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Soho/Noho: Pathway pitched for legalizing nonartists

BY GABE HERMAN | At a June 13 meeting for the Envision Soho Noho process, preliminary recommendations were presented for issues in the area, based on the process of community input that included four public workshops from February to May. Some top issues included protecting artists and the artistic tradition of Soho while officially allowing […]

BY GABE HERMAN | Bondi Sushi opened two years ago in NoMad (North of Madison Square Park) and offers tasty sushi at reasonable prices. Located at 6 W. 28th St., between Fifth Ave. and Broadway, the casual restaurant has been around since November 2017 and features seafood from around the world. The menu includes king […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | The Strand Book Store building was landmarked by New York City on June 11, despite ongoing objections from the legendary store’s owner, who also owns the building. The Landmarks Preservation Commission designated 826 Broadway, at E. 12th St., home of the Strand since 1956. Six other buildings were also landmarked in […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | At a June 11 public hearing about the city’s East Side Coastal Resiliency plan, Lower East Side residents mostly disapproved of the current flood-protection plan and called for more community input into the process. Held by the Community Board 3 Parks, Recreation, Waterfront & Resiliency Committee, the meeting was part of […]

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On June 10, 1987, revelers celebrated the summer solstice on a sunny day in Tompkins Square Park with lots of music and dancing.

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By Clayton Patterson A question to Donald Trump since he is presidential material and does business in our part of New York City. First, let’s agree that we differ in opinion about Occupy Wall Street. (See my Oct. 27 piece in The Villager, “O.W.S. has many messages: Ignore them at your own risk.”) And it is with our […]

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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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By Khiara Ortiz She came for the art and stayed for the cause. Evelyn Talarico, a 67-year-old Puerto Rican artist from Brooklyn, became a daily protester at Occupy Wall Street a week after it began on Sept. 17. She had only intended to drop by, learn what the commotion was about, and snap a few […]

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By Bill Weinberg Volume 81, Number 24 | November 17 – 23, 2011 West and East Village, Chelsea, Soho, Noho, Little Italy, Chinatown and Lower East Side, Since 1933 Talking Point Occupy Wall Street: Yes, we are anti-capitalist! For the first time since the 1999 Seattle protests, a movement in the United States is in […]

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By Lesley Sussman A new grassroots organization that is trying to gain landmark status for the historic Bialystoker Nursing Home building, at 228 East Broadway, has won the support of state Senator Daniel Squadron, who said that he favors such a designation. Squadron made his remarks at a “Community Convention” follow-up meeting on Tuesday evening […]

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