East Village Zoning Taskforce Meeting Tonght

From the East Village Community Coalitionhttp://evccnyc.org Monday 6:30pm April 16 at University Settlement, 184 Eldridge Street (between Rivington & Delancey).The 197 Zoning Task Force of Community Board 3 will meet Monday. Please attend and encourage the the task force to continue working with Department of City Planning in protecting our neighborhood. Ask them to endorse […]

St. Brigid's Protections Are Extended

From The Villager St. Brigid’s protection is extendedBy Albert Amateau St. Brigid’s Church received another reprieve last week from the wrecker’s ball when the Appellate Division extended a temporary restraining order barring the Catholic Archdiocese of New York from demolishing the 1849 church building. The church on Avenue B across from Tompkins Square Park, though […]

Taking To The Streets: Grassroots Roots Activism After Jane Jacobs

“In the Footsteps of Jane Jacobs”Thursday, March 16:30pmParish Hall, St. Marks Church in-the-Bowery,131 East 10th Street at Second AvenueRSVP: 212 614-9107, lbelfer@hdc.org Is the golden age of activism gone? What does it take to motivate the masses in 21st-century New York? Some of New York City’s most ambitious grassroots organizers discuss their currents efforts in […]

Walking Tour of Historic East Village Theaters

Brooklyn Center for the Urban Environment Walking Tourhttp://www.bcue.org/?go=cmn.49 Saturday March 311:00am-1:00pm Old Theatres of the East Village with theatre historian Cezar Del Valle Once home to the rich and powerful, the northern area of the Lower East Side changed as waves of immigrants arrived during the 19th century and turned the area into a hotbed […]