Posts Tagged ‘NYCLASS’

Lesson: When Protesting Carriage Horses Try to Remain Calm

Written by NY Press on . Posted in Opinion Our Town, Opinion West Side Spirit, Our Town, West Side Spirit

73672_10151352554506919_175397186_n By Rebecca Cohen Mostly I push “Yes” on my keyboard all the time to support liberal progressive causes from the comfort of my swivel office-chair. My advocacy for human and animal rights has largely consisted of signing “Yes, I agree.” “Yes, I stand with you!” on such petitions. In the past two years, there have [&hellip
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Are Horse Drawn Carriages Coming to an End?

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

They came from all walks of life, some in heavy horse suits despite midday June weather, to descend on the steps of City Hall and rally for an end to New York City’s horse-drawn carriages. (by Alissa Fleck) They are New Yorkers for Clean, Livable & Safe Streets (NYCLASS), as well as community members and [&hellip
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No Horsing Around this Time

Written by Anam Baig on . Posted in News Our Town, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, West Side Spirit

FW-Horse Carriage2(as)_1 Will the Central Park horses finally be outlawed? By Anam Baig and Sean Creamer Central Park’s horse-drawn carriages have been a traditional New York City tourist attraction since the 1930s, but animal rights activists have been pushing for years to close the stables, free the horses and find them a home outside the Big Apple. [&hellip
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