Weekend Roam: Little Germany

Weekend Roam: Little Germany

May 5, 2013
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  So, we all know what the East Village is now: a sprawling grotto of coffee joints, tattoo parlors, leafy green trees and tortured-soul type undergrads stomping around with multiple chips on their shoulders. However, I bet you anything you didn’t know (unless you’re some kind of NYC history... Read more »

Gossip Squirrel: Q & A with NYU’s rumor insider

Gossip Squirrel: Q & A with NYU’s rumor insider

April 28, 2013
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  A rumor vigilante known as Gossip Squirrel and a few equally secretive associates recently began trawling Washington Square Park to capitalize on the private lives of NYU students. As secrets are uncovered, people are certainly listening: The Gossip Squirrel Facebook page has over 2,700 likes, and... Read more »

Weekend Roam: Little Italy

Weekend Roam: Little Italy

April 26, 2013
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According to the 2000 U.S. Census (and New York Magazine), 1,211 residents claiming to be of Italian descent lived in the three census tracts that make up Little Italy. In other words, Italians made up only 8.25 percent of the population in the community in 2000. The neighborhood, particularly on a go... Read more »

Weekend Roam: Williamsburg

Weekend Roam: Williamsburg

April 18, 2013
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Firstly, I would just like to state that anything I have to say about Williamsburg — while no doubt stingingly acerbic and hilarious — will be absolutely irrelevant in comparison to my account of the absolute cutest thing in the world that has ever happened to anyone ever. Oh, you pet seven kitte... Read more »

FRINGE: Cityslips fit ballet flats into women’s purses

FRINGE: Cityslips fit ballet flats into women’s purses

April 18, 2013
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Courtesy of Susie Levitt and Katie Shea Susie Levitt, CAS class of 2009, and Katie Shea, Stern class of 2009, are no ordinary city girls. While most of the collegiate club-goers in Manhattan resign themselves to aching feet after a night on the town, Levitt and Shea wouldn't stand for such easil... Read more »

FRINGE: Danny Gomez

FRINGE: Danny Gomez

April 18, 2013
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School: College of Arts and Science Year: Sophomore Major: Political Science Style Inspiration: Music and punk scene In a mass of lackluster lax bros in sweats and flip flops, CAS sophomore Danny Gomez represents the opulently hued tropical fish of the fashion sea. Whether decked out in po... Read more »

Weekend Roam: Hell’s Kitchen

Weekend Roam: Hell’s Kitchen

April 11, 2013
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  You know how they say don’t go shopping on an empty stomach? The same is true of column writing. For example, if you’ve planned out an elaborate trip to a funky neighborhood in Brooklyn, don’t skip breakfast before your last midterm that is on the same day and then pass out for hours afterw... Read more »

Museum uses public pay phones to share ’90s history

Museum uses public pay phones to share ’90s history

April 7, 2013
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For most people, history is something to be contained within the confines of a glass box, something to be sealed, gawked at and controlled. For New Yorkers, however, history is in every crack of the pavement. A new exhibit and advertising campaign by Manhattan-based independent advertising agency Droga5... Read more »

Weekend Roam: Times Square

April 4, 2013
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It was Wednesday night at around 7 p.m. I’d been laid up in bed for hours, dividing my time between sleeping through my disgustingly persistent head cold and scrolling through my iPhone with a lackluster eye, looking for anything — anything — to make me laugh. No dice. What was the last thing i... Read more »

Weekend Roam: Bowling Green

Weekend Roam: Bowling Green

March 28, 2013
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  After the feedback from last week’s column, I decided to do what I perceived to be the classiest and most respectful move possible: I went to the exact opposite end of the island — Bowling Green, to be exact. Perhaps this way my vitriol will waft only as far as Midtown and won’t off... Read more »

Weekend Roam: Morningside Heights

Weekend Roam: Morningside Heights

March 14, 2013
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  When I was around six or seven, my mom and dad decided to get me and my sister a puppy. He was, and still is, an adorable ball of white fur that catapults around the house from the moment you set him down. He would careen into the trash bins and knock over all of the recycling. My sister ... Read more »

Weekend Roam: Greenpoint, Brooklyn

Weekend Roam: Greenpoint, Brooklyn

March 8, 2013
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With over 50 neighborhoods in Manhattan and countless more in the five boroughs, a weekend getaway shouldn't be confined to Greenwich Village. WSN's new travel column, Weekend Roam, takes you beyond our Greenwich Village campus to explore, try new things, and become acquainted with your new home. Follo... Read more »

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