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  • Business of the Month: Whitney Chemists, 50 University Place

    Your input is needed! Today we feature our latest Business of the Month — help us to select the next. Tell us which independent store you love in Greenwich Village, the East Village or NoHo:  click here to nominate your favorite.  Want to help support small […]

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  • Sharpen Your Pencils: A History of 710 East 9th Street

    Kids today still know what a pencil is and how to sharpen it, right? In any case, following the news of P.S. 64 we reported on earlier this week, we thought we’d take a look at another (even older) East Village school later converted to […]

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  • Join Us to Honor Frank O’Hara and His ‘Democracy of Affection’

    You’re invited to a plaque unveiling and festivities honoring Frank O’Hara on Tuesday, June 10 at 6 p.m. outside 441 East Ninth Street. I am mainly preoccupied with the world as I experience it, and at times when I would rather be dead the thought […]

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  • Places We Love: That Shopable Block, East 9th Street

    Today we introduce a new feature, Places We Love, focusing on architectural and cultural favorites that local folks feel are worth preserving, particularly in the East Village. If you have one you want to talk about, write to kloew@gvshp.org. “Although I don’t know where my […]

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  • BSA Grants Variances on East 9th Street

    In September the Board of Standards and Appeals voted to grant variances to the Mutliple Dwelling Law to allow rooftop additions to be built at 329, 331, 333 & 335 East 9th Street. Though we are not pleased with the Board’s decision, there is a […]

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  • Developer Seeks Variances from Board of Standards and Appeals for Rooftop Additions at 329-335 East 9th Street

    On June 5 the Board of Standards and Appeals will hold a hearing for variances sought by the owner of 329-335 East 9th Street to build rooftop additions. The developer’s application to the Department of Buildings last year to build rooftop additions was denied because they […]

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  • East 9th Street then and now

    East 9th Street Then and Now

    Yesterday we explored some of the history of elevated train lines in the Village. Today we’re going to take a quick look at another elevated part of our neighborhood’s history.

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