Posts Tagged ‘East Village’

East Village Landmarking Meeting Held at City Hall

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Preservationists listen in on the hearing. Photo by James Kelleher. Proposed preservation of the East Village meets a vocal audience The city’s preservationists came together in City Hall Tuesday when they made their voices heard at a Landmark Preservation Commission public hearing regarding proposed preservation designation for parts of the East Village. The proposal includes many historical, albeit dated, buildings like the Congregation Meseritz Synagogue [&hellip
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Children’s Favorite Peter and the Starcatcher Comes to the Stage

Written by Doug Strassler on . Posted in NY Press Exclusive

William Faulkner might not be the first author one expects writer and one-time actor Rick Elice to quote when describing his adaptation of Peter and the Starcatcher, the current hit Broadway show he adapted from the children’s novel entitled Peter and the Starcatchers, penned by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson. But to hear Elice discuss [&hellip
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Overhauled with Care

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Bike Show, Breaking News, Business, Sports

overhaul8 The behind-the-scenes process of refurbishing a bicycle at Recycle-A-Bike Photos & Text by Veronica Hoglund As the weather continues to get warmer, there is no question that most of us will be spending our free time outdoors soon. With that in mind, now might be the perfect time to invest in the bicycle you know [&hellip
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The Delancey Underground

Written by Marissa Maier on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, Our Town Downtown, Politics

Rendering courtesy of raad studio. While the West Side has the High Line, the East Side could get the LowLine Over 80 years ago, Dan Barasch’s grandparents on both sides ended up in the Lower East Side after emigrating from Italy and Russia. While his family eventually set up stakes in other neighborhoods and he settled in the East Village—which [&hellip
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Scoping out the East Village for Holiday Gifts

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  By Amy Smith Downtown New York is brimming with history and diversity, but few can compare to the tight-knit, funky community that resides in the East Village. From Bowery Lane to Alphabet City, this small pocket of our city is a cultural treasure trove, held together by a network of independent store owners who [&hellip
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The Little Book That Could

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A good book is discovered by a big publisher By Aspen Matis Emily Rubin, 55, is a youthful-looking former dancer whose debut novel, Stalina, was recently published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. We spoke with Rubin in her colorful East Village apartment about teaching fiction writing to cancer patients, buying her apartment from the city of [&hellip
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