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I had a dream: the gas was turned on!

A happy dream about a real situation. About a year and a half ago, the gas in our building was abruptly turned off. It wasn’t a “nightmare,” nor was it a deliberate attack on our building — as a number … Continue reading

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NYC’s Department of Buildings has wit

The last item in yesterday’s Harper’s Weekly Review: …the New York City Department of Buildings discovered that a man in the West Village had disguised an illegal excavation on his property with fake grass and patio furniture. “The case shows … Continue reading

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