Month: November 2023


There are seven days of the week and seven colors in a rainbow, and seven is routinely blamed for a certain yearly itch, though Tinder, Grindr, and other r sounds are equally responsible

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Village Preservation to Fight Plan to Turn SoHo Building Into Luxury Housing

Mayor de Blasio, Council Members Margaret Chin and Carlina Rivera, and most members of the City Council championed the SoHo/NoHo/Chinatown Upzoning + Displacement Plan in 2021 promising it would promote affordable housing development and wouldn’t destroy existing affordable rent-regulated housing. Sad to say, their predictions have turned out to be far from true — as Village Preservation warned.

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Humanimal | Diabesity

Last month we wrote about types of diabetes, risk factors and symptoms in humans as well as cats and dogs. This month we’re following up on how to diagnose, prevent and treat diabetes.

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Strange and Beautiful Sounds at Zinc Bar

Haunting, beautiful, insane, incendiary, bizarre, meditative, and alien. These are just a few words that only begin to describe the sounds I heard coming from the trio of Theo Bleckman, Ben Monder, and Tom Rainey at the final performance of the Guitar Master Series

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Mammoth Corrective Structure at 14-16 Fifth Avenue

Last November, when two drilling rigs were beginning work on the foundations of 14-16 Fifth Avenue, located between Eighth and Ninth Streets a block north of Washington Square Park, problems arose and the excavators that were awaiting work in the fall had been removed.

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Jefferson Market Library – Meet Molina

The Jefferson Market Library is without doubt a neighborhood icon, but we’re not just a pretty face! It’s our staff who keep the place thriving, day after day. If you’ve come to check out a book or movie in the last 20 years, chances are, you’ve encountered our Queen of the Circulation Desk: Molina.

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Front page of December 2023 VillageView newspaper



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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