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Leroy St. Dog Run is a bone of contention for an activist

BY T. SCHOEN  |  New Yorkers who choose to own a dog don’t have the space in their homes or even on the street for their often rambunctious beasts to exercise and enjoy themselves. That is why places like the Leroy St. Dog Run, in Hudson River Park, are crucial to the well-being of the […]

BY KAMAKSHI AYYAR  |  Tucked away in a small storefront not far from Washington Square Park is a store whose owner greets customers while dressed in a bathrobe, slippers and a wolf’s hat. He isn’t hung over, just mirroring the cult film character his shop is dedicated to — Jeff “The Dude” Lebowski. The Little […]

The Way of The Dude abides at Lebowski temple of merch

BY KAMAKSHI AYYAR  |  Tucked away in a small storefront not far from Washington Square Park is a store whose owner greets customers while dressed in a bathrobe, slippers and a wolf’s hat. He isn’t hung over, just mirroring the cult film character his shop is dedicated to — Jeff “The Dude” Lebowski. The Little […]

Year of the Snake ssssizzles at spruced-up center

BY TEQUILA MINSKY | Greenwich House Senior Center has been transformed since volunteer Phil Katz undertook the project to improve it almost two years ago. Tired wall décor has come down. The smaller dining room shines with a fresh coat of radiant yellow paint and members’ paintings — mostly created in the Friday afternoon art […]

Past and present unite at P.S. 3 panel discussion

Photos by Sam Spokony BY SAM SPOKONY  |  P.S. 3 parents, alumni and current and former teachers gathered in the Hudson St. school’s auditorium on Sat., Feb. 2, for discussions about the origin and development of the West Village’s longtime alternative choice in elementary education. Founded in 1971, the school has throughout its history shown […]

Meanwhile, down on the High Line, the real party’s going on

Meanwhile, down on the High Line, the real party’s going on

A Special East Village Supplement Friends of the High Line offers a full slate of free, fun summer events for children, teens and adults. These range from studying the elevated park’s horticulture and wildlife to art projects, musical and dance performances — like the one above, underneath The Standard’s span — and movies. F.O.H.L. staff […]

Development and dreams of

Development and dreams of

A Special East Village Supplement After a long, drawn-out construction process, 450 W. 14th St., a.k.a. The High Line Building, above, is reportedly enjoying 100 percent occupancy. The 11-story office building — rising above Diane von Furstenberg’s “jewel”-topped skylight — was developed by Charles Blaichman. Meanwhile, Novac Noury, the disco era’s Arrow Keyboard Man turned […]

The Meatpacking District is refashioning itself again

The Meatpacking District is refashioning itself again

A Special East Village Supplement BY EILLEN STUKANE | The Meatpacking District is growing up. Right now, walking the cobblestone streets you can feel that the neighborhood is experiencing a moment in time. It’s still the chic, not-to-be-missed destination with visionary trendsetters like Jeffrey, the earliest pioneer on W. 14th St. in 1999, and Diane […]

Art is a part of the scene

Art is a part of the scene

A Special East Village Supplement Galleries are one of the uses that the new Meatpacking District has become known for. In the case of “Crazy 4 Cult NYC,” a recent show of artwork inspired by cult movies, like “Edward Scissorhands,” the gallery was actually a pop-up at 64 Gansevoort St., near Washington St. It was […]

A hip and happening day in the life of The Standard

A Special East Village Supplement BY EILEEN STUKANE | The Standard has fashioned itself as a center of invention, a place to meet any mood any time. While 337 rooms on 18 floors make this free-standing, concrete-and-glass creation that reigns over the High Line a hotel, the Meatpacking District’s Standard at Washington and W. 13th […]

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