via New York TimesEven though our world seems to get a little more desolate by the day, there are certain things that bring comfort to our aching hearts. Like finding plants thriving under the toughest of urban conditions. Like, in Union Square, where the tireless folks at Gothamist noticed t ... More >>
Because it's called "Heat," see? Fresh off of taking the Grammys by military force on Sunday night, Beyonce will run up on innocent little Union Square Park tonight, "flickering projections of flames, steam and fog" in tow, by way of launching her new fragrance line. All this noise will be em ... More >>
East Meets West Holiday Parade
Little Italy and Chinatown Merchants Associations are sponsoring a parade from Mulberry to Mott Street, featuring marching bands, martial artists and acrobats, Italian American singers and Lion and Dragon Dance troupes.
Model trains travel from New York to the North Pole at Grand Central Station. Sadly, the bizarre holiday laser light show on the reverse zodiac roof of the main hall doesn't start until Monday. The holiday market is already going on.
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesDecember 24, 1964, Vol. X, No. 10Thomas Hits Viet War at Washington Sq. RallyMore than 1000 people, including turbaned writer Marc Schleifer, bearded, bereted hippies, mothers with baby carriages, and the Police Department's Special Services ( ... More >>
For more than three years now, "crystal healer" and "spiritual activator" Angel Almodovar has been peddling rocks and remedies across from Whole Foods in Union Square Park. And he never had a problem really, until last Saturday when he claims NYC Parks Commissioner Adrian Benepe and five parks polic ... More >>
Democratic candidates for city council seats in districts 1, 2, and 3, district attorney, and comptroller came to the Village Independent Democrats last night to make their cases, under strict time limits and with screened questioning, for the venerable club's endorsement.
In District 1:
Pete Gle ... More >>