Category: Horoscope

Astro-Zodial SEPTEMBER 2023, Virgo/Libra

Our back-to-school View into the Hudsonian-crystal ball shows a period of ascendence—as the earthly Maiden seeks inner Balance in the sky. Is air-travel in her future? Is it in yours? Is it merely a kōan-y metaphor???

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Astro-Zodial AUGUST 2023, Leo/Virgo

We see your travel opportunities as limited this month (why else are you in town reading the paper?), avoid submarines and dirigibles until after the Maenads’ moonlight dance. (Tip to the wise: skip the lion costume for now.)

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Astro-Zodial JULY 2023, Cancer/LEO

Oh, you July birthday babies!—our View through the sacred Hudson-crystal ball maintains you manifest as a crab, or a lion… or a crabby lion (and we, your metaphorical fodder in the Colosseum).

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Astro-Zodial JUNE 2023, Gemini/Cancer

We foresee Love, Wealth and Travel in your future. (If you’re reading this because it was left on the stoop of your Village townhouse, then we also see wealth in your present.) Beware the city’s new anti-rodent trash collection rules and don’t put out bags before 8 pm.

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The Tribute in Light memorial is lit annually in remembrance of loved ones lost. The Display is made up of 88 vertical searchlights arranged in two columns of light to represent the Twin Towers destroyed in the terror attacks on 9.11.2001. Photo by Bob Cooley.

Characters of the Village

  • Rick Kelly, Carmine Street Guitars
    Ever since Rick Kelly was growing up on Long Island and at Bay Shore High School, he was influenced by his machinist father and his German immigrant grandfather’s woodworking hobby in Brooklyn.

Village Pet Pages

  • Corcoran’s First Annual West Village Charity Dog Walk
    A while back I wrote a column about a fun day coming to the West Village for dogs. (Also, cats but dogs are the main focus as cats cannot really be walked on leashes.) This event, “Uniquely Dogs,” will raise money for underprivileged pets, primarily dogs. So, I want to bring you up to speed and let you know what the event will look like and how it will be run.