Dan's Papers, the folksy Bridgehampton-based weekly run by Dan Rattiner, left, is cutting its newsstand price in the city. The paper, free since its founding 50 years ago, announced earlier this year that as of April 2 it would cost $2 a copy in Manhattan and parts of Brooklyn, where it began circulating 20 years ago. Dan's Papers remained free on the East End, where circulation is about 52,000 during the summer vacation season.
Yesterday, the paper announced to city readers that "Dan’s Papers will be coming down in price New York City at local newstands from $2 an issue to $1 an issue.
"We figured that everybody could use a little extra buck in their pockets. The newstands throughout all of New York will be reducing the beginning our hallmark July 4th issue," the announcement said.
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