Christopher Street

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Boots & Saddle Drag Bar Finally Wins Community Board Approval for New Home

Boots & Saddle will move from Christopher Street to the former Actors Playhouse on Seventh Ave. South.

West Village »

Boots & Saddle Drag Bar Eyes Actors Playhouse Space After Local Opposition

The Christopher Street bar was shot down by CB2 in its previous attempts to find a new home.

West Village »

Bushwick's La Gringa Taqueria Expanding to West Village

The Mexican eatery is opening its first Manhattan location later this month at 82 Christopher St.

West Village »

Boots & Saddle Shot Down by Locals Fearing Noise and Kids Seeing Drag Shows

Community Board 2 rejected the drag bar's application for a new liquor license in the Village. 

West Village »

Cyclist Beaten and Robbed by Pedestrian He Swerved to Avoid Hitting: Police

The cyclist fell after swerving to avoid Gregory Enix, who then attacked and robbed him, police said.

West Village »

Boots & Saddle Closing After 40 Years on Christopher Street

The gay bar known for its drag shows is being priced out of the Village, the owner said.

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. 

West Village »

Trans Woman Posts Signs on Christopher St. Asking Thief to Return Wallet

Shay Neary said the wallet contained mementos from those who supported her during her gender transition.

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.

Greenwich Village »

Food Truck Vendor Attacked in Village, Police Say

The attack began with an argument over the 28-year-old vendor's food, police said.

West Village »

Partial Building Collapse on Christopher Street Prompts Evacuation

Officials said they did not know when residents would be able to return to 85 Christopher Street.

West Village »

Principal, Parents Urge City to Slow Traffic on Sixth Avenue

P.S. 41 Principal Kelly Shannon is calling on the city to put a Slow Zone on Sixth Avenue.

Greenwich Village »

'Orange Is the New Black' Star Among NYC Pride Parade Grand Marshals

This year's NYC Pride parade will be led by Laverne Cox, Jonathan Groff and Rea Carey.

Meatpacking District »

Man Arrested for Grabbing Woman in Front of Jane Hotel, Police Say

The woman was talking to her boyfriend when she was groped, police said.

East Village »

Weekend Service Restored on 3 Bus Lines, MTA Says

The M8, Q31 and Q77 will get restored or increased subway service, according to the MTA. 

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