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Eighth Grader's 9/11 Documentary Set to Screen at Tribeca Film Festival

"The Second Day" tells the first-hand story of students and teachers living and working in the area around Ground Zero.

Ten years ago, 14-year-old New York City eighth grader Brook Peters was just another kindergartener living in Tribeca. But then the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 happened, forever changing his life, and the lives of over 5,600 other students in lower Manhattan. Now the teen's documentary, aptly named "The Second Day" because 9/11 was his second day of kindergarten at P.S. 150, will screen on Saturday at the Tribeca Film Festival.

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Feast Your Eyes: Mapping Dirty Restaurants in NYC

Staten Island and JFK restaurants are clean; East Elmhurst and Tribeca's, not so much.


This map, created by cartoonist Dorothy Gambrell and posted on her blog, Very Small Array, shows New York City shaded according to the median number of violation points the restaurants in each zip code were awarded by the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, with green being the cleanest and red indicating a disturbing level of filth.

To give you some context, the city's guidelines state that:

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