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Promise kept in time for Pride
Governor Andrew Cuomo, walking with, from left, Council Speaker Christine Quinn, state Senator Tom Duane and Cuomo’s girlfriend, Sandra Lee, received deafening cheers as he walked in the Pride March on Sunday.
Stonewall 2.0: Cell phones’ glow, Twitter feeds, then cheers of joy
By Aidan Gardiner
At 10:30 p.m. last Friday, nearly 42 years to the day since the riots that made it the epicenter of the fight for gay rights, and only two days before New York’s Pride March, the Stonewall Inn was surrounded by a crowd that erupted into ecstatic cheers. The state Senate had finally granted same-sex couples the long-fought-for right to wed.
TALKING POINT: Hero Andrew and the Invisible Man at Pride March
C.B. 2 voices its concerns on Rudin project impact
By Albert Amateau
Community Board 2 presented 20 pages of concerns at the Department of City Planning’s Tuesday hearing on the redevelopment of the St. Vincent’s Hospital campus.
Bar owner gravely hurt after being hit on bicycle
By Albert Amateau and Jefferson Siegel
East Village bar owner Ray Deter, 53, was left clinging to life on Mon., June 26, after an early-evening, rush-hour crash with a car at the intersection of Canal St. and West Broadway, police said.
FIERCE focuses on center as some say, ‘Not here’
By Aidan Gardiner
Representatives of Fabulous Independent Educated Radicals for Community Empowerment (FIERCE) said that recent interactions between the New York Police Department and L.G.B.T.Q. youth highlight the need for a 24-hour, drop-in center.
Mo better booze- free, C.B. 3 says, in stinging rebuke
By Lesley Sussman
They probably won’t be playing any tunes at 34 Avenue A anytime soon — that is, not unless it’s alcohol-free.
Rent board socks it to tenants again amid recession
By Jefferson Siegel
Hundreds of angry tenants yelled themselves hoarse at Monday night’s Rent Guidelines Board hearing on rent increases.
Hamilton ‘whipped it good’
By Lincoln Anderson
After chairing Community Board 2 for the past two years, Jo Hamilton stepped down at last Thursday night’s full-board meeting, in keeping with C.B. 2’s voluntary two-year term limit for its board chairpersons.
Essex St. Market looks to be facing expiration dateBy Lesley Sussman
The city presented a shopping list of options for the future of the historic Essex Street Market to members of Community Board 3 on Mon., June 27, including one scenario that called for a pair of public markets — one to be located on each side of Delancey St.
Local Spokes seeking local folks’ input on bicycling
Peter Falk, the one-eyed bartender of Sheridan Sq.
HISTORY MAKING PRIDE
Marriage activists call for phone blitz of Skelos
Too much information: Dating in the cyberspace age
My friend Stephen Wyler and the three lives he led
The view from the Christopher St. Pier: Why they love it, and can’t live without it
Pride with benefits
The only way to banish homophobia is with humanism
Clarity through mixed messages
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Volume 81, Number 5 | June 30 - July 6, 2011