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The New Yorker
How the Upright Citizens Brigade Improvised a Comedy Empirearound three thousand dollars. The other day, before a session for G.E. execut
How the Upright Citizens Brigade Improvised a Comedy Empire
The New Yorker / Posted 2 hours ago
around three thousand dollars. The other day, before a session for G.E. executives-in-training at SubCulture, a theatre in Greenwich Village, four U.C.B. performers—Chelsea Clarke, John Murray, Lydia Hensler, and Abra Tabak—sat around and talked... Read more
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New York Post
Sean Parker lands 3 Greenwich Village mansions in rowFacebook co-founder Sean Parker just bought his third adjacent town house in Gr
Sean Parker lands 3 Greenwich Village mansions in row
New York Post / Posted 9 hours ago
Facebook co-founder Sean Parker just bought his third adjacent town house in Greenwich Village — and is set to create a mansion that’s impressive even by tech-mogul standards. The Napster creator, 36, scooped up his new acquisition, at 36 W. 10th... Read more
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FOX News
New York City's most fashionable townhouse and a historic Montauk mansionUrban Outfitters CEO and his husband, a top executive at Anthropologie. The pai
New York City's most fashionable townhouse and a historic Montauk mansion
FOX News / Posted 13 hours ago
Urban Outfitters CEO and his husband, a top executive at Anthropologie. The pair lovingly transformed this $17 million Greenwich Village townhouse into something very special. The home has even been featured in Harper’s Bazaar. The five-story... Read more
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DNA Info
3 Apartments For Sale Under $1M To See This Weekend— Looking to buy an apartment with a budget of around $1 million? These one-bed
3 Apartments For Sale Under $1M To See This Weekend
DNA Info / Posted 20 hours ago
— Looking to buy an apartment with a budget of around $1 million? These one-bedroom apartments — located in Bed-Stuy, Greenwich Village and Lenox Hill — are all listed just below that price point. 77 Bleecker St., #618 (Photos courtesy of... Read more
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Converge! Network Digest
NTT Invests in NYC Real Estate ~ Converge! Network DigestNTT acquired a six-floor office building at 799 Broadway in New York City. The
NTT Invests in NYC Real Estate ~ Converge! Network Digest
Converge! Network Digest / Posted yesterday
NTT acquired a six-floor office building at 799 Broadway in New York City. The property is located Greenwich Village where New York University owns many properties and many tech companies have taken root. Since establishing a U.S. branch in 2013,... Read more
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Breitbart
Berkeley’s Soda Tax is Upper-Class War on Poorof saturated fat. According to one New York City poll, only 11.2 percent of th
Berkeley’s Soda Tax is Upper-Class War on Poor
Breitbart / Posted 2 days ago
of saturated fat. According to one New York City poll, only 11.2 percent of those living in the elite upscale Chelsea or Greenwich Village and just 18.4 percent of adults in the tony Upper East and West Sides popped a soda a day. That was far... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Fear Not, White Sox Fans: You'll Get Used To 'Guaranteed' Fieldbuilt as Jacobs Field. Progressive Insurance bought naming rights, but Progress
Fear Not, White Sox Fans: You'll Get Used To 'Guaranteed' Field
KERA North Texas / Posted 2 days ago
built as Jacobs Field. Progressive Insurance bought naming rights, but Progressive Field sounds more like a yoga center in Greenwich Village. After a while, some corporate names even strike their own music. The minor league Trenton Thunder play at... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Gray's Papaya is back; after being left with one hot dog shop, it is set to open a new locationspace was $250 per square foot, or about $27,000 a month. Gray's Papaya closed
Gray's Papaya is back; after being left with one hot dog shop, it is set to open a new location
Crain's New York Business / Posted 3 days ago
space was $250 per square foot, or about $27,000 a month. Gray's Papaya closed a location it operated on Sixth Avenue in Greenwich Village two years ago when Nicholas Gray claimed the owner of that space wanted to raise the rent to $50,000 a... Read more
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Pilipino Star
The unforgettable Mr. Garcia VillaPoems of Garcia Villa to commemorate his birth centennial. The book has undergo
The unforgettable Mr. Garcia Villa
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
Poems of Garcia Villa to commemorate his birth centennial. The book has undergone several reprintings. The Pope of Greenwich Village, as Villa was known, belonged to the modern literary giants of the 1950s. This global poet set the... Read more
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New York Post
Meet Beyoncé’s 17-old protégéeParkwood Entertainment in 2014, after an executive at the management company sp
Meet Beyoncé’s 17-old protégée
New York Post / Posted 4 days ago
Parkwood Entertainment in 2014, after an executive at the management company spotted Beem performing at the Bitter End in Greenwich Village. The now-17-year-old New Yorker, who plays Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day in Flushing, Queens, on Saturday, spent... Read more
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NBC News
Italian-Americans race to 'step up and do something' after earthquakethe country's largest Italian community, Ribalta has added pasta all'Amatrician
Italian-Americans race to 'step up and do something' after earthquake
NBC News / Posted 4 days ago
the country's largest Italian community, Ribalta has added pasta all'Amatriciana to its menu. It's quite a change for the Greenwich Village pizzeria, which is famed for its traditional Neapolitan cuisine. But through the end of September, it's... Read more
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Daily Mail
Taylor Swift is skipping Sunday's MTV Video Music Awards in New Yorknominated and she's not going. Even though she is currently in the Big Apple,
Taylor Swift is skipping Sunday's MTV Video Music Awards in New York
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
nominated and she's not going. Even though she is currently in the Big Apple, where she was seen heading out for dinner in Greenwich Village on Wednesday, the Bad Blood singer is passing on the high profile event. Not nominated and not going:... Read more
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Hartford Courant
'Don't Breathe' review: Tables turned on home invaderswith a difference had the working title "A Man in the Dark." This would be like
'Don't Breathe' review: Tables turned on home invaders
Hartford Courant / Posted 4 days ago
with a difference had the working title "A Man in the Dark." This would be like calling "Wait Until Dark" "The Lady of Greenwich Village" — accurate, but dull. It's the second feature directed by Uruguayan writer-director Fede Alvarez, who... Read more
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International Business Times
Taylor Swift shakes off rumours of 'major row' with Tom Hiddlestonon their relationship. Shaking off the reports, the Bad Blood singer joined BFF
Taylor Swift shakes off rumours of 'major row' with Tom Hiddleston
International Business Times / Posted 4 days ago
on their relationship. Shaking off the reports, the Bad Blood singer joined BFF and squad member Todrick Hall for lunch in Greenwich Village. The 26-year-old star might well be in need of some company while Tom is away shooting Thor: Ragnarok in... Read more
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Daily Mail
Taylor Swift stuns in sunshine yellow as she heads for dinner in NYCpatterns and emphasized her long lean legs with a pair of chunky heels Had com
Taylor Swift stuns in sunshine yellow as she heads for dinner in NYC
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
patterns and emphasized her long lean legs with a pair of chunky heels Had company: The Bad Blood star went for dinner in Greenwich Village with squad member Todrick Hall, a YouTuber who found fame last year with a mashup of her songs Taylor and... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
'Don't Breathe' review: Tables turned on home invaderswith a difference had the working title "A Man in the Dark." This would be like
'Don't Breathe' review: Tables turned on home invaders
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
with a difference had the working title "A Man in the Dark." This would be like calling "Wait Until Dark" "The Lady of Greenwich Village" — accurate, but dull. It's the second feature directed by Uruguayan writer-director Fede Alvarez, who... Read more
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The Jewish Press
DNC Staff Make Fun of Jewish Congressman’s Weight Problemsbe a constituent of Nadler’s, whose district stretches from the Upper West Side
DNC Staff Make Fun of Jewish Congressman’s Weight Problems
The Jewish Press / Posted 4 days ago
be a constituent of Nadler’s, whose district stretches from the Upper West Side down through Hell’s Kitchen, Chelsea, SoHo, Greenwich Village, TriBeCa, the Financial District and Battery Park City, and over to Brooklyn, where it includes parts of... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Credentialism and Corruption: Vile College Presidents Editionone-bedroom apartments normally reserved for law school faculty be combined int
Credentialism and Corruption: Vile College Presidents Edition
Naked Capitalism / Posted 5 days ago
one-bedroom apartments normally reserved for law school faculty be combined into a lavish, two-story spread in the heart of Greenwich Village, property records show. The Harvard-educated Sexton, who was a 33-year-old aspiring actor at the time,... Read more
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Variety
James Spader Sells Off-Market Hancock Park Homethe shore, was scooped in the latter days of 2015 for a little bit less than $1
James Spader Sells Off-Market Hancock Park Home
Variety / Posted 6 days ago
the shore, was scooped in the latter days of 2015 for a little bit less than $1.2 million. Spader and his long-time girlfriend, model/actress turned erotic sculptor Leslie Stefanson, also maintain homes in London and New York City’s Greenwich Villa... Read more
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New York Post
This dog food costs more than your grocery billit costs to park a Tesla in a Manhattan garage. A startup called Malibu Dog Ki
This dog food costs more than your grocery bill
New York Post / Posted 7 days ago
it costs to park a Tesla in a Manhattan garage. A startup called Malibu Dog Kitchen has just opened its first store in Greenwich Village — and has a slick, new delivery app that’s designed by an Uber co-founder. Founded in Los Angeles two... Read more
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IGN
Thor: Ragnarok Includes Scenes in New York City, Set Photo Hints at Another Marvel Character AppearanceBleecker Street," which comic book fans will recognize as the address of Doctor
Thor: Ragnarok Includes Scenes in New York City, Set Photo Hints at Another Marvel Character Appearance
IGN / Posted 7 days ago
Bleecker Street," which comic book fans will recognize as the address of Doctor Stephen Strange's Sanctum Sanctorum in Greenwich Village, New York. Whether or not Benedict Cumberbatch will indeed be making an appearance in Thor: Ragnarok and... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Chris Hedges and Robert Scheer Assess the Merits of a Life of Virtue in a Careerist's Worldmovement, largely, or I think mostly, because his youngest brother was gay. [My
Chris Hedges and Robert Scheer Assess the Merits of a Life of Virtue in a Careerist's World
Op-Ed News / Posted 9 days ago
movement, largely, or I think mostly, because his youngest brother was gay. [My Uncle Jamie] lived with his partner in Greenwich Village and had been disowned by the members of my father's family [but not my father]. ... And my father took a... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Five places that made me: Ventriloquist David Strassmanstreets of New York City to become a busker. I started performing six nights a
Five places that made me: Ventriloquist David Strassman
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 10 days ago
streets of New York City to become a busker. I started performing six nights a week with Chuck Wood wherever I could. From Greenwich Village to Central Park, to the theatre cues on Broadway, I performed my comedy show. I ended up earning great... Read more
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The Seattle Times
When art and politics intersect: Dow Constantine honored by Americans for the Artsmoved there for its affordability, turned it into a hipster hamlet, and a wave
When art and politics intersect: Dow Constantine honored by Americans for the Arts
The Seattle Times / Posted 10 days ago
moved there for its affordability, turned it into a hipster hamlet, and a wave of new people followed. “It’s the story of Greenwich Village, of Chelsea,” Constantine said, citing landmark New York City neighborhoods. “People flock to the places... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Fighter and thinker both — remembering overlooked boxing great Gene Tunneynickname Gene and it stuck. The father John worked as a stevedore and raised th
Fighter and thinker both — remembering overlooked boxing great Gene Tunney
Chicago Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
nickname Gene and it stuck. The father John worked as a stevedore and raised the family in a down-at-the-heels section of Greenwich Village. Jay's word for his dad's youthful circumstances is "hardscrabble," which seems insufficient to describe... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
The decision for the village people: Should they stay or should they go?than 17,000 would have made it the fourth-biggest city in Alaska. And at 252 ac
The decision for the village people: Should they stay or should they go?
Los Angeles Times / Posted 11 days ago
than 17,000 would have made it the fourth-biggest city in Alaska. And at 252 acres, this village is larger than New York’s Greenwich Village. It truly is a self-contained city, with its own streets, bus routes, post office and 2 1/2 miles of bike... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Doblin: Outing gay Olympians is a dangerous ideaand Broad in downtown Newark. Carson, 32, was shot in the head directly across
Doblin: Outing gay Olympians is a dangerous idea
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 11 days ago
and Broad in downtown Newark. Carson, 32, was shot in the head directly across from a trendy hot-dog stand in the heart of Greenwich Village. All three were killed because they were gay. Far away, in places like Syria, that same brutality —... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Doblin: Daily Beast story was just the tip of a dangerous icebergand Broad in downtown Newark. Carson, 32, was shot in the head directly across
Doblin: Daily Beast story was just the tip of a dangerous iceberg
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 12 days ago
and Broad in downtown Newark. Carson, 32, was shot in the head directly across from a trendy hot-dog stand in the heart of Greenwich Village. All three were killed because they were gay. Far away, in places like Syria, that same brutality —... Read more
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New York Post
Cops boot Tompkins Square Park junkies after complaintsbusts there so far this year. This month, the NYPD rousted a group of hardcore
Cops boot Tompkins Square Park junkies after complaints
New York Post / Posted 13 days ago
busts there so far this year. This month, the NYPD rousted a group of hardcore drug users from Washington Square Park in Greenwich Village following a Post report that included photos of three people smoking what appeared to be crack in broad... Read more
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AceShowbiz
Tony Stark Could Make Cameo in 'Doctor Strange'must put ego aside and learn the secrets of a hidden world of mysticism and alt
Tony Stark Could Make Cameo in 'Doctor Strange'
AceShowbiz / Posted 13 days ago
must put ego aside and learn the secrets of a hidden world of mysticism and alternate dimensions. Based in New York City's Greenwich Village, Doctor Strange must act as an intermediary between the real world and what lies beyond, utilizing a vast... Read more
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Boston Globe
‘Oh, Hello’: Kroll, Mulaney, and a whole mess of tunaa twin brother, “actress Judith Light.” In December, “Oh, Hello” sold out a th
‘Oh, Hello’: Kroll, Mulaney, and a whole mess of tuna
Boston Globe / Posted 15 days ago
a twin brother, “actress Judith Light.” In December, “Oh, Hello” sold out a three-week run at the Cherry Lane Theatre in Greenwich Village. One highlight? A 500-word piece in the Wall Street Journal about their talking tuna sandwich puppet. “I... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
D&E Briefs | August 26, 2012Clio. Wait Until Dark, written by Frederick Knott, directed by Cindy Hubbard, t
D&E Briefs | August 26, 2012
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 16 days ago
Clio. Wait Until Dark, written by Frederick Knott, directed by Cindy Hubbard, tells the story of Susy Hendrix, a blind Greenwich Village housewife who becomes the target of three con men searching for heroin hidden in a doll, which her husband,... Read more
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CBS Sports
Meet the New York dentist who introduced Phil Jackson and Joakim Noahreason he was so sure about this might be the fact that he spent time with Jack
Meet the New York dentist who introduced Phil Jackson and Joakim Noah
CBS Sports / Posted 16 days ago
reason he was so sure about this might be the fact that he spent time with Jackson in Montana five years ago, thanks to a Greenwich Village dentist who put them in touch. Noah mentioned the dentist when he was first introduced as a Knick in July.... Read more
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The Irish Times
Folk hero: Richard Fariña’s wild ride from Tyrone to Greenwichwriter he frequented the city’s literary hangouts, before his attention turned
Folk hero: Richard Fariña’s wild ride from Tyrone to Greenwich
The Irish Times / Posted 17 days ago
writer he frequented the city’s literary hangouts, before his attention turned to a nascent musical scene emerging in Greenwich Village. “Somewhere along the line he developed an interest in folk,” says Hajdu. “This seemed to dovetail with... Read more
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New York Post
NYPD’s park crackdown still has a few leaksThe NYPD cracked down Thursday on the drugged-out bums who took over a Greenwic
NYPD’s park crackdown still has a few leaks
New York Post / Posted 18 days ago
The NYPD cracked down Thursday on the drugged-out bums who took over a Greenwich Village playground, clearing the way for children to return — ­although one creep sneaked in and rained on their fun. Dozens of toddlers had filled Mercer Playground... Read more
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TribLIVE
Review: ‘The Three-Martini Lunch’ keeps up suspense through last pagewanting to be one.” This terse advice by F. Scott Fitzgerald sets the scene for
Review: ‘The Three-Martini Lunch’ keeps up suspense through last page
TribLIVE / Posted 18 days ago
wanting to be one.” This terse advice by F. Scott Fitzgerald sets the scene for a compelling exploration of New York City's Greenwich Village scene in the late 1950s, when beatniks, berets and big ideas gravitated to jazz clubs, and women and... Read more
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Daily Mail
Hilary Duff films Younger with Sutton Fosterchic as she shoots third season of Younger in NYC Insofar as Younger revolves
Hilary Duff films Younger with Sutton Foster
Daily Mail / Posted 18 days ago
chic as she shoots third season of Younger in NYC Insofar as Younger revolves around the New York publishing industry, the Greenwich Village aesthetic frequently rears its head. Whilst filming its third series, which premieres in September, Hilary... Read more
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Billboard
Tony Bennett's Season of Celebration: At 90, the Singer Reflects On A Life Rich with Collaborations, from Frank Sinatra to Lady Gagaprofessionally. I was 14.” What’s your first memory of success as a musician?
Tony Bennett's Season of Celebration: At 90, the Singer Reflects On A Life Rich with Collaborations, from Frank Sinatra to Lady Gaga
Billboard / Posted 18 days ago
professionally. I was 14.” What’s your first memory of success as a musician? I was working [at the Village Inn] in Greenwich Village [in 1949], and Pearl Bailey heard me singing. She told the proprietor of the club, “If this boy isn’t on my... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Author releases Elizabeth Cady Stanton book"Twenty-One Steps of Courage" was published in 2012. Her short stories have app
Author releases Elizabeth Cady Stanton book
The Leader-Herald / Posted 18 days ago
"Twenty-One Steps of Courage" was published in 2012. Her short stories have appeared in Bravura Literary Magazine, The Greenwich Village Literary Journal, and the anthology, "Out of Our Minds, Wild Stories by Wild Women." She is a former writer... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
60 years after his death - where to see the work of Jackson Pollockand European photographs, European art and furniture”. The artist moved to New
60 years after his death - where to see the work of Jackson Pollock
Daily Telegraph / Posted 18 days ago
and European photographs, European art and furniture”. The artist moved to New York in 1930, at the age of 18, settling in Greenwich Village and studying at the Art Students League. His first exhibition was at the Brooklyn Museum in 1932. In New... Read more
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New York Post
Homeless druggies have taken over the ‘backyard’ of Greenwich VillageA playground known as the “back yard” of Greenwich Village is no place for kids
Homeless druggies have taken over the ‘backyard’ of Greenwich Village
New York Post / Posted 18 days ago
A playground known as the “back yard” of Greenwich Village is no place for kids these days — because filthy, drug-using vagrants have taken it over. Mercer Playground has been turned into an open-air flophouse by homeless people who camp out on the... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Barbra Streisand is comfortable, if not serene, in her space– of her image, of her career and, whenever possible, of her immediate environm
Barbra Streisand is comfortable, if not serene, in her space
The Globe and Mail / Posted 19 days ago
– of her image, of her career and, whenever possible, of her immediate environment – ever since she started singing in Greenwich Village nightclubs as a gawky teenager in thrift-shop clothes in the early 1960s. It is a determination that has... Read more
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The Forward
How Poet Marianne Moore Was Inspired By the JewsNegro is not brutal and the Jew is not greedy,” according to the Reverend J. W.
How Poet Marianne Moore Was Inspired By the Jews
The Forward / Posted 19 days ago
Negro is not brutal and the Jew is not greedy,” according to the Reverend J. W. Darr. Who was he?** He was their pastor in Greenwich Village at Spring Street Presbyterian Church. Lots of the poems of that time are about overcoming stereotypes and... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Penny Lang: Montreal folk singer had a cult followingyears of performing her regular $5-a-night gigs at the café, Ms. Lang began tou
Penny Lang: Montreal folk singer had a cult following
The Globe and Mail / Posted 20 days ago
years of performing her regular $5-a-night gigs at the café, Ms. Lang began touring, ultimately ending up in New York’s Greenwich Village, the folk-revival epicentre. There she played Gerdes Folk City and the Bitter End. One night a talent scout... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
Rapper live tweets jail experience after arrest for smashing cab driver’s phoneGREENWICH VILLAGE, Manhattan — Rapper Theophilus London live-tweeted his jailho
Rapper live tweets jail experience after arrest for smashing cab driver’s phone
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 20 days ago
GREENWICH VILLAGE, Manhattan — Rapper Theophilus London live-tweeted his jailhouse experience Monday night after he was arrested for smashing a cab driver’s cellphone. London, 28, was taking a cab to the IFC Center to see a documentary about singer... Read more
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DNA Info
City Was Asked to Save Buildings Slated for Demolition: Preservationistson Thursday, the developer filed the permits for demolition. "It's a loss for
City Was Asked to Save Buildings Slated for Demolition: Preservationists
DNA Info / Posted 20 days ago
on Thursday, the developer filed the permits for demolition. "It's a loss for all New Yorkers," said Andrew Berman of the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation, one of several groups that signed the letter, which detailed the... Read more
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New York Post
Inside Cary Grant’s secret life with menNinety years ago, future screen legend Cary Grant shared a Greenwich Village lo
Inside Cary Grant’s secret life with men
New York Post / Posted 21 days ago
Ninety years ago, future screen legend Cary Grant shared a Greenwich Village love nest with an Australian man who went on to win three Oscars. That’s the provocative claim in “Women He’s Undressed,’’ a new documentary about celebrated costume... Read more
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New York Post
I can no longer justify calling myself a Trump supportercode. Hookers, crack-smokers — a man was seen injecting drugs into his neck — d
I can no longer justify calling myself a Trump supporter
New York Post / Posted 22 days ago
code. Hookers, crack-smokers — a man was seen injecting drugs into his neck — do their business freely, even in front of cops, in Washington Square Park in Greenwich Village, The Post reported. Mayor de Blasio and new top cop James O’Neill —... Read more
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Irish Central
The Last Hurrah - Tammany Hall converted to office and retail spaceAl Smith, and the dashing mayor of Jazz Age New York, James J. (Jimmy, Beau Jam
The Last Hurrah - Tammany Hall converted to office and retail space
Irish Central / Posted 22 days ago
Al Smith, and the dashing mayor of Jazz Age New York, James J. (Jimmy, Beau James) Walker, the political rogue from Greenwich Village. Although the term “Tammany” today is synonymous in many people’s minds with “corruption,” the collection... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Arts Notes: Cummer receives award for its work with people with disabilitiesthe Cafe Alcazar entrance, 25 Granada St. Baillie back at ABET “The Waverley
Arts Notes: Cummer receives award for its work with people with disabilities
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 23 days ago
the Cafe Alcazar entrance, 25 Granada St. Baillie back at ABET “The Waverley Gallery,” a play about a family that runs a Greenwich Village art gallery, opens Friday at Atlantic Beach Experimental Theatre, 716 Ocean Blvd., Atlantic Beach. ABET... Read more
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