Posts Tagged ‘Alissa Fleck’

The Protagonist: “Incensed” Featuring Poet David Lehman

Written by Alissa Fleck on . Posted in NY Press Exclusive

We often hear creative writers praise each other in and outside their own genres. They frequently shy away from direct, unforgiving critique, even refusing to publicly review any work they don’t admire. Leave that to career critics, they say. They’d rather politely commend other writers’ ingenuity, their…experimentation. Some might say: rightly so — the last [&hellip
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Proposed Greenwich Village/Chelsea School Rezoning Met With Concern

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

Greenwich Village Chelsea Rezoning  Map 100912 By Alissa Fleck Representatives from the Department of Education (DOE), the Community Education Council District 2 (CEC) and community members convened on Oct. 9 to discuss a proposed school district rezoning for Greenwich Village/Chelsea and Midtown East. The proposed Greenwich Village/Chelsea rezoning map, available on the CEC’s website, impacts current PS zones 3, 11, 41 [&hellip
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NoHo Historic District’s 19th Century Merchant’s House Threatened by Construction

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

dt_merchanthouse_Natalie M copy By Alissa Fleck Tears were literally shed by community members at a recent hearing about the future of the NoHo Historic District’s 19th century Merchant’s House, as they spoke fondly of the home’s significance. Several groups including the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation (GVSHP), the Historic Districts Council and members and volunteers with the [&hellip
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West Side Artists Condemn Hydrofracking

Written by West Side Spirit on . Posted in Arts & Film, Breaking News, News Our Town, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, West Side Spirit

ws_yoko_fracking By Alissa Fleck Artists Yoko Ono, Sean Lennon and Mark Ruffalo, alongside longtime experts in the field, held a press conference today on the Upper West Side on Aug. 29 to promote Artists Against Fracking, an activist project with the aim of raising awareness about the ill effects of hydraulic fracturing (hydrofracking). Hydrofracking is a [&hellip
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