Paterson must resign
David Paterson’s short time as governor will end this year.

Letters to the Editor

Scoopy's Notebook


Among the walking wounded
By Dottie Wilson
Nowhere on this planet except for Cambodia have I ever seen more humans hobbling around on canes and crutches and walkers than in the East Village. Some days you’d swear this neighborhood had once been riddled with land mines.

Speed Shrinking for love: A quick read on romance
By Kate Walter
On Friday night of Valentine’s Day weekend, I found myself on the exact same block where Slim and I saw a lesbian couples counselor for several months in 1995.




Serving West and East Village, Chelsea, SoHo, NoHo, Little Italy, Chinatown and the Lower East Side

Board 3 slammed for ‘silence’ over terror trials controversy
By Lesley Sussman 
There were plenty of fireworks at the recent Community Board 3 full board meeting, but it had nothing to do with the Chinese New Year.


Keeping faith, Lithuanians pray church will reopen
By Lincoln Anderson
A dozen supporters of the shuttered Soho church held a vigil outside it last Friday evening.

Senate O.K.’s NYCHA $$ plan
By Albert Amateau
The state Senate on Monday passed a bill introduced by state Senator Dan Squadron making the New York City Housing Authority eligible for millions of dollars in federal funds.

Welcoming Thrive into The Villager

March 2010

Letter from the Editor

A New Leash on Life
By Janel Bladow
Volunteers help seniors care for their furry friends.

Be A Pet Volunteer

Money Game
A fun way to beat cheats, scammers & crooks who want to steal your money!

Marci’s Medicare Answers March 2010


Facing flatlining, St. Vincent’s gets another infusion
By Albert Amateau
St. Vincent’s Hospital nurses and staff took to the streets again on Mon., March 1, in their effort to whip up support for keeping the Catholic institution what it has been for more than 160 years — a full-service hospital — despite St. Vincent’s dire financial straits.

Quinn, transit groups try to put brakes on cuts
By Albert Amateau
City Council Speaker Christine Quinn delivered a petition with 40,000 signatures to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s headquarters on Tuesday, protesting proposed cuts in bus and subway service, the phasing out of student MetroCards and reductions in Access-A-Ride service for seniors and disabled citizens in the coming fiscal year.

Creativity flows in the snow

‘Neither rain, nor sleet…’

East Village bicycle legend just keeps on rolling
By Stephen Wolf
On a bad acid trip in 1980 my motorcycle seemed like death, so after straightening out, I sold it and bought a bicycle at a neighborhood shop just east of First Ave. on 12th St.

Food market can replace old fish market, says Quinn
By Julie Shapiro with Lincoln Anderson

They’re gellin’ at P.S. 41

Rap feud left two stars dead and one ‘Book of Bling’
By J.B. Nicholas 
Call it the “Book of Bling.”

Burial ground center opens
A new visitor center for the African Burial Ground tells the story of the thousands buried there more than 200 years ago.


Villager Arts & Entertainment

Village resident Wolff reveals his jazz passions
Teacher still learning, performer still finding new grooves.

Not your Camus’ ‘Caligula’
La MaMa delivers ‘cockeyed daredevil history lesson’

Gallery Listings
Worthy March/April destinations.



Trav S.D. on Theater
By Trav S.S.
Our Mr. S.D. contemplates March’s lion/lamb conundrum.

Carradine climbs deep inside the mind of Shepard
Revival contemplates life ‘as a waking sleep.’

Koch on Film
By Ed Koch

The A-List


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