Posts Tagged ‘the village’

Unofficial Parade Lights Up Dark Downtown

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

Photo by Emily Johnson By Emily Johnson The theme of the annual Village Halloween parade this year was to have been a 2012 Mayan countdown. With the streets of downtown Manhattan already dark and apocalyptic in the aftermath of superstorm Sandy, the parade was cancelled for the first time in its venerated 39-year history. But on Wednesday night, more [&hellip
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City Planning Commission Approves NYU’s Massive Village Expansion

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Blog, Breaking News

The City Planning Commission voted today to approve NYU’s massive proposed Village expansion plan, sending the proposal on to the City Council. (by Alissa Fleck) NYU’s proposal encompasses 2.5 million square feet of land—the equivalent of the Empire State Building—just south of Washington Square Park, a press release details. The plan would “overturn neighborhood zoning [&hellip
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