Rudy Guliani assumes office as Mayor, the first Republican Mayor since John Lindsay in 1973.
Nat Hentoff wins the National Press Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award.
The Village Voice acquires the LA Weekly, a west-coast newsweekly which was started in 1978 by a group of investors which included actor Michael Douglas.
STOMP wins a special citation at the Obie Awards.
Hole’s Live Through This was named best album and Beck’s “Loser” was named best single in the Pazz & Jop Music Critic’s poll.
Jonathan Z. Larsen resigns from The Village Voice. Karen Durbin is appointed to replace Larsen as Editor in Chief.
Newsstand price increased to $1.25.
The Village Voice mourns the passing of Robert Massa, a writer and editor from 1982 to 1994.
The Village Voice mourns the passing of former theater critic Roderick Mason Faber.
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on October 18, 2005