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BY GABE HERMAN | Chelsea is having its own version of Restaurant Week with Chelsea Chew 2019, which includes more than 30 local eateries offering deals during September. The inaugural event is being run by the Greenwich Village-Chelsea Chamber of Commerce. People can go to participating businesses through Sept. 30 and mention that they would […]

BY ALEJANDRA O’CONNELL-DOMENECH | Thousands of people packed Washington Square Park Monday evening to listen to presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren speak under its iconic arch about how ending political corruption would be central to her presidency. Before speaking, Senator Warren was introduced by Maurice Mitchell, the national director of the Working Families Party. On Monday, the […]

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BY GABE HERMAN AND ALEJANDRA O’CONNELL-DOMENECH |   COMMUNITY Building the Block: The Fifth Police Precinct will hold a “Build The Block” meeting on Thurs., Sept. 12, at the St. Patrick’s Youth Center, at 268 Mulberry St. Ask local police about crime and quality-of-life issues and hear about what police are doing about it. Doors open […]

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Waterfront watchdog whisperings: We hear a rumor that Tobi Bergman, who recently resigned in frustration from Community Board 2, may be trying to start up a new independent watchdog group for Hudson River Park. The Friends of Hudson River Park used to fill that role, and even aggressively filed lawsuits against city agencies to force […]

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Waterfront warrior: We’re sad to report that former Village leader Ben Green died this past Friday at age 73. The cause of death was cancer. He had also suffered a serious heart attack more than 10 years ago. Green was the head of the Federation to Preserve the Greenwich Village Waterfront and Great Port, a […]

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V.I.D. votes: The elections for district leader were the main attraction at the Village Independent Democrats’ meeting last week. In the race for female district leader, Jen Hoppe squeaked out a win against Elissa Stein by one vote. District Leader Keen Berger had previously announced she would not seek re-election. We hear Berger asked Sharon […]

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End of the hi-cat-us: First of all, we want to apologize to all the Scoopy’s Notebook fans out there for our brief hiatus — or “hi-cat-us,” as we like to call it. Hey, we’ve just been a little busy! … O.K., to get right to it, let’s start with one of the all-time Scoopy All-Stars…Doris […]

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Scarlett likes Scott: So far, Borough President Scott Stringer might not have raised the most money of potential mayoral candidates, though it’s still early. But he has the support of one of Hollywood’s most beautiful leading ladies, Scarlett Johansson. The native Greenwich Villager and P.S. 41 alum met Stringer for lunch over the summer and […]

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Another ‘no’ on Soho BID: Following our editorial in last week’s issue that the Soho BID is “not ready for prime time” — at least not yet —state Senator Dan Squadron, at a Soho/Tribeca/Financial District town hall meeting Monday night at Southbridge Towers, also came out against the embattled business improvement district plan. It was […]

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Holy send-off for blogger: A memorial Mass for Bob Arihood was held Saturday at Church of the Most Holy Redeemer on E. Third St. Certainly, the unexpected freak slush storm might have kept some folks away, but two-dozen hardy friends of the beloved East Village blogger turned out to pay their respects. Arihood’s best friend, […]

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