Posts Tagged ‘Greenwich Village’

Grove Press Founder Honored at Cooper Union

Written by Matt Harvey on . Posted in NY Press Exclusive

Early yesterday evening, literary professionals, academics and devoted readers poured into Cooper Union’s auditorium for what was billed as a “celebration of the life and work” of the late Barney Rosset, who died on Feb. 21, 2012. The publishing genius is widely recognized as almost single-handedly breaking the shackles which defined post-war American fiction. Here’s [&hellip
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Local Politicians React to President Obama’s Support of Same-Sex Marriage

Written by Marissa Maier on . Posted in Breaking News

Mayor Michael Bloomberg  “This is a major turning point in the history of American civil rights. No American president has ever supported a major expansion of civil rights that has not ultimately been adopted by the American people – and I have no doubt that this will be no exception. The march of freedom that has sustained [&hellip
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Stringer Endorses NYU Expansion

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

nyu Borough President Scott Stringer recommends changes to NYU Greenwich Village Expansion On April 11, Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer gave NYU a show of measured support by detailing his recommendations for modifications to the university’s proposed Greenwich Village expansion, a 20-year plan currently slated for completion in 2031. “N.Y.U. must coexist with Greenwich Village and [&hellip
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Keyholes: Inside the literary leaning abode of writer Sue Shapiro

Written by Marissa Maier on . Posted in Dwell OTDT

When you’re the author of over nine books and an NYU/New School Journalism professor, and your husband is a successful television and film writer, your profession is bound to rub off on your home. Such is the case for Greenwich Village-based writer Sue Shapiro and her husband, Charles Rubin. Their fifth-floor apartment, located off Broadway [&hellip
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Final St. Vincent’s Hospital Rezoning Hearing Draws Hundreds

Written by admin on . Posted in Breaking News, Dwell OTDT, News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, Our Town Downtown, Politics

While hundreds of community members waited outside, a City Council subcommittee deliberated on the St. Vincent’s development project.  Photo by Janice Chung. Opponents, supporters of project testify as developers seeks upzoning previously reserved for hospital By Alan Krawitz Several hundred residents and community activists packed a City Council subcommittee hearing last Tuesday, March 6 in a final attempt to make their feelings known about Rudin Management Company’s plan to redevelop the former St. Vincent’s Hospital site in [&hellip
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Gifts with Heart

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The holidays are often equated with decorations, big meals and, perhaps most importantly, shopping. But while you are swiping that plastic or forking over cash for presents for family and loved ones, it can feel especially nice to mix purchasing with philanthropy. We suggest not only indulging in your consumer urges but helping out a [&hellip
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Get Famous Or Get Married

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By   Sophia Efthimiatou The 2013 Green Card Lottery, also known as the “Cinderella Visa,” just closed, and from the millions of hopefuls who applied from around the world, there will only be 55,000 lucky winners. In my 10 years in the U.S., I have gone though a multitude of temporary work visas and I’m well [&hellip
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Haunted Ground

Written by admin on . Posted in Arts & Film, Arts Our Town Downtown, Breaking News

The superlative ghostly hangouts of Downtown Manhattan By Annie Lubin Most (Proven) Haunted Place: Merchant’s House Museum The Merchant’s House Museum is the oldest New York City home to have survived virtually intact. Built in 1832 and occupied by the same family for 100 years, the house would be interesting if only because it’s a [&hellip
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