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2011 May - The Local East Village Blog - NYTimes.com


Posts published in May, 2011

Street Scenes | Auto Nanny

The photography of Tim Schreier.


Your Voices | Cyclists and Local History

A sampling of reader reactions to recent posts that have appeared on The Local.


‘The City is a Cage’

Just over a century ago, C.P. Cavafy, an enduringly popular Greek poet who lived in Alexandria, Egypt, wrote a 16-line poem called “The City” which immortalizes a peculiarly urban dilemma whose outlines disenchanted New Yorkers will readily recognize. Those who have just moved here should read the poem, memorize it, print it out, and stick it on the fridge door.


The Day | A Memorial Day Remembered

A roundup of news articles and blogposts related to the East Village.


The Day | A Holiday Splash

A roundup of news articles and blogposts related to the East Village.


Viewfinder | ‘It Really Was A Village’

The photography of Michael Sean Edwards.


A Big Day For East Village Soccer Fans

Brendan Bernhard previews Saturday’s UEFA Champion’s League Final between Barcelona and Manchester United, a match-up that will further stoke the already intense rivalries among the East Village’s sizeable community of European soccer fans.


Street Style | Wedges

As summer approaches, The Local’s fashion patrol takes a look at wedge shoes.


Talking Points | A Dylan Mystery

Today The Local begins a recurring series of interviews with local experts who will offer their takes on cultural issues, trivia questions and current events concerning the neighborhood.


Hearing on Historic District Mulled

The Landmarks Preservation Commission will hold a vote June 28 regarding whether to hold a public hearing about the creation of a historic district in the East Village.


An East Village Twitpic | May 27

A would-be message from the East Village, in 140 characters or less and inspired by photography.


Water Main Project Behind Schedule

After initially announcing that a water main project in Cooper Square would be finished by the winter, city officials now say it won’t be completed until spring 2012 at the earliest.


The Day | After the Trial

A roundup of news articles and blogposts related to the East Village.


Looking Back | 35 Cooper Square

Using archival photographs, The Local looks back at the history of the recently demolished 35 Cooper Square.


Street Scenes | In The Black

The photography of Tim Schreier.


Officers Found Not Guilty of Rape

Two East Village police officers were found not guilty today of raping a drunken woman after helping her home to her apartment.


Recalling a Haven for Gay Performers

Laurie Kamens looks at the early history of queer performance spaces in the East Village.


The Day | Cyclists Headed to Court

A roundup of news articles and blogposts related to the East Village.


Preservationists Lament 35 Cooper

Preservationists gathered this evening at the site of the now-demolished 35 Cooper Square.


Street Scenes | Tag

The photography of Tim Schreier.