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Avignone Chemists, Village Staple Since 1929, Closing After Rent Hike

Owner Abe Lerner said the building was bought by an investment group that wants to triple his rent.

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Water Main Break Floods Greenwich Village Streets

Water streamed through the streets after the rupture near Bleecker and Sullivan streets, officials said.

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Man Stabs Driver for Blocking Crosswalk in Village, Police Say

Marc Firstenburg, 67, "poked" a driver with a knife for blocking the crosswalk, police said.

Upper West Side »

Gluten-Free Italian Restaurant Risotteria Opening UWS Outpost

The West Village-based eatery is opening a location on Amsterdam Avenue and 78th Street. 

West Village »

Women Attack Cabbie With Potted Plants After Trying to Shirk Bill: NYPD

A group of women beat up a cab driver after trying to get out of the car without paying, police said.

Greenwich Village »

Con Artist Poses as Repairman to Scam Small Businesses, Police Say

Nino Montano, 57, tricked business owners into paying him for repairs they didn't need, police said.

Greenwich Village »

Loud Starbucks Air Conditioner on Bleecker St. Breaks Noise Codes

Village residents have been complaining for months about a noisy air conditioner Starbucks installed.

Greenwich Village »

Village Parents Push NYU to Extend Public School's Construction Deadline

Parents want NYU to extend a year-end deadline for a new public school on Bleecker Street.

West Village »

Man Steals Whole Outfit, With Underwear, Then Immediately Turns Himself In

Matthew Redington stole $1,647 of clothes from James Perse, then walked to the 6th Precinct, NYPD said.

Ridgewood »

Man Dies After Telling Police Who Chased Him 'I Can't Breathe,' Sources Say

Daniel Levitt, 46, told police he couldn't breathe before he collapsed, police said.

Meatpacking District »

Famed Graffiti Artist 'Cost' Arrested in Greenwich Village

Police said they tracked nine locations Adam Cole tagged before finally catching him in the act.

Greenwich Village »

City on Verge of Losing NYU Site That Was Supposed to Become Public School

The DOE must commit to build a school on Bleecker Street by Dec. 31, or else NYU will retake the site.

Greenwich Village »

Man Hit in Head With Bottle of Champagne After Confronting Groper: Police

A clubgoer was attacked after he confronted a man he'd seen grab a woman at The Raven.

Greenwich Village »

Thief Steals Wallet at Nightclub, Then Stays to Buy Drinks, Police Say

Aaron Lorenzo, 25, was caught charging drinks on a woman's credit card at the Up and Down Club. 

Greenwich Village »

Brother and Sister Robbed, Beaten at 99 Cent Pizza Shop, Police Say

Police said the siblings were attacked after three people tried to rob them at a Village pizza joint.

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