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Hedwig, Older and a Little Less Angry

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

John Cameron Mitchell created Hedwig and the Angry Inch when he in his 30s. Now he's playing the title role on Broadway, and says aging and loss have given the show new meaning.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Saving the Village Halloween Parade

Thursday, October 03, 2013

The post-Sandy blackout caused the cancellation of last year's Village Halloween parade and the organizers are still trying to recover from financial losses. Jeanne Fleming, artistic and producing director of the parade, talks about their Kickstarter campaign to raise money to make sure the tradition continues. Have you ever marched in the parade?  Tell us about your costume or puppet. Call 212-433-9692 or post your story here.

 

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WNYC News

A Summer Music Festival Without Boundaries

Friday, June 21, 2013

WNYC

On the first day of summer, there was music in the air across New York City. It was the annual Make Music New York festival, which brought free, live performances to spots across the five boroughs.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Hate Crimes in the Village

Friday, May 24, 2013

Kai Wright, editorial director of Colorlines, Nation contributor and author of Drifting Toward Love: Black, Brown, Gay, and Coming of Age on the Streets of New York (Beacon Press, 2009) talks about the spate of anti-gay violence in the West Village, considered the home of the gay rights movement.

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WNYC News

MAP: See Where Stop-and-Frisks Fell (and Rose) in 2012

Monday, April 22, 2013

WNYC

East New York, Brooklyn still holds the top spot in the city when it comes to stops, despite sharp declines. More than 24,000 people were stopped there during the past year.

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Schoolbook

District 2 Parents Mull Latest Rezoning Plans

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

The Education Department has presented plans to rezone parts of District 2, covering Midtown East, Greenwich Village and Chelsea. Families and local residents can weigh in on the proposals later this month, ahead of the Community Education Council vote.

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Schoolbook

Deal Reached to Buy a Greenwich Village Building for a City School

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Nearly four years after overcrowding in Greenwich Village led parents and elected officials to demand a new school, the city has agreed to buy 75 Morton St., a seven-story state-owned building.

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WNYC News

On Cusp of Historic Same-Sex Marriage Vote, a Neighborhood Reflects

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

New York is one vote away from approving a gay marriage bill, and in the West Village — a Mecca for the nation's gay liberation movement of the 60s and 70s — residents are waiting for what many call a long-overdue change to the law.

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WNYC News

Jane Jacobs Way

Monday, July 13, 2009

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A block of Hudson Street in the West Village has been named "Jane Jacobs Way" in honor of the urban planning activist who fought to preserve the neighborhood by campaigning for sidewalks and against highways.
Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer says Jacobs' spirit and vision are ...

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