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New York City to Force Stores to Accept Cash

New York City to Force Stores to Accept Cash The City Council is set to pass a bill that would put New York at the forefront of a national movement to ban cashless businesses.

Michael I. Sovern, Who Led Columbia in Eventful Era, Dies at 88

Michael I. Sovern, Who Led Columbia in Eventful Era, Dies at 88 During his tenure, 1980-93, the university was restored to financial health, divested from companies tied to South Africa and admitted women to its college.

Lee Gelber, Dean of New York Tour Guides, Dies at 81

Lee Gelber, Dean of New York Tour Guides, Dies at 81 “He knew our city better than anyone else,” a colleague said, “and made it his goal for everyone else to know it, too.”

A Party Spot Opens Near Chinatown

A Party Spot Opens Near Chinatown Omar’s La Boite, the new supper club and bar from Omar Hernandez, takes over the former Happy Ending space.