Film critic Andrew Sarris begins writing for the Voice.
The city of New York buys the site of Carnegie Hall for $5 million and leases it to a nonprofit corporation. The hall, named after the famous philanthropist who funded its construction, Andrew Carnegie, is later designated as a National Historic Landmark.
Hurricane Donna creates an 11-foot storm tide in the New York Harbor that causes extensive pier damage.
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on October 18, 2005