Posts Tagged ‘village voice’

Update: Landmarks Commission Says Former Beastie Boy’s Home Not a Landmark

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Blog, Breaking News

Photo by James Kelleher. NY Press recently reported Developer Stephan Boivin filed for demolition permits for the home at 186 Spring Street, which formerly belonged to Beastie Boy Adam Horovitz. The Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation (GVSHP) has been fighting to have the property preserved by the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC). The LPC recently declared the site not [&hellip
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Occupy Wall Street Candidate Will Run for State Assembly Seat

Written by City & State on . Posted in Politics

jelani Congressional candidate George Martinez, an Occupy Wall Street hip hop artist who came in fourth in last week’s congressional primary won by Rep. Nydia Velazquez, writes in “The Occupied Wall Street Journal” that another Occupy candidate is now seeking elected office in Brooklyn. In a post yesterday, Martinez writes that Jelani Mashariki, co-founder of the [&hellip
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Does Backpage.com Help or Hinder Sex Trafficking? Protesters Outside the Village Voice Disagree

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

Norma Ramos addresses the crowd. “Village Voice shame on you, most of you have daughters too!” “Village Voice you have a choice, stop selling girls with no voice!” Last Wednesday these chants echoed throughout Cooper Square, where protestors led by the Coalition Against Trafficking in Women (CATW) and Prostitute Research & Education (PRE) rallied outside the Village Voice’s office. The [&hellip
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