The Stonewall Inn, the Greenwich Village bar that played a crucial role in the gay rights movement, was given landmark status by New York City last year, but the Associated Press reports the Obama administration will do even more to distinguish the site. According to "two individuals familiar with the administration's plans," ... More »
Designating the small swath of land will mark a major act of national recognition for gay rights advocates and their struggles over the last half-century. Since the 1969 uprising in New York's Greenwich Village, the U.S. has enacted anti-discrimination protections, allowed gays and lesbians to serve openly in the U.S. Show More Summary
On this day in 1960 Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt's The Fantasticks premiered at Greenwich Village's Sullivan Street Playhouse.
Gerardo Bugallo Beret, 26, tussled with a bouncer at the 3 Sheets Saloon on W. 3rd St. at about 1:30 a.m. Saturday, according to cops.
A zoning variance is all that stands in the way of the IFC Center's plans to begin a $10 million-plus expansion to nearly double its Greenwich Village footprint. But if the Board of Standards and... To view the full story, click the title link.
Just steps away form Greenwich Village, this full-floor loft in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood features a media room (complete with a flatscreen TV and surround sound), custom bookshelves for an expansive library and a chef's kitchen...
Former fashion executive Robert Duffy has just listed his 19th-century New York City townhouse for $17 million. The historic brick townhouse, found just west of Union Square in Greenwich Village, is quirky but elegant, with both original prewar details and modern updates. Show More Summary
In 1966, three years before the Stonewall riots, a trio of gay rights activists staged a small but significant protest at Julius' Bar in Greenwich Village, where they took seats at the bar, informed the bartender of their sexual orientation, and ordered drinks. Show More Summary
Jessica Chastain is a hugely successful movie star, but her NYC apartment shows that she still lives a very normal lifestyle. The actress just listed her Greenwich Village duplex for $1.795 million, and it's shockingly small at 1,284 square feet. Show More Summary
This four-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom condo in Manhattan's Greenwich Village features beautiful views of the city through its 16 windows and a marble foyer with a gallery to graciously welcome guests...
Over the years and decades, quite a few tub-thumping radicals have stood up in Washington Square Park and railed at the world, but few, if any, have attracted a crowd like the one Bernie Sanders attracted on Wednesday evening. By mid-afternoon, the New York Police Department had cordoned off the park and the blocks around it. Show More Summary
Estimates are that an overflow crowd of 27,000 showed up for Sanders' speech in Washington Square Park. Bernie Sanders hosted a rally called "A Future to Believe In" in Washington Square Park, New York, on Wednesday night. He was joined...Show More Summary
Estimated 27,000 people in Greenwich Village hear Democratic insurgent and celebrity speakers deliver fusillade against his despised ‘billionaire class’ “Bernie! Bernie! Bernie!” came the chanting. When Brooklyn’s native son walked through the arch at Washington Square Park he was greeted by one of...
Bernie Sanders ruined at least one person's plans on Wednesday night. A young woman in a purple NYU sweatshirt and black miniskirt was late, clearly--perhaps for class, perhaps for dinner--but the cordon of security that descended on...Show More Summary
Senator Bernie Sanders took his plea for a political revolution to the heart of Greenwich Village Wednesday, heaping particular scorn on Wall Street.
Bernie Sanders holds a celebrity-studded rally and indie rock concert that will stream live from Washington Square Park in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of New York City Wednesday, and thousands were standing in line for the event early in the afternoon even though no one would be admitted until 5 p.m. Show More Summary
The suspect wanted for attacking an Israeli tourist in a Greenwich Village subway station last week — slashing him in the face, neck, arms and hands — has been arrested, sources said. Marvin Taylor, a 24-year-old homeless man with multiple prior arrests, was taken into custody Sunday night and charged with robbery, assault and criminal...
A yellow cab driver mounted the sidewalk on University Place near East 8th Street in Greenwich village on Thursday morning, pinning a female pedestrian to a nearby wall. The victim, in her 30s, has been transported to Bellevue Hospital in critical condition, according to the Fire Department. [ more › ]
In February, a 16-year-old who was allegedly panhandling was arrested for slashing the face of a busboy at a Greenwich Village diner. The Post now reports that suspect Domincio Howington admitted to the Feb. 17th slashing, allegedly claiming that victim Bobby Barbot started it when he asked him to leave the Silver Spurs restaurant. [ more › ]
A teen who slashed the face of a Greenwich Village busboy told cops he did it because he wanted to show he’s not a “p—sy,” according to recently released court papers. Domincio Howington, 16, admitted he was in Silver Spurs restaurant Feb. 17 asking for fake donations for a basketball team when Bobby Barbot asked...