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Neighbors Oppose Planned Luxury Condos At Koppers Chocolate Building

Some are against the building entirely, and the community board is pushing for affordable condos.

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Village Chocolate Factory Owners Want to Convert Space to Luxury Condos

The Koppers Chocolate factory owner is petitioning the city to allow them to make the building taller.

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City Incentives Drove West Village Factory to Move to Sunset Park: Report

After nearly 80 years in the Village, Koppers Specialty Chocolate is reportedly moving to Brooklyn.

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ASPCA Euthanizes Homeless Man's Dog Without Telling Him

James Tarangelo's dog Spot was taken from him based on concerns about the pet's health.

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Model Crashes Porsche Then Threatens to Get Police Officer Fired: Sources

Dara Tomanovich told an officer she was friends with former Mayor Michael Bloomberg, sources said.

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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.

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Water Main Break Forces West Village Street Closures

Crews were on the scene after a water main broke in the West Village, officials said.

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West Village Nightclub Robbed at Gunpoint, Police Say

The Westway was robbed early Wednesday morning after its weekly Westgay party.

Hudson Square »

New Hudson Square Restaurant Clarkson Opens with Retro Stylings

Owner Georges Forgeois said he modeled the design off 1940s hotels, trains and boats. 

Hudson Square »

Rec Center to Be Renovated After $5.6M Hudson Square Concession Deal

The City Planning Commission approved Trinity Real Estate's rezoning request Wednesday.

West Village »

West Village Rec Center Closed After Hurricane Sandy to Reopen Friday

Repairs have been made at the Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, which serves the Village and SoHo.

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West Village Rec Center Closed Indefinitely After Sandy

The Tony Dapolito Recreation Center has been closed more than five weeks because of water damage.

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High-End Strip Club Seeking to Open in West Village

The club on the West Side Highway would replace a 24-hour adult video store.

Manhattan »

Cheap, No-Frills Gyms Take On Pricey Workout Spots With DJs

A month's fee at one gym can buy an entire year of membership at another in Manhattan.

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

Real-Life 'Willy Wonka' Chocolate Factory Has 70-Year History in Village

Koppers Chocolate has been experimenting with making new kinds of chocolate candy in Greenwich Village since 1937, and the results are still sweet.