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Greenwich Village »

Man Threatens Village Chicken Joint Customers With Air Gun, Prosecutors Say

The man had been making unwanted advances to a woman before he pulled out an air pistol, police said.

Greenwich Village »

Jackson Diner on University Place Closed Permanently

The Greenwich Village Indian eatery was an outpost of the famous Jackson Heights joint.

West Village »

6th Precinct Commanding Officer Retiring After 25 Years

Deputy Inspector Elisa Cokkinos will retire next Wednesday.

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 »

Celebrate Cartoons With $8 Tattoos and Cocktails at Village Festival

The Crazy 8 Cartoon Festival will take over Eighth Street on Oct. 18.

Greenwich Village »

Nightclub Brings European Party Vibe to MacDougal Street

Mach 8 boasts international DJs, smoke machines and the "deep house" electronic music popular on Ibiza.

Union Square »

Woman Chases Down Wallet Thief and Restrains Him Until Police Arrive: NYPD

The 25-year-old woman grappled with the thief to stop him from escaping on an R train.

Bed-Stuy »

Bed-Stuy Teachers Raise Funds to Throw Carnival for Students in Need

Staff at a Bed-Stuy school serving children in need want to throw a carnival for their students.

Greenwich Village »

From FBI to IPA: Former G-Man Opens Craft Beer Bar in the Village

Don Borelli, a 25-year veteran of the FBI, is celebrating his love of craft beer.

Park Slope »

New Park Slope School Named After Maurice Sendak

P.S. 118, the new school opening this fall, will be named the Maurice Sendak Community School.

Park Slope »

Parents to Get Peek at New Park Slope School

P.S. 118, the new school opening this fall in Park Slope, will host an open house Tuesday night.

Park Slope »

Park Slope Parents Want New School to Be as 'Desirable' as P.S. 321

Parents are already planning fundraising efforts for the new school opening in Park Slope in 2013.

East Village & Lower East Side »

East Village Restaurant Serves as Inspiration for New Arby's Sandwich

Arby's executive said that restaurant This Little Piggy Ate Roast Beef was the inspiration for new Gravy Dipper.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Woman Found Dead Under Scaffolding on Lower East Side

A homeless woman who was a regular at Tompkins Square Park was found dead on Avenue B on Sunday.

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

Recycling Schedule Changes Coming to the West Village, Greenwich and NoHo

The Department of Sanitation is making changes to recycling pick-up days in parts of the West Village, Greenwich Village and NoHo.