Romany Marie

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2011

    East Village Braces for Impact: 35 Cooper Sq. Will Be Torn Down Soon

    ​When we first approached the now closed Asian Pub, known officially as Cooper 35, we were confused as to why everyone was standing outside protesting -- holding various signs written in Sharpie -- instead of inside getting drunk, but maybe that was just us wishfully needing a stiff cocktail a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2008

    Romany Marie: Death of a Village Icon

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. March 2, 1961, Vol. VI, No. 19 La Reine Est Morte By Mary Perot Nichols "Yes indeed, yes indeed, yes indeed, the old man mumbled as he shuffled up to the podium. A murmur of remembrance swept through the audience, peopled predominantly by t ... More >>

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    March 6, 2008
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    February 27, 2008

    When the Village WAS Bohemia

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. July 31, 1957, Vol. II, No. 40 When the Village WAS Bohemia By Dan Balaban "Things were different then," says Romany Marie, reflecting back on 36 years of her various restaurants in the Village. "There was more spacing, not so much buildi ... More >>

  • NYC Life

    July 12, 2005

    Spin It

    And the beat goes 'round, and everything old is new again