The Sixth Borough: The Tradeoff of Fresh Eggs

Written by Becca Tucker on . Posted in News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown

Sometimes I click on “Last-Minute Getaways” from Travelocity. I’m particularly vulnerable when I’m on deadline. That’s when I get in really deep, clicking further and further until I’m a mouse tap away from booking a room. The Trout Room, perhaps. The Trout Room is a suite at the Pitcher Inn, a hotel in Vermont where [&hellip
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Kids and Furry Friends

Written by Our Town on . Posted in News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown

How to ensure a good relationship between children and pets There’s an ongoing debate about the pros and cons of having a pet in a family with children. Obviously children don’t have the same level of reasoning and insight as adults, so it is normal for children (especially under 9 years of age) to have [&hellip
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Neighbors Bring Village Park to Life

Written by Mary Newman on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown

A group of residents has joined forces to revitalize Christopher Park West Village New York has been steadily shedding its 20th century reputation as a filthy city with garbage-lined streets, an effort usually attributed to sweeping policy overhauls by past mayors. But a major, if overlooked, reason Manhattan has remained in such good shape is [&hellip
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Stringer: City Response to Sandy ‘a failure’

Written by Daniel Fitzsimmons on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown

Residents say small businesses still floundering, residential towers not prepared for next hurricane Lower Manhattan Comptroller Scott Stringer held the last of his six town hall-style hearings to discuss post-Sandy recovery progress – or the lack thereof – in Manhattan last week. “The reason we’re holding this hearing is that Build it Back was an [&hellip
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Family Pride

Written by Manny Valdez on . Posted in News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit

For the second time ever, Pride Week is hosting a Family Night, and increasingly catering to young children By Catherine Ellsberg & Manny Valdez West Village Pride hits the streets of New York this week, and the regular schedule of rallying, marching, dancing, celebrating and parading will be updated to include the littlest LGBTQ allies. [&hellip
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New Food Markets Downtown

Written by admin on . Posted in News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit

Three markets are bringing fresh meat and produce to downtown neighborhoods As the residential population downtown continues to swell, the community demand for fresh local food is higher than ever. Here are three markets coming this summer in the downtown area: Night Market on Water Street Thursday, July 19th 4 – 8 p.m. 2 Coenties [&hellip
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Welcome to the Neighborhood, Mr. Mayor

Written by admin on . Posted in News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

Our Town’s welcome gift as de Blasio and family prepare to move to the East Side After months of delay, the de Blasio family is finally packing up for a move to the Upper East Side. To mark the occasion, Our Town put together a gift basket to welcome them and dropped it off at [&hellip
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