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Whistle & Fizz has a bubbly twist on coffee and tea

BY GABE HERMAN | There are certainly no shortage of coffee and tea shops these days, but one place in the Village has a unique spin on the drinks. Whistle & Fizz at 254 Greene St. serves carbonated and nitrogen-infused coffee and tea. The shop opened in May in a small space between Waverly Place […]

Despite the rain, the annual Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade was held on Sunday, Oct. 20. Spectators and scores of costumed canines attended the festivities at East River Park. Here are some of the highlights.

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BY TEQUILA MINSKY | During the seven-day Sukkot holiday, the congregation from Congregation Magen David gathered in their sukkah for a Syrian musicale with oud, violin, percussion and traditional song. Bundled up against the chill on Thursday night, the congregants thoroughly enjoyed their traditional tunes these masterful musicians played and sang, warming things up. Here’s a look at […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | The Parks Department will not be lowering the fence height at the East Village’s Joseph C. Sauer Park after the community pushed back against the plan that was part of upcoming renovations. The decision was announced by Assembly Member Harvey Epstein and Councilwoman Carlina Rivera on Oct. 18, and Parks confirmed […]

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BY SHAYE WEAVER | The 1,645th person killed in the 9/11 attacks at the World Trade Center in 2001 has been identified, according to the City’s Office of Chief Medical Examiner. On Friday, Oct. 18, OCME announced that it has identified a man through DNA testing of remains recovered in 2001. The man’s name is being […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | A man is wanted by police after a recent theft at the New York Sports Club at 20 Astor Place, officials said. On Tuesday, Oct. 1, around 3:15 p.m., a man allegedly entered the office of the fitness center and took a wallet containing credit cards, which belonged to a 32-year-old […]

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BY SHAYE WEAVER | In concert with the FBI, the NYPD has arrested a suspect in the 1995 murders of two teenagers on an East Harlem rooftop. After two decades, Ramon Solla, 45, was arrested and indicted on Thursday, Oct. 17 for the deaths of Ricky Santiago and Christopher Torro, who were both 17. Authorities say […]

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GABE HERMAN | The Dec. 23, 1971 issue of The Villager featured an article with the headline, “Art Groupies Invade SoHo For Benefit Auction.” The auction at the LoGiudice Gallery was to raise money for Sundance, a new magazine for news, art and poetry. The event brought out some big names, including Allen Ginsberg, Jerry […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | These days, perhaps the only thing scarier than Halloween is single-use plastics. The Hudson Square Business Improvement District (BID) has installed an art display as part of its “Hudson Scare” celebration that highlights recycling and sustainability. “Forevermore” is a series of over 150 birds made from plastic bags, tin foil, newspaper […]

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BY ALEJANDRA O’CONNELL-DOMENECH | A new series of anti-Trump protests are set to start in the city this Saturday, Oct. 19.  Dr. Cornel West and Carl Dix, a founding organizer of Refuse Fascism and representative of the Revolutionary Communist Party, will lead the first of five protests set to take place every Saturday until Nov. 16. […]

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