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BY ALEJANDRA O’CONNELL-DOMENECH | Silence Breakers including actresses Rose McGowan and Rosanna Arquette spoke at Foley Square early Monday morning shortly before the beginning of Harvey Weinstein’s rape and sexual assault trial. “We aren’t going anywhere,” said Arquette to crowd of journalists swarmed around a clear plastic podium. “As we stand here at the beginning of a […]

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Bank robbery on Sixth Avenue There was a bank robbery in the Village on Monday, Jan. 6, around 4:50 p.m., police said. At the Chase bank at 340 Sixth Ave., a man allegedly passed a note to a teller demanding money. The 21-year-old male employee complied, officials said, and the man fled with $1,100. No […]

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The June 28, 2000 issue of The Villager included photos of the 31st New York City Lesbian and Gay Pride March, which drew half a million participants and spectators. First Lady Hillary Clinton marched in the parade, while her GOP rival in the senate race, Congressmember Rick Lazio, chose to campaign Upstate. In this photo, […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | Governor Andrew Cuomo on Dec. 26 vetoed a bill that independent pharmacists said would protect them and patients against health care middlemen causing higher fees. The bill would have required Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs) to be regulated and licensed. Advocates for the bill have said PBMs effect the health care system […]

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Here are images from Sunday’s march against anti-Semitism, as a wave of hate crimes have struck recently in the city and beyond. Nearly 20,000 people marched from Foley Square across the Brooklyn Bridge in an act of solidarity. The march was dubbed “No Hate. No Fear.” It was organized by Jewish organizations including the United […]

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BY BOB KRASNER | Today, the East Village home of Bara and Roger de Cabrol houses their children Annabelle and Sebastien, the fluffy canines Ludwig and Wilfried, artwork, books, music and some fabulous furniture. But back in 1905, their second-floor dwelling held nothing but horse drawn carriages. The first floor was a stable with an elevator, […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | Now that the holidays are over, let the mulching begin. The city’s Mulchfest program, which collects people’s Christmas trees to recycle them and create mulch to help trees and other greenery, runs through Jan. 11. City officials gathered at Washington Square Park on Jan. 2 for a formal celebration of the […]

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Here are images from the Times Square anti-war demonstration on Saturday, when hundreds protested the escalation of hostilities between the U.S. and Iran.

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BY ALEJANDRA O’CONNELL-DOMENECH  | The new year might bring some new developments on Northwell Health’s Lenox Hill Hospital revitalization plan. Manhattan Borough President Brewer will host four Lenox Hill Hospital task force meetings beginning in January of 2020 to help bring community members and developers to a consensus on the project. Currently, the meetings are scheduled […]

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BY TEQUILA MINSKY | Pizza Rat greets those entering the theater, which is in the lower level of the Archive Building on Christopher Street. Charming New York-accented narrator Pizza Rat (Marisol Rosa-Shapiro) is the host/tour guide through Greenwich Village, the environs of Jane Jacobs. Now in its second year, the UP CLOSE Festival, running through […]

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