Public “Visioning” Meeting for Planned Affordable Housing and Community Facility Development at 388 Hudson Street (at Clarkson) Tuesday, Sept. 12, 5:45-8pm The City has scheduled its long-promised public meeting about a planned...Read More
The revised proposal for inappropriate and potentially damaging alterations to, and excavation under, the landmarked 131 Charles Street (1834) and its 19th-century rear carriage house at 131½ Charles Street, the longtime former home of photographer Diane Arbus, was not approved by the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) on August 15.Read More
This past week we made it official: outdoor dining is here to stay. New Yorkers were hungry for an outdoor dining program that was cleaner, safer, and healthier. And by signing a new bill to bring al fresco dining to all five boroughs, we’ve delivered for them.Read More
Police are looking for two suspects who used anti-gay slurs and assaulted two 23-year-old men near Union Square Park in June.Read More
A rally on July 31st was held at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary (NYEEI). The purpose was to express the urgent need to keep this institution from being closed by Mount Sinai/Beth Israel Hospital. NYEEI is a highly regarded institution which has not only helped New Yorkers but people from all over the country.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
What came out of those 35 public meetings, was a better understanding of how the changes would work.Read More
Finally, the sprinkling of good news we’ve been waiting for. After closing in October of 2022 due to danger posed by the partial collapse of a basement wall, the sugar sanctuary that stood near the corner of 14th and Seventh for almost six decades is about to come full circle.Read More
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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?