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Letters, Week of July 11, 2013

There’s no need for NID now To The Editor: Re “Durst says NID took a hit, but Friends are still fighting on” (news article, July 4): Madelyn Wils and the Hudson River Park Trust should be very happy. In the dead of night, our legislators in Albany gave them pretty much everything on their wish read more here »

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Letters, Week of July 4, 2013

Kudos, but try some transparency To The Editor: Re “Park bill made little noise, could have huge impact” (news article, June 27): Kudos to Assemblymember Deborah Glick and state Senator Brad Hoylman for once again warding off the misguided, often-revived push to amend the Hudson River Park Act to allow residential development in our waterfront read more here »

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Letters, Week of June 27, 2013

Please help injured florist To The Editor: Re “Drag-racing driver careens onto sidewalk, injuring 4” (news article, June 20): I wanted to follow up on your article last week about the horrific car crash in the East Village on July 19 to let The Villager’s readers know that there is an online fundraiser going on read more here »

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Letters, Week of June 20, 2013

Conservancy group was ‘clueless’ To The Editor: Re “Jane and the death and life of an American park” (talking point, by Cathryn Swan, June 13): Having attended the C.B. 2 Parks Committee meeting, I am flabbergasted that the founding members of the conservancy are so clueless. As Cathryn writes, they did not know the budget, read more here »

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Letters, Week of June 13, 2013

Lucky no one’s been killed To The Editor: Re “‘Wild Man of Soho’ is causing mayhem, fearful locals warn” (news article, June 6): I know Richard personally and they got his size wrong. He is 6 feet 5 inches and slightly over 300 pounds and extremely strong. I’m surprised he hasn’t killed anyone yet. Luis read more here »

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Letters, Week June 6, 2013

Tammany Hall to be landmarked? To The Editor: After almost three decades of citizen lobbying for the landmark designation of the former Tammany Hall on Union Square, the Landmarks Preservation Commission voted unanimously on May 14 to calendar a public hearing to consider granting protection for the building, at 100-102 E. 17th St., a.k.a. 44 read more here »

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Letters, Week of May 29, 2013

Clarifications on new conservancy To The Editor: We are Village residents who have joined together to support the Parks Department in its maintenance of Washington Square Park. We’ve heard rumors circulating, so we’d like to clarify a few things. Over the past months we met with Parks, community leaders and neighbors to discuss this idea, read more here »

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Letters, Week of May 23, 2013

Sounds like 8th is getting great! To The Editor: Re “8th St. walks away from shoes toward something new” (notebook, by Elissa Stein, May 16): If hearts could smile, mine would. As an ex-sole proprietor of a small stationery and gift store that survived 28 years (25 terrific years, three not so much), this is read more here »

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Letters, Week of May 15, 2013

Dance of the bike-share protest To The Editor: Re “Bike-share backlash” (editorial, May 2): I didn’t even know there was any public art going on in Petrosino Square before two bike racks got put there. But now that the racks are there, strangely, there still is room for this woman to do her 10 days read more here »

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Letters, Week of May 9, 2013

Schwartz absent on key issues To The Editor: Re “J’Accuse! McCarthyism, Village Politics and Pier 40” (talking point, by Arthur Schwartz, April 25): Arthur Schwartz is hardly the first person to misuse the term McCarthyism. Just because the Village Independent Democrats endorsed Jonathan Geballe for Democratic district leader rather than Arthur, he has chosen to read more here »

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