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Town hall focuses on sexual assault

Town hall focuses on sexual assault

By Alanna Bayarin, Staff Writer

November 12, 2014


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Coverage of an NYU Town Hall with President John Sexton held on Tuesday, November 11th

Crime Log: Oct. 15 to 16

By Christine Park, Staff Writer

October 20, 2014


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Weekly round-up of crime in and around NYU's Washington Square Campus.

Campaign aimed toward New Yorkers beneficial

Campaign aimed toward New Yorkers beneficial

By WSN Editorial Board, Editorial Board

October 16, 2014


Filed under Opinion

There are different ways to experience NYC.

Greenwich Village

Greenwich Village

August 24, 2014


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    Bagel Bob’s 51 University Pl. | bagelbobs.com | 212.533.2627 This University Place favorite serves huge bagels stuffed with a generous serving of your choice of cream cheese. Come here for: Breakfast on your way to class   Cafetasia 38 E. Eighth St. | cafetasia.com | 212.529.2363 Just...

Omar’s Oration: De Blasio must speak out against 2031 during visit

Omar’s Oration: De Blasio must speak out against 2031 during visit

April 15, 2014


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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio will participate in a conversation on April 17 at the Skirball Center for the Performing Arts as part of the Speakers on the Square series. As the new-mayor-smell vanishes, it is time for de Blasio to get to work and begin tackling the city’s endless to-do list. During this week’s discussion, he will reveal the issues that he plans to prioritize in the coming years, both in the city and at NYU. As de Bla...

Community members, FASP celebrate recent NYU 2031 decision

Community members, FASP celebrate recent NYU 2031 decision

March 17, 2014


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Members of NYU Faculty Against the Sexton Plan and the Greenwich Village community gathered on March 15 to celebrate Judge Donna Mills’ decision in January, which said NYU does not have the right to build on parkland near Coles Sports Center as part of the NYU 2031 expansion plan. The celebration also kick...

Malaysian restaurant Rasa serves up South Asian plates with punch

Malaysian restaurant Rasa serves up South Asian plates with punch

February 25, 2014


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Rasa is a Malaysian restaurant nestled in the heart of Greenwich Village. It boasts the best of Malaysian street and comfort food. Camie and Tommy Lai, sibling chefs who established themselves as New York City’s premier Malaysian chefs, named Rasa after the town in Malaysia where they grew up. To...

Preservationists call for greater protection for LGBTQ sites

Preservationists call for greater protection for LGBTQ sites

February 21, 2014


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New York City preservationists are seeking further protections for Greenwich Village’s LGBTQ historical sites including the bar Julius' and the Stonewall Inn. Kurt Kelly, the owner of the Stonewall Inn, located on Christopher Street, said he is grateful for the efforts the Greenwich Village Society...

Montaditos brings Old World dining experience to New York

Montaditos brings Old World dining experience to New York

December 3, 2013


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  For anyone who has ever desired the feeling of Spanish luxury and authentic flavor or the baroque ambience of a different world, all the while never having to leave the convenience of your home, there is solace. New franchise branch 100 Montaditos has opened on Bleecker Street, and is the firs...

Village residents present expansion concerns to Working Group

Village residents present expansion concerns to Working Group

September 18, 2013


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At the Space Priorities Working Group Town Hall meeting last night, some Greenwich Village residents showed that there is still a conflict between the community and the university over NYU 2031. The town hall meeting took place in the Eisner and Lubin Auditorium in the Kimmel Center for University Life...

Local record stores branch out to survive

Local record stores branch out to survive

April 24, 2013


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  Music from a local DJ flowed out the door of Other Music record store and followed customers of all ages around the block last Saturday afternoon. Along with about two dozen other record stores in Greenwich Village, Other Music was participating in a national celebration that featured li...

Violent crime rises in lower Manhattan

Violent crime rises in lower Manhattan

April 23, 2013


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  According to a report from the New York Police Department, violent crime has been on the rise in a number of Manhattan neighborhoods near campus, including Chelsea, Gramercy and SoHo. This contrasts with an overall drop in violent crime citywide. During the same time period, both sh...

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