When the faculty of New York University's School of Arts and Sciences voted no confidence in President John Sexton and his administration earlier this month, Sexton and the university's board of trustees dismissed the significance of the non-binding vote and pledged to forge ahead with their controv ... More >>
BNO designThe new Union Square pavilion? Maybe not...Apparently, not everyone is happy about the Parks Department's plan to convert the Union Square pavilion into a seasonal restaurant. Washington Square News reports that neighbors are against the idea, in part because converting the space in ... More >>
Washington Square NewsPizza lovers, rejoice.Artichoke Basille's Pizza's newest outpost, at 111 MacDougal Street, opened the day before Thanksgiving and is already doing brisk business selling slices until the wee hours of the morning (like the other locations, it's open until 5 a.m.). And be ... More >>
Perhaps one of the dorkiest things to hit college campuses since the first physics club, Quidditch, the mythical sport from the Harry Potter series, is now an actual mainstream event, apparently. This years' fourth annual Quidditch World Cup will be held in New York in November, with 50 teams ... More >>
Talk about the least servicey kind of journalism, ever. Following in the wake of their crosstown rivals, the New York Daily News has gone ahead and had their reporters infiltrate a bunch of bars with fake IDs, and then expose them as the kinds of places young people can get into with fake IDs ... More >>
Pop-up restaurants are a great way to allow young chefs to experiment with new menus without the risk of bankruptcy. And, unlike underground supper clubs, they're legal.
Memorial Sloan-Kettering's executive chef took top prize when kitchen chiefs from top hospitals around the city ... More >>
NY1 says that the Take Back NYU student protesters suspended for occupying the Kimmel Center last week were given "until the end of the day to accept" a deal that would allow them back to classes on Monday, with a time-served one week suspension. Washington Square News further explains that the tra ... More >>
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NYU Local's late night thread: "1:04 - We've been offered a chance to leave now. I can't leave. I've been following this story for over 28 hours straight. I know you all are waiting to hear what happens. I got you. I'm in it for the long haul."
The feed is black but someone ... More >>
Photos, legwork by Robert Sietsema.
There are only a few students left inside the Kimmel Center, which has been occupied since Thursday in the Take Back NYU protest. Those are the final four in the picture, reported by NYU Local's twitter feed to be Ryan Olander -- an intern at the Washington Peac ... More >>