Month: July 2023

Love’s Centenary on Twelfth Street

One July, a century back, the Duke of Middlebottom presented the smart set of New York with a shining brief flash of a summer “season” in glittery performance of a one-night operatic spectacle at the private theater of his rented townhouse on West Twelfth Street.

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New Ohio Theatre to Conclude 30-year Run

The Obie Award-winning New Ohio Theatre has announced that it will conclude its acclaimed 30-year run with the last ever Ice Factory Festival, featuring Artistic Director Robert Lyons’ ULTRA LEFT VIOLENCE as the final show

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Heidi’s Village Stroll

Heidi Russell is a life-long, self-taught fine art photographer specializing in capturing the intersection of the various dimensions of cultural environs through full-frame, non-manipulated, in-camera technique using existing lighting.

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Hudson River Park Living

New York City’s Hudson River waterfront has undergone an amazing transformation in recent decades, thanks to the creation of the Hudson River Park. Adjacent real estate has become extremely desirable and it is easy to see why!

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This is a Crime and a Shame!

On the Hudson River Park esplanade is the beautiful bronze sculpture “Apple” (2000/01) by West Village artist Stephan Weiss (1938-2001). It includes a sitting platform and a ‘core’ cut-out, making it a wonderful climbing adventure for children.

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Scenes from the 2023 NYC Pride March

In what has been an extremely challenging year for everyone’s human rights, members of the LGBTQIA+ and BIPOC communities have seen even a higher rise in both physical and legislative violence, with over 400 anti-LGBTQIA+ bills introduced t

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Goodbye and hello

My sweet Noah crossed the rainbow bridge today, he died peacefully in my arms blessing me with one more kiss before he passed. I imagine he’s in dog heaven, splashed in sunlight, wrapped in a cozy blanket waiting for me.
I got Noah when I was splitting time between San Francisco and New York

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Joy in the Moment

Years ago, when a salesperson knocked on your door, if you opened it and bought something, the salesperson came back to sell you more? These days, if you look something up online or give to an organization, guess what? You’ll hear from them again!

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Do you want to take your vacation twice? How about a dozen times? Is it possible to relive your vacation as many times as you would like if you practice being in the moment while you are laying by the pool, hiking your favorite mountain, or seeing the sights.

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Now at the Jefferson Market Library

First, and just in time for the heat of the season, comes the revival of our movie screenings. We’ve recently completed an audio-visual renovation in our first floor Willa Cather room, giving us a vastly improved setup for our regular Monday night movies, as well as some summertime matinees.

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Village Pet Pages

  • Holiday Health Tips
    As a medical team we want to share some ways to for people and pets to enjoy the holidays and prevent some hazards.

Joy in the Moment

  • Expect Nothing! You won’t be let down.
    Have you ever looked forward to an occasion, be it time with someone, a trip, a gift, a holiday…you name it? Then, when it didn’t work out as expected, or better said, as you expected, then you felt let down?

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