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In Pictures, Week of Aug. 7, 2014

In Pictures, Week of Aug. 7, 2014

Tuesday’s Night Out Against Crime in Demo Square was the best party in the Village. There were free burgers, watermelon and a deejay spinning Sinatra, Elvis and Pharrell. Councilmember Margaret Chin, second from right, presented commander Elisa Cokkinos, far left, a proclamation saluting the precinct. Joining them were, from left, David Gruber, C.B. 2 chairperson; […]

Dameht punks up the Pyramid club Friday nights

Photos by Clayton Patterson The Pyramid has been hopping with free Friday night shows by pop-punk band Dameht (“The Mad,” backwards), who currently have a residency at the iconic Avenue A club. They’ll be there — featuring guitarist Lucas, above , right — for at least the next two Fridays, said Clayton Patterson, a big […]

After final checkup, HealthPlex to open

After final checkup, HealthPlex to open

Anjali Bharati, one of the emergency-trained doctors at the new Lenox Hill HealthPlex emergency department, was ready to get to work last Thursday, above, after the facility’s dedication ceremony. The HealthPlex had been planned to open this Wed., July 16, but, pending final approvals, the opening was pushed back to the following day. On Wednesday, […]

Kicking it in various ways

The Friday before Monday’s Bastille Day saw petanque players, cancan dancers and guillotine “victims” all kicking it, in one way or another, at Tribeca’s Cercle Rouge, on Broadway at N. Moore St.

Scoopy’s, Week of July 17, 2014

Ouch! We constantly hear about cutting and slashing in Albany, though it usually involves the budget. But state Senator Brad Hoylman, above, recently had a frightening accident where he severely cut his ring finger and pinkie. Hoylman told us it happened several weeks ago when he was up at the state Legislature and was gripping a glass […]

Safer cycling

Safer cycling

A new “protected bike lane” is being created along Hudson St. from Hudson Square up all the way through the Village, where it will connect with the existing, protected bike lane in Chelsea on Eighth Ave. The lane, painted green, is similar to protected bike lanes on First and Second Aves. — and now on […]

Washington Square Fountain

Scoopy’s, Week of July 10, 2014

Something in the Airbnb? At the Village Independent Democrats’ May 30 endorsement meeting, Assemblymember Keith Wright spoke on behalf of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s re-election bid. That much we understood. What we eventually didn’t quite get, though, was when Wright started riffing about other various issues he’s been dealing with and specifically got on the topic of Airbnb. He held […]

Scoopy’s, Week of July 3, 2014

Kardashians take Soho, Part II: It looks like the Kardashian crew will be taking over yet another Soho space, but this time it’s going to be a whole building. Last Thursday — as a huge crowd of paparazzi, fans and gawkers crowded outside — Khloe and Kourtney Kardashian toured 63 Spring St., at the northwest corner of Spring and Lafayette […]

Different strokes for different folks

Alessia Reggiani, 25, a Parsons fine-arts student, stood in Union Square on a recent Saturday and encouraged passersby to paint her body, which she had primed with white like a blank canvas. It was a project that she called, “Leave Your Mark.” “The relation between everyone we meet, every place you go, you leave your […]