Ban unneeded copters
The issue of helicopters that use heliports throughout New York City has been a contentious one for more than a decade — and for good reason.

Scoopy's Notebook

Letters to the Editor


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

Call him ‘Mr. Natural’; Cartoonist
is right in tune with E.V. blues band

By Lincoln Anderson
After doing the cover illustrations for the last two CD’s by Eden & John’s East River String Band, legendary cartoonist R. Crumb put down his pen — at least for a while, figuratively speaking — and picked up his mandolin to join the East Village outfit on their latest release.

Group pushes to rezone Soho

Life is rrruff: Deluxe dog run
sports a ‘jacuzzi,’ less germs

Locking horns over a restaurant at a former mechanical-bull bar


4 arrests in ‘donut riot,’ but FIERCE blasts crackdown

All aboard! High Line section two wows with lawn, butterflies

Art vendors spots restricted at Union Square, High Line

T.A. drives toward goal of zero traffic deaths

C.B. 3 pushes for funds for C.S.V. interior repairs
By Lesley Sussman
Community Board 3 will ask the city’s Department of Cultural Affairs not to delay awarding a $2 million grant to the nonprofit Clemente Soto Velez Cultural and Educational Center, at 107 Suffolk St., so that critically needed upgrades to the building can continue without interruption.

Selling clothes at a good price for a good cause
By Aline Reynolds
A new thrift shop opened its doors in Greenwich Village in April offering designer items at discount prices. Eventually, the store will also provide jobs for unemployed and disabled community members.


Hot spot brings the swing to East Village
Leaders of free jazz convene for a month-long homecoming.

Do it again.

They did it in a minute
About a million miles from the hip-to-hack line of demarcation that is 14th Street, Broadway shows like “Million Dollar Quartet” pack in the crowds and rake in the millions — as their run times defy physics by making minutes seem like hours and hours seem like decades.

Just Do Art!

A Salute to Volunteers

An arts space that has always had its door open, now needs some help, in return, from the community

‘Angels’ give to girls, who give to sister clubs

Salk School makes sweet music, raises $4,300 for Haitian schools

Umpire encourages young players to enjoy the game

Helping abandoned animals get off on the right paw

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