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Defending neighborhood character and small businesses

BY SARA ROMANOSKI  |  Entering our tenth year, the East Village Community Coalition continues to address with concern the preservation of the neighborhood’s architectural and cultural character. In many ways we have made great progress; in others, the work has just begun. In the newly formatted, more accessible Web site   www.evccnyc.org, we have a read more here »

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Taking control of traffic to increase street safety

BY BRAD HOYLMAN  |  This fall, the principal of P.S. 41 in the West Village saw firsthand the dangers of New York City streets. In front of the school’s W. 11th St. entrance, she witnessed an out-of-control taxi careen into a child and caregiver. Such accidents are not uncommon on our streets. According to the read more here »

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Lower East Side: A livable neighborhood in progress

BY DIEM BOYD  |  As an organization, we believe that livable and diverse neighborhoods emerge and are sustained long term through an informed and empowered community. We are proud of our efforts that have brought those who were once active stakeholders back into the process, and have welcomed new people to claim a stake in read more here »

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Focus on schools, park air rights, Meatpacking BID

BY DAVID GRUBER  |  Just when I thought we could have a breather on Community Board 2 after working through three ULURP’s over   …….the last two years and no major new ones in the pipeline, I have again been proven wrong (as are most of my predictions, although I did well with the Academy read more here »

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As goes the city’s new mayor, so goes the Village

BY ARTHUR Z. SCHWARTZ  |  We Villagers like to think of ourselves and our community as something exceptional. If fact, it was the only community in the city where constituents tried to declare an independent republic. (That was in 1917 for history buffs.) And we have been, during the last 50 years, more successful than read more here »

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Fire safety to pre-K and protecting pets, a busy start

BY COREY JOHNSON  |  Of the many things I love about the Third Council District, one of them is its place in our city’s history. Everyone brags about their respective district, but the Third District has some of our city’s best individual landmarks and historic districts. The Greenwich Village Historic District is one of our read more here »

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Corner Bistro 331 W 4th St New York, 10014 Open today 11:30 am – 4:00 am

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Cubbyhole 281 W 12th St New York, NY 10014 Open today 4:00 pm – 4:00 am

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