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A park state of mind
Boasting perfect weather, Memorial Day weekend was a great time to get out and enjoy Downtown Manhattan’s beautiful parks. Not everyone was able to get away over the long weekend — but it didn’t really matter, given the spectacular state of the parks. In fact, one almost wondered to oneself, “Why even leave town when you’ve got parks like these?” In particular, the Hudson River Park is a reason to forget about the Hamptons.
Letters to the Editor
The Angry Buddhist takes a stroll on the boardwalk
By Carl Rosenstein
I got stuck in an elevator the other day. I hate elevators. It’s where they want you, inside of a steel box, no way out.
Koch warns Union Sq. dealers
Development ‘torments’ Village
The June 2, 1960, issue of The Villager cited an article in a then-recently uncovered issue of The Illustrated News, from 1853.
Paul Drake, scenester, a.k.a. the fabulous PDI, 56
Leon Feinberg, 93, owned sandblasting company
Serving West and East Village, Chelsea, SoHo, Hudson Square, NoHo, Little Italy, Chinatown and the Lower East Side
‘We’re not going to give up’; Cry for a hospital continues
By Lincoln Anderson
Holding signs and each other’s hands, more than 100 people ringed the perimeter of the former St. Vincent’s Hospital early Saturday afternoon, demanding the creation of a new Village hospital on the site.
Oil’s not well in the Gulf
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