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Super-luxe building soaring next to God’s Love

Super-luxe building soaring next to God’s Love

BY LINCOLN ANDERSON   |  The skyline is rapidly changing around Spring St. and Sixth Ave. On the corner, God’s Love We Deliver is rebuilding and vertically expanding its Soho headquarters. Meanwhile, just to the north — and getting a boost from a transfer of air rights from the do-gooding, hot-meals provider — One Vandam, […]

It’s a whole new Marketplace at St. Anthony’s vendors strip

It’s a whole new Marketplace at St. Anthony’s vendors strip

The church, vendors and the manager all hope the Marketplace at St. Anthony’s will have a banner year. Photo by Pasha Farmanara BY PASHA FARMANARA  |  The Marketplace at St. Anthony’s resumed its annual flea market on March 7 under new management. The market will be stationed at its original location, on the south side […]

Father is sending out a message of spiritual rebirth

Father is sending out a message of spiritual rebirth

BY ALBERT AMATEAU  |  Father Walter Tonelotto, pastor of Our Lady of Pompeii Church since July 2013, brings to the church in the heart of Greenwich Village the experience of 40 years as a priest who has been serving in places near and far. He has led parishes in Canada, Mexico and Haiti, and closer […]

Poets House is a free literary oasis for everyone

Poets House is a free literary oasis for everyone

BY HEATHER DUBIN  |  Cold weather should not be a deterrent for a visit to Poets House. The journey is worth the effort to reach this literary gem tucked away near the Hudson River in Tribeca. Poets House is a writer’s delight with a library of 50,000 volumes of poetry and a well-lit space to […]

Soho Apple Store bomb threat a hoax

Soho Apple Store bomb threat a hoax

Police cordon off the area in front of the Apple Store on Prince St. around 2:10 p.m. after having cleared the sidewalk. Photos by Sam Spokony ORIGINALLY POSTED, Fri., Dec. 27  |  BY LINCOLN ANDERSON AND SAM SPOKONY | The crowded Apple Store, at the busy intersection of Prince and Greene Sts. in Soho, was evacuated today, […]

A chocolatier’s sweet dreams come true in Tribeca

A chocolatier’s sweet dreams come true in Tribeca

BY HEATHER DUBIN  |  The Fika chocolate factory in Tribeca is a whirl of confectionary activity. Christmas is around the corner, and the workers — prominently visible behind floor-to-ceiling glass windows at the 450 Washington St. location — are feeling the crunch. Earlier this week, master chocolatier Hakan Martensson took a break from his busy […]

‘Soho Wild Man’ gets jail time but could be out within weeks

‘Soho Wild Man’ gets jail time but could be out within weeks

BY HEATHER DUBIN  |  Richard Pearson, a mentally ill man who has been accused of “terrorizing” merchants and residents in Soho by physically and verbally harassing them, was sentenced to 10 months in prison on Tuesday, but he could be back on the streets by Christmas. Pearson, 48, has been in jail since May 17, when he […]

Soho BID: Residents and businesses working together

Soho BID: Residents and businesses working together

BY MARGARET S. CHIN | Having read Sean Sweeney’s opinion piece published in The Villager last week about the City Council’s approval of the Soho Business Improvement District, I want to take this opportunity to correct some of the misinformation circulating about this historic achievement for our community. Soho is one of the most vibrant […]

Petrosino Square has seen its share of public art displays

Petrosino Square has seen its share of public art displays

BY LINCOLN ANDERSON | A vocal core of residents around Soho’s Petrosino Square are protesting the siting of a new Citi Bike docking station on the triangular island’s northern end, saying it has “usurped” a spot traditionally used for public art displays.. Indeed, the spot, formerly known as Kenmare Square, has been home to public art […]

Continental cleared of accusations about door policy

Continental cleared of accusations about door policy

BY JEFFERSON SIEGEL  |  A popular East Village bar has been cleared of complaints that its door policy was discriminatory. Continental bar on Third Ave. at St. Mark’s Place was the target of complaints filed with the city’s Commission on Human Rights, as well as several demonstrations that were organized by the group Act Now […]

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