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Nail salon worker shoves gun down would-be robber’s pants

16 hours agoNews / Crime : NYPost: Crime

A brave nail salon worker fended off an armed robber who walked into her Greenwich Village shop with a gun in his waistband when she shoved the weapon down his pants, sources said. The suspect walked into Peony Nails and Spa on LaGuardia Place and demanded money from the workers inside while showing them the...

A Look Inside Marc Jacobs’ New York City Townhouse

3 days agoLifestyle / Luxury : Luxuryes

Marc Jacobs certainly has an eye for style, and it’s not limited to his fashion. Recently, the fashion superstar opened the doors of his luxurious four-floor Greenwich Village home for Architectural Digest, for its annual Style Issue. Show More Summary

This Cartoonist Mapped the Tumultuous World of 1920s Greenwich Village

In the 1920s, Greenwich Village was a "little colony of temperamental intellectuals." [All photos courtesy of David Rumsey Map Collection] The countercultural reputation of Lower Manhattan’s Greenwich Village was cemented in the 1920s, decades before the flower children and musicians of the 1960s ever called it home. Show More Summary

Amazing Black and White Fashion Photography by Lillian Bassman in the 1950s

Lillian Bassman (June 15, 1917 – February 13, 2012) was an American photographer and painter. She grew up in Brooklyn and Greenwich Village, New York, and studied at the Textile High School in Manhattan and graduated in 1933. From the...Show More Summary

Before & After: A Fresh New Look for an Aging Bathroom

(Image credit: Sweeten) When Holly and Christian bought their two-bedroom, two-bathroom co-op in a 1920s building in New York's Greenwich Village, they knew it would need a little work. The apartment's kitchen wasn't in great shape (you...Show More Summary

Fifth Avenue – Vintage Photos of the Most Expensive and Best Shopping Street in the World through the Years

Fifth Avenue is a major thoroughfare going through the borough of Manhattan in New York City, United States. It stretches from West 143rd Street in Harlem to Washington Square North at Washington Square Park in Greenwich Village. ItShow More Summary

Cops: This Man "Bear Hugged" Then Sexually Assaulted Woman On Greenwich Village Sidewalk

Police are still searching for the man accused of trying to rape a young woman on a Manhattan sidewalk last month, and now investigators have released video they hope will help them find the perp. [ more › ]

Inside Casa Apicii, A Gorgeous New Restaurant In A Greenwich Village Townhouse

In an era of minimalist Edison bulbs and reclaimed wood, a restaurant that selects a bold, dramatic design aesthetic deserves a round of applause, at least. Casa Apicii, which opened on West 9th Street last week in a historic townhouse, deserves plenty of claps for its embrace of the dramatic. Show More Summary

Woman fights off would-be rapist

3 weeks agoNews / Crime : NYPost: Crime

A woman fought off a creep who tried to rape her in Greenwich Village, police said. The 20-year-old woman was walking south on 5th Avenue towards west 8th Street near Washington Square Park when the man struck up a conversation at around 4 a.m. on Saturday. The two exchanged names, but when the woman attempted...

Woman Nearly Raped While Walking In Greenwich Village

A woman was sexually abused and almost raped while walking down a Manhattan street yesterday morning, police say. [ more › ]

Manhattan woman fights off attacker in Village attempted rape

3 weeks agoNews : NY Daily News

A man tried to rape a 20-year-old woman in the heart of Greenwich Village early Saturday, police said.

Christopher Street

The first image of a trans person that left an indelible impression on me was a still of Venus Xtravaganza, a twenty-something transgender drag ballroom performer, standing on the Christopher Street Pier, in Greenwich Village. I wasShow More Summary

The Trans Community Of New York's Christopher Street Opens Up

last monthNews : Huffington Post

The first image of a trans person that left an indelible impression on me was a still of Venus Xtravaganza, a twenty-something transgender drag performer, standing on the Christopher Street Pier, in Greenwich Village. I was fifteen at...Show More Summary

Restaurant Review: At Mimi, French Food Is a Celebration of Appetite

An updated version of the bistro New Yorkers dream of finding in Greenwich Village.

Staten Island-Born Denino's Pizzeria Opens In Greenwich Village This Week

On Wednesday, the first Manhattan offshoot of outstanding Staten Island pizzeria Denino's will open on MacDougal Street, nearly a year after the family revealed the new franchise location. The grand opening celebrations begin on July 13th and run until Saturday, July 16th, when a new borough learns the excellence of one of the restaurant's savory thin crust pies. [ more › ]

How The 'East Village' Got Its Name

The East Village wasn't always called that, it was simply part of the Lower East Side until the mid-1960s. At that time the area began changing, with artists getting priced out of Greenwich Village and moving into the area, which was mostly populated by working class immigrants. Show More Summary

Restaurant Review: At Nix, Vegetables Get a Dash of Sex

This Greenwich Village restaurant joins a growing number of vegetarian places that celebrate verve more than virtue.

A Long-Ago Interview with Dave Van Ronk About the Blues

Dave Van Ronk, who was known as the Mayor of MacDougal Street, would have been eighty today. I met the monumental figure of the nineteen-sixties Greenwich Village folk scene in 2000, at Caffe Vivaldi, on Jones Street. It was his usual spot. Show More Summary

Stonewall Inn Is Officially Dedicated As a National Monument

New York City capped off Gay Pride weekend with the historic dedication of the Stonewall National Monument. On Friday, President Obama officially designated the bar, Christopher Park, and the 7.7-acre stretch of Greenwich Village to memorialize the site of the 1969 protests. Monday's ceremony celebrated the creation of the first ... More »

President Obama Declares Stonewall Inn First National Monument to LGBTQ History

2 months agoArts : Hyperallergic

Today the beige Stetson hats of the National Parks Service (NPS) will start appearing at the Stonewall Inn on Christopher Street in Manhattan's Greenwich Village, as the site was declared a national monument on Friday.

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