Posts Tagged ‘Union Square’

Strand Book Store Remains Strong

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By Georgia Suter Competition from tablets and ebooks have shaken the stability of many bookstores in New York and across the United States in the past few years. While a shift in the bookstore landscape started years earlier, with large chain booksellers forcing lesser-known independent stores out of business, the new digital shift is pushing [&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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David Weisberger, Ryder Farm

Written by Regan Hofmann on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown

The Ryder Farm stand at the Union Square Farmers Market is immediately recognizable by its colorful banner, hand-hewn wooden shelving and wicker baskets neatly organizing the products on offer, as well as the beautiful “Flowers From My Garden” arrangements, named so customers can honestly tell admirers who ask about them that they are “from my [&hellip
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