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Brooklyn Heights »

'Grandmother of Punk' Reads From Her Book in Brooklyn

Patti Smith reads from her book Woolgathering Monday night in Brooklyn Bridge Park.

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.