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Be Present. Be Content.

Harper Spero | Posted 06.23.2014 | 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...

PHOTOS: 'Ghosts In The Village'

Posted 12.11.2012 | New York

It's been well over a month since power was restored to Greenwich Village, and life there has returned basically back to normal. The memory remains, h...

NYU Expansion Plan Creates Big Controversy

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 07.10.2012 | College

Matthew Broderick is a star, but at a recent public hearing, he was simply a Greenwich Village neighbor upset with New York University. NYU's expan...

LOOK: Six-Story Townhouse With Views Of The Highline

Posted 06.13.2012 | New York

Here with your real estate eye-candy of the week is a stunning, six-story, 17-room townhouse in the West Village comprised of two triplexes and boasti...

NYC's Odd Sense of Good Health: No Big Sodas But Radioactive Kitchens

Eileen Stukane | Posted 08.12.2012 | New York
Eileen Stukane

While there is no doubt that New Yorkers, like the rest of the U.S. population, are drinking and eating too many highly caloric foods, there is a more serious health concern coming our way that doesn't seem to bother Mayor Bloomberg.

WATCH: The West Village Wants To Kill All The Doo-Wop Groups

Posted 06.04.2012 | New York

Summer in New York City, for all its joys, brings many bothers-- swarms of bees, smelly streets, falling air-conditioner water, mosquitoes, the ice cr...

PHOTOS: NYC's Skinniest House On Sale For $3.9 Million

Posted 02.07.2012 | New York

New York City's skinniest (according to Curbed) house just got a skinnier price. When last listed in May, the narrow West Village brownstone was going...

Tattoo Shop Maintains Its Counter-Culture Tradition

Posted 02.01.2012 | Arts

How do you maintain your artistic practice in this economy? Moon Sheen, a tattoo shop in New York's West Village neighborhood, opened four months ago ...

Southpaw, Bleecker Bob's Records, Holiday Cocktail Lounge All Closing

Posted 01.27.2012 | New York

The somber list of classic New York closings takes another hit this week as two longtime music establishments, Southpaw in Park Slope and Bleecker Bob...

RIP: One Of World's Oldest Dogs Dies

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 01.23.2012 | Green

Uncle Chichi, a lovable toy poodle from New York's West Village believed to have possibly been the world's oldest dog, passed away Tuesday following a...