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Free Will Astrology, Week of Oct. 24, 2013

ARIES (March 21-April 19): “I’m greedy,” says painter David Hockney, “but not for money — I think that can be a burden — I’m greedy for an exciting life.” In my analysis, Aries, the cosmos is now giving you the go-ahead to cultivate Hockney’s style of greed. As you head out in quest of adventure, make read more here »

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Big Ese is just taking it easy in the East Village

BY HEATHER DUBIN  |  When Ese, a five-year-old Bernese mountain dog walks through the East Village carrying a cheetah-print cloth bag of groceries in his mouth, people tend to move out of his way. Given his distinctive coat and size — he weighs 108 pounds, and takes up about half the sidewalk’s width — it’s understandable. read more here »

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Evan Forsch, Week of Oct. 24, 2013
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In the end, Neon outshines Black in Sol Lain opener

BY DANIEL JEAN-LOUBIN  |  As the Sol Lain flag football league opened another season, Lower East Side athletes gathered on Sat., Oct. 5, at Edward Garcia Field for a defensive slugfest of a game between the Black team and the Neon team. The Sol Lain Flag Football League was created by community leader Edward Garcia read more here »

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Free Will Astrology, Oct. 17-23, 2013

ARIES (March 21-April 19): I was out walking when I spied an older woman standing over her aged Yorkshire Terrier. “He’s having trouble getting his business done,” she confided. “He’s been struggling for 10 minutes.” Feeling sympathy, with a flourish of my hand, I said, “More power to you, little one. May you purge your read more here »

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Ira Blutreich
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Free Will Astrology,  Week of October 10 – 16

Free Will Astrology’s Rob Brezsny joins The Villager. Brezsny’s long-running column previously appeared in New York Press and the Village Voice.   BY ROB BREZSNY ARIES (March 21-April 19): Sometimes, Aries, you run away and dive into a new amusement before you have gotten all the benefits you can out of the old amusement. But read more here »

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Thaddeus loves his local: Pool games get pretty hairy

BY HEATHER DUBIN  |  Living over a bar in New York City has its perks. There’s that last drink on the way home with old familiar faces, and a built-in group of friends on the block. Thaddeus, a 6-year-old Cockapoo, a cocker spaniel and poodle mix, finds similar comfort, five flights down from his apartment, at read more here »

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Evan Forsch, Week of Oct. 10, 2013
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East Village has transformed, but she’s not moving

BY HEATHER DUBIN  |  Spotted at her favorite place in the neighborhood, Nina Choi was recently soaking up some mid-September sun on a bench in Tompkins Square Park. The 22-year East Village resident sat across from a flower garden in the park’s southeast corner with her dog, Star, as she waited for a friend. Choi owns read more here »

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