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Union Square’s iconic “Coffee Shop” sign is replaced with a perfectly daunting Chase Bank sign

Will the neon old Coffee Shop sign follow the path of the CBGB canopy – lost forever, destined to live eternity in someone’s basement, its location unknown to the rest of us who liked to watch it? The Union Square establishment opened in 1990 on the highly visible corner across from the park, inheriting at […]

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Teenager assaulted via payment app in Union Square

This is the future of tights. A pair of goons allegedly assaulted a Manhattan teenager on Sunday by snatching his cell phone and transferring $100 to their bank account via an app – only to have the kid turn the tables in an equally tech-savvy way. The 21st Century street robbery happened just before 3pm […]