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Many layers of history on 4th and 5th Streets

May the 4th be with you! While today is a special day for many Star Wars fans, for us in the Village today’s date is a reminder of that the low-number streets of the NYC grid plan are encompassed by …

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The Tompkins Square Park Riots of 1988

Police brutality, class warfare, gentrification — today these are hot button topics, both nationally and in New York City.  But on August 6, 1988, frustrations over these issues converged in the form of protest and riots in Tompkins Square Park in …

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