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West Village

  1. Gay Synagogue Gets a New HomeCongregation Beit Simchat Torah’s new home crams so much meaning into a modest space.
  2. neighborhood news
    Some (Potentially Shady) Guy Rents a West Village Duplex for $10 a MonthAnd his lease is supposed to last for 50 years!
  3. crimes and misdemeanors
    72-Year-Old Sucker Punched in West VillageYikes.
  4. West Village Shootout Kills 1, Wounds 3 OfficersMonday afternoon, on West 4th Street and Sixth Avenue.
  5. crimes and misdemeanors
    Man Stopped for Driving the Wrong Way Also Had Assault Rifles, Scary NoteAnd a bottle rocket. 
  6. neighborhood news
    Charming West Village Cobblestones Also Great for Smashing WindowsAs one Charles Street resident learned the hard way.
  7. crimes and misdemeanors
    Yet Another Reason Not to Drive to the VillageThanks partly to the neighborhood’s bouncers.
  8. things that are scary
    West Village Tapas Lovers Exposed to Hepatitis AAn infected Alta pastry chef was on the job from March 23 to April 2.
  9. neighborhood news
    Harvey Weinstein’s Dogs Annoy His Neighbors and He Doesn’t CareSomehow, we’re not surprised. 
  10. the most important people in the world
    Julianne Moore Robbed of $127,000 in JewelrySomeone made off with ten Cartier pieces from the actress’s West Village brownstone.
  11. neighborhood news
    West Village McDonald’s Hosts Another Hate CrimeYikes.
  12. fun-raising
    Obama Fund-raiser Sparks ‘Total Insanity,’ Wine Shortages in West VillageResidents were trapped in their cushy apartments, forced to walk several blocks out of their way.
  13. neighborhood news
    Warning: Your FedEx Deliveryman Might Be a BurglarA West Village thief posed as a deliveryman.
  14. doo whoops
    West Village Residents Fight Neighborhood ScourgeDoo-wop.
  15. neighborhood news
    Greenwich Village: Full of Toughs, Hoods, and RapscallionsOh, you thought it was just all celebrities and charming cobblestones?
  16. vu.
    Does It Take $5.6 Million in Real Estate to Lure a Professor to the Village?According to some recent purchases by NYU, that might be the case.
  17. puppies!!!!!!
    Drunk People Are Buying Adorable Puppies They Won’t Want in Five HoursTwo West Village pet stores located near bars have been forced to enact bans on puppy purchases by drunks.
  18. equal rites
    Some People Appear to Have Been Happy About This Gay-Marriage ThingPhotos from the celebration.
  19. equal rites
    New York Gets In Bed With Gay Marriage, Celebrates AccordinglyThere were Champagne flutes.
  20. neighborhood news
    New York Has One Less Fat Black PussycatA sign of old times gets a new paint job.
  21. real estate
    Sean Parker Isn’t the First Innovator (or Lothario) to Own the West Village’s $20 Million ‘Bacchus House’The storied history of one of the best townhouses in Greenwich Village.
  22. neighborhood news
    Retail Space on Bleecker Street Is More Expensive Than the Champs-ÉlyséesLet that sink in for a while.
  23. neighborhood news
    Greenwich Village Historic District Extended Once AgainNot enough for advocates, though.
  24. walk-through
    Walk-Through: Wraparound Terrace in the West VillageDesigner Adam Lippes is a “repeat renovator,” and his latest work is on the block.
  25. man on the street
    The Man on the Street Asks If Sex and the City 2 Is ‘2 Much?’We suspect our man on the street himself may think so.
  26. neighborhood news
    The West Village Is Apparently Crawling With HookersWell, not literally.
  27. neighborhood news
    St. Vincent’s Board Votes to Shut Down HospitalAfter prolonged battle with debt, hospital to close after 160 years.
  28. neighborhood news
    Mt. Sinai Passes on Partnership With St. Vincent’sIt looks like bankruptcy or bust for the historic West Village hospital. Or both.
  29. neighborhood news
    Burglarizing Ghost of William S. Burroughs Nabbed!A middle-aged man who robbed frozen-yogurt and sex shops in the West Village and Chelsea has been arrested.
  30. vu.
    Katie Lee Joel Going for Double Her Money on West Village TownhouseBought four years ago for $5.9 million, it’s now on the market for $12.9 million.
  31. neighborhood news
    Continuum in Bid to Shut Down St. Vincent’sUnder a new proposal, the hospital might rid itself of all emergency-care facilities.
  32. neighborhood news
    Ghost of William S. Burroughs Burglarizing Yogurt, Sex-Toy Shops in the West VillageMakes sense, no?
  33. vu.
    Chipotle Owner Pays Extra for the Guacamole of West Village Real EstateSteven Ells has dropped over $30 million on amazing homes in the area.
  34. real estate
    Gottlieb Family Battle Beginning to Look Like Astor Will SquabbleBut with much more at stake.
  35. vu.
    Harry Potter Buys Historic West Village TownhouseA sea captain built it 150 years ago!
  36. neighborhood news
    There’s Something Queer About Twelve Gay StreetA true story.
  37. party lines
    Mischa Barton: Taylor Momsen Fan, or Stalker?Why was the adult television actress hanging around outside the teen starlet’s trailer last night?
  38. vu.
    New York’s Narrowest Townhouse Still Too Expensive for You to Afford$2.75 million dollars for 1,500 stacked square feet? Really?
  39. neighborhood news
    Landmarks Commission Approves St. Vincent’s Residential TowerThe entire Seventh Avenue project is a step closer to realization.
  40. real estate
    Suri Cruise to Move to the West Village?At least one of her parents may be joining her.
  41. internet miracles
    DIY Real Estate With Facebook and eBayFed up with your broker? That’s what Facebook is for!
  42. party chat
    Hugh Jackman Went Schwimming at the Schnabels’!’New Yorkers are very cool,’ says the Australian transplant.
  43. walk-through
    Tour a Loft in Richard Meier’s 173 Perry StreetA two-bedroom loft is selling for $3 million.
  44. made-off
    West Village Bohemians to Hang Madoff in EffigyMadoff victims Cynthia Crane and Ted Story will bid adieu to their West Village townhouse in style.
  45. neighborhood watch
    Hotel Riverview SRO Tenants to Protest Outside Waverly Inn?This should be good.
  46. the quotable greatest depression
    ‘As Long As I Have Money for Cat Food and Cigarettes, I’m Fine’The employees at West Village lesbian bar Rubyfruit offer inspirational maxims for the Greatest Depression.
  47. Palazzo Chupi Raw, ChafedJulian Schnabel’s pink West Village palace is getting some work done.
  48. the celebrity invasion
    Celebrities Maintain ‘Military Presence’ in West Village‘You would think there was a government operation going on,’ the resident said of vehicles idling outside Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen’s home. And perhaps there is.
  49. 21 questions
    Kurt Loder Thinks Mayor Bloomberg Should Just Shut His FaceThe MTV icon and West Village resident answers our usual 21 questions.
  50. neighborhood watch
    Is Schnabel’s Palazzo Chupi in Crisis? Schay It Isn’t Scho!Is Julian Schnabel’s big, pink Palazzo Chupi in the West Village so sleepy that the doormen are giving tours to any old passerby? That and more blasphemous rumors from Sunnyside Gardens, Dumbo, and Park Slope in today’s boroughs report.
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