Village Voice

Those Iconic Village Voice News Boxes Disappeared from the Streets

Posted October 20, 2017 at 5:11 am

The Village Voice news boxes have seemingly disappeared from the city streets. So swift was the apparent removal, you may not have even noticed. The disappearance comes roughly two months after the weekly publication announced that its print edition would cease to exist. Indeed, the final physical issue ran on September 20, with Bob Dylan […]

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Report: Village Voice Nixes Weekly Print Edition After More than 60 Years

Last modified August 23, 2017 at 9:31 am

Say goodbye to those Village Voice newspaper boxes. After more than sixty years serving up news to downtown New York City, current ownership decided to terminate the print format of the alt-weekly newspaper. The publication will remain online only as it struggles with success and relevance. “For more than 60 years, The Village Voice brand […]

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Revisiting the Comic Strips of ‘Village Voice’ Cartoonist M. Wartella

Posted December 18, 2013 at 10:00 am

Award-winning Village Voice cartoonist M. Wartella has just published a new coffee table book featuring his comic strips. Wartella’s Strip Show will be available in stores on January 14. His weekly “Runnin’ Scared” column for the paper sometimes focused on the gentrification of the Lower East Side, particularly the rampant change along the Bowery. (Love […]

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Village Voice Departs Cooper Square for FiDi

Last modified September 20, 2013 at 9:18 am

The Village Voice is no longer part of the neighborhood it once represented so well. Apparently the failing newspaper vacated 36 Cooper Square last Friday after two decades, and has since relocated offices even further downtown. As in the Financial District. Quite fitting given its nascent corporate status and highly-public exodus of its most valued […]

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Where has the Lower East Side Gone?

Last modified May 21, 2013 at 11:32 am

The Village Voice is on the mind of many in the wake of the recent bloodletting up in Cooper Square. Michael Musto, Robert Sietsema, and Michael Feingold. And then the resignation of two other writers yesterday. All gone. Thinking of the Voice, Boogie regular Esquared shared this gem from their archives – “Where Have All the […]

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“Danny Says” a Documentary to Shed Light on Music Icon Danny Fields

Posted November 20, 2012 at 12:29 pm

No single blog post out there can really summarize the significance and musical impact of Danny Fields.

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Village Voice on the Verge of Demise?

Posted August 20, 2012 at 6:18 am

High drama befell the Village Voice this past Friday – four editorial staffers were axed from the iconic weekly newspaper and plans are reportedly afoot to move from the East Village HQ.

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Bowery Boogie Wins Best Neighborhood Blog at Village Voice Web Awards!

Posted December 8, 2011 at 6:09 am

We are super-stoked to have won Best Neighborhood Blog at last night’s 2nd annual Village Voice Web Awards!

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Bowery Boogie Nominated for Best Neighborhood Blog in Village Voice Web Awards!

Last modified December 2, 2011 at 4:07 pm

For the second year running, Bowery Boogie has been nominated as a finalist for Best Neighborhood Blog in the Village Voice Web Awards!

Early Edition: November 14

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 12:59 am

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