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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

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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

Commemoration Of Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire March 20, 2013 (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Annual Commemoration Of Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire Held In Greenwich Village

An FDNY bell tolled 146 times as each of the victims’ names were read aloud. The March 25, 1911 factory fire led to better working conditions in factories throughout the city and the development of fire codes.

03/20/2013

NYU Logo - File / Photo: Paul Hawthorne/Getty Images

Reports: Judge Rules That NYU Expansion Can Go Ahead

A judge has ruled in favor of NYU, and against angry Greenwich Village residents, in a lawsuit to stop the massive expansion plan by the university, according to published reports.

03/19/2013

Mary-Louise Parker

Report: Mary-Louise Parker’s Village Duplex Back On The Market

Mary-Louise Parker owns a glamorous residence at 32 Washington Square West in Greenwich Village, and a published report said it back on the market for a cool $6.99 million.

03/03/2013

NYU Logo - File / Photo: Paul Hawthorne/Getty Images

Lawsuit Presses On Against NYU Expansion Plan

A lawsuit filed by opponents of a major expansion of the NYU campus in Greenwich Village has advanced, following a judge’s decision last week, according to a published report.

03/03/2013

Morgan Gliedman and Aaron Greene (credit: CBS 2)

Woman Pleads Not Guilty To Charge In Greenwich Village Explosives Case

Morgan Gliedman remained free on bail following her arraignment Monday in Manhattan state Supreme Court.

02/11/2013

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Bleecker Street Records In The Village May Soon Close Due To Rent Hike

Bleecker Street Records in the West Village is well-known its selection of vinyl, CDs posters and other items – but the store may soon be but a memory.

01/16/2013

Kevin McCarron (credit: Facebook)

Massachusetts Man Critically Injured In Savage Beating In The Village

A Massachusetts man remains in critical condition after being beaten by a group of people in the Village early Monday morning.

01/16/2013

9/11 Memorial At World Trade Center Site (credit: Getty Images)

9/11 Memorial Tiles On Display In New Exhibit

The handpainted tiles that adorned a fence outside the former St. Vincent’s Hospital for a decade after Sept. 11, 2001, in Greenwich Village are part of a new exhibit.

01/12/2013

Morgan Gliedman and Aaron Greene (credit: CBS 2)

Police: Greenwich Village Man Planned To ‘Blow Up’ Washington Square Park Arch

A man accused of keeping bomb-making materials in his Greenwich Village apartment told acquaintances late last year that he planned to blow up the Washington Square Park arch, police said Thursday.

01/10/2013

Morgan Gliedman and Aaron Greene (credit: CBS 2)

Bail Granted To Woman In West Village Explosives Case

Morgan Gliedman, the pale pony-tailed new mom with a heroin habit was arraigned on a weapons possession charge and released on bail Tuesday.

01/08/2013

Suspicious Substance

Village Explosives Arrests Conjure Memories Of Weather Underground

The arrest of a man and woman who were found with explosives, weapons and bomb-making materials at a Greenwich Village townhouse were a reminder for some of a far more destructive incident a couple of blocks away more than 40 years ago.

01/02/2013

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