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You’re in the Office Now

You’re in the Office Now Photo by Yaron Scharf Drawing on her own military service, Talya Lavie’s debut feature immediately establishes her as a distinctive…

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Letters, Week of April 17, 2014

Letters, Week of April 17, 2014

Way to go! To The Editor: Re “The new-look Villager wins first-place award for Design Excellence” (news article, April 10): At a time when print media is in decline, The Villager is soaring. Congrats! Joseph Hanania Don’t design us out! To The Editor: Re “The…

Time to pull the plug on trouble-plagued club

Time to pull the plug on trouble-plagued club

The name of the club is Greenhouse, but it might as well be called Mayhem House. In the latest incident tied to the crime-plagued Hudson Square hot spot, early last Friday, two former University of South Carolina football players were reportedly involved in a vicious…

Hell Square needs ‘broken bar’ crackdown by police

Hell Square needs ‘broken bar’ crackdown by police

BY DIEM BOYD  |  Bill Bratton’s return as commissioner of the New York Police Department brings with it his trademark “broken windows” policing policy. Bratton’s strategy advocated for a hard-line approach on low-level crime and quality-of-life violations predicated on the belief that a “disorderly city…

A Special Villager Supplement

A Special Villager Supplement

Transforming a district for the new economy  BY JASON D. PIZER  |  At Trinity Real Estate, our focus continues to be on Hudson Square, one of the most dynamic neighborhoods in New York. With low vacancy rates and solid demand, the future is bright. The…

Transforming a district into a hub of the new economy

Transforming a district into a hub of the new economy

  BY JASON D. PIZER  |  At Trinity Real Estate, our focus continues to be on Hudson Square, one of the most dynamic neighborhoods in New York. With low vacancy rates and solid demand, the future is bright. The neighborhood’s attractive fundamentals are complemented and…

Road Trip to the Past

Road Trip to the Past

BY SCOTT STIFFLER  |  A bygone journey down a straight road “too lazy for turns” comes full circle, in this agreeably meandering homage to the early work of Karpo Godina — an important contributor to the “Black Wave” of Yugoslavian filmmaking. In 1968, 25-year-old Godina…

Behind Blue Prison Bars in Tbilisi

Behind Blue Prison Bars in Tbilisi

Photo by Goga Devarian The brides, waiting to meet their imprisoned husbands. BY RANIA RICHARDSON  |  A  young Georgian woman struggles to hold her life together as she waits for the father of her children to finish a ten-year prison sentence in this fine addition…

Shirts to remember the shot

Shirts to remember the shot

Following Palm Sunday services at St. Mark’s Church in the Bowery, an unusual ceremony took place in the church’s East Yard, along Second Ave. between 10th and 11th Sts. Parishioners planted crosses there and draped them in T-shirts. Each shirt bore the name or names…

The hills are alive…with toddlers

The hills are alive…with toddlers

The Parks Department thought the rope-play area in Washington Square Park’s recently reopened southwestern corner “would be a good fit for older kids,” but it appears smaller ones love it, too. “All are getting along well so far,” said Parks spokesperson Philip Abramson. The youngsters…