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Community Board: West Village Cafés Are Offering Sidewalk Dining Illegally

Members of Manhattan Community Board 2 on Sunday were frustrated at city officials’ lack of answers as to why several West Village sidewalk cafés have been allowed to operate illegally.


Colin Huggins plays piano in Washington Square Park - New York, NY - May 13, 2012 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

NYC Parks Department Lifts Ban On Live Music Near Fountains, Monuments

The parks department had been cracking down on musicians playing near monuments and park benches, but the ban has been lifted, and it’s music to the ears of those in Washington Square Park, WCBS 880’s Alex Silverman reported.


NYC Bike Share Program Faces Questions

Sean Sweeney, who heads the landmarks committee for New York’s Community Board 2, said he is worried that the kiosks and bicycle parking stands will clog up narrow sidewalks in SoHo.


(Photos/Associated Press)

Report: Saudi King Could Move Manhattan Mosque Site

A Manhattan attorney is pitching a plan to move to the controversial mosque from its current Lower Manhattan spot to the West Village.


(Photos/Sonia Rincon, 1010 WINS)

NYU Faces Opposition To Greenwich Village Expansion

About 100 people turned out for a Sunday afternoon rally to demand NYU withdraw its application to acquire public land for its planned expansion.