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The world record for Largest Keyboard Ensemble is broken in Greenwich Village - June 21, 2013 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Record Set In Greenwich Village For Largest Keyboard Ensemble

A total of 175 people, both professional and amateur, tickled the electronic ivories

06/21/2013

Hate Crime Victim Mark Carson (Facebook)

Suspect In Greenwich Village Anti-Gay Murder Indicted

Elliot Morales, 33, pleaded not guilty to murder as a hate crime in the fatal shooting of 32-year-old Mark Carson.

06/18/2013

Chris Pollak, aka "Dark Guardian" (via Facebook)

Superheroes Suit Up To Combat Anti-Gay Attacks In NYC

With a string of attacks against gay men in the city recently, a group of real-life superheroes is suiting up and swooping in to help stop the violence.

06/05/2013

Derek Jeter (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images) and the Starbucks logo (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages)

Gotcha! Derek Jeter Acts Under Alias At NYC Starbucks, Calls Himself ‘Philip’

In a photo published by the New York Post, Jeter was seen exiting a Greenwich Village Starbucks with the name “Philip” written on his coffee cup.

05/23/2013

Police said Dan Contarino was attacked in the East Villageon May 20, 2013, jist the latest victim in a long line of recent attacks on gays in New York City. (Photo: CBS 2)

Victim Describes Horror Of Monday Night’s Anti-Gay Attack In The East Village

The incident happened around 5:20 a.m. Tuesday. Police said a gay couple, ages 41 and 42, were walking on Broadway near Prince Street when two men began yelling anti-gay slurs.

05/21/2013

March Against Anti-Gay Violence

An Angry Community Rallies In Response To String Of Anti-Gay Attacks

A community is rallying against hate, and police are increasing patrols in some neighborhoods – in the wake of five anti-gay attacks in the past two weeks.

05/20/2013

Greenwich Village Fatal Shooting

2 Others Questioned, Released In Anti-Gay Bias-Driven Murder In Greenwich Village

Police have questioned and released two men who were with a suspect who allegedly shot and killed a man in Greenwich Village this weekend – all because he was gay.

05/19/2013

Photo Of Crime Scene Tape (John Li/Getty Images)

Police: Gunman Used Anti-Gay Slurs Before Killing Man In Greenwich Village

A gunman used anti-gay slurs before he shot and killed a man in fashionable Greenwich Village early Saturday, police Commissioner Ray Kelly said.

05/18/2013

Citi Bike racks at 11th Street and 6th Avenue (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

Greenwich Village Community Board Meeting Focuses On Bike Share Program

Over 300 people showed up Thursday night for a community board meeting in Greenwich Village and the topic was the upcoming Citi Bike program.

05/03/2013

Some Village residents said their cars were wrongly towed to make room for Citi Bike sharing stations. (credit: CBS 2)

City ‘Deeply Concerned’ Over Shady Towing Practices To Make Room For Citi Bike Stations

In order to make way for those controversial bike docking stations, some residents claim their cars were towed without warning and they were illegally forced to pay cash to get them back.

04/30/2013

Actress Shana Dowdeswell on March 4, 2009. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

NYC Mom Calls On Bars To Help Fight Binge Drinking After Daughter’s Death

Shana Dowdeswell, a 23-year-old actress who appeared on “Law & Order,” died of alcohol poisoning on December 12 days after she was found collapsed outside her family’s home after drinking heavily at local bars.

04/26/2013

Richie Havens

Folk Music Legend, Woodstock Opener Richie Havens Dies

Folk music legend and Brooklyn native Richie Havens died Monday at the age of 72.

04/22/2013

MacDougal Street

Landmarks Commission To Hold Meeting On South Village Historic District Plans

A public meeting is scheduled on Monday on a proposal to create a historic district in the South Village.

04/14/2013

Bleecker Bob's Golden Oldies record store: credit: Facebook/Bleecker Bob's)

Bleecker Bob’s Closes Shop After 45 Years In Business

High rent and online record sales contributed to Bleecker Bob’s shutting its doors.

04/14/2013

(credit:STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Preservation Group Seeks Nominees For ‘Village Awards’

The Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation is asking the public to help nominate people, organizations and businesses for honor with a Village Award.

03/23/2013

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