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Slow Zones Coming to Houston Street and the Bowery This Fall

The city will reduce the speed limit to 25 mph on Houston Street and the Bowery starting in November.

East Village »

Woman Dies After Being Hit by SUV in Cooper Square, NYPD Says

Lisa Julian, 47, was hit while walking in Cooper Square early Thursday, the NYPD said.

East Village »

Construction Begins on Astor Place's Pedestrian-Friendly Redesign

Astor Place and Cooper Square are getting a $16 million overhaul with two new pedestrian plazas.

East Village »

Cooper Union Students End 'Live-In' Protest After Weeklong Occupation

Students at Cooper Union were protesting possible tuition charges at the traditionally free school.

East Village »

Cooper Union Students Hold 'Live-In' Protest for Free Education

Eleven students from the school have locked themselves in the school's Cooper Square building.

East Village »

Village Voice Leaving Cooper Sq. as Grace Church School Moves in

Grace Church School will open its new campus in Cooper Square this September.

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

Fukushima 'After One Year' Photo Exhibit Opens at NYU

Nearly 50 photos of the aftermath of Japan's tsunami and nuclear disaster will be shown through May.

East Village & Lower East Side »

George Davison Focuses on Community at Grace Church School

George Davison, head of the Grace Church School, is DNAinfo's Principal of the Week.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Cooper Union Students Demand School Rescind Tuition Threat

Cooper Union students and alumni peppered school president Jamshed Bharucha with questions about a possible tuition charge at a meeting Wednesday night.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Cooper Union Could Charge Tuition for First Time in 150 Years

The Cooper Union in the East Village is considering charging students tuition for the first time to cope with a $16.5 million budget deficit.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Bowery Lands on State Register of Historic Places

The Bowery was recently included on the State Register of Historic Places, paving the way for national recognition.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Ninth Precinct Awards Ceremony Honors East Village's Top Cops

The annual awards ceremony honored more than 30 officers from the 9th Precinct.

East Village & Lower East Side »

St. Mark's Bookshop Fans Serenade New Cooper Union President

Supporters of the store sang an original song pleading for the school to lower the shop's rent at the inauguration of new Cooper Union president Jamshed Bharucha Tuesday.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Ryan Gosling Breaks up Street Fight in East Village

The Academy Award-nominated actor was purportedly caught on tape stepping in to stop a scuffle on Astor Place.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Hotelier Andre Balazs Reportedly Buying Cooper Square Hotel

Balazs is reportedly set to take over the 21-story East Village hotel as early as Sept. 1.