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The ferocious battle between New York University's never-ending push to expand—and the Village's never-ending push to stop it from doing so—has reached another level. Today, the New York State Court of Appeals said it would hear an appeal made by the anti-expansion camp (and backed by some celebrity firepower). At issue is whether the school can build on what some believe is public parkland and others think is, well, not. In two prior court decisions, one judge sided with NYU and the other with NYU's enemies, so we really need a definitive legal eagle to deliver a verdict once and for all. [CurbedWire Inbox; previously]