Artists won’t be put on spot; Vending rules go into effect
BY Albert Amateau
A federal judge last Friday denied artists a preliminary injunction against new rules that limit the number and locations of First Amendment-protected vendors in four Manhattan parks: Union Square, the High Line, Battery Park and parts of Central Park.
Stewart’s supporters call new prison term a ‘death sentence’
By Mary Reinholz
Supporters and onetime colleagues of disbarred radical attorney Lynne Stewart are fearful that she may die behind bars now that a federal judge has added nearly eight more years to the 28-month sentence he imposed on her in 2006. She has already served more than eight months at the Metropolitan Correctional Center on Park Row after being convicted of conspiring to aid a violent Islamic conspiracy overseas.
Masaryk Towers sidewalks are unsafe, residents say
G.V.L.L.’ers go on a tear, nearly make the Series
By Roger Ehrenberg and Wayne Kimbell
Notwithstanding its consistently high quality of play, Greenwich Village Little League has never been a regular participant in the Little League of America’s Summer Tournament for 11- and 12-year-olds, which culminates in the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pa.
Cold war on Ave. A as Ray faces comp from an ‘ice queen’
By Lincoln Anderson
The city is baking in a brutal heat wave with no end in site. But on Avenue A a cold war is flaring. Oh yes, it’s an icy war — or a war of ices, if you prefer.
Singer recalls the ‘agony and ecstasy’ of Spector
By Bonnie Rosenstock
In April 2009, legendary rock producer Phil Spector was found guilty of second-degree murder in the shooting death six years earlier of B-movie actress Lana Clarkson, 40. He was sentenced to 19 years to life.
Do you think Puerto Rico should be the 51st state?
A Fugs farewell for Tuli Kupferberg at St. Mark’s
Can you dig it? Rehab starts at Minetta Playground
Picking up the pieces of St. Vincent’s — well, one
Hackers hope that they can just keep on hackin’