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Small Girl, Big Apple

Susan Kaufman | Posted 07.31.2015 | New York
Susan Kaufman

As a suburban-born 20-year-old college student, living in the heart of the West Village of New York City for a whole summer is probably the best thing that ever happened to me.

The Queers Left Behind: How LGBT Assimilation Is Hurting Our Community's Most Vulnerable

Colin Walmsley | Posted 07.21.2015 | Gay Voices
Colin Walmsley

Is this to be the brave new gay world? A world in which the public face of the queer community -- the gay, the white, the cisgender and the wealthy -- take their place among society's elite, leaving the transgender, the non-white, the poor and the homeless to fend for themselves?

A Renovated West Village Home Tour

Domino | Posted 06.08.2015 | HuffPost Home
Domino

When it came time to choose a color for her bedroom, Cayne surprised herself. "I never thought I'd cover my walls in black Venetian plaster, but with my big white bed, it's not severe at all."

A Gorgeous West Village Hideaway

Domino | Posted 06.01.2015 | HuffPost Home
Domino

Three years ago, after moving into the West Village town house where her fiancé, Oberto Gili, has resided for the past 20 years, Joy Sohn had an epiphany. "I realized that Oberto had authored the original story of the design."

For Audiences, Loving Ben Scheuer Will Be Easy

Alexandra Villarreal | Posted 05.17.2015 | Arts
Alexandra Villarreal

Benjamin Scheuer sat at Buvette in the West Village, a casual grin stretching up toward his perfectly coifed 'do. "I dressed for spring today," he said with a velvet voice, sliding over words like they were made of silk.

The Dreams of Northern Ireland's Latest Musical Export - Janet Devlin

Salvatore Bono | Posted 04.26.2015 | New York
Salvatore Bono

Northern Ireland's Janet Devlin made her New York City debut and her first concert ever in the United States. If you are reading this from the U.K., you know who she is, but here she is an unknown, yet, that is about to change.

New York Moments

Roxie Sarhangi | Posted 04.19.2015 | Travel
Roxie Sarhangi

When I lived in New York City, I loved taking photographs. The vibrant fall leaves. The historic, welcoming brownstones. And of course, the people of the city. New York's energy is exhilarating.

Re-NEW-all:Cultural New Year Catch-Up;January 2015

Jill Lynne | Posted 03.21.2015 | Arts
Jill Lynne

It is important to have that daily pause -- to meditate and tune out -- turning inward for insights and centering. However an extended period of Re-NEW-all -- disconnecting to re-connect in a more meaningful manner -- revitalizes one, body and soul.

Christopher Mathias

Restaurant Takes Down Sign Advertising 'Straight Ice Cream' Amid Backlash

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Mathias | Posted 09.15.2014 | Gay Voices

NEW YORK -- A New York City restaurant has taken down a sign advertising its "big STRAIGHT ice cream" that raised eyebrows over the weekend. Owner...

Be Present. Be Content.

Harper Spero | Posted 08.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Harper Spero

It's important to have life goals and to strive for excellence, but it's also important to be content with where you are in the present moment.

If New York City Neighborhoods Were European Cities, Where Would You Live?

The Huffington Post | Karin Swanson | Posted 03.06.2014 | Travel

We can't all afford the luxury of traveling or living abroad. But if you live in New York City, maybe you can experience some of Europe's offerings wi...

The Drowned and the Saved

Spencer Wolff | Posted 11.04.2013 | New York
Spencer Wolff

My experience as a lifeguard tells me that someone could have saved that young man that day. Only, it wasn't me.

Theater: Village -- A Lucy Thurber Extravaganza

Cara Joy David | Posted 11.03.2013 | Arts
Cara Joy David

Three of your shows happening off-Broadway in one season. Well, right now, Lucy Thurber has five of her shows playing simultaneously at five different West Village theaters. Pretty cool, right?

The Purple Couch

Yetta Kurland | Posted 10.12.2013 | New York
Yetta Kurland

Most New Yorkers aren't members of the inside political game, and can't write the big Real Estate checks that open doors to access. That's why we're reaching out directly in this campaign. It's also what I will do as a City Council member.

TeamYetta NYC Survey Results -- CitiBike

Yetta Kurland | Posted 09.21.2013 | New York
Yetta Kurland

One idea I had is to require all Citibike riders to punch into the terminal when they pick up their bike that they agree to wear a helmet, that they understand and will obey all traffic rules and then be shown a couple of safety tips.

In Support of Public Education

Yetta Kurland | Posted 08.20.2013 | New York
Yetta Kurland

Knowledge is power, as they say, and like the practice of law, education is a tool that can empower people and communities to reach their fullest potential.

Quinn's Self-Defense

Eliot Armand Glenn | Posted 08.18.2013 | Gay Voices
Eliot Armand Glenn

In response to vicious hate crimes against LGBT New Yorkers, City Council Speaker and mayoral hopeful Christine Quinn is sponsoring an insulting series of classes in "street smarts" and self-defense. As a policy response to these tragedies, Quinn's offer is inadequate and inappropriate.

An Island Afar

Michael Clemens | Posted 08.13.2013 | Gay Voices
Michael Clemens

I am an island slowly opening up and being shown that true beauty is in vulnerability. It's loving and being loved. It's in the eyes of that little shelter dog who teaches me every day that the meaning of life is in this moment right now.

Hatred, Meet Technology!

Nish Gera | Posted 07.23.2013 | Gay Voices
Nish Gera

If Mark Carson was not safe on the streets of Greenwich Village in New York City, then none of us is safe. New York is a city that worships diversity, the "non-normal" and the different.

NYC Anti-Gay Hate Crime Suspect Charged

AP | VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 05.19.2014 | Gay Voices

The man who police say hurled homophobic slurs at a gay man on a Manhattan street before firing a single fatal shot to his head appeared in court Sund...

Equality's Brutal Backlash: The Murder of Mark Carson and the Rise in Violence Against Gays

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 05.20.2013 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

We sometimes forget that getting laws passed and getting court rulings declared is, comparatively, the easy part. The hate is still out there, however, and the haters are getting more desperate. Our worst enemies right now are complacency and the seductive message that we've "arrived."

New York Man Killed In Alleged Anti-Gay Hate Crime

Posted 05.12.2014 | Gay Voices

UPDATE May 19 at 12:52 p.m. EST: A New York Times report has identified the victim as Mark Carson, 32, and the suspect as 33-year-old Elliot Morales. ...

Dorm Mentality: Trending WV Demographics

Jill Lynne | Posted 03.16.2013 | New York
Jill Lynne

Unfortunately, the demographics of the WV have changed! The nouveau, trendy West Greenwich Village is primarily peopled with clueless young ones in their 20s and 30s.

Stripped West Village Mansion Gets A New Owner

Detroit Free Press | Posted 02.16.2013 | Detroit

Van Dyke Place, a historic house in West Village at the center of an architectural stripping controversy this summer, has been sold and will be restor...

Annie Leibovitz's West Village Compound On The Market For $33 Million

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 12.11.2012 | New York

More than 10,000 square feet, 13 fireplaces, a sprawling workspace with high ceilings, and a private courtyard. So goes the list of selling points lis...