West 4th Street
Posted November 5, 2020 at 5:00 am
It was chaos downtown last night, as clashes erupted between protesters and police officers over the presidential election. Gothamist reported that demonstrators gathered in Washington Square Park shortly before 8:00pm, and were later met by “hundreds of NYPD officers.” It turned rowdy as some set small fires and berated police for supporting President Trump; dozens were […]
Posted December 23, 2014 at 9:23 am
This could be a scene straight from The Hangover… Apparently the best way to get the couch downstairs is out the window. No need to hire a crew for the back-breaking work. Seriously. As this flyer attests, someone pushed a sofa out the sixth floor window on West 4th Street a couple weeks ago. Neighbors are […]
Posted September 14, 2010 at 6:26 am
Of Romeo and Juliet in Washington Square Park. Our protagonist found his star-crossed love while studying the fine art of Financial Calculus and Combinatorics. His fair maiden, an unsuspecting bookworm in the park. NYU and CUNY, a match that could never be.
Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:35 am
Last week, we learned that longtime Bowery resident Joe Resto won a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to tag along with Bear Grylls in the Canadian Rockies. The Bronx-born deejay was one of two lucky souls chosen among a pool of 20,000 applicants as part of the Discovery Channel’s Fan vs Wild contest. This special episode of Man […]
Posted July 2, 2010 at 6:25 am
The new NYU construction at 133-139 Macdougal Street, built on the ruins of the old Provincetown Playhouse, is almost ready to roll. In just the last few weeks, much of the heavy-duty machinery, scaffolding, and traffic barricades have been relieved of their duties. Instead, there are NYU security guards. But that’s not all.
Last modified November 1, 2010 at 12:14 am
The perennial Greenwich Village frat-dive, Town Tavern, is now under new management. Yellow signs in the windows announce this fact, as does the brown paper obscuring shots of the interior.
Posted May 5, 2010 at 6:23 am
The realigned Washington Square Park fountain is now flowing again. Yesterday afternoon, amidst the recent spat of unseasonable temperatures and the sound of three-piece jazz, the hordes were out enjoying the cool refreshment of the gushing geyser. Spring fever has taken hold.
Posted April 27, 2010 at 6:27 am
Remember the Provincetown Playhouse (est. 1916) on MacDougal? Like so many buildings across downtown, the last remaining piece of the historic structure is now held hostage by NYU. Nevertheless, after a year wrought with overzealous demolition, stop work orders, and new construction, the legal facility is finally taking shape.