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.
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.
Monday, April 22, 2013
By Kathleen Horan : Reporter, WNYC News
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.
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
By Yasmeen Khan
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.
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.
Wednesday, June 15, 2011
By Stephen Nessen : Reporter, WNYC News
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.
Monday, July 13, 2009
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 ...