Posts Tagged ‘Occupy Wall Street’

Movement Remains Despite Cleanup

Written by Marissa Maier on . Posted in Arts & Film, Breaking News

Nearly two days shy of its two-month anniversary, the encampment at Zuccotti Park dubbed Occupy Wall Street (OWS) was cleared out by members of the New York Police Department in the early morning hours of Tuesday, Nov. 15. At a press conference later in the day, Mayor Michael Bloomberg noted that health and safety concerns [&hellip
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St. Mark’s Bookshop Secures Lease Reduction

Written by admin on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown

FINANCIAL DISTRICT UPDATES FROM OCCUPY WALL STREET • According to NY1, organizers of Occupy Wall Street have set up a military tent to create a safe space for female protestors sleeping in the movement’s home base in Zuccotti Park. The safety of female protestors was recently called into question after two confirmed cases of sexual [&hellip
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Whole Foods Tribeca Introduces Wellness Club

Written by admin on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown

Wall Street OWS’S GOOD NEIGHBOR POLICY Julie Menin, chair of CB1, and State Sen. Daniel Squadron, Rep. Jerrold Nadler and Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer all called on Occupy Wall Street to address the quality of life concerns raised residents and business around the park. Among the resolutions passed by CB1 and supported by Squadron, [&hellip
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OWS’s Eventful Weekend

Written by NY Press on . Posted in Blog

Over the weekend Occupy Wall Street had a diverse array of actions, events, and protests. Since the movement has now spread all over the country as well as the world, the actions of OWS in Zuccotti Park are no longer the other news-worthy events. On Friday Parents for Occupy Wall Street hosted a family sleepover [&hellip
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The Pivotal Moments of Occupy Wall Street

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Compiled by Rebecca Chapman Aug. 23: ANONYMOUS, the hacker organization, endorses #occupywallstreet with a video promoting the upcoming Sept. 17 occupation. Until now, the Occupy Wall Street (OWS) movement was merely talk initiated by Adbusters, an anti-consumerist, not-for-profit organization out of Canada. Sept. 17:  Zuccotti Park, formerly referred to as Liberty Plaza Park, is “liberated” [&hellip
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