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Business of the Month: St. Mark’s Bookshop, 136 East 3rd Street

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A Historic New Home for St. Mark’s Bookshop

Now in its fourth home, the St. Mark’s Bookshop has become a kind of movable landmark, so it’s fitting that the two-month-old store on East Third Street is in a landmarked building: First Houses, the first federally-funded public housing complex …

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Flowers and books for a summer day

Two weeks ago our friends at Green Guerillas led us on a tour of some remarkable gardens in the East Village. There are more community gardens in the East Village than in any other neighborhood in New York. Each one …

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Coping With the Disappearance of Beloved Places

On some level, whether it’s top-of-mind or just part of the mental wallpaper, the consciousness of a Greenwich Village lover is often occupied with mourning. You walk the ever-changing streets past the locations of the café you used to love, …

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St. Mark's Bookshop on Third Avenue between 8th and 9th Streets

Help St. Mark’s Bookshop Win a $250,000 Grant

Off the Grid recently reported on how St. Mark’s Bookshop, the beloved independent bookshop in the East Village that won a GVSHP Village Award in 2007, was able to successfully renegotiate their lease after falling sales left the store struggling …

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The Strand at 12th Street and Broadway

Peruse These Village Bookstores

Last year, Off the Grid featured a look at some of the Village’s more specialized bookshops, including shops featuring cookbooks, comics, and mystery books. If you didn’t catch it, be sure to take a look. With so many independent bookstores …

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Five Questions for St. Mark’s Bookshop

Recent press has spotlighted a lease negotiation between St. Mark’s Bookshop, the independent bookstore on Third Avenue between 8th and 9th Streets and its lease holder, the Cooper Union. St. Mark’s Bookshop won a 2007 Village Award for providing specialized …

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A Bookstore for Every Villager

It’s no surprise that the Village has a wealth of bookshops.  Quaint, independently-owned stores that could pull even the most technology-addicted teenager away from his or her iPad, are scattered throughout the East and West Villages.  It makes sense that …

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