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Rock Health Expands to NYC, Announces 3 New Investments

Rock Health, provider of full-service funding to promising entrepreneurs breaking into healthcare is expanding to the East Coast with the opening of a brand new office in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of NYC. In conjunction with the new NYC office, Rock Health also announced it has added three new East Coast companies to its portfolio. These companies... Read More

Feel It in the Air

Metropolitan Diary: Poetic word pictures of twilight on Central Park West, concrete and soul in Harlem, and Parisian dazzle in Greenwich Village.

Smoke Weed Every Day For 50 Years And This Might Happen To You

Finally, a memoir that begs the question, "What could your neighbors be smoking, and more importantly, will they share?" Author Catherine Hiller grew up in New York's Greenwich Village, and smoked her first joint in Brooklyn's Prospect Park. Show More Summary

5 Stories You Didn't Know About Bob Dylan, As Told By 'Mr. Tambourine Man'

From "Subterranean Homesick Blues" to "Like Rolling Stone," Bruce Langhorne was there playing along with Bob Dylan. A member of the early Greenwich Village scene along with Joan Baez, Carolyn Hester, and, of course, Dylan, Langhorne was known for his expert guitar playing abilities and his use of a large tambourine-looking drum. Show More Summary

Man stabbed in head with screwdriver in Greenwich Village

last weekNews : NY Daily News

A 21-year-old man was stabbed in the head with a screwdriver during a dispute in Greenwich Village early Wednesday, officials said.

Video Shows Brawl Outside Grisly Pear Bar In Greenwich Village

Videos posted online on Sunday night show a knock-down, drag-out, barricade-brandishing fight on MacDougal Street. The man who uploaded the clips described himself as a neighbor and asked to remain anonymous for fear of making enemies on his block. Show More Summary

MTA Works Through The Night To Drain Subway After Greenwich Village Water Main Break

Water levels reached the third rail, but were already receding around 8:40 p.m., after the water main was shut off, CBS reports. For an accurate sense of the swampiness, check out the tracks at 14th Street at 9:45 last night: [ more...

Videos: Water Main Break Soaks 14th Street 1/2/3 Station, Causing Big Disruptions

A water main break in Greenwich Village has forced subway disruptions along the 1/2/3 line since gallons of water are flooding the subway tracks. Update 8:18 p.m.: There's no 1 service between South Ferry and Times Square and there's no 2 or 3 service between Chambers and Times Square. More details below. [ more › ]

America's Bohemia: Pictures of New York’s Greenwich Village in the 1910s-1920s

Greenwich Village became widely identified as America's bohemia by the mid-1910s. The radicals who lived in Greenwich Village in the early 20th century rejected traditional structured socialization, preferring instead bohemian informality. Show More Summary

Alec Baldwin Lists Greenwich Village One Bedroom

SELLER: Alec Baldwin LOCATION: New York City, NY PRICE: $2,350,000 SIZE: 840 square feet, 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom YOUR MAMA’S NOTES: A covert communiqué from increasingly active Big Apple celebrity real estate snitch Polly Wannacracker let us know that paparazzi-hating actor Alec Baldwin has put a small apartment in a deluxe lower Manhattan building up... Read more »

Man robs pregnant woman in Greenwich Village: sources

3 weeks agoNews : NY Daily News

A pregnant woman was robbed in Greenwich Village by a man who threatened her with a sharp object and forced her to withdraw $400 from an ATM on Monday morning, police sources said.

At the Chef Dan Barber’s Pop-Up, WastED, Bruised and Misshapen Bits Are Dinner

For wastED, a pop-up restaurant in Greenwich Village, Dan Barber and his crew went on a crosstown hunt for scraps to transform into tasty dishes, and they mostly succeeded.

Photos of Bohemian Partiers in New York's Greenwich Village, 1910-1920

The Vault is Slate's history blog. Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter @slatevault, and find us on Tumblr. Find out more about what this space is all about here. In a series of photographs taken between 1910 and 1920, Jessie Tarbox Beals documented the parties and get-togethers of bohemian Greenwich Village. Show More Summary

Never Forget the Triangle Factory Fire—It's Why We Have Unions

They started coming out the windows at a quarter to five on a bright, sunny spring afternoon. Large bundles of fabric, tossed from a ninth-story window in New York’s Greenwich Village. There was the sound of a muffled explosion and breaking glass, and the smell of smoke. Then the dark dress goods

Today in Media History: The press reports on the tragic 1911 Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire

“It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City’s history. On March 25th, 1911, a deadly fire broke out in the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in New York’s Greenwich Village. The blaze ripped through the congested loft as petrified workers — mostly young immigrant women — desperately tried to make their way downstairs. Show More Summary

Remembering the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire in 2015

This week marks 104 years since the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire, a tragedy that changed our country forever. On that horrible day, dangerous workplace conditions started a fire at a garment factory in Manhattan's Greenwich Village. Within 20 minutes, 146 people were dead -almost all of them young immigrant women. Show More Summary

Spike Wilner On Playing For Listeners

last monthMusic / Jazz : Rifftides

Spike Wilner is a pianist who operates two jazz clubs in New York City with his partners Chris Borden and Lee Kostrinsky. Smalls and Mezzrow are within a short walk of one another in Greenwich Village. They present familiar artists like Lew Tabackin, Frank Lacy, Pete Malinverni, Johnny O’Neal and Wilner himself, as well as […]

100-Year-Old Greenwich Village Staple Caffe Dante Has Closed

Despite assurances to the contrary, MacDougal Street stalwart Caffe Dante has closed. Calls to the restaurant went unanswered this morning and construction workers wearing face masks were seen going in and out of the space today. The sad news was confirmed by a note apparently left by whoever will be taking over the space. [ more › ]

Woman Killed By Flying Plywood Was Buried In Her Wedding Gown

The 37-year-old woman who was killed by a huge piece of plywood that flew off a Greenwich Village condo conversion was laid to rest over the weekend. Tina Nguyen, who was to be married this summer, was buried in her wedding gown, according to the Daily News. [ more › ]

Why a death at a construction site was preventable

A sad irony of last week's construction-site tragedy in Greenwich Village is that city officials had anticipated such accidents and taken action to prevent them. Tram Thuy "Tina" Nguyen, 37 and... To view the full story, click the title link.

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