Posts Tagged ‘East Village’

David Finds a New Goliath

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

Attorney Jeffrey Kurzon announces his candidacy for Congress in downtown district By Adam Janos Attorney Jeffrey Kurzon, 36, announced his candidacy for New York’s 7th Congressional district early Thursday morning, setting himself up as an early challenger to incumbent Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez in the Democratic primary of 2014. Valazquez represents parts of the Lower East [&hellip
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Local Politicians React to State of the State

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

We asked the state senators and assembly members from our neighborhoods to respond to Gov. Cuomo’s State of the State address Last week, Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivered his annual State of the State speech, addressing a population that had recently been shaken by the devastation of Hurricane Sandy and the unthinkable violence of the school [&hellip
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Resolutions for the City

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

Chinatown: Stop letting the other ’hoods use me. If they don’t want to meet for dim sum during the day, then they can take their club beats elsewhere at night. And tell Nolita to quit invading my space.Photo by Christopher Schoenbohm Don’t worry about the fact that you’ve already ditched your resolutions, and focus on helping New York City’s neighborhoods keep theirs. Look at you, New York! I hardly recognize this group of non-smoking, exercising, healthy-eating and organized individuals. What happened? You used to be fun. Interesting, at least. The truth is, if everyone in New [&hellip
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Nabe Chatter: Box Cutter Rapist Convicted, Ex-EV Officer Sentenced, World AIDS Day

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

flagpole_AA Box Cutter Rapist Convicted on All Counts Thanks to DNA evidence, Andres Suarez, 30, of the Bronx, was recently convicted on all charges for raping and assaulting a woman in her Soho apartment in 2008. During the trial in the New York Supreme Court, the jury found Suarez guilty on all the counts, including predatory [&hellip
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At Home With Padma

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

Padma_Cover 2763 The ‘Top Chef’ TV goddess dishes on single motherhood, the rumor mill and her never-fail diet By Nandini D’Souza Wolfe Padma Lakshmi has had quite a year. The model, mother and Top Chef host has been traveling non-stop, and only just returned to her East Village apartment from the Emmys in Los Angeles, where her [&hellip
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Neighborhood Chatter: Basement Fire, Clown Death, Vegan Ice Cream Store Closes, NYC Virtual Hospitals

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

2274709423_6d45976b67 Dozens Injured in Basement Fire Last Friday morning, 27 people were injured in an electrical fire on Water Street. Four people were brought to New York Downtown Hospital, firefighters said. According to DNAinfo.com, the fire at 55 Water St. occurred at about 9:45 a.m. The 54-story building recently restored power after Hurricane Sandy. All victims [&hellip
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Veselka, Part 2: East Village Classic Grows Up With a New Location

Written by Regan Hofmann on . Posted in Dining Our Town, Dining West Side Spirit, Our Town

Sequels are a terrible idea. Be it movies or restaurants, the impulse that makes a person want to capitalize on a success by replicating or, god forbid, altering it, ultimately ends only in disappointment. Success is a slippery thing made up of hundreds of variables, only a handful of which can be controlled. Audiences are [&hellip
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