Volume 78 / Number 2 - June 11 - 17, 2008
West and East Village, Chelsea, Soho, Noho, Little Italy, Chinatown and Lower East Side, Since


Villager photos by Nick Brooks

Spartans’ needs are simple: Just give them a park

On one recent evening when they were forced out of Union Square by police, the Union Square Spartans dispersed ninja-like, then re-emerged a bit later at Tompkins Square, where they continued their training and fighting on into the night. The no-holds-barred fight club has been gaining notoriety on blogs and in local newspapers.


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