SCENE FROM THE STREET How Do We Solve the Flooding Problem? With Walls? Text and photo by Brian J Pape, AIA During Storm Sandy, as well as more recently, the Hudson River overflowed its seawalls at the Hudson River Park (here...Read More
Month: August 2023
Aug, 2023 | Characters of the Village
“The best thing about the Village is living here; it is a real village, a village apart. I know my neighbors and the postman,” he said. “I know which market has the best lettuce and cheese (West Side Market) and the lowest price for my favorite yogurt (Brooklyn Fare) and the best avocado oil when it is in stock (Lot-Less).Read More
Aug, 2023 | Neighborhood
For every four-seater tourist joyride in the sky, there are hundreds of actual NYers down on the ground, getting some air, enjoying the waterfront—and silently wishing you and the noisy love-bug had gone to see the Ms. Liberty in Vegas insteadRead More
The Village is a neighborhood of readers and so it probably comes as no surprise that book discussions are a staple of programming at the Jefferson Market Library. But if you haven’t checked out our offerings lately, you might be excited to see how many we have going on, both in-person and online!Read More
Heaven knows, the Lower Manhattan Community needs some affordable housing. Looks like the first big addition will be a little south of the Village at the World Trade Center.Read More
The charm of the Village is undeniably wrapped up in the unusual street layouts. But that ‘charminess’ can be confusing. My friend Pat has lived here for years, yet still admits to getting turned around occasionally.Read More
Aug, 2023 | Politics
My fellow New Yorkers, this has been a week of strong emotions in our city. One of our own is dead, a Black man, Black like me. A man named Jordan, the name I gave my son. A New Yorker who struggled with tragedy, trauma, and mental illness. A man whose last words were a cry for help. A man named Jordan Neely.Read More
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- Astro-Zodial DECEMBER 2023 Sagittarius/CapricornPeering into the festive Hudson-crystal ball shows a conglomeration of fire and earth as we approach year’s end.
Village Pet Pages
- Holiday Health TipsAs 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?