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BY RABBI SHARON KLEINBAUM | Now I’m doing a deep dive into the issues around the Women’s March and Linda Sarsour. So here’s where I land on this. There are military-grade armed white supremacists emboldened and cheered on by the president of the United States. These white supremacists have been building caches of arms for […]

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BY SYDNEY PEREIRA | The Hudson River Park Trust is making headway on its renovation plan for Downtowners’ sports haven, Pier 40. Since repairs began in late April on the pier’s roughly 3,600 piles — the steel columns upon which the pier sits — the Trust’s contractors have repaired about 700, or 20 percent of […]

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BY MIA WEBER | Though it may be starting to look and feel more like winter every day here in New York City, it’s actually the perfect time to start thinking of sunnier days — especially if you’re a city parent planning to send your child to summer camp in 2019. With so many options […]

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WWI centennial service To The Editor: I would like to acknowledge the (Episcopal) Church of St. John in the Village for its Requiem Eucharist service honoring the centenary of the World War I Armistice, held on Veterans Day, Nov. 11. It was fitting to remember in a solemn manner those men who perished 100 years […]

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BY BERNARD McELHONE | I have to wonder about our neighborhood newspaper and our local politicians. No one on The Villager staff appears to have noticed the booming drug trade on the west side of Washington Square Park, where pills, LSD (they claim), crack and heroin are for sale all day and night, supplementing the pot […]

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A memorial for peace activist David McReynolds will be held Sat., Dec. 1, from noon to 3 p.m., at Judson Memorial Church, at 55 Washington Square South, at Thompson St. McReynolds, 88, a longtime East Village resident, was found dead after an apparent fall in his railroad flat at 60 E. Fourth St. on Aug. 15. […]

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BY LINCOLN ANDERSON | If you’re looking for truly authentic and healthy Italian pizza and food with traditional flavor from the old country, look no further than the East Village’s Tramonti Pizza. Headed by chef Giovanni Vittorio Tagliafierro, the small restaurant at 130 St. Mark’s Place, between First Ave. and Avenue A, opened nearly two […]

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Matthew a.k.a. “Fire” was sitting on a wall amid the Union Square Holiday Market the other weekend. Although he had not paid for a vendors stall, he had something he was eventually hoping to sell — a natural staff of wood into whose sides he was carving dragons with a sharpened stone. He planned to […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | The Kati Roll Company has been a MacDougal St. mainstay since 2002, yet the shop remains easy to miss, tucked away midway between Bleecker and W. Third Sts., up several steps from street level, above the Greenwich Village Comedy Club. But that hasn’t slowed this spot’s gaining popularity. The shop, serving […]

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BY RICHARD MOSES AND ERIK BOTTCHER | There are few neighborhoods in the United States more historic than Manhattan’s Lower East Side. Walking the blocks around Orchard St., one is transported back in time. A wealth of rich terra-cotta ornamentation, regal stone entryways and exuberant wood and metal cornices delineate almost every structure. The buildings, remarkably […]

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