BOBO, who was lucky enough to find a building that was only one story high and amenable to his needs. It’s location in the Village is perfect for the chef. “This area is a culinary hub,” he said. “It doesn’t get much better than this. Also, it feels like a real neighborhood.” Moises especially loves having the kids in from nearby P.S. 41, who might spend an afternoon learning how to make focaccia and getting a real-life education on how a restaurant works. John Mutovic, Rosemary’s service director, agreed that the establishment is community oriented. “It’s a family area and we treat the restaurant like a family — like an extension of home,” he said. Local parents bring their children in all week, and Mutovic said he looks forward to watching them grow. Rosemary’s, he declared, is “a perfect fit for the neighborhood.” Rosemary’s signature heirloom tomato salad is made with fresh ingredients from upstairs. By Bob Krasner Grow your own? On a Manhattan rooftop? If we are talking about arugula, parsley, sage, lettuce, fennel, kale and other assorted greens and vegetables, go right ahead. And if you happen to have a restaurant right downstairs, all the better. Rosemary’s, the “rustic Italian” restaurant at the corner of Greenwich Ave. and W. 10th St., not only grows all of the above on the roof above, but actually makes good use of it as well. The clientele of the 74-seat eatery are welcome to take a trip up to the roof where there is a chance that they will see chef Wade Moises, the creator of the entire menu, tending RECREATIONAL FALL SOCCER LEAGUE 2013 BEGINS SEPTEMBER 14/15 Ages 4-17 $200 per Player 10 Week Program Locations: Pier 40, Chelsea Park Training Program Supported by Professional Coaches Register at dusc.net E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Photos by Bob Krasner Wade Moises enjoys getting away from the hectic kitchen of Rosemary’s and tending the restaurant’s rooftop garden. August 29 - September 4, 2013 19 villager arts & entertainment Tune in, Turn up, Drop Beats Vikings of electronic music BY VONYX (soundcloud.com/mikawvawn) Growing up, two Norwegian twins lived down my street — Magnus and Thomas. I remember walking over to their highly organized house, hanging out with blondie and his brown-haired brother day after day. Their kitchen always smelt of pastry dough. Their mother always had a placid, straight-lipped smile, tough enough to survive frozen tundra. Everything about their house was fairly quiet and normal, until the twins went outside. Any sport that risked bone breaking and parental scolding was their passion. Saturdays they’d ride mountain bikes down woodsy switchbacks behind our school. Sundays they’d backflip ten feet into the air and happily plummet to the grass beside the trampoline. Those tiny kids were cats, always landing on their feet, no matter what stunt they were pulling. Magnus once filmed a video of himself snowboarding down a hill, soaring off of a jump and grinding on the top of a soccer goal, ten feet high. There is no Norwegian word for risk. Only fun. I tried to keep up with them, but the scars and bruises added up too quickly. Mrs. Jensen, their mom, would stand at the windowsill facing the trampoline, watching them soar past the roofline as though she were watching a blizzard coming in. She’d probably be proud if she knew they have at least 50,00 views on their stunt-filled YouTube channel. The delightfully crazy twins finally left, with all of their Scandinavian dangerloving attitude. Yet in honor of their everhappy demeanor, I would like to feature a few DJs who hail from the rocky coastline above the Arctic Circle (and one who hails from Chicago). Photo courtesy of The Windish Agency Rinsed has given Jacques Greene an opulent to his (new) New York home. Rinsed presents Jacques Green & Cashmere Cat Rinsed is a party that is half art installation and half high-end dance. It’s as much about the space as it is the music. Previously, they have thrown down in an all white loft with walls that curve gently from floor to ceiling. No corners. The DJ booth was a cocoon of cloth. They had burlesque dancers dangle from the ceiling, grabbing partygoers and pulling them high above the dance floor. But apparently that’s where they draw the line. Rinsed is exciting and inventive. If you want to make it to their next event, you must be on the mailing list to receive the secret address. This party is all about welcoming the new New Yorkers. DJ and producer Jacques Greene will be headlining, as the Montreal born deck slinger prepares for a long line of gigs here in his new city. Greene has been exploding onto the scene with slow-building, deep grooves. He has a few new releases up on Soundcloud (soundcloud.com/jacquesgreene) available for free download. Along the lines of recent trends, there are some retro R&B samples laid over melancholy synth stabs and ethereal basslines. It’s hot. Cashmere Cat, another recent transplant to New York, hails from Norway and will be taking over the decks earlier in the night. His style is much different. Happy arpeggios overtop lush hills of strings all packed under hip hop/trap beats. Seeing it written down doesn’t make any sense. You have to hear Fjordghetto thug music yourself. Fri., Aug. 30. Sign up at rinsed.it. Fixed + Verboten Presents: Todd Terje & Lindstrøm Fixed + Verboten have been packing lineups like they were Joe Girardi in the dugout. You can’t ignore it. With recent events putting proper DJs back in Manhattan, this promotions company has single-handedly given the Brooklyn scene a run for its money. However, instead of beating them, they’re joining. Rumor has it that Verboten plans on opening a nightclub in Williamsburg with hours as late as 6am on weekends. They are keeping their momentum going. On the topic of fjordrøckers: Another Norseman, Todd Terje will be headlining the next Fixed +Verboten smash in his first US show. He’s riding the recent wave of Scandinavian nu-disco to it’s fullest. “Inspector Norse,” a song he released a few years ago is groovy, catchy and strikingly reminiscent of the “Beverly Hills Cop” theme music in the best, cheesiest way possible. For a burly man who spends Continued on page 22 20 August 29 - September 4, 2013 Nixon Twisting in the Wind Penny Lane fails to make evenhandedness a virtue FILM OUR NIXON Directed by Penny Lane Opens Aug. 30 At IFC Center 323 Sixth Ave. (at W. Third St.) Visit ifccenter.com “The film asks you to sift through the fragments of history in order to reach your own conclusions.” She has also described it as “an anti-anti-Nixon film.” CNN, which aired it about a month ago, no doubt became interested because it seemed likely to appeal to both liberals and conservatives. The result doesn’t achieve some sort of post-partisan wisdom, which it seems to be aiming for. Instead, it just feels wishy-washy, even hagiographic. In the end, it’s no better than Michael Moore’s smug certainties. The images of “Our Nixon” consist mostly of home movies shot by Nixon aides H. R. Haldeman, Dwight Chapin, and John Ehrlichman. This footage supplies behindPhoto courtesy of CNN Films/CINEDIGM the-scenes glimpses of life as a cog in the President Richard Nixon, shot in home Nixon administration, but no real revelations. movie style, during his 1972 trip to The film also incorporates Nixon speeches, Beijing. news footage from his presidency, and later interviews with its three protagonists. The “Our Nixon” plays with fire by rarely vensoundtrack, which draws heavily on Nixon’s secret recordings, tends to overwhelm the turing outside the corridors of power. This is images. In part, this is due to the relative visual a defensible strategy, as documentaries like crudity of the Super-8 home movies and primi- “The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceausescu” tive news video, but the home movies are also have turned propaganda against itself. More mostly banal. Lane’s matching of sound and recently, “The Act of Killing” exposed the arroimage often seems random, as when squir- gance of unchecked power by giving its murB:9.75” rels frolic while Nixon discusses an anti-war derous subjects a chance to speak until they protest. indicted themselves. “Our Nixon” includes one outburst of outrageous homophobia from Nixon, but it generally presents a sanitized version of the president. It never addresses his anti-Semitism. When Chapin says that Nixon really wanted to end the Vietnam War quickly and that anti-war protesters actually made this more difficult, the limits of Lane’s perspective become glaring. Whatever one’s opinion of Nixon, there’s not much in “Our Nixon” that’s likely to challenge it. It’s essentially a collection of the president’s “greatest hits,” some of them undeniably benign (landing a man on the moon, breaking the taboo against American politicians going to China.) The film does attempt to humanize the president by giving some sense of what it was like to work with him on a daily basis. Liberals can go home happy that “Our Nixon” eventually turns against the president in its final half hour, which addresses Watergate and the prison terms of Chapin, Haldeman, and Ehrlichman. Conservatives can be grateful that it’s not a hatchet job on Nixon, although the president’s brother Ed criticized the film after its CNN broadcast. As for me, I’ll take Robert Altman’s fictional vision of a paranoid Nixon ranting into his tape recorders in “Secret Honor.” It may not be literally true, but it digs much deeper into the flaws merely hinted at in “Our Nixon.” BY STEVE ERICKSON Most recent topical documentaries don’t provide an entry point for spectators who disagree with them. If you think that drones provide a more efficient and humane way of waging war and that targeted assassinations are a good idea, even if they sometimes wind up killing innocent people, you’re probably not going to get much out of Rick Rowley’s polemical documentary “Dirty Wars.” At least in theory, “Our Nixon” is different. In her director’s statement, Penny Lane states, B:5.375” Empty. Recycle. Repeat. Recycle everything. Call 311 or visit nyc.gov to learn more August 29 - September 4, 2013 21 Downtown Literary Salon Turns 10 Penn Parentis launches a new season of author readings Funny, bizarre and $1,000 richer: Writing Fellowship for New Parents winner John Jodzio will read, sign books and pick up his check — at Sept. 10’s Penn Parentis literary salon. BY SCOTT STIFFLER If you spent last weekend scanning those back-to-school circulars with the ulterior motive of appropriating some of your kid’s writing supplies for your own desk, then you might already be a member of Pen Parentis. You’re certainly thinking like one. Through peer support, outreach activities and podcasts, the NYC-based nonprofit literary organization provides resources to authors who are also parents, to help them stay on creative track after starting a family. Open to the public, their free monthly literary salon provides a 21+ atmosphere in which avid readers, as well as professional and novice writers, can mingle over happy hour wine and beer, then sit down for a series of readings. On September Liz Rosenberg reads from “The Laws of Gravity.” 10, the salon begins its tenth season with poet and author Liz Rosenberg. An awardwinning writer of books for young readers, Rosenberg will present excerpts from her second novel for adults: the bestselling “The Laws of Gravity.” Another bestselling author, Will Allison (“Long Drive Home”), balances fatherhood with writing novels and serving as editor to several literary journals. Emerging author Amy Shern, who has two kids and teaches writing, makes the trip across the bridge, to read from her second novel (“The Mermaid of Brooklyn”). Finally, Pen Parentis will present a $1,000 check to the winner of the 2013-2014 Pen Parentis Writing Fellowship for New Parents: John Jodzio. The author of two short story collections (including “Get In if You Want to Live”), Penn Parentis calls his work “funny, bizarre, and ultimately an emotional roller coaster.” Jodzio is flying in from Minneapolis, where he lives with his wife and his two-year-old son. After the readings and award presentation, meet the authors and have them sign your own well-worn copy of their work — or purchase a fresh version from 172 Allen Street’s Bluestockings Bookstore, whose staff will be on hand. Free. 21+. Tues., Sept. 10, 7pm. Free. 21+. At Andaz Wall Street (75 Wall St., at Water St. Enter on Water or Pearl Sts.). The 10th season continues on Oct. 8, with authors Ben Greenman, Jessica Francis Kane and Danielle Lazarin. On Nov. 12, “The FOOD Event” welcomes Aleksandra Crapanzano, Edward Lewine, Caroline M. Grant and John Donohue. Their Dec. 8 holiday event features an author mingle. For more info, visit penparentis.org. TNC’S AWARD-WINNING STREET THEATER COMPANY in Theater for the New City • 155 1st Avenue at E. 10th St. Reservations & Info (212) 254-1109 For more info, please visit www.theaterforthenewcity.net SANITATION or OFF THE GRID Written, Directed and Lyrics by CRYSTAL FIELD Music Composed & Arranged by JOSEPH VERNON BANKS The Final Four Shows are: Sat, September 7th - 2pm - Corporal Thompson Park, Broadway & Wayne St., Staten Island Sun, September 8th - 2pm - Washington Square Park, Manhattan Sat, September 14th - 7pm - Tompkins Square Park, E. 7th St bet Ave A & Ave B, Manhattan Sun, September 15th - 2pm - St. Marks Church, E. 10th St & 2nd Avenue, Manhattan TNC's 4th Annual Summer (all-premiere) Festival 24 Productions (Musical, International, Grand Guignol, Experimental, Drama, Puppetry and more.) TNC’s Programs are funded in part by the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs and the New York State Council on the Arts FREE!!! FREE!!! FREE!!! DREAM UP FESTIVAL August 18 - September 8 - www.dreamupfestival.org for Schedule and Tickets 22 August 29 - September 4, 2013 DJs who hail from above the Arctic Circle Photo courtesy of the artist Todd Terje may hail from a harsh climate, but his disco is all smiles. Photo courtesy of The Windish Agency Continued from page 19 three months out of the year living in punishing arctic darkness, his music is pretty perky. You gotta hand it to the Norwegians — they’re badasses. Lindstrøm is peeking out right behind Terje on the show bill. His sound is quite a bit more like Cashmere Cat in that it’s happy and more in tune with the hip-hop side than Terje’s disco. The reverb and atmosphere of his mixes lend his music a strange and mystical vibe. This is not hip-swinging, hand-clapping music. It’s more of an arm-folding, head-bopping kind of jam. Picture yourself on a cold Norwegian hillside watching the Northern Lights twinkle behind the clouds. It’s serene. Majestic. Suddenly off in the distance, a boombox trolls up the hillside lulling some real thuggish, drug-dealing music. Welcome to Lindstrøm. 21+. Thur., Sept. 5. At Brooklyn Masonic Temple (317 Clermont Ave., at Lafayette Ave.). Doors at 10. Tickets are $25 in advance. For tickets: residentadvisor.net. Sept. 5: Verboten presents Lindstrøm (above) and Todd Terje. Frankie Knuckles COPIES & MORE SINCE 1982! 331 East 9th Street, New York, NY 10003 212-473-7833 • Fax 212-673-5248 www.sourceunltd.com COPIES • COLOR PRINTS FAX • RUBBER STAMPS LAMINATING • CD • DVD VIDEO DUPLICATION UNIQUE GREETING CARDS STATIONARY SUPPLIES “It’s Worth The Trip Down The Street!” Frankie Knuckles is known as The Godfather of House Music. Back in 1983, he sped up old disco records, added some synthesizers here and there and made thousands groove at his Chicago nightclub, Warehouse. It was immensely popular in the city’s gay nightlife scene. The sound was new, exciting and like nothing else people had heard — pure adrenalinefueled, sexy grooves. Music to move the soul. People on Chicago’s streets couldn’t get enough of the music Frankie was spinning at the House. They started calling it Warehouse music, but soon, it was just shortened to “House music.” Unbelievably, Frankie Knuckles, the guy who birthed an entire musical movement, is still at it. At 58 years old, he is well into his senior citizen discount years. Yet there’s no doubt that Frankie will put on a clinic at Cameo Gallery — all night long. 21+. Fri., Sept. 6. At Cameo Gallery (93 N. Sixth St., Brooklyn. Btw. Barry & Wythe Sts). Tickets are $20 at the door. Doors at Midnight. For info: cameony.net. Photo courtesy of the artist Frankie Knuckles created house music. August 29 - September 4, 2013 23 TAKE THE KIDS! ‘Off the Grid’ is right on THEATER SANITATION, OR, OFF THE GRID 2013 A Theater for the New City production Free Sat., Sept., 7, 2pm at Staten Island Corporal Thompson Park (Broadway & Wayne St., West New Brighton) Sun., Sept. 8, 2pm at Washington Square Park Sat., Sept. 14, 7pm at Tompkins Square Park (at E. 7th St. & Ave. A) Sun., Sept. 15, 2pm at St. Marks Church (E. 10th St., at 2nd Ave.) For info visit theaterforthenewcity.net Photos by Jonathan Slaff Mermaids sing of their love for our oceans. BY SCOTT STIFFLER A trip around the world has a way of changing your outlook — but for Billy, Vinnie and Cheech, the adventure of a lifetime “all really started on Avenue D, on a Wednesday, at about a quarter to eight in the morning.” That’s when the three sanitation workers decide to finally use their overtime, holiday and sick days. But soon after embarking on the Mediterranean cruise of their dreams, they discover that there’s plenty of garbage (political and social) to be cleaned up, whether you’re relaxing at sea or working at home. Enlightened and energized by some new friends (including a cadre of singing mermaids), the newly minted activist pals return to their jobs, determined to fight pollution — on the sidewalks of the Lower East Side, and in our minds! This rip-roaring “Operetta for the Street” is the latest in Theater for the New City’s grand summertime tradition of touring the boroughs with a show whose serious message is peppered with clever jokes, broad physical comedy and music made for dancing and singing along. It’s a great way to enjoy what’s left of the summer, and introduce kids to socially conscious theater — which never goes out of season, or style. 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APT. #1428 NEW YORK NY 10021 JOSE L ALAYO 250 WEST 90TH STREET, APT 4-I NEW YORK NY 10024 NARDA E ALCORN 1831 MADISON AVENUE, 5I NEW YORK NY 10035 ALLISON ALLEN ROBERT ALLEN 333 RECTOR PLACE, #4P NEW YORK NY 10280 DAVID J ALLENSWORTH 468 W 23RD ST APT 3R NEW YORK NY 10011-2125 SELINA R ALLIBHAI 350 5TH AVE, STE 5501 NEW YORK NY 10118-5501 AURORA GRACE ALONSO 330 EAST 35TH ST. #23 NEW YORK NY 10016 JUDITH L ALPERT 175 W 12TH ST, APT 15D NEW YORK NY 10011-8204 ROBERT M AMES 2 GOLD ST, APT 407 NEW YORK NY 10038-4836 SHEILA D ANDERSON 517 W 157TH ST, APT B1 NEW YORK NY 10032-7601 ELIZABETH A ANGLETON 327 E 34TH ST, APT 3A NEW YORK NY 10016 The persons whose names and last known addresses are set forth below appear from the records of the above named company to be entitled to abandoned property in amounts of twenty dollars or more. 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NEW YORK NY 10021 SALON CLICK DBA MIN NEW YORK 319 LAFAYETTE ST, STE 253 NEW YORK NY 10012 MICHAEL A BLAUSTEIN KIRA B BLAUSTEIN 1165 FIFTH AVE APT 10A NEW YORK NY 10029 LESTER M BLIWISE ILENE E BLIWISE 155 FRANKLIN ST, APT 4S NEW YORK NY 10013 MAUREEN E BLONG 159 BLEECKER STREET, APT. 4B NEW YORK NY 10012 KONSTANTIN I BOCHAROV OLGA A ROTMISTROVA 750 COLUMBUS AVE, APT 6E NEW YORK NY 10025-6478 RUBY K BOLA 150 W51ST ST, APT. #1422 NEW YORK NY 10019 SARAH BONSIGNORE 201 E 87TH ST, APT 14J NEW YORK NY 10128-3216 STEVEN BOOKMAN 96 FIFTH AVENUE, APT 10C NEW YORK NY 10011-7618 VENUS C BORDEN 325 NORTH END AVE, APT 23B NEW YORK NY 10282 SHIRA BORDOLOI CHIRANJEEV BORDOLOI 100 W 93RD ST, APT 17J NEW YORK NY 10025 LILLIAN M BORGO 17 EAST 67 STREET, APT 4B NEW YORK NY 10065 MARCIA C BORLAND 235 EAST 95TH ST., 7J NEW YORK NY 10128 ALI E BOZYIGIT 95 HORATIO ST, APT 9D NEW YORK NY 10014 SUSAN BRESCIO 7 LEXINGTON AVENUE, APT. 12B NEW YORK NY 10010 KEVIN BREWER 55 W. 111TH ST. 4E NEW YORK NY 10026 STUART S BROCKINGTON 135 W 24TH ST, APT 5A NEW YORK NY 10011 ROBERT F BRODEGAARD 201 EAST 62ND STREET NEW YORK NY 10065 JUSTIN S BROOKS 155 E 31ST ST, APT 25P NEW YORK NY 10016 SHAMIKA D BROOKS 2991 8TH AVENUE APT. 4F NEW YORK CITY NY 10039 ALEKSANDRA BUCKMAN VICTOR A BUCKMAN 300E 54TH ST, APT 3J NEW YORK NY 10022-5041 ANDRIA B BUDD 400 E 71ST ST, APT 12N NEW YORK NY 10021-4814 MARY E BURKE AARON SALIK 21 E 22ND ST, APT 6A NEW YORK NY 10010 PAMELA S BUTLER 720 FORT WASHINGTON AVE APT Y NEW YORK NY 10040-3710 KIMBERLY J CALDER 152 EAST 94TH ST. APT. 7G NEW YORK NY 10128 DANIEL CALISE 100 RIVERSIDE DR, APT 1E NEW YORK NY 10024 RUDOLPH CALLEGARI 333 10TH AVE NEW YORK NY 10001 SEKOU CALLISTE 304 W 117 STREET, APT. 3M NEW YORK NY 10026 AMY L CALMANN 143 W 4TH ST, APT 1F NEW YORK NY 10012-1057 CYNTHIA C CAMPBELL 470 LENOX AVE APT #8H NEW YORK NY 10037 JAMES B CAMPBELL MERGERMARKET 3 EAST 28TH STREET, 4TH FLOOR NEW YORK NY 10016 SAIDA CAMPBELL 120 EAST 83RD STREET, APT 2C NEW YORK NY 10028 VICTORIA CANAVOR 55 W 25TH ST, APT 28J NEW YORK NY 10010 MARCELLA L CAPRARIO 45 THAYER ST, APT 3D NEW YORK NY 10040-1286 HOWARD J CARLIN 255 W 23 ST APT 4EW NEW YORK NY 10011-2332 JASON K CASHILL 349 WEST 44TH STREET, #4FE NEW YORK NY 10036 KRISTIN T CASSAVELL 301 E 52ND ST, APT 4B NEW YORK NY 10022-6319 JULIA E CATACUTAN KHRISTINE M CATACUTAN 215 E 95TH ST, APT 32J NEW YORK NY 10128-4088 HUI Y CHAI 311 W. 50TH ST., APT 5A NEW YORK NY 10019 DANIEL H CHAIT 121 W 19TH ST, APT 9D NEW YORK NY 10011 DAVID CHAN 10 CONFUCIUS PLAZA 18G NEW YORK NY 10002 ELIZABETH R CHAN CONT. 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PAGE 105 E. 15TH STREET, APT. 98 NEW YORK NY 10003 HEIDI L CHANDLER 309 E 90TH ST, APT 2 NEW YORK NY 10128 JOHN CHARLES-KELLY 212 W 85TH ST APT 2W NEW YORK NY 10024 DAVID CHASMAN 535 W. 110TH #3A NEW YORK NY 10025 SOLAL ISAIAH E CHASQUES NATHALIE CHASQUES 45 EAST 89TH STREET, #20C NEW YORK NY 10128 ADA CHAU 16 MONROE STREET, APT #7-I NEW YORK NY 10002-7613 JIA CHEN 320 W 38TH ST, # 801 NEW YORK NY 10018-2901 STACI CHEN 225 E 35TH ST APT 9 NEW YORK NY 10016-4208 M YISHAUN CHEN 301 CATHEDRAL PKWY, APT 12C NEW YORK NY 10026 CHARLOTTE R CHOROTBERNARD 401 WEST 152ND ST, APT 3B NEW YORK NY 10031 HELEN V CHOU 500 WEST 43RD ST, APT 21G NEW YORK NY 10036 DAVID CHOUPAK 156 WEST 56 STREET, SUITE 1601 NEW YORK NY 10019 NORMAN T CHOY 155 E 4TH ST, APT 9E NEW YORK NY 10009-7352 SEUNGWON CHUNG 240 MERCER, 523B NEW YORK NY 10012 MICHAEL J CICERO 210 W 94TH ST, APT 6D NEW YORK NY 10025-6962 JOHN J CICHON 3920 BROADWAY, APT 6 NEW YORK NY 10032-1529 BRIAN A CIMAGALA 110 GREENWICH ST, APT 8A NEW YORK NY 10006 FRANCESCA CINOTTI SERGIO CUCCI 440 W END AVE, APT 8A NEW YORK NY 10024-5358 MARY M CLEVELAND 20 W 72ND ST, APT 506 NEW YORK NY 10023-4100 SARAH M CLOONAN 601 W 112TH ST, APT 3E NEW YORK NY 10025-1869 KIMBERLY L COLEMAN 250 E 40TH ST APT 16A NEW YORK NY 10016 JOHN F COLLINS 432 WEST 56 #3W NEW YORK NY 10019 ANTONIO COLON 310 E. 109TH ST. APT.2A NEW YORK NY 10029 PAUL F CONDZAL 315 W 102ND ST, APT 2A NEW YORK NY 10025-8419 ALEXIS CONVENTO 208 WEST 140TH STREET, APT 16 NEW YORK NY 10030 CHARLES J CONWAY 91 PAYSON AVE, APT 1H NEW YORK NY 10034 HOWARD COOK 70 WEST 93RD STREET APT 2G NEW YORK NY 10025 BOGDAN COSMACIUC 229 CHRYSTIE ST, APT 1216 NEW YORK NY 10002 CLAUDE-OLIVIER Y COUTANT 1 IRVING PL, APT P18D NEW YORK NY 10003 MICHAEL K CUTTER 71 PARK AVE APT 5D NEW YORK NY 10016-2507 RAVI DAHIYA 1557 LEXINGTON AVE, #4S NY NY 10029 REBECCA A DANA 555 WEST 18TH ST NEW YORK NY 10011 JOEL DANIHER 144 BLEECKER ST, APT 3W NEW YORK NY 10012 CHERYL R DAVID 473 F.D.R. DRIVE, K1801 NEW YORK NY 10002 CHERYL R DAVID 473 F.D.R. DRIVE, K1801 NEW YORK NY 10002 MICHAEL DAVITI 7 MORTON STREET, APT 19 NEW YORK NY 10014 RITA GWEN DEELY 279 E 44TH ST, APT 9D NEW YORK NY 10017 JOSEPH DELBREY 1960 PARK AVE NEW YORK NY 10037 LYNDA DEPPE 1 IRVING PLACE U-PHD NYC NY 10003 MICHELLE DIAZ 333 E 49TH ST, APT 4P NEW YORK NY 10017-1612 JONATHAN DINDAS 414 E 74TH ST, APT 4B NEW YORK NY 10021 ATA DINLENC 420 E 58TH ST, APT 15B NEW YORK NY 10022-2347 ALEXIS DIVENCENTI 252 E 51ST ST, APT 3B NEW YORK NY 10022 WILLIAM J DIVNEY 77 W 15TH ST, APT 6S NEW YORK NY 10011-6832 VLADISLAV V DOBROFF 235 E 95TH ST, APT 8D NEW YORK NY 10128-4016 ANTOINETTE R DONOFRIO 1586 1ST AVE, APT 3B NEW YORK NY 10028-4227 JOSHUA D DORF 395 BROADWAY, APT 10C NEW YORK NY 10013 GUY DORSAINVIL 101 W END AVE, APT 8AA NEW YORK NY 10023 MICHAEL DOUGHTY 225 EAST 79 ST APT 16D NEW YORK NY 10075 SHAHKIRA DOUGLAS-HECK 225 EAST 85TH STREET, APT. 505 NEW YORK NY 10028 WILLIAM H DOUTHIT ROBIN DOUTHIT 311 E 23RD ST, APT 10LL NEW YORK NY 10010-4741 PATRICIA I DOW 48 GREAT JONES ST, APT 1 NEW YORK NY 10012-1160 LINDSAY E DRAKE 156 E. 117TH ST., APT. 2E NEW YORK NY 10035 VANESSA J D'SOUZA MICHAEL J RYAN 375 SOUTH END AVE, APT 15R NEWYORK NY 10280 DAVID P DUBAL 645 WEST END AVE, 9F NEW YORK NY 10025 YAEL DUNAYER 215 W 95TH ST, # PHB NEW YORK NY 10025-6331 DAMION R DUNN 134 W 15TH ST, APT 3RE NEW YORK NY 10011 NATHALIE DUVAL 175 W 90TH ST, APT 5H NEW YORK NY 10024-1238 ERICA EATON 555 EDGECOMBE AVE, APT 12F NEW YORK NY 10032 ALISON J EDWARDS 1270 5TH AVENUE, #9-G NEW YORK NY 10029 MARC EDWARDS 304 W 140TH ST NEW YORK NY 10030 ARNOLD S EGELAND MAUREEN A EGELAND 350 E 54TH ST APT 5F NEW YORK NY 10022-5050 LOUISE EISENSTIEN 650 PARK AVE NEW YORK NY 10021-6115 MARY S ELLIOTT 708 3RD AVE, FL 6 NEW YORK NY 10017-4119 EVA Y ENRILE 330 1ST AVE, APT MC NEW YORK NY 10009-1710 JARETT EPSTEIN 235 W 48TH ST, APT 18F NEW YORK NY 10036 EVAN O ERICSON 137 E. 27TH STREET NEW YORK NY 10013 PEDRO R ESPINAL 56 BEAVER ST, APT PH1 NEW YORK NY 10004-2436 RUTH B FACTOR 20 E 35TH ST, APT 9M NEW YORK NY 10016-3857 AMY L FALIKS 17 W 17TH ST, FL 6 NEW YORK NY 10011-5518 ARNOLD A FARBER 415 E 37TH ST NEW YORK NY 10016-3200 YVONNE M FAWCETT 70 W 95TH ST,APT 9J NEW YORK NY 10025-6752 PINAR FAZLIOGLU 99 BATTERY PLACE, 15 E NEW YORK NY 10280 LAUREN N FEDER 229 CHRYSTIE ST, APT 512 NEW YORK NY 10002 JOHANNES C FEDER 380 E 10TH ST, APT 4A NEW YORK NY 10009-4754 WILLIAM H FELICE 330 W 88TH ST NEW YORK NY 10024-2209 SAMANTHA M FENNELL 161 WEST 16TH STREET, 11K NEW YORK NY 10011 ANDREA N FENNEWALD 10 HANOVER SQ, 2L NEW YORK NY 10005 ADAM J FERRARA 111 FOURTH AVENUE - 3M NEW YORK NY 10003 LAWRENCE FINN 211 WEST 56TH ST NEW YORK NY 10019 KATHERINE S FLETCHER JOHN K HODGMAN 77 WEST 104TH STREET #5B NEW YORK NY 10025 OSCAR LA FLEUR 201 E 87TH ST, APT 25K NEW YORK NY 10128 OLIVIA A FLEURY GREENFORD C FLEURY 340 EAST 93RD STREET, #11E NEW YORK NY 10128 PATRICIA FLYNN 355 S END AVE, APT 25C NEW YORK NY 10280-0006 OHAD FOLMAN 51 MACDOUGAL ST STE 470 NEW YORK NY 10012-2921 OHAD FOLMAN 51 MACDOUGAL ST, STE 470 NEW YORK NY 10012-2921 MAXIME FRANCIS 330 1ST AVE, APT 10G NEW YORK NY 10009 BARUCH FREEDMAN 316 WEST 79 STREET NEW YORK NY 10024-6126 JAMES F FREUNDLICH 415 E 52ND ST, APT 16BC NEW YORK NY 10022 WILL FREY WILLIAM G FREY 140 E 56TH ST NEW YORK NY 10022-3623 ARETE E FRIEDMAN 412 W 110TH ST, APT 103 NEW YORK NY 10025-2407 JASON FRIEDMAN 646 WEST END AVE, APT 3C NEW YORK NY 10025 REBECCA J FRIEDMAN 101 W END AVE, APT 11W NEW YORK NY 10023 SCOTT J FRIEDMAN 1438 3RD AVE, APT 14B NEW YORK NY 10028-1964 EMILY R FRISCH 430 EAST 63RD STREET, # 10B NEW YORK NY 10065 ALEXANDER FROMME 1838 2ND AVE, # 308 NEW YORK NY 10128-3861 BRAD J FUSS MARY J FUSS 27 W 86TH ST, # 9A NEW YORK NY 10024-3615 MELISSA D GADSON-DUDLEY 83 WEST 118TH STREET, APT 2A NEW YORK NY 10026 CHRISTOPHER T GALLO 135 E. 54TH STREET, APT 4J NEW YORK NY 10022 RODRIGO E BAZAN GATTI 420 EAST 23RD STREET, APT.12-G NEW YORK NY 10010 CLAUDIA R GEIGER 300 E 51ST ST, APT 5F NEW YORK NY 10022-7808 RONNIE Z GEORGE 305 E 86TH ST, APT 10GW NEW YORK NY 10028 CARL W GERMANN 120 BENNETT AVENUE, 5J NEW YORK NY 10033-2322 JOSEPH D GIACOIA 255 WEST 95TH STREET APT. 1B NEW YORK NY 10025 DAVID S GIDSEG 435 E 70TH ST, APT 11A NEW YORK NY 10021-5341 CHRISTOPHER T GLEASON 102 FULTON STREET, APT 3W NEW YORK NY 10038 ROBERT A GLESSMAN 1400 5TH AVE, APT 2L NEW YORK NY 10026-2585 JULIE GOCHMAN ANDREW S NADOLNA 215 W 90TH ST, APT 4C NEW YORK NY 10024 TARA GOLDBERG 37 KING STREET, 4G NEW YORK NY 10014 TASHA H GOLDBLUM 321 W. 24TH STREET APT 18 F NEW YORK NY 10011 NATALIE GOLDINA 416E 71ST #22 NEW YORK NY 10021 TAMAR H GOLDWASER 100 W 86TH ST, APT 4B NEW YORK NY 10024-4020 ERIC W GOMBERG YONINA H GOMBERG 60 E. 88TH STREET, APT. 5B NEW YORK NY 10128 ROOPA S GONA 377 W 125TH ST, APT 1 NEW YORK NY 10027-4821 MAYA S GORGONI 155 WOOSTER ST, APT 5F NEW YORK NY 10012-3159 JOSHUA I GORNITSKY 945 COLUMBUS AVE. APT 4S NEW YORK NY 10025 MANISHA GOSALIA 1 STUYVESANT OVAL. APT 10F NEW YORK NY 10009-2105 MARION GOTBETTER 205 WEST END AVE, APT. 11H NEW YORK NY 10023-4809 SONORA Y GRANT 167 AVE C, APT 4A NEW YORK NY 10009 FRANK GRAVES 360 W. 43RD ST. #S5C NEW YORK NY 10036 JOHN C GRAY 228 E 80TH ST, APT 6FE NEW YORK NY 10021-0572 JAMIE R GREATHOUSE 445 WEST 54TH ST. #2C NEW YORK CITY NY 10019 EDWIN M GREEN 313 W 22ND ST., APT 3-D NEW YORK NY 10011 DANA L GREENBERG 38 WARREN ST, APT 8A NEW YORK NY 10007-1090 DEBBIE L GREENBERG SHERRY L HOROWITZ 140 WEST 71ST STREET, 6C NEW YORK NY 10023 DOV GROSSMAN 445 EAST 80 STREET, APT 19A NEW YORK NY 10021 CONT. ON NEXT PAGE 26 August 29 - September 4, 2013 CONT. FROM PREV. PAGE GAYATHRI GUNASEKARAN 445 E.14TH STREET, APT 12B NEW YORK NY 10009 MURIEL GURSKY IRVING GURSKY 77 FULTON ST, APT 8M NEW YORK NY 10038-0039 JORI HAANK MICHAEL CHIN 300 E 75TH ST, APT 31E NEW YORK NY 10021-3383 ROSS A HABER 255 W. 94TH STREET # 20B NEW YORK NY 10025 JODI R HAFT 425 E 63RD ST NEW YORK NY 10065-7804 MORTEN HAGEN 989 AMSTERDAM AVE, APT 2B NEW YORK NY 10025-2205 CALEB C HAGOPIAN 400 E 64ST APT 4A NEW YORK NY 10021 RAHAWA HAILE 619 W 144TH ST, APT G NEW YORK NY 10031 KELLY S HALL 210 WEST 80TH STREET APT 1RE NY NY 10024 NAJD HANNA 160 W 71ST ST, APT 10L NEW YORK NY 10023 JOHN V HANSON 31 JANE ST, APT 11D NEW YORK NY 10014 JULLIE D HARRIS 135 W 96TH ST, APT 6E NEW YORK NY 10025-9221 SHEILA C HARRIS 523 WEST 160TH STREET-4C NEW YORK NY 10032 DUSTIN C HARTMAN 198 E 7TH ST, APT 12 NEW YORK NY 10009-5957 CHRIS HASSAN JODI HASSAN 251 W 19TH ST, APT 4A NEW YORK NY 10011 MICHAEL G HAVIKEN 440 RIVERSIDE DR, APT 51 NEW YORK NY 10027 SALLY A HAYASHI 250 W 50TH ST, APT 14N NEW YORK NY 10019 SCOTT S HAYASHIDA 318 E 9TH ST, APT 12C NEW YORK NY 10003-7995 JOHN F HAZARD 60 W. 76TH ST. #5I NEW YORK NY 10023 NINA HEALY 1199 PARK AVENUE, APT 2F NEW YORK NY 10128 GLEN E HEISS WENDELL J LAURENT 319 W 21ST ST., APT. 4A NEW YORK NY 10011 DALE L HENDERSON 350 W 50TH ST, APT 22E NEW YORK NY 10019 BERNARD P HERMAN MICHELLE K VILLALUZ-HERMAN 99 JOHN ST, APT 607 NEW YORK NY 10038 RAMON HERNANDEZ 260 W 54TH ST, APT 16D NEW YORK NY 10019 ERIK HERNANDEZ 2680 8TH AVE. APT 14L NEW YORK NY 10030 CHRISTOPHER HERON 410 W 53RD ST, APT 707 NEW YORK NY 10019 MARK HERON 525 E 11TH ST, APT 4B NEW YORK NY 10009-5079 THOMAS M HERRMANN RICHARD C HERRMANN 80 JOHN ST, APT 6G NEW YORK NY 10038-2814 CHARLES A HIGHAM 401 E 80TH ST, APT 26C NEW YORK NY 10075 PAVEL HILLEL 340 RIVERSIDE DRIVE, APT 7A NEW YORK NY 10025 ISABELLE E HILLS 240 RIVERSIDE BLVD, APT 5N NEW YORK NY 10069 ALISON J HILTON 200 EAST 74TH STREET APT #3J NEW YORK NY 10021 OLIVER J HINDS 2145 2ND AVE 4A NEW YORK NY 10029 JOHN A HISER 301 E 79TH ST APT 33R NEW YORK NY 10021-0949 KAREN HOCK 245 94TH ST, APT 4E NEW YORK NY 10128-3955 STEVEN HODAS 60 PARK TER W, APT A21 NEW YORK NY 10034-1305 ERICA C HOEFER STEFAN F HOEFER 40 HARRISON ST, APT 8H NEW YORK NY 10013-2719 KAREN B HOFFMAN 170 W END AVE, APT 11S NEW YORK NY 10023-5403 MARGARET HOFFMAN 251 W 98TH ST APT 4C NEW YORK NY 10025-5519 BRIAN HOGAN 223 W 16TH ST APT 5C NEW YORK NY 10011-6023 CATHY J HOGSTROM 401 E. 34TH STREET, APT N13G NEW YORK NY 10016 ELAINE T HOLLAND 200 E 64TH ST, # 24A NEW YORK NY 10065 SHERRISH HOLLOMAN 404 W. 149TH STREET NEW YORK NY 10031 MICHELLE HOLME 505 W 47TH ST, APT PH2N NEW YORK NY 10036 ADRIENNE B HOVING 620 E 20TH STREET APT 11C NEW YORK NY 10009 MARGARET HOWELL 124 EAST 84TH STREET 3B NEW YORK NY 10028 LEE-SHIAN HSIEH 146 WEST 57TH ST, APT 58A NEW YORK NY 10019 WEN TING HSU 174 LEXINGTON AVENUE #2B NEW YORK NY 10016 JUSTIN N HULLINGER 61 RIVINGTON ST. APT 401 NEW YORK CITY NY 10002 JULIA HUMPHRIES 280 RIVERSIDE DR, APT 14B NEW YORK NY 10025-9033 CHRISTOPH HUNDACK 77 WEST 24TH STREET, 26F NEW YORK NY 10010 WENDY HUNG 420 W 42ND ST, APT 21A NEW YORK NY 10036-6847 CHRISTINA R HUNTER 550 RIVERSIDE DR, APT 52 NEW YORK NY 10027 CHRISTINA R HUNTER 550 RIVERSIDE DR, APT 52 NEW YORK NY 10027 CYNTHIA M IDRISS SHAMIL M IDRISS 1 WASHINGTON SQUARE VLG APT 6J NEW YORK NY 10012-1605 DAVID R ODENATH III 86 UNIVERSITY PLACE, APT. 4 NEW YORK NY 10003 C. GEORGE MILNER III ALICIA A ROJAS 124 W 78TH ST, APT 4 NEW YORK NY 10024-6775 MARIA P ILIEVA 61 CARMINE ST. 5B NEW YORK NY 10014 LOUIS P IMPARATO 117 9TH AVE, APT 1F NEW YORK NY 10011-48 LOUIS P IMPARATO SANDRA IMPARATO 117 9TH AVE APT 1F NEW YORK NY 10011-4812 LOUIS P IMPARATO RALPH V IMPARATO 117 9TH AVE APT 1F NEW YORK NY 10011-4812 DIMANT GEMS INC. 48 WEST 48TH ST., SUITE 1609 NEW YORK NY 10036 IMANI MANAGEMENT INC. 514 W 169TH ST, APT 1W NEW YORK NY 10032 AFGHAN HANDS INC 99 BATTERY PLACE, SUITE 12-H NEW YORK NY 10280 TONY JACKSON 203 W 94TH ST, APT 3D NEW YORK NY 10025-6941 WENDY M JACOBS 231 WEST 25 ST, 6H NY NY 10001 SHAKA R JAGGI 300 EAST 56TH ST., UNIT 2L NEW YORK NY 10022 ANTHONY JAMES 790 11TH AVE, APT 39E NEW YORK NY 10019-3521 JENNIFER L JANES 34 DESBROSSES ST, APT 505 NEW YORK NY 10013-1709 CONSUELO S JARAMILLO 2070 1ST AVE, APT 461 NEW YORK NY 10029-4336 VINCENT JARVIS 35 W 110TH ST, APT 5B NEW YORK NY 10026 ANTONIO JAVIER SOPHIA GARCIA 580 W 172ND ST, APT 5B NEW YORK NY 10032 ALENA M JEMAS 211 W. 56TH STREET, #17G NEW YORK NY 10019 AYISHA C JETER SHIRLEY A BOLDEN 45 E 25TH ST, APT 15E NEW YORK NY 10010-2942 JONATHAN R JOHNSON 525 W 146TH ST, APT 41 NEW YORK NY 10031 MARC JOHNSON KATHLEEN M KING 66 LEONARD ST NEW YORK NY 10013 LORETTA M JONES 2289 5TH AVENUE, APT 12L NEW YORK NY 10037 JEAN-PAUL N JONES 624 EAST 20TH STREET APT 9C NEW YORK NY 10009 JOANA JORDAO 136 E 56 STREET, APT 12F NEW YORK NY 10022 WALLACE G LANE JR 327 E 12TH ST, APT 22 NEW YORK NY 10003-7228 ALINA JUN 227 MULBERRY ST, APT 4D NEW YORK NY 10012-8800 NAVEEN KABIR 235 E 4TH ST, APT 5D NEW YORK NY 10009 PEI-HSUAN KAN 146 W 57TH ST, APT 58A NEW YORK NY 10019 WORE N KANDJI 931 MADISON AVE APPT 4F NEW YORK NY 10021 RAND KANDORIA 99 JOHN ST, APT 1223 NEW YORK NY 10038-2925 GLADYS KAPLAN 720 W END AVE, APT 1517 NEW YORK NY 10025-6299 GLADYS KAPLAN 720 W END AVE, APT 1517 NEW YORK NY 10025-6299 KRISTINE KAPLUN 359 E 62ND ST, APT 6B NEW YORK NY 10065-7748 MELISSA KAVONIC 150 2ND AVE, APT 1RN NEW YORK NY 10003-5740 MUNEEBA KAYANI 500E 77TH STREET APT 826 NEW YORK NY 10126 JENNIFER L KEENEY 49 W. 72ND ST., APT. 6C NEW YORK NY 10023 CHRISTOPHER P KELLY 430 W 24TH STREET, APT 14F NEW YORK NY 10011 PETER G KELMAN 50 MURRAY ST, APT 1009 NEW YORK NY 10007-2265 JASON KESSLER 105-115 BENNETT AVE, #32A NEW YORK NY 10033-2335 PETER F KETTLE 110 RIVERSIDE DR, APT 15C NEW YORK NY 10024 ELLEN KIM 55 PERRY ST. APT # 3D NEW YORK NY 10014 JAMES KING 139 PAYSON AVE, APT 3H NEW YORK NY 10034-2759 SOPHIA ROSE D KLATELL CHRISTOPHER J KLATELL 504 GRAND STREET, APT. H32 NEW YORK NY 10002 MAEVE E KLATELL CHRISTOPHER J KLATELL 504 GRAND STREET, APT. H32 NEW YORK NY 10002 ANDREW J KLEIN 401 W. 56TH STREET #2E NEW YORK NY 10019 BENJAMIN W KLIGFIELD 203 WEST 84TH STREET, APT. 4A NEW YORK NY 10024 KAREEM L KNIGHT 337 E 112TH ST, APT 4D NEW YORK NY 10029-2961 MICHELE R KNOBEL 170 EAST 87TH ST, APT W11C NEW YORK NY 10128 KAREN KOLKA 220 EAST 95TH ST., #BC NEW YORK NY 10128 SERGEY M KOLKER 1235 1ST AVE, #5 NEW YORK NY 10065 MATTHEW W KONCZ 300 EAST 40TH ST., 5C NEW YORK NY 10016 JENNIFER W KOTZEN 167 PERRY STREET, 4A NEW YORK NY 10014 ATHINA S KOUTSOUMADI 165 E 32ND ST, APT 9D NEW YORK NY 10016-6014 DEJAN KOVACEVIC 216 W 111TH ST, APT 1B NEW YORK NY 10026-4132 RICHARD A KRAMER 60 E 8TH ST, APT 25D NEW YORK NY 10003 STEVEN KRAUS 247 WAVERLY PL NEW YORK NY 10014-2239 JUDITH KRENS 355 EAST 72ND ST., APT. 11B NEW YORK NY 10021 SIMON C KRINSKY 969 PARK AVE, APT 8E NEW YORK NY 10028 VISHAL KUMAR 20 WARREN S, APT 2 NEW YORK NY 10007 SVETLANA KURILOVA 30 WEST ST, APT 17B NEW YORK NY 10004 SVETLANA KURILOVA 30 WEST ST, APT 17B NEW YORK NY 10004 INGRID H KVAM 88 LEXINGTON AVE, APT 12F NEW YORK NY 10016 MICHAEL A LADISH 401 W 22ND ST, APT 2J NEW YORK NY 10011-2596 GWAYNE LAI 364 3RD AVE, APT 12 NEW YORK NY 10016-9059 JOHN W LAI 21 SOUTH END AVE., APT. 723 NEW YORK NY 10280 JANCIS LAO 51 7TH AVE S APT 5D NEW YORK NY 10014-6705 JOSEPH T LARGE 319 E 24TH ST, APT 28C NEW YORK NY 10010-4090 PATRICK H LARKIN 1737 YORK AVE, APT 4I NEW YORK NY 10128 MARCIA M LARSON 85 JOHN ST, APT 8L NEW YORK NY 10038-2845 CONT. ON NEXT PAGE August 29 - September 4, 2013 27 CONT. FROM PREV. PAGE KIM L LASKOWSKI 69 TIEMANN PL, APT 37 NEW YORK NY 10027-3355 THOMAS LAWREY 878 W END AVE, APT 9C NEW YORK NY 10025-4956 ELIZABETH A LAYNE 153 EAST 57TH STREET, APT. 5H NEW YORK NY 10022 TAYLOR T LE 66 W. 38TH ST. #11B NEW YORK NY 10018 SHANNON LEAHY 310 E 55TH ST, APT 11A NEW YORK NY 10022-8313 MICHELLE C LEE 364 W 117TH ST, APT 2C NEW YORK NY 10026-1515 SUN MIN LEE 407 E 85TH ST, APT 1E NEW YORK NY 10028-6395 CHRISTOPHER K LEE 510 W 52ND ST, APT 12N NEW YORK NY 10019-5295 ALEX LEE 301 W 57TH ST, APT 2D NEW YORK NY 10019 TAMMY L LEECH 201 W 83RD ST, APT 1B NEW YORK NY 10024-4968 JOSHUA D LEGUM 201 EAST 35TH ST. NO 2D NEW YORK NY 10016 ELSA M LEON 364 3RD AVE, APT 6 NEW YORK NY 10016-9000 JEFFREY B LERNER 411 E. 6TH STREET, APT. 5 NEW YORK NY 10009 MICHAEL H LERNER 71 GRAND STREET, APT #3 NEW YORK NY 10013 HARRIET N LEVE 30 WEST 63RD ST, APT 26H NEW YORK NY 10023 HOWARD LEVINSON 50 EAST 89TH STREET APARTMENT 16F NEW YORK NY 10128 HARVEY LEVITAN 301 E 79TH ST, APT 20A NEW YORK NY 10021-0942 LEON M LEWIS 160 W 96TH ST, APT 5P NEW YORK NY 10025-9228 LEON M LEWIS 160 W 96TH ST, APT 5P NEW YORK NY 10025-9228 WEN-HSIA LIANG 292 DELANCEY ST APT 13C NEW YORK NY 10002-3629 CYNTHIA J LIEB 189 W 89TH ST, APT 14D NEW YORK NY 10024 JEFFREY A LINDGEN 60 RIVERSIDE DRIVE, APT. 11E NEW YORK NY 10024 DAIWEI LING 357 W 55TH ST, APT 5D NEW YORK NY 10019-4529 CASMIRO B LIOTTA 300 E 39TH ST, APT 15F NEW YORK NY 10016-2212 XINYU LIU 355 S END AVE, APT 14K NEW YORK NY 10280-1009 JIAN LIU 424 WEST 119TH STREET APT. 62A NEW YORK NY 10027 STRICTLY #1 ENTERTAINMENT LLC 2333 5TH AVE, 11G NY NY 10037 ELIZABETH A LOCKWOOD 336 E 81ST ST, APT 6G NEW YORK NY 10028 SUSAN LONG 345 W 85TH ST, APT 41 NEW YORK NY 10024-3834 ELIETY LOPES 120 W 138TH ST, APT 6E NEW YORK NY 10030 BONNIE LORINS 434 WEST 38TH ST., APT 3A NEW YORK NY 10018 CHRISTY LUCAS 215 E 17TH ST, APT 2 NEW YORK NY 10003-3657 THERESA R LUISI 80 NORTH MOORE S, APT #34-K NEW YORK NY 10013 MADELINE LUSKJOHNSON 345 EAST86TH STREET, APT 16C NEW YORK NY 10028 BONNIE LUTZ 126 E 7TH ST, APT 4A NEW YORK NY 10009-6163 GERALD MAAS 78 HORATIO ST NEW YORK NY 10014-1522 KATE H MAAS 15710 RIVERSIDE DR W, APT 15S NEW YORK NY 10032 RAELENE N MAIBEN 142 HENRY ST, APT 5W NEW YORK NY 10002-7158 JOEL A MAIZEL 225 E 73RD ST, APT 3D NEW YORK NY 10021 KAREN MAK 21 MONROE STREET #1D NEW YORK NY 10002 KEVIN N MALONEY 1831 MADISON AVENUE, #5N NEW YORK NY 10035 SAL A MANTOVANO 324 E 70TH ST NEW YORK NY 10021-8633 REKHA IYER MARCHAND 345 S END AVE, APT 7J NEW YORK NY 10280-1065 FLORIAN W MARTENS 351 W 57TH ST, APT 2A NEW YORK NY 10019-3123 MIGUEL MARTINEZ 200 HAVEN AVE APT 5H NEW YORK NY 10033 YOSHIKO MARUIWA 564 1ST AVE, APT 22J NEW YORK NY 10016-6494 MICHELLE M MASON 101 WARREN ST, UNIT 1230 NEW YORK NY 10007 HARUNE MASSEY 545 E 13TH ST, #1 NEW YORK NY 10009 CHERYL R MASTEN 1806 1ST AVE #10C NEW YORK NY 10128 CORISSA L MASTROPIERI 444 E 82ND ST, APT 16H NEW YORK NY 10028-5928 MEGHA MATHUR 470 2ND AVE, APT 13A NEW YORK NY 10016-9137 BETTINA G MAY 333 EAST 13TH STREET, #1 NEW YORK NY 10003 DARRYL MAYE 14 EAST 28TH STREET, APT 517 NEW YORK NY 10016 MARA E MAZZONI 220 PARK AVENUE SOUTH, APT 2A NEW YORK NY 10003 KEIRA H MCCARTHY 55 W. 25TH ST., 34L NEW YORK NY 10010 MARK L MCCLOUD 216 EAST 6TH STREET #3A NEW YORK NY 10003 HEATHER J MCDONALD 136 W 22ND ST, APT 7 NEW YORK NY 10011-2464 ROBERT M MCDOUGALD 1830 1ST AVE, APT 10D NEW YORK NY 10128-5718 CAROLYN E MCGUFFOG BRUCE A YOUNG 181 HUDSON ST, APT 1A NEW YORK NY 10013-1811 KIMBERLY MCKENZIE 247 W 72ND ST, APT 5RE NEW YORK NY 10023-2727 MARK L MCKEW 1725 YORK AVE, APT 29A NEW YORK NY 10128-7824 PAUL E MCLAUGHLIN 326 E 81ST ST, FRNT 1 NEW YORK NY 10028-3933 MAUREEN MCLAUGHLIN 34 DESBROSSES ST, APT 716 NEW YORK NY 10013 MAURA F MCWEENEY 311 GREENWICH ST, APT 2F NEW YORK NY 10013-3382 PRIYA MENON 409 WEST 54TH ST, APT 1B NEW YORK NY 10019 TIHTINA MERSIE 330 E 43RD ST, APT 804 NEW YORK NY 10017-4812 AVNER MILEEVSKY 109 W 75TH ST. #A1 NYC NY 10023 MITZI D MILLER 2201 AMSTERDAM AVE, APT 2F NEW YORK NY 10032 DAWN M MINER 156 ORCHARD ST, APT 4A NEW YORK NY 10002 ANTHONY F MINERVA 530 W 47TH STREET NEW YORK NY 10036 MARK M MITCHELL 43 W 69TH ST, APT 1B NEW YORK NY 10023-4732 RYUTARO MIYATAKE 255 W 94TH ST, PH A NEW YORK NY 10025-9654 ELIZABETH I MOLINA 67 E. 11TH STREET, APT 204 NEW YORK NY 10003 ELLERY J MOORE-MENDEZ 570 ISHAM STREET. APT. #3C NEW YORK NY 10034-2029 NINA MORRISON CARINA BIGGS 259 WEST 4TH ST. #10 NEW YORK NY 10014 NATHANIEL G MORSE 10 BARCLAY ST, # 33C NEW YORK NY 10007-2705 MARVIN MOSKOWITZ 9 E 40TH ST NEW YORK NY 10016-0402 BENJAMIN T MOSSE 526 SEMINARY ROW, APT 6B NEW YORK NY 10027-5845 GEORGE N MTONGA 121W 115TH STREET APT 504 NEW YORK NY 10026 MARK MULHERN 110 HORATIO ST, APT 520 NEW YORK NY 10014 DIANA L MURPHY 520 W 143RD ST, APT 1 NEW YORK NY 10031-6501 RICHARD P MYERS 955 PARK AVE NEW YORK NY 10028-0321 NUSRAT NABI 209 E 56TH ST, APT 10F NEW YORK NY 10022-3713 IYASU A NAGATA 250 W16TH ST. #1A NEW YORK NY 10011 MARLIES M NAJAKA RICHARD R NAJAKA 241 CENTRAL PARK WEST APT. 7A NEW YORK NY 10024-4544 ZAIDA GODOY NAVARRO 88 GREENWICH ST, APT 313 NEW YORK NY 10006 EUGENE NEDUV 121 MULBERRY ST, APT.5R NEW YORK NY 10013 KIMBERLY D NEIL 226 E 6TH ST, APT 3 NEW YORK NY 10003-8214 DANIEL NELKENBAUM 245 E63RD ST. APT 21F NEW YORK NY 10021 GEORGIA NERHEIM 61 LEXINGTON AVE, APT 6B NEW YORK NY 10010-1851 NICKIA T NIEVES 433 WEST 34TH STREET, 16G NEW YORK NY 10001 CHRISTIAAN VAN NISPEN 158 RIVINGTON 5F NEW YORK NY 10002 ALEXANDRA NORTIER ROBERT J MACKENZIE 306 W 73RD ST, APT B NEW YORK NY 10023-1661 TYLER NOYES 176 RIVINGTON STREET APARTMENT 5 NEW YORK NY 10002 MARYELLEN NUGENT-LEE 314 EAST 89TH ST, #1A NEW YORK NY 10128 ERIKA S NUNEZ 245 BENNETT AVE, 7C NEW YORK NY 10040 KRISTIN A O'BRIEN 363 W. 22ND STREET #4 NEW YORK NY 10011 JANUARI O'BRYANT 15 WEST 108TH STREET APT #5 NEW YORK NY 10025 COLIN B O'DONNELL 215 E 68TH ST, APT 17J NEW YORK NY 10065-5726 JULIE T OJUKWU 333 EAST 14 TH ST, APT 6C NEW YORK NY 10003-4211 WARREN ORANGE 156-20 RIVERSIDE DRIVE NEW YORK NY 10032 MARIE OTTERBEIN 15 E 36TH ST, APT 1D NEW YORK NY 10016 ARVIND PAI 333 E 56TH ST, APT 2K NEW YORK NY 10022 ARVIND PAI 333 E 56TH ST APT 2K NEW YORK NY 10022 CAREY DE PALMA 864 W END AVE, APT 2A NEW YORK NY 10025-8466 JOHN V PALOMBA LISA L PALOMBA 461 W 21ST ST, APT 2 NEW YORK NY 10011 LUCIANA PAMPALONE 354 BROOME #4B NEW YORK NY 10013 MACKENZIE E PARKE 207 E 27TH STREET, APT 5L NEW YORK NY 10016 MATTHEW D PARKER 223 E 14TH ST, APT 32 NEW YORK NY 10003-4129 KELLY R PARSONS 411 W END AVE, APT 4D NEW YORK NY 10024 CONSTANCE E PARTEN 1509 LEXINGTON AVE., #3A NEW YORK NY 10029 JANINE A PASSARELLO 525 W END AVE, APT 5E NEW YORK NY 10024-3207 GARRY VAN PATTER 254 PARK AVE S, APT 10 G NEW YORK NY 10010 MICHAEL R PATTON 44 ST. MARK'S PLACE APT. 2 NEW YORK NY 10003 PHILIPPE Y PAUL 524 W 152ND ST, APT 20 NEW YORK NY 10031-2041 YOSHIDA M PAWIELSKI 1365 SAINT NICHOLAS AVE APT 9K NEW YORK NY 10033 SIERRA L PEARCE MICHAEL KULAK 348 EAST 66TH STREET #15 NEW YORK NY 10021 KATHLEEN PENA 708 WEST 177TH STREET #2J NEW YORK NY 10033 ANNABELLE M PERALTA 277 EAST 4TH STREET APT NEW YORK NY 10009 ZEITLIN M PEREZ 38 POST AVE, APT 41 NEW YORK NY 10034 SONIA M PEREZ JUAN I PEREZ 752 W END AVE, APT 2A NEW YORK NY 10025-6259 LAUREN PERL 1365 YORK AVE, APT 18G NEW YORK NY 10021 SCOTT D PETERS 195 PRINCE ST, APT 3S NEW YORK NY 10012-2973 YOULIAN A PETKOV 5 E 22ND ST, APT 23J NEW YORK NY 10010 CONT. ON NEXT PAGE 28 August 29 - September 4, 2013 CONT. FROM PREV. PAGE REDZEP PETOVIC MIRSADA PETOVIC 115 E 34TH ST APT 4D NEW YORK NY 10016 LUC PEZET JOANNA PEZET 523 E 78TH STREET APT#3A NEW YORK NY 10075 GREGORY PICART 1420 YORK AVENUE APT. 2K NEW YORK NY 10021 FERNANDO PICHARDO 402W 148 ST #4 NEW YORK NY 10031 KERRY A PIERI 443 EAST 88TH STREET #14 NEW YORK NY 10128 MIKI PIERRE 216 W 99TH ST APT 13 NEW YORK NY 10025-5086 LESLIE A PINNEY 206 E 124TH ST APT 5B NEW YORK NY 10035 JESSICA E POLI 174 7TH AVE APT 3F NEW YORK NY 10011 ALAN V POLO 420 W 25TH ST APT 6C NEW YORK NY 10001 JAMES PORTER MARILYN M PORTER 30 WEST ST APT 20F NEW YORK NY 10004-3058 DAVID R PORTNOFF BESTE PORTNOFF 401 E 60TH ST APT 12B NEW YORK NY 10022-1588 XAVIER POUTAS 128 E 64TH ST NEW YORK NY 10021-7307 KATHERINE A PROFETA 95 CHRISTOPHER ST APT 4M NEW YORK NY 10014-6625 WILL R QUINNELL 4489 BROADWAY APT 5A NEW YORK NY 10040 CYNTHIA J RAMIREZ 401 WEST 43ST. #3 NEW YORK NY 10036 JOSSELIN M RAMOS 709 W 176TH ST APT 1J NEW YORK NY 10033-7519 BEATRIZ RAMOS 505 LAGUARDIA PL APT 13D NEW YORK NY 10012-2003 JOSEPH N RANIERI 422 EAST 72 STREET, APT. 10F NEW YORK NY 10021 STEVEN A RANK 243 W 21ST ST APT 5C NEW YORK NY 10011-3142 RAJ K REDDY 60 W 66TH ST APT 17F NEW YORK NY 10023-6217 CAROL L REID 400 85TH ST APT 3D NEW YORK NY 10028-6310 AIDEN C REINDL SUZANNE BAUMANN 55 W 11TH ST APT 4E NEW YORK NY 10011-8699 BRUCE T REITER 2565 BROADWAY APT 128 NEW YORK NY 10025 AMY RESNICK 116 W. 72ND STREET APT#15D NEW YORK NY 10023 HERNAN RESTREPO REILLY RESTREPO 49-51 BEACH STREET APT 8 NEW YORK NY 10013 JENNIFER D REVOIR 323 W 75TH ST APT A NEW YORK NY 10023 DEREK A REYES STEVEN A RANK 243 WEST 21ST STREET APT. 5C NEW YORK NY 10011 RICHARD REYLE 15 BROAD ST APT 3620 NEW YORK NY 10005 LUIS P RHI 312 E 22ND ST APT 4C NEW YORK NY 10010-5700 MARTHA RHODES 11 JAY STREET 4TH FLOOR NEW YORK NY 10013 IONE RICHMAN 72 E 86TH ST APT 5F NEW YORK NY 10028-1064 ELISSA M RICHMAN 250 E 65TH ST APT 9D NEW YORK NY 10065-6615 CHRISTOPHER M RINI 334 E 117TH ST APT 7 NEW YORK NY 10035-4931 ALEJANDRO A RIO 1 COLUMBUS PLACE, APT. S-36E NEW YORK NY 10019 JUAN G RIVERA 756 10TH AVE APT 4R NEW YORK NY 10019-5002 GRACIELA RIVERO 222 EAST 93RD STREET NEW YORK NY 10128 GEORGE RIZK 684 BROADWAY APT 3E NEW YORK NY 10012 SYED I RIZVI 135 WILLIAM ST APT 6B NEW YORK NY 10038-3862 JOENINE E ROBERTS 622 W 114TH ST APT 54 NEW YORK NY 10025-7914 VINCENT ROBINSON 95-OLD BROADWAY NEW YORK CITY NY 10027-7918 JOHN C ROBINSON 176 ELDRIDGE ST APT 1A1 NEW YORK NY 10002-2900 CARMENCITA S ROCHE 55 EAST 87TH STREET APT 5B NEW YORK NY 10128 GENEVEVE E RODRIGUEZAVELLO 1831 MADISON AVE APT 5N NEW YORK NY 10035 AUSTIN F ROOT 510 BROADWAY APT 5 NEW YORK NY 10012 IRA S ROSENFELD 344 WEST 23RD STREET APT 3C NEW YORK NY 1001 LONI ROSENSTEIN 145 E 27TH STREET APT 2C NEW YORK NY 10016 PAUL H ROSS 420 E 55TH ST APT 3F NEW YORK NY 10022-5140 STEVEN B ROSS 170 WEST END AVENUE, #2D NEW YORK NY 10023 MARK RUBENSTEIN TALIA SPETTER 10 JONES STREET, APT 4F NEW YORK NY 10014 DEREK RUDD 448 W 37TH ST 9D NYC NY 10018 ROCIO G RUIZ 425 WEST 205TH STREET APT. 2M NEW YORK NY 10034 AJA G RYCHALSKY 200 E 33RD ST APT 29H NEW YORK NY 10016 LISA L SACCO-NEAL 306 WEST 78TH STREET NY NY 10024 SHARON H SACHS PO BOX 230688 NEW YORK NY 10023 CARISSA SACHS 117 CHARLES ST APT A NEW YORK NY 10014 ROBYN K SACKS 254 E 68TH ST APT 6F NEW YORK NY 10065-6013 EUGENE SALAMON 600 COLUMBUS AVE, #PHB NEW YORK NY 10024 LAUREN B SALMANSON 300 MERCER STREET, APT 24F NEW YORK NY 10003 DORA SAMPEDRO 301 W. 110TH. STREET APT. 17D NEW YORK NY 10026 DORA SAMPEDRO 301 W. 110TH. STREET APT. 17D NEW YORK NY 10026 NICOLE SANDERS 536 W 111TH ST APT 66 NEW YORK NY 10025 WILLIAM SANG 255 BROOME ST APT 4 NEW YORK NY 10002-3869 SUSAN B SANTANIELLO 784 COLUMBUS AVENUE APT. #17-S NEW YORK NY 10025 ANGELINE A SANTOS 505 WEST 187TH STREET APT 43 NEW YORK NY 10033-1416 JOHN O SANTULLI 330 E 39TH ST APT 10E NEW YORK NY 10016-2118 DIVYA SASHTI 10 JONES ST APT 1F NEW YORK NY 10014-5649 ADAM H SAVARESE 217 E 96TH ST APT 36H NEW YORK NY 10128 EILEEN M SAYO 333 EAST 55TH STREET APT PHD NEW YORK NY 10022 MONTE P SCHAPIRO 515 E 5TH ST APT 5A NEW YORK NY 10009-6707 WOLFRAM SCHLENKER 455 CENTRAL PARK WEST, APT. 6C NEW YORK NY 10025 LOUISE A SCHLIEMANN 103 75TH ST NEW YORK NY 10021 BORIS SCHLOSSBERG 233 WEST 77TH STREET APT 11G NEW YORK NY 10024 KRISTINE SCHMIDT 4 W 101ST ST APT 7 NEW YORK NY 10025-4715 JORDAN M SCHMIDT 200 E 30 #2K NEW YORK NY 10016 CLAIRE SCHNEIDER LAURENCE SCHNEIDER 245 EAST 25 STREET, #6F NEW YORK NY 10010 JACK J SCHWARTZ 215 E 96TH ST APT 8D NEW YORK NY 10128 GLENN SCHWARTZ 201 EAST 35TH STREET APT 3C NEW YORK NY 10016 ANSON SEENO 178 STANTON ST NEW YORK NY 10002-1716 PETER M SELLAZZO 300 E 91ST ST APT 5R NEW YORK NY 10128-5314 AMY M SEUBERT 400 WEST 37TH STREET 3R NEW YORK NY 10018 DAVID A SHADRACK 1 BRYANT PARK FL 4 NEW YORK NY 10036 ADAM SHAFIROFF PEGGY SHAFIROFF 425 E 58TH ST 19D NEW YORK NY 10022 PHYLLIS MARKOWITZ SHAPIRO 250 W 57TH ST STE 330 NEW YORK NY 10107 ERIKA D SHIELDS 148 WEST 23RD STREET #5C NEW YORK NY 10011 AE SONG SHIN 223 EAST 61ST STREET #6G NEW YORK NY 10021 HYAESEON SHIN 25 W HOUSTON ST APT 3A NEW YORK NY 10012-1542 IAN SHRANK ALEXANDRA W LOGUE 250 WEST 94 STREET APT 13B NEW YORK NY 10025 RACHEL SHTERN 56 BENNETT AVE APT 1E NEW YORK NY 10033-2134 BRIAN S SHUMAN 56 7TH AVE APT 4A NEW YORK NY 10011-6654 MICHAEL P SIEFRING 35 W 33RD ST APT 14D NEW YORK NY 10001-3312 ANDREW J SILVERMAN ANNA M SILVERMAN 300 E 75TH ST APT 17O NEW YORK NY 10021 KARYN R SINGER 151 E 3RD ST APT 3A NEW YORK NY 10009 PRIYAMWADA SINGH 160 MOTT ST APT 3A NEW YORK NY 10013-5450 MATTHEW P SINGLEY 312 E 9TH ST APT 12 NEW YORK NY 10003-7975 CHRISTINE M SKARULIS 303 E 60TH ST APT 39L NEW YORK NY 10022 C L SMALL 419 E 64TH ST APT 3G NEW YORK NY 10065 KEITH SMALLS 720 LENOX AVENUE APT #9C NEW YORK CITY NY 10039 JACLYN SMITH 390 1ST AVE APT 9H NEW YORK NY 10010-4941 ALEXANDER S SMITH 141 GRAND ST APT 5 NEW YORK NY 10013 ROGER E SMITH 556 W162 ST NEW YORK NY 10032 HEATHER M SMITH 215 EAST 24TH STREET APT 610 NEW YORK NY 10010 GERALDINE L SMITH 1952 1ST AVE APT 4M NEW YORK NY 10029-6413 DEVEN SOMAYA 120 W 58TH ST APT 2A NEW YORK NY 10019-2123 ANN C SOMMA 199 PRINCE ST APT 27 NEW YORK NY 10012 DAN SOMMER CARI SOMMER 222 E80TH STREET 2G NEW YORK NY 10075 KYOUNG SON 400 CHAMBERS ST APT 23A NEW YORK NY 10282 CONT. ON NEXT PAGE August 29 - September 4, 2013 29 CONT. FROM PREV. PAGE CARISSA M SORKO 181 HUDSON ST APT 7D NEW YORK NY 10013-1811 CARISSA M SORKO 181 HUDSON ST APT 7D NEW YORK NY 10013-1811 HELENA G SOTER AMELIA C LINDEN 188 CLAREMONT AVE NEW YORK NY 10027-4025 XANTHE E SOTER AMELIA C LINDEN 188 CLAREMONT AVE NEW YORK NY 10027 FATION SPAHO 527 E 83 STREET APT 4-W NEW YORK NY 10028-7282 MARTIN F SPOLLEN 852 SAINT NICHOLAS AVE NEW YORK NY 10031-1123 JAMES L STENGEL 225 W 86TH ST APT 614 NEW YORK NY 10024-3341 JOHN O STORCK 250 E 31ST ST APT 7B NEW YORK NY 10016-6372 JASON STRASSER 470 WEST END AVE. APT 3A NEW YORK NY 10024 CAROLYN F STRAUSS 95 HORATIO ST APT 224 NEW YORK NY 10014-1527 BETTY STRAUSS LOUIS L STRAUSS 860 W 181ST ST APT 53 NEW YORK NY 10033-4483 CAROL SUMMERS 116 PINEHURST AVENUE APT. M2 NEW YORK NY 10033 RAJA N SUNDARAM SMITA BISWAS 340 E 93RD ST APT 18L NEW YORK NY 10128-5557 GRAIG SUVANNAVEJH 520 E 81ST ST APT 11D NEW YORK NY 10028-7043 ZAAHIR SYED 120 W. 23RD ST. APT. 4D NEW YORK NY 10011 MOHAMMAD TAHIR 420 E 102ND ST APT 4J NEW YORK NY 10029-5863 MOHAMMAD TAHIR 420 E 102ND ST APT 4J NEW YORK NY 10029-5863 ALICIA K TENNENBAUM 330 E 80TH ST APT 6F NEW YORK NY 10075-0918 ROSEMARIE TERENZIO 200 EAST 30TH STREET #9A NEW YORK NY 10016 ELYSE THIBAULT PAUL LINDSEY 336 E. 71ST ST. 4F NEW YORK NY 10021 ARTHUR P THOMPSON RENATE H NIEMANN 330 3RD AVE APT 11K NEW YORK NY 10010-3717 MOZELLE W THOMPSON 822 GREENWICH ST., #4A NEW YORK NY 10014 CHUN M TONG 95 WEST 95TH ST APT#5H NEW YORK NY 10025 FRANCIS H TONG 300 W 55 ST, APT 14L NEW YORK NY 10019 ELEANOR TORJUSEN 505 LAGUARDIA PLACE APT 22B NEW YORK NY 10012 KAREN H TORRENCE 2200 MADISON AVE APT 8B NEW YORK NY 10037-2007 JENNIFER S TUNIS 265 E 66TH ST APT 14F NEW YORK NY 10065 MICHAEL TURNER 1641 3RD AVE, #26D NEW YORK NY 10128 BETTY T TURNER 50 EDGECOMBE AVENUE NEW YORK NY 10030 MAYERS TURNER 2467 8TH AVENUE APT 5C NEW YORK NY 10027 VADIM D VALGER 20 WEST 64TH STREET APARTMENT 32E NEW YORK NY 10023 ELISABETH M VARNER 120 RIDGE ST APT 3B NEW YORK NY 10002-8902 NADIA VELLAM 234 W 21ST ST APT 43 NEW YORK NY 10011-3421 PIETER F VERMEER 131 BOWERY APT 2 NEW YORK NY 10002-4909 BRIDGET J VEZINA 55 LIBERTY ST APT 19D NEW YORK NY 10005-1004 ARMELLE DE VIENNE ARNAUD G DE VIENNE 150 EAST 73RD STREET NEW YORK NY 10021 MICHAEL A DE VIHIL 10 HANOVER SQ APT 17B NEW YORK NY 10005-3568 DOMINGO J VILLARONGA 273 GRAND ST APT 4W NEW YORK NY 10002-4417 JUDITH M VINCENT 300 RECTOR PL APT 4H NEW YORK NY 10280-1418 MICHAEL J VOLPE 207 W 107TH ST. APT. 4W NEW YORK NY 10025-8341 DAVID WAGNER 316 E 92ND ST APT 6FW NEW YORK NY 10128-5488 GERALD L WALKER 161 W 16TH ST APT 10G NEW YORK NY 10011-6205 DONALD J WALSH 257 WATER ST APT 6A NEW YORK NY 10038 SUZANNE O WALTERS 140 E 28TH ST APT 4F NEW YORK NY 10016 JULIE WANG 210 EAST BROADWAY APT.H905 NEW YORK NY 10002 KATHERINE M WARD ZANE HUGHES 311 EAST 61ST STREET #16 NEW YORK NY 10021 JENNIFER WASSERMAN 214 AVENUE A APT. 1B NEW YORK NY 10009 CRAIG P WATTERS 408 W 34TH ST APT 3H NEW YORK NY 10001-2337 TRACY J WEBB 63 W 68TH ST APT 4A NEW YORK NY 10023 CLARENCE WEEMS 320 EAST 46TH STREET APARTMENT 7-F NEW YORK NY 10017 SEAN WEISSENBERGER 108 WOOSTER STREET, APT 5F NEW YORK NY 10012 NAOMI J WENDER 271 W 47TH ST APT 41E NEW YORK NY 10036-1455 STEPHANIE F WEXELBAUM 255 6TH AVE APT 2C NEW YORK NY 10014-4722 JOHN M WHALEN 245 E 58TH ST APT 26C NEW YORK NY 10022-1357 MICHAEL J WHEAL LORI J MANZOLILLO 21 W 106TH ST APT 1B NEW YORK NY 10025-3841 BRUCE L WILKINS 220 W 132ND ST APT 1 NEW YORK NY 10027-7804 KEVIN L WILKINS 111 WADSWORTH AVE NEW YORK NY 10033-6102 MICHAEL WILLIAMS CHRISTINE QUINTON 15 W.139TH ST #16G NEW YORK NY 10037 ALLEN B WILLIAMS 825 WEST 180TH STREET #33 NEW YORK NY 10033 JASON WILLIAMS 342 W 122ND ST NEW YORK NY 10027-5102 GEORGE WINCKLER 349 E 61ST ST APT 1D NEW YORK NY 10021-8202 THOMAS H WINNER 1 UNIVERSITY PL APT 3F NEW YORK NY 10003-4514 RICHARD WONDER 20 E 68TH ST NEW YORK NY 10065 RAHEL WONDWOSSEN 150 W 123RD ST APT 1 NEW YORK NY 10027 MICHAEL WONG 90 WEST STREET, APT 5X NEW YORK NY 10006 DANIEL J WONG JAY HARPER 615 FORT WASHINGTON AVE APT 6C NEW YORK NY 10040 DARYL A WOUT PATRICE K WOUT 102 BRADHURST AVE APT 511 NEW YORK NY 10039-3321 ROBERT WU 608 W 138TH ST APT 3 NEW YORK NY 10031-7832 THERESA WU 210 E 36TH ST APT 7E NEW YORK NY 10016 JUSTIN A WURM 523 E 83RD ST APT #4R NEW YORK NY 10028 SOICHI YAMAGUCHI 201 E 86TH ST APT 4F NEW YORK NY 10028-3024 NAMI YAMAMOTO 1325 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS SUITE 2402 NEW YORK NY 10019 KATHLEEN YATES 244 WEST 10TH STREET #20 NEW YORK NY 10014 COURTNEY H YATES 228 EAST 116TH ST APT 27 NEW YORK NY 10029 JOHN YI 211 E 88TH ST APT 5B NEW YORK NY 10128 ANTHONY YIK 350 W 51ST ST APT 4D NEW YORK NY 10019-6437 TAMAR YRON 232 E 74TH ST APT 3C NEW YORK NY 10021-3632 YONATAN ZAGA 71 MURRAY ST APT 1 NEW YORK NY 10007-2120 SAJJAD A ZAHEER 200 W 26TH ST APT 5E NEW YORK NY 10001-6747 LISA L ZAKHARI 435 E 70TH ST APT 13C NEW YORK NY 10021-5343 RICHARD ZEKARIA 1630 MADISON AVE APT 4A NEW YORK NY 10029-3581 AMIR ZIA 175 E 2ND ST APT 1C NEW YORK NY 10009-8021 BRETT ZORSE 160 E 48TH ST APT 15U NEW YORK NY 10017-1225 WILLIAM E ZUCKERMAN DAISY E ZUCKERMAN 26 BEAVER ST APT 17 NEW YORK NY 10004-2311 A report of Unclaimed Property has been made to Thomas P. DiNapoli, Comptroller of the State of New York, pursuant to Section 301 of the Abandoned Property Law. A list of the names contained in such notice is on file and open to public inspection at the office of Capital One 360 (formerly ING DIRECT), located at P.O. Box 360, Wilmington, DE 19801 where such abandoned property is payable. Telephone Number 1-888-464-0727 Such abandoned property will be paid on or before October 31 next to persons establishing to its satisfaction their right to receive the same. In the succeeding November, and on or before the tenth day thereof, such unclaimed property will be paid to Thomas P. DiNapoli, Comptroller of the State of New York, and shall thereupon cease to be liable therefore. 30 August 29 - September 4, 2013 letters to the editor Continued from page 14 face of potential violence. If, as The Villager reported, the N.Y.P.D. was present at the event (as should be required at all outdoor political events), they should have intervened no later — and probably much sooner — than the point at which Mr. Capsis raised his clenched fist to within inches of former state Senator Tom Duane’s face. Waiting until after an act of violence occurs to respond, as they did on Aug. 19, is insufficient, unacceptable and dangerous. Chad Marlow it? Yes, healthcare facilities equally distributed to meet needs and maintain public health codes are vitally important. With so much star power residing in New York City — especially in the West Village — I wish it had been mobilized when it was truly needed and not after the fact. Shame on you, Susan Sarandon, for even appearing at this rally when you vocally opposed plans for expansion of St. Vincent’s in your neighborhood, which would have helped to prevent its closure. Mr. de Blasio (a good, smart guy) should choose his star power wisely. True fighters like Rosie Perez get their hands dirty when it really counts. I hope these folks continue to shine for this cause, especially when Yetta Kurland reinvigorates the fight to restore a hospital on the Lower West Side when she is elected city councilmember for District 3. Support from all constituents who work both in Hollywood and on Broadway is going to be needed; just as will be the support from our regular folks who operate the food trucks, the local restaurant workers, small business owners and residents that actually work or reside in this area. It was St. Vincent’s that served the needs of these average and often uninsured people for more than a century. Michael Kerr Liu pot plan sparks some thought To The Editor: Re “It’s time to end Pot Prohibition in New York City” (talking point, by John Liu, Aug. 22): People say Comptroller Liu’s proposal is inapplicable since only the state legislators could enact such a law. But he brings the conversation to the table. Some eye-opening statistics here, such as that arrests in the Bloomberg administration have been higher than those in the Giuliani administration, or at least equal. Yet the mayor claims support for loosening the laws on marijuana arrests and making them violations. The problem is, with stop-and-frisk, these kids get sent to Central Booking for having a small amount of pot in plain sight — after the officer, of course, forces them to empty their pockets after being frisked. If they fail to show up at court since they might not want to miss a day of work due to low family income, then the victim gets put in Central Booking for 24 to 48 hours, since not responding to a violation automatically generates a warrant. These individuals then even spend time in jail, missing out on their education, job and whatever else allows them to live somewhat comfortably and focus diligently on their careers. Upward mobility is often close to impossible for certain minority communities, and these arrests are the final nail in the coffin. Kudos to Liu for bringing this up. I might have just switched my vote. Dodge Landesman E-mail letters, not longer than 250 words in length, to news@ thevillager.com or fax to 212-229-2790 or mail to The Villager, Letters to the Editor, 515 Canal St., Suite 1C, NY, NY 10013. Please include phone number for confirmation purposes. The Villager reserves the right to edit letters for space, grammar, clarity and libel. The Villager does not publish anonymous letters. Where was Capsis’s attorney? To The Editor: Re “Publisher slaps pol as mayoral campaigns spar over St. Vincent’s” (news article, Aug. 22): I was not surprised by the news about Mr. Capsis awaiting me upon recently returning from a vacation. We all have sad days in our lives, though, and do not resort to violence. I may sound harsh in condemning him, but his actions were real. Deborah Glick, whom I push hard in these pages, was the only person to have the courage to speak the truth, that Mr. Capsis should have been arrested on the spot. He slapped the face of a sitting state senator and then immediately committed a second assault. Most distressing, at least from what I could see in the video, was that his attorney did not step in immediately to prevent his actions, and worse yet, neither counseled nor physically restrained Mr. Capsis after his assault of the senator. I would have had him, 85 years old or not, in a headlock, to save him from himself, or at the least, to salvage his pending and now meritless case against the New York Police Department. Glick refers to the de Blasio camp as “Tea Partiers,” when it is amply clear that the hastily arranged Quinn response to a scheduled de Blasio event is what exacerbated the situation. Patrick Shields A window into Weiner’s world To The Editor: Re “Wounded Weiner just a symptom of society’s isolation” (talking point, by K Webster, Aug. 15): K Webster’s insights on Weiner’s isolation and our society feels absolutely, painfully true. Hers is the only thinking and feeling on Weiner that I’ve read anywhere, that allows us not to point fingers, but evokes an inclusive empathy that opens us to think about the how and why this occurred, the need to heal it, and what it means for us all. Thank you, K Webster. Suzanne W. Stout EDITORIAL Menin in Manhattan borough president election Continued from page 16 Menin has an impressive record of accomplishments, demonstrating leadership on so many important issues. Without her, Downtown would never have secured $200 million of 9/11 money originally slated for large utilities, but which the Lower Manhattan Development Corp. had been sitting on for years. The money had been forgotten by most, and it was Menin who raised the issue, rallied support and got money redirected. Occupy Wall Street was a gimme issue for progressives around the city and the world, but in the neighborhood surrounding Zuccotti Park, it was a thorny situation in which free speech and assembly rights had to be balanced against the need of residents and businesses not to be disrupted, and Menin led the effort to forge a compromise resolution at C.B. 1. The so-called “Ground Zero Mosque,” actually a mosque and Islamic center in the same neighborhood as the World Trade Center, was something Menin and Board 1 could have easily ducked, but they stood up against calls for government interference into religion. Whether it came to fighting to move the Khalid Sheikh Mohammed trials and its security risks outside of Lower Manhattan or getting more desperately needed school space, Menin time and time again worked with others to get results. We have watched this community leader rise and learn and get better with time. She has a thoughtful plan to use the borough president’s budget to give community boards more resources to do comprehensive surveys to identify the greatest needs in each part of Manhattan, which should empower them to get more affordable housing, schools and better park space. Making urban planning more responsive to community needs is something that she has been thinking and talking about for years. We were also impressed with Councilmember Jessica Lappin, another candidate, who has put forward good ideas on land use and community board improvements. Councilmember Gale Brewer has real legislative accomplishments on important issues like paid sick leave and protecting small shops on the Upper West Side, and would probably be a good borough president. The fourth candidate, Councilmember Robert Jackson, was a leader in the effort to get a fair share of state education funds for the city, but his legislative record is not as strong as his two opponents in the Council. But none of those three have shown us they are likely to be as effective as Menin. We strongly endorse Julie Menin for borough president in the Sept. 10 primary. Suddenly fighting for hospitals To The Editor: Re “Publisher slaps pol as mayoral campaigns spar on St. Vincent’s” (news article, Aug. 22): Public Advocate Bill de Blasio while public advocate and as a city councilperson and when he was not in elected office was never at a hospital closing rally that I was ever at — and I have been to hundreds. Christine Quinn negotiated an emergency room for the Lower West Side. No one could save St. Vincent’s Hospital unless former Governor Dave Paterson gave up some state money, and he didn’t. So this new condos vs. hospitals campaign is hypocritical and false! Where were Susan Sarandon and Cynthia Nixon when people were fighting to keep St. Vincent’s open? Don’t be fooled by phony election propaganda! Give me a break. Ralph Palladino Choose your stars wisely To The Editor: Re “Publisher slaps pol as mayoral campaigns spar on St. Vincent’s” (news article, Aug. 22): Where was the star power when St. Vincent’s really needed August 29 - September 4, 2013 31 Photo by Clarissa-Jan Lim Joseph Hanania has started an online petition calling on the Parks Department to better maintain the East River Park tennis courts. Activist is set to serve Parks with petition on tennis courts By Clarissa-Jan Lim Despite the recent completion of years of renovation work in East River Park, the park’s tennis courts have been left neglected. Most of the courts have several-foot-long cracks on their surfaces — some even streching across the length of the court — with vegetation growing in the cracks. On certain of the court’s surfaces there are also dead spots that cause the balls to bounce oddly, according to Joseph Hanania, a Grand St. resident who frequently uses the tennis courts. But the problems don’t stop at the playing surface. “The cranks on the metal posts holding up the nets are often broken, resulting in absurdly low nets — which, for good measure, are often also riddled with holes,” he added. According to Hanania, one of the courts also is frequently flooded, even hours after a storm. People who want to play sometimes have to wait an hour before a court frees up, and the lack of lights to illuminate the courts at night makes the time available for a session even shorter. “Once it gets dark you can forget about playing,” Hanania said. The park’s upgrade has seen welcome additions, such as football and soccer fields, as well as a nicely redone, all-new promenade that boasts a view of Brooklyn across the water, but the tennis courts have been left in a state of disrepair. Hanania contacted the Parks Department more than a year ago regarding the courts’ poor conditions, but nothing came of his efforts. Fed up, he started a petition — currently boasting more than 60 signatures — urging Parks to make repairs to the courts. “People who are crowded out of Central Park due to long wait times have come to play here and are among the petition signers to date,” he told The Villager. “There is a shortage of courts in Manhattan, so those that exist should be kept in tip-top shape. But the East River courts are, by far, the shoddiest in the borough.” Hanania said he also hopes benches will be installed in between courts for changeovers, since in the summer the surface heats up and there is nowhere else but the court surface to sit on during a game change or a break. “We certainly have enough room for that over here,” he noted. The dilapidated conditions are not acceptable for those who pay for access to the tennis courts, in his view. A full-season permit for adults costs $200. “Even free, nonpermit-required courts are in better shape,” Hanania said. Hudson River Park, he noted, has two popular free tennis courts near Canal St. that are in good condition. Hanania is collecting more signatures on the petition before he sends it to Parks, “to show them that there’s widespread concern about this,” he said. The petition is online at http://www.change.org/petitions/nyc-parksdept-resurface-east-river-tennis-courts. 32 August 29 - September 4, 2013 Notice is hereby given that a license, number 1273127, for beer and wine, has been applied for by the undersigned to sell beer and wine at retail in a restaurant under the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law at 88 Reade St., aka 176 Church St., Corner Store 1, New York, NY 10013 for on premises consumption. Tribeca Hummus Inc., DBA Nish Nush Vil: 08/29 - 09/05/2013 Notice is hereby given that license #1273155 has been applied by the undersigned to sell wine at retail in a restaurant under the alcoholic beverage control law at 50 Macdougal Street, New York, NY 10012 for on-premises consumption. BLEECKER STREET HOLDINGS, LLC d/b/a EMMETT’S Vil: 08/29 - 09/05/2013 NOTICE OF FORMATION of Marukuro, LLC. Articles of Organization filed with Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 06/26/13. Office location: NY County. SSNY has been designated as an agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. The address to which SSNY shall mail a copy of any process against the LLC is to: Marukuro, LLC, 244 Fifth Avenue, Suite C110, New York, NY 10001 Purpose: To engage in any lawful act or activity. Vil: 08/29 - 10/03/2013 NOTICE OF FORMATION of Marco Hernandez General Contracting, LLC Articles of Authorization filed with Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 06/27/13. Office location: NY County. SSNY has been designated as an agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. The address to which SSNY shall mail a copy of any process against the LLC is to: 49 Brook Street, Springfield, New Jersey 07081. Purpose: To engage in any lawful act or activity. Vil: 08/29 - 10/03/2013 Notice of formation of RMR Hudson Properties, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the Sect’y of State of NY (SSNY) on 6/5/2013. Office location, County of New York. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 210 East 5th St., Unit 1, NY NY 10003. Purpose: any lawful act. Vil: 08/29 - 10/03/2013 ABKCO LA DANZA, LLC, a domestic LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 8/8/13. Office location: NewYork County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 85 5th Ave., 11th Fl., NY, NY 10003. General Purposes. Vil: 08/29 - 10/03/2013 Notice of Qualification of 540 WEST 26TH STREET INVESTORS IIA, LLC Authority filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 08/20/13. Office location: NY County. LLC formed in Delaware (DE) on 08/16/13. Princ. office of LLC: 10 E. 53rd St., 37th Fl., NY, NY 10022. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Corporation Service Co., 80 State St., Albany, NY 12207-2543, regd. agent upon whom and at which process may be served. DE addr. of LLC: 2711 Centerville Rd., Ste. 400, Wilmington, DE 19808. Arts. of Org. filed with DE Secy. of State, Div. of Corps., 401 Federal St., Ste. 4, Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: Any lawful activity. Vil: 08/29 - 10/03/2013 Notice of Formation of EXCLUSIVE GOLF APPAREL, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 04/23/13. Office location: NY County. Princ. office of LLC: 220 Riverside Blvd., Apt. 14A, NY, NY 10069. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Harvey Knotman at the princ. office of the LLC. Purpose: Sale of golf and other sporting merchandise. Vil: 08/29 - 10/03/2013 Notice of Qualification of Telx - New York II, LLC Authority filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 08/07/13. Office location: NY County. LLC formed in Delaware (DE) on 10/04/12. Princ. office of LLC: 1 State St., 21st Fl., NY, NY 10004. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to c/o Corporation Service Co., 80 State St., Albany, NY 12207-2543. DE addr. of LLC: 2711 Centerville Rd., Ste. 400, Wilmington, DE 19808. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of DE, John G. Townsend Bldg., 401 Federal St., Ste. 4, Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: Data Centers. Vil: 08/29 - 10/03/2013 Notice of Qualification of NUGENT POOH, LLC Authority filed with Secy of State of NY (SSNY) on 08/06/13. Office location: New York County. LLC formed in Delaware on 07/26/13. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o National Registered Agents, Inc., 111 Eighth Avenue, New York, NY 10011. Address required to be maintained in home jurisdiction: c/o National Registered Agents, Inc., 160 Greentree Drive, Suite 101, Dover, Delaware 19904. Arts of Org filed with Secy of State of Delaware, Corporate Division, 401 Federal St., Suite 4, John G. Townsend Bldg., Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: Acquisition, development & management of Real Estate. Vil: 08/29 - 10/03/2013 Notice of Formation of ARTS LABORATORY LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 7/17/13. Office location: NY County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o Oliver Miller, 50 E. 89th St., Apt. 16A, NY, NY 10128. Purpose: any lawful activity. Vil: 08/29 - 10/03/2013 Notice of Formation of Wells Fargo Arizona, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 1/22/13. Office location: NY County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 636 Broadway, Suite 820, NY, NY 10012. Purpose: any lawful activity Vil: 08/29 - 10/03/2013 Notice of Formation of Plowright Holdings LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 7/18/13. Office location: NY County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o Fox Horan & Camerini LLP , 825 Third Ave., 12th Fl., New York, 10022. Purpose: any lawful activity. Vil: 08/29 - 10/03/2013 Notice of Formation of LAM GEN 25 LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 6/20/13. Office location: NY County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 202 Centre St., 6th Fl., NY, NY 10013. Purpose: any lawful activity. Vil: 08/29 - 10/03/2013 Notice of Formation of LI Members, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State on 8/14/13. Office location: NY County. Princ. bus. addr.: 225 W. Washington St., Indianapolis, IN 46204. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: c/o CT Corporation System, 111 8th Ave., NY, NY 10011, regd. agent upon whom process may be served. Purpose: all lawful purposes. Vil: 08/29 - 10/03/2013 Notice of Qualification of Hedge Fund Select: ESG Domestic Opportunity Fund LLC Authority filed with NY Dept. of State on 8/7/13. Office location: NY County. LLC formed in DE on 6/7/13. NY Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to the principal business address: 200 West St., NY, NY 10282. DE address of LLC: 1209 Orange St., Wilmington, DE 19801. Cert. of Form. filed with DE Sec. of State, P .O. Box 898, Dover, DE 19903. Purpose: all lawful purposes. Vil: 08/29 - 10/03/2013 Notice is hereby given that an on-premises license, #TBA has been applied for by Kraine International Inc. d/b/a Red Room to sell beer, wine and liquor at retail in an on premises establishment. For on premises consumption under the ABC law at 85 East 4th Street, 3rd Floor New York NY 10003. Vil: 08/22 - 08/29/2013 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a license, number pending for beer and wine has been applied for by the undersigned to sell beer and wine at retail in a restaurant under the Alcohol Beverage Control Law at 1400 2nd Avenue, New York, NY 10021 for on-premises consumption. TATANY MIRACLE LLC, TATANY. Vil: 08/22 - 08/29/2013 Notice of Formation of SALVIA PROPERTY LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 08/16/13. Office location: NY County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to M. Nader Ahari, 524 Broadway, Ste. 405, NY, NY 10012. Purpose: Any lawful activity. Vil: 08/22 - 09/26/2013 Notice of Qualification of POWER I PRODUCTIONS, LLC Authority filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 08/02/13. Office location: NY County. LLC formed in Delaware (DE) on 06/24/13. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to c/o Corporation Service Co., 80 State St., Albany, NY 12207-2543. DE addr. of LLC: 2711 Centerville Rd., Ste. 400, Wilmington, DE 19808. Arts. of Org. filed with DE Secy. of State, 401 Federal St., Ste. 4, Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: Any lawful activity. Vil: 08/22 - 09/26/2013 Notice of Qualification of NEUBERGER BERMAN EMERGING MARKETS EQUITY FUND L.P . Authority filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 08/05/13. Office location: NY County. LP formed in Delaware (DE) on 06/14/13. Princ. office of LP: 605 Third Ave., NY, NY 10158. SSNY designated as agent of LP upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Corporation Service Co., 80 State St., Albany, NY 12207-2543. Name and addr. of each general partner are available from SSNY. DE addr. of LP: 2711 Centerville Rd., Ste. 400, Wilmington, DE 19808. Arts. of Org. filed with DE Secy. of State, John G. Townsend Bldg., 401 Federal St., Ste. 4, Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: Any lawful activity. Vil: 08/22 - 09/26/2013 Notice of Qualification of Topaz Exchange, LLC Authority filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 7/29/13. Office location: NY County. LLC formed in Delaware (DE) on 5/30/12. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: National Registered Agents, Inc., 111 Eighth Ave., NY, NY 10011. Address to be maintained in DE: c/o National Registered Agents, Inc., 160 Greentree Dr., Ste. 101, Dover, DE 19904. Arts of Org. filed with the DE Secretary of State, John G. Townsend Bldg., 401 Federal St., Ste. 4, Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: any lawful activities. Vil: 08/22 - 09/26/2013 EKT CONSULTING LLC, a domestic LLC Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 5/9/13. Office location: NewYork County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 240 E. 39th St., #21G, NY, NY 10016. General Purposes. Vil: 08/22 - 09/26/2013 Notice of Formation of Warren Spider LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 7/18/13. Office location: NY County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o The LLC, 101 Warren St., Ste. 3060, NY, NY 10007. Purpose: any lawful activity. Vil: 08/22 - 09/26/2013 Notice of Qualification of School Improvement Network, LLC App. for Auth. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 8/8/13. Office location: NY County. LLC formed in Delaware (DE) on 4/11/11. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: National Corporate Research, Ltd. (NCR), 10 E. 40th St., NY, NY 10016, the registered agent upon whom process may be served. DE address of LLC: c/o NCR, 615 S. DuPont Hwy., Dover, DE 19901. Arts. of Org. filed with DE Secy. of State, 401 Federal St., Ste. 4, Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: any lawful activity. Vil: 08/22 - 09/26/2013 Notice of Formation of Bolt Trading Solutions, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 8/8/13. Office location: NY County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o Menaker & Herrmann LLP , 10 E. 40th St., NY, NY 10016, Attn: Michiel A. Bloemsma. Purpose: any lawful purpose. Vil: 08/22 - 09/26/2013 Notice of Qualification of BMS Solutions LLC App. for Auth. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 7/30/13. Office location: NY County. LLC formed in Delaware (DE) on 7/26/13. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: National Corporate Research, Ltd. (NCR), 10 E. 40th St., 10th Fl., NY, NY 10016. DE address of LLC: NCR, 615 S. DuPont Hwy., Dover, DE 19901. Arts. of Org. filed with DE Secy. of State, 401 Federal St., Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: any lawful activity. Vil: 08/22 - 09/26/2013 Notice of Formation of Bay Lane LLC amended to Town Line Realty Development LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 3/12/13. Office location: NY County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to princ. bus. loc.: c/o 40 North Industries LLC, 9 W. 57th St., 30th Fl., NY, NY 10019. Purpose: any activities permitted by applicable law. Vil: 08/22 - 09/26/2013 Notice of Formation of TERRASTONE ELLWOOD HOLDINGS L.P . Certificate filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 8/31/2012. Office location: NY County. SSNY designated as agent of LP upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LP , 40 Rector St., Ste. 1500, NY, NY 10006. Name/address of each genl. ptr. available from SSNY. Term: until 12/31/2099. Purpose: any lawful activity. Vil: 08/22 - 09/26/2013 Notice of Formation of LUCID MANAGEMENT AND ADVISORY LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 1/17/13. Office location: NY County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o United Corporate Services, Inc., 10 Bank St., Ste. 560, White Plains, NY 10606, the registered agent upon whom process may be served. Purpose: any lawful activity. Vil: 08/22 - 09/26/2013 Notice of Qualification of Sterling Ridge Fund LP Authority filed with NY Dept. of State on 8/2/13. Office location: NY County. LP formed in DE on 6/6/13. NY Sec. of State designated agent of LP upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: 1325 Ave. of the Americas, 25th Fl., NY, NY 10019, principal business address. DE address of LP: 1209 Orange St., Wilmington, DE 19801. Name/address of genl. ptr. available from NY Sec. of State. Cert. of LP filed with DE Sec. of State, P .O. Box 898, Dover, DE 19903. Purpose: all lawful purposes. Vil: 08/22 - 09/26/2013 Notice of Qualification of Red Baron LLC Authority filed with NY Dept. of State on 7/26/13. Office location: NY County. Princ. bus. addr.: 5 E. 22nd St., Apt. 9J, NY, NY 10010. LLC formed in DE on 6/24/13. NY Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: c/o Withers Bergman LLP , 430 Park Ave., 10th Fl., NY, NY 10022. DE addr. of LLC: c/o The Corporation Trust Co., 1209 Orange St., Wilmington, DE 19801. Cert. of Form. filed with DE Sec. of State, 401 Federal St., Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: all lawful purposes. Vil: 08/22 - 09/26/2013 Notice of Formation of LA VOCE D’ITALIA USA, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 08/06/13. Office location: NY County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to the LLC, 1120 Ave. of the Americas, 4Fl., NY, NY 10036. Purpose: Any lawful activity. Vil: 08/15 - 09/19/2013 Notice of Formation of EAST SIDE DENTAL SMILES, PLLC Arts. of Org. was filed with SSNY on 8/8/13. Office location: NewYork County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC whom process against may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o The LLC, 47 Boulder Ridge Rd., Scarsdale, NY 10583. Purpose: to engage in the practice of Dentistry. Vil: 08/15 - 09/19/2013 NOTICE OF FORMATION of TFS2, LLC Articles of Organization filed with Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 03/21/13. Office location: NY County. SSNY has been designated as an agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. The address to which SSNY shall mail a copy of any process against the LLC is to: Laura Nuter, TFS2, LLC, 58 Montgomery Place, #3, Brooklyn, NY 11215. Purpose: To engage in any lawful act or activity. Vil: 08/15 - 09/19/2013 Notice of Qualification of TENSILE CAPITAL GP LLC Authority filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 07/09/13. Office location: NY County. LLC formed in Delaware (DE) on 02/08/12. Princ. office of LLC: 150 E. 52nd St., 17th Fl., NY, NY 10022. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to the LLC at the princ. office of the LLC. DE addr. of LLC: c/o Corporation Service Co., 2711 Centerville Rd., Ste. 400, Wilmington, DE 19808. Arts. of Org. filed with DE Secy. of State, Div. of Corps., John G. Townsend Bldg., 401 Federal St., Ste. 4, Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: Any lawful activity. Vil: 08/15 - 09/19/2013 NOTICE OF QUALIFICATION OF HARDER MIRELL & ABRAMS LLP Certificate filed with Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 07/31/2013. Office location: NY County. SSNY has been designated as an agent upon whom process against the LLP may be served. The address to which SSNY shall mail a copy of any process against the LLP is to 1801 Avenue of the Stars, Suite 1120, Los Angeles, CA 90067. Purpose: practice the profession of law. Vil: 08/15 - 09/19/2013 NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY NAME: ABI SIX LLC Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 06/12/06. The latest date of dissolution is 12/31/2099. Office location: New York County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to the LLC, c/o Lawrence P . Wolf, Esq., Six Hemlock Hills, Chappaqua, New York 10514. Purpose: For any lawful purpose. Vil: 08/15 - 09/19/2013 Notice of Formation of Picasso Jetpack LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 11/14/12. Office location: NY County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o Buchbinder and Warren, One Union Square West, 4th Fl., NY, NY 10003. Purpose: any lawful activity. Vil: 08/15 - 09/19/2013 Notice of Formation of AG OOT LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 8/2/13. Office location: NY County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 142 Greene St., Ste. 4N, NY, NY 10012. Purpose: any lawful activity. Vil: 08/15 - 09/19/2013 Notice of Formation of Babeth’s Feast E-Commerce, LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 8/2/13. Office location: NY County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 19 W. 12th St., NY, NY 10011. Purpose: any lawful activity. Vil: 08/15 - 09/19/2013 Notice of Formation of CA 2952 Third Avenue LLC Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 8/1/13. Office location: NY County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o The LLC, 1407 Broadway, 41st Fl., NY, NY 10018. Purpose: any lawful activity. Vil: 08/15 - 09/19/2013 August 29 - September 4, 2013 33 Notice oF QuALiFicAtioN oF oPtiMA securities LLc Authority filed with NY Dept. of State on 7/29/13. Office location: NY County. LLC formed in DE on 7/25/13. NY Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: 10 E. 53rd St., NY, NY 10022, Attn: General Counsel. DE address of LLC: 1209 Orange St., Wilmington, DE 19801. Cert. of Form. filed with DE Sec. of State, 401 Federal St., Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: all lawful purposes. Vil: 08/15 - 09/19/2013 Notice oF ForMAtioN oF tAiLor dot coM LLc Articles of Organization filed with Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 03/31/2012. Office location: Manhattan County. SSNY has been designated as an agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. The address to which SSNY shall mail a copy of any process against the LLC is to: Tailor Dot Com LLC 152 East 48th Street, New York, NY 10017. Purpose: To engage in any lawful act or activity. Vil: 08/08 - 09/12/2013 Notice oF ForMAtioN oF MiedeL & MysLiWiec LLP Certificate filed with Secy of State of NY (SSNY) on 6/21/13. Office location: NY County. SSNY designated as agent upon whom process may be served and shall mail copy of process against LLP to principal business address: Trinity Centre, 111 Broadway, Ste 1401, NY NY 10006. Purpose: any lawful act. Vil: 08/08 - 09/12/2013 Notice oF QuALiFicAtioN oF hercuLes techNoLogy sbic MANAgeMeNt, LLc Authority filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 7/26/13. Office location: NY County. LLC formed in Delaware (DE) on 11/17/03. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 400 Hamilton Ave., Ste. 310, Palo Alto, CA 94301. Address to be maintained in DE: 160 Greentree Dr., Ste. 101, Dover, DE 19904. Arts of Org. filed with the DE Secretary of State, 401 Federal St., Ste. 4, Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: any lawful activities. Vil: 08/08 - 09/12/2013 Notice oF QuALiFicAtioN oF Ld AcQuisitioN coMPANy 11 LLc Authority filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 7/29/13. Office location: NY County. LLC formed in Delaware (DE) on 1/26/12. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: National Registered Agents, Inc., 111 Eighth Ave., NY, NY 10011. Address to be maintained in DE: 160 Greentree Dr., Ste. 101, Dover, DE 19904. Arts of Org. filed with the DE Secretary of State, John G. Townsend Bldg., 401 Federal St., Ste. 4, Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: any lawful activities. Vil: 08/08 - 09/12/2013 Notice oF QuAL. oF 2 rector kushNer MANAger LLc Auth. filed Sec’y of State (SSNY) 6/3/13. Office loc.: NY County. LLC org. in DE 5/30/13. SSNY desig. as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail copy of proc. to Kushner Co., 666 Fifth Ave., 15th Fl., NY, NY 10103, the Reg. Agt. upon whom proc. may be served. DE off. addr.: 160 Greentree Dr., Ste. 101, Dover, DE 19904. Cert. of Form. on file: SSDE, Townsend Bldg., Dover, DE 19901. Purp.: any lawful activities. Vil: 08/08 - 09/12/2013 Notice oF ForMAtioN oF LiMited LiAbiLity coMPANy. NAME: CHANCELLOR STREET MANAGEMENT LLC. Articles of Organization were filed with the Secretary of State of New York (SSNY) on 07/24/13. Office location: New York County. SSNY has been designated as agent of the LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of process to the LLC, 290 Sixth Avenue, Apt 3D, New York, NewYork 10014. Purpose: For any lawful purpose. Vil: 08/08 - 09/12/2013 110 e. 40th st. LLc, A doMestic LLc Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 7/19/13. Office location: NewYork County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: Richard Nejat, 401 E. 60th St., Ste. 3D, NY, NY 10022. General Purposes. Vil: 08/08 - 09/12/2013 Notice oF ForMAtioN oF hbs 15b LLc Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 07/26/13. Office location: NY County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to the LLC, 505 Park Ave., 8th Fl., NY, NY 10022. Purpose: Any lawful activity. Vil: 08/08 - 09/12/2013 Notice oF QuALiFicAtioN oF 385 goLd iNvestors iiA, LLc Authority filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 07/24/13. Office location: NY County. LLC formed in Delaware (DE) on 07/02/13. Princ. office of LLC: 10 E. 53rd St., 37th Fl., NY, NY 10022. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to Corporation Service Co. (CSC), 80 State St., Albany, NY 12207-2543, regd. agent upon whom and at which process may be served. DE addr. of LLC: c/o CSC, 2711 Centerville Rd., Ste. 400, Wilmington, New Castle Cnty., DE 19808. Arts. of Org. filed with DE Secy. of State, Div. of Corps., John B. Townsend Bldg., 401 Federal St., Ste. 4, Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: Any lawful activity. Vil: 08/08 - 09/12/2013 ForMAtioN oF ProF . service LLc (doMProF .LLc). shAroN L. PAtrick, Md LLc Arts. of Org. filed with the Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 7/5/13. Office loc.: New York Co. SSNY is designated as agent of DOM-PROF .LLC upon whom process against it may be served. The principal bus. loc. and address SSNY shall mail copy of process to is 800-A 5th Ave., Ste. 503, NewYork, NY 10021. Mgmt. shall be by one or more members. Purpose: The practice of medicine. Vil: 08/08 - 09/12/2013 APPLicAtioN For Authority oF AveNue reALty cAPitAL LLc filed with the Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 2/22/13. The LLC was formed in DE 10/11/12. Office loc.: New York County. SSNY is designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. The principal business loc. and address SSNY shall mail copy of process is 100 Park Ave., 16th Fl., New York, NY 10017. The office address in DE is 1209 Orange St., Wilmington, DE 19801. Cert. of Formation filed with the Sec. of State, Div. of Corporations, Townsend Bldg., Federal & Loockerman Sts., Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: Any lawful activity. Vil: 08/08 - 09/12/2013 Notice oF ForMAtioN oF bAbeth’s FeAst 1422 3rd AveNue, LLc Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 7/24/13. Office location: NY County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 19 W. 12th St., NY, NY 10011. Purpose: any lawful activity. Vil: 08/08 - 09/12/2013 Notice oF ForMAtioN oF suMNer, LLc Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 5/6/13. Office location: NY County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 1740 Broadway, NY, NY 10019, Attn: Gregg Brochin, the registered agent upon whom process may be served. Purpose: any lawful activity. Vil: 08/08 - 09/12/2013 Notice oF ForMAtioN oF zd ProductioNs, LLc Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 7/17/13. Office location: NY County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 601 West 26th St., Ste. 1762, NY, NY 10001. Purpose: any lawful activities. Vil: 08/01 - 09/05/2013 Notice oF ForMAtioN oF WLP 2021 86th street, LLc Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 05/06/13. Office location: NY County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to c/o Corporation Service Co., 80 State St., Albany, NY 12207-2543. Purpose: Any lawful activity. Vil: 08/01 - 09/05/2013 Notice oF QuALiFicAtioN oF LAscAuX resource cAPitAL PArtNers LLc Authority filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 07/22/13. Office location: NY County. LLC formed in Delaware (DE) on 06/06/12. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to c/o Corporation Service Co. (CSC), 80 State St., Albany, NY 12207-2543. DE addr. of LLC: c/o CSC, 2711 Centerville Rd., Ste. 400, Wilmington, DE 19808. Arts. of Org. filed with DE Secy. of State, 401 Federal St., Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: Any lawful activity. Vil: 08/01 - 09/05/2013 Notice oF ForMAtioN oF 228e58str LLc Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 07/18/13. Office location: NY County. Princ. office of LLC: 115 W. 29th St., Ste. 801, NY, NY 10001. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to the LLC at the addr. of its princ. office. Purpose: Any lawful activity. Vil: 08/01 - 09/05/2013 creAtive desserts LLc Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 05/21/2013. Office loc: NY County. SSNY has been designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: Zheng Wang, 61-19 230th Street , Oakland Gardens, NY 11364. Purpose: Any Lawful Purpose. Vil: 08/01 - 09/05/2013 23 korAL drive LLc, A doMestic LLc Arts. of Org. filed with the SSNY on 6/6/13. Office location: New York County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: The LLC, 1165 Fifth Ave., New York, NY 10029. General Purposes. Vil: 08/01 - 09/05/2013 Notice oF ForMAtioN oF sherWiN LLc Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 5/7/13. Office location: NY County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: c/o Fensterstock Law PLLC, 521 Fifth Ave., Ste. 1700, NY, NY 10175. Purpose: any lawful activity. Vil: 08/01 - 09/05/2013 Notice oF ForMAtioN oF botkier Ny, LLc Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 6/19/13. Office location: NY County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: Kane Kessler, P .C., 1350 Ave. of the Americas, 26th Fl., NY, NY 10019, Attn: Darren S. Berger, Esq. Purpose: any lawful activity. Vil: 08/01 - 09/05/2013 Notice oF ForMAtioN oF 40 rsd LLc Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State on 5/31/13. Office location: NY County. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: c/o Ellyn Roth Mittman, Esq., 110 E. 59th St., 23rd Fl., NY, NY 10022. Purpose: any lawful activity. Vil: 08/01 - 09/05/2013 Notice oF ForMAtioN oF vocoN Nyc LLc Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State on 7/3/13. Office location: NY County. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: ACFB Incorporated, 200 Public Square, Ste. 2300, Cleveland, OH 44114. Purpose: all lawful purposes. Vil: 08/01 - 09/05/2013 Notice oF QuALiFicAtioN oF NyctL broWNFieLd LLc Authority filed with NY Dept. of State on 6/11/13. Office location: NY County. LLC formed in DE on 5/9/13. NY Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: CT Corporation System, 111 8th Ave., NY, NY 10011. DE address of LLC: c/o The Corporation Trust Co., 1209 Orange St., Wilmington, DE 19801. Cert. of Form. filed with DE Sec. of State, 401 Federal St., Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: all lawful purposes. Vil: 08/01 - 09/05/2013 Notice oF ForMAtioN oF yMbJ LLc Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 07/19/13. Office location: NY County. Princ. office of LLC: 111 Wooster St., Apt. 4D, NY, NY 10012. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to the LLC at the addr. of its princ. office. Purpose: Any lawful activity. Vil: 07/25 - 08/29/2013 Notice oF QuALiFicAtioN oF 208 cANAL street LLc Authority filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 07/16/13. Office location: NY County. LLC formed in Delaware (DE) on 07/15/13. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to c/o Corporation Service Co., 80 State St., Albany, NY 12207. DE addr. of LLC: 2711 Centerville Rd., Ste. 400, Wilmington, DE 19808. Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of the State of DE, 401 Federal St., Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: Any lawful activity. Vil: 07/25 - 08/29/2013 Notice oF QuALiFicAtioN oF hudsoN bAy credit MANAgeMeNt LLc App. for Auth. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 7/11/13. Office location: NY County. LLC formed in Delaware (DE) on 6/12/13. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 777 Third Ave., 30th Fl., NY, NY 10017. DE address of LLC: 615 S. DuPont Hwy., Dover, DE 19901. Arts. of Org. filed with DE Secy. of State, P .O. Box 898, Dover, DE 19903. Purpose: any lawful activity. Vil: 07/25 - 08/29/2013 Notice oF ForMAtioN oF 200 Merry LLc Arts. of Org. filed with Secy. of State of NY (SSNY) on 7/5/13. Office location: NY County. SSNY designated as agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served. SSNY shall mail process to: 307 Seventh Avenue, Ste. 407, NY, NY 10001, Attn: Lance Howard. Purpose: any lawful activity. Vil: 07/25 - 08/29/2013 Notice oF ForMAtioN oF b&t gLobAL LLc Arts. of Org. filed with NY Dept. of State on 4/11/13. Office location: NY County. Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: 116 E. 61st St., NY, NY 10065, principal business address. Purpose: any lawful activity. Vil: 07/25 - 08/29/2013 Notice oF QuALiFicAtioN oF viviNt soLAr MiA MANAger, LLc Authority filed with NY Dept. of State on 7/8/13. Office location: NY County. Princ. bus. addr.: 4931 N. 300 W., Provo, UT 84604. LLC formed in DE on 7/2/13. NY Sec. of State designated agent of LLC upon whom process against it may be served and shall mail process to: c/o CT Corporation System, 111 8th Ave., NY, NY 10011, regd. agent upon whom process may be served. DE addr. of LLC: 1209 Orange St., Wilmington, DE 19801. Cert. of Form. filed with DE Sec. of State, 401 Federal St., Dover, DE 19901. Purpose: all lawful purposes. Vil: 07/25 - 08/29/2013 You Saw It... You Read It... And so did thousands of our readers. To advertise, call 646-452-2496 PubLic Notice NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, PURSUANT TO LAW, THAT THE NYC DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS WILL HOLD A PUBLIC HEARING ON Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at 2:00 P .M. AT 66 JOHN STREET, 11TH FLOOR, ON A PETITION FOR TRIM CASTLE CORP . 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