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A Brief History of Tompkins Square Park Protests Part 1

I live just a few blocks away from Tompkins Square Park in the East Village. The small park is, on some days, the only place where I can escape the concrete and blacktop. 506 more words

Arugula Monster & $1 Bargain Avocados

I announced to my nearest & dearest city people at the beginning of the summer that I was going to find $1 avocados. I knew they existed somewhere in the city and dammit, I was going to find them. 821 more words


cafe pick me up: an east village gem

sometimes the best places are found by accident. during my latest trip to new york city, i had the pleasure of staying in an apartment in funky alphabet city (part of east village). 700 more words