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  • Blogs

    May 1, 2012

    May Day! The Voice Staff's Live Coverage of Occupy Wall Street's M1NYC

    Good morning, and welcome to the Village Voice's liveblog of May Day 2012, as the Occupy Wall Street movement calls for a "General Strike" and a day of protests around the city. Our reporters and photographers are fanned out across the boroughs. We'll be liveblogging their dispatches right here and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2012

    Occupy Wall Street Dreams Of A Giant Jam Session May 1

    "Band seeking 1000 guitar players. Other instruments also welcome. Influences include Woody Guthrie, Tom Morello, Willie Nile, and Sergio Ortega." Occupy Wall Street is raising a "Guitarmy." For months, activists have been preparing for May Day, laying plans for teach-ins, bank blockades, marches ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    December 8, 2009

    BOOK IT!

    Librarians: smart enough to plan a party the right way

  • Voice Choices

    December 24, 2008
  • Blogs

    November 28, 2008

    Reverend Billy Leads Buy Nothing Day Service in Union Square

    "Where's Reverend Billy?" asked a young woman with a camera. The acolyte who'd handed her a flyer for the Buy-Nothing day event at the north end of Union Square (detailing the activist Rev's "10 Commandments of Buylessness," and including a "Fun Page" of BND activities) thought a moment, then said, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2007

    Rally Friday for First Amendment Rights

    Questions about the proposed film regs? Juliana Luecking breaks it down. Fed-up New Yorkers will rally at Union Square at 6:30 pm on Friday to protest against yet another piece of proposed legislation that aims to squeeze even more of the freedom and creativity out of our increasingly sterile yet s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2006

    Idiots Outfox NYPD

    Yes, New York's third annual Idiotarod—a mad-cap parody of Alaska's Iditarod race using shopping carts instead of dog sleds—took place Saturday, despite threats and intimidation from the party-pooping NYPD. (See "How a Few Idiots Outfoxed the NYPD," a Voice Slide Show.) Some specu ... More >>

  • News

    July 27, 2004

    Trick or Treat for GOP

    Police and fire unions may force President Bush to cross a picket line