Posts Tagged ‘Beastie Boys’

Greenwich Village Locals Continue Fight to Save 186 Spring Street Townhouse

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

Greenwich Village. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons. by Adel Manoukian A historic house at 186 Spring Street may be torn down by owner and Canadian developer Nordica, but not if the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation (GVSHP) has anything to say about it. The GVSHP has recently discovered that the 1824 house, formerly owned by Beastie Boys member Adam Horovitz, has [&hellip
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Update: Landmarks Commission Says Former Beastie Boy’s Home Not a Landmark

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Photo by James Kelleher. NY Press recently reported Developer Stephan Boivin filed for demolition permits for the home at 186 Spring Street, which formerly belonged to Beastie Boy Adam Horovitz. The Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation (GVSHP) has been fighting to have the property preserved by the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC). The LPC recently declared the site not [&hellip
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Former Beastie Boy’s South Village House Slated for Demolition

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Fight for your right…to get historic sites landmarked? Developer Stephan Boivin has filed for demolition permits for an “1824 federal style house” recently purchased from Beastie Boy Adam Horovitz, according to a statement from the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation. The Beastie Boy’s former residence is at 186 Spring Street in the proposed South [&hellip
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Is Local Senator Dan Squadron Becoming a Rock Star?

Written by City & State on . Posted in Breaking News

Is Dan Squadron on the verge of becoming a rock star? In the May 31st Rolling Stone - the magazine’s “Big Issue” – MSNBC’sChris Hayes names Squadron as one of his four choices for “What Should Be Big”, along with “outrage over watering-down of Dodd-Frank Act”, “the death of the solar industry”, and the high-brow culture magazine Jacobin. Writes Hughes, [&hellip
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Neighborhood Chatter

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

800px-Fingerprint_scanner_identification Manhattan Borough Board Unanimously Passes DREAM Act On Thursday, May 17, members of the Manhattan Borough Board unanimously approved New York State DREAM legislation, a number of bills promoting higher education and civic engagement opportunities for students in New York City neighborhoods, regardless of their immigration status. New York City’s immigrant population, the largest of [&hellip
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Remembering Adam Yauch and Gunnin’ for that #1 Spot

Written by Armond White on . Posted in Arts & Film

Gunnin’ For That #1 Spot Directed by Adam Yauch Midway through 2008, something surprising has happened: two films with human dimension and artful expression–Adam Yauch’s Gunnin’ For That #1 Spot and Jonathan Levine’s The Wackness–have flushed the toilet of summer movies. Neither is a special effects extravaganza but they stir emotion by emphasizing the human scale [&hellip
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