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A tail of love: Millie and Zach

  V PET SET Millie and Zach met at the Leroy Street Dog Run and never looked back. Zach is owned by Bob and Joan Matloff; Millie by Ron and Paula Faber. Zach and Millie love to wrestle when they’re in the Leroy St. Dog Run. Zach grabs Millie’s leg while Millie grabs Zach’s ear. They’re very read more here »

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Earth Day: Fracking go away!

In celebration of Earth Day, District Leader Jonathan Geballe — with Celia Wu in photo above — on Saturday led a contingent of Village Independent Democrat club members in a demonstration against the Spectra gas pipeline and hydrofracking. The demonstration, from noon Ato 2 p.m., was held in front of the Bleecker St. Playground to read more here »

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Invasion of the bike-share docks

A man pondered a new Citi Bike information kiosk at MacDougal and Prince Sts., where bike-share docks were recently installed. The bike docks are popping up all over Downtown. The program is expected to kick off as soon as the end of next month.

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Bike chic is used to sell other kind of wheels

  In a city like New York, with a growing number of bike lanes and two-wheeled commuters, what better way to sell a car than by featuring…a bike? That was the premise for a commercial being filmed last Thurs., April 11, at Madison Square Park. An attractive young bike messenger, appropriately decked out with a read more here »

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Now that’s really springing into spring

A little girl in Washington Square Park last weekend broke out a pogo stick and boinged around to her heart’s content. Although spring weather isn’t coming fast enough, thanks to her spring-powered stick, the girl was having a lot of fun.

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The view from the bench

Lucky for the Village, the “Free Advice Girl” is back in Washington Square Park, helping people solve their problems.

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Banking on ‘Windows 200.0’

His name is Obarh and his obsession is unique, futuristic-looking, geometric drawings. He disdains using a table to display his artwork, finding it “limiting.” So last Saturday, he had taped up dozens of his creations in the window panels of the HSBC bank at the corner of 14th St. and Sixth Ave. But saying he read more here »

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Original punk shop rocks on, but in a retro cool way

  BY BOB KRASNER  |  In the fashion world the next thing is always the best thing, unless it’s so retro that it’s cool. Mariann Marlowe, proprietor of the East Village clothing shop Enz’s, has been at both ends of the spectrum. She started out selling Vivienne Westwood’s punk designs in the West Village when read more here »

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Garden increasing development (birdhouses) and programming

  BY TEQUILA MINSKY  |  Sunday was the season opening of the Jefferson Market Garden, on Greenwich Ave. between Sixth Ave. and 10th St. This year, the magnolia trees and daffodils are foreshadowing the arrival (hopefully!) of spring weather. “Last year, it was warmer and we opened in late March,” noted Jane Osmers, a garden read more here »

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The Seventh Annual Anarchist Book Fair was held this past weekend at the Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center on the Lower East Side. Dozens of tables with books, posters and T-shirts filled the Suffolk St. center’s main floor. There were several workshops focusing on such diverse topics as “Pirate Party — Why the Hell Would read more here »

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