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Fort Greene »

Kids Hunt for 'Where's Waldo?' in Fort Greene

Waldo turns 25 this year and Fort Greene celebrated his birthday with a neighborhood scavenger hunt.

Williamsburg »

Yoga, Films, and a Kids' Book Truck Hit North Brooklyn Parks

McCarren and other parks are about to be packed with mainly free events.

East Village »

Still-Struggling St. Mark's Bookshop Hunting for Smaller Space

The longtime bookshop is looking for a smaller space in the East Village.

Lower East Side »

Lower East Side Men to get Reading Guide from Local Cafe

Lost Weekend on Orchard Street is launching a monthly list of books for the Lower East Side man.

Astoria »

Third of Queens Libraries Would Close Under 'Devastating' Budget Cuts

The Queens Library is facing the prospect of losing $26.7 million in budget funding in fiscal year 2013.

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

Police Seize More Than 3,000 Books in Village Sidewalk Vendor Raids

Sixth Precinct officers confiscated three van-loads full of books about a month ago. 

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

Star Authors to Read at New School Book Award Events

Jeffrey Eugenides and dozens of other well-known writers will appear at The New School this week.

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

Village Cookbook Shop Battles E-Books with Vintage Charm

The owner of Bonnie Slotnick Cookbooks and her customers say old books beat e-readers any day.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Word Up Bookstore Fans Await Fate of Pop-Up Shop

Word Up fans waited to hear the fate of the only Washington Heights pop up shop's future Saturday.

East Village & Lower East Side »

St. Mark's Bookshop Celebrates Survival

The St. Mark's Bookshop celebrated a rent reduction and clearance of debt on Thursday night.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Pop-Up Bookstore Negotiating Longer Stay in WaHi

The popular pop up bookstore Word Up Books, at 4157 Broadway, is trying to extend its lease into 2012.

East Village & Lower East Side »

St. Mark's Bookshop Reaches Rent Deal with Cooper Union

The struggling St. Mark's Bookshop struck a deal with landlord Cooper Union this week.

East Village & Lower East Side »

St. Mark's Bookshop Says Cooper Union Refuses to Reduce Rent

The St. Mark's Bookshop has been seeking a rent reduction to save the struggling store.

East Village & Lower East Side »

St. Mark's Bookshop in Stalemate with Cooper Union, Owner Says

The St. Mark's Bookshop owners said landlord Cooper Union has offered to defer a month's rent to a later date, but has not reduced the store's rent as requested.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Salman Rushdie Urges Cooper Union to Save St. Mark's Bookshop

A letter by author Salman Rushdie is among tens of thousands of petitions set to be delivered to the Cooper Union Tuesday asking the school to reduce the St. Mark's Bookshop's rent, organizers said.