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City Winery To Leave Flagship SoHo Location In 2020, With Disney Set To Demolish Block For New Complex

City Winery To Leave Flagship SoHo Location In 2020, With Disney Set To Demolish Block For New Complex

City Winery on Varick Street (Jen Chung / Gothamist) Earlier this week, it was announced that Disney would move out of its Upper West Side space and head downtown to the area that become known as...

Woman Admits Lying About Being Slashed By Attacker Who Called Her A Terrorist

Woman Admits Lying About Being Slashed By Attacker Who Called Her A Terrorist

Google Maps A woman wearing a headscarf who claimed that she was slashed and called a "terrorist" by an unknown assailant yesterday afternoon later admitted she made up the story. She is now at Bellevue for...

For $350K You Can Spend Eternity In Manhattan

For $350K You Can Spend Eternity In Manhattan

Trinity Wall Street's cemetery (John Stillman / Gothamist) One day, hopefully no time soon, Caroline DuBois will be placed in a full-body wicker basket and lowered into the earth directly beneath the bench in the East...

Funeral, Burial For Former Mayor Ed Koch On Monday

Funeral, Burial For Former Mayor Ed Koch On Monday

Former Mayor Ed Koch, who died at age 88 yesterday of congestive heart failure, will be buried at Trinity Church in Washington Heights on Monday, after an 11 a.m. funeral held at Manhattan's Temple Emmanu-El. Koch...

Arrested Protesters, Clergy Face Off In Court Against City & Trinity Church

Arrested Protesters, Clergy Face Off In Court Against City & Trinity Church

Protesters attempt to bend open the fence around Duarte Square (AP) Occupy Wall Street demonstrators arrested at Duarte Square on December 17 squared off in court with the City and Trinity Church today, despite entreaties from...

Arrested OWS Protester Refusing To Take AIDS Meds, Eat Unless Charges Are Dropped

Arrested OWS Protester Refusing To Take AIDS Meds, Eat Unless Charges Are Dropped

Protesters attempt to bend open the fence around Duarte Square on December 17, 2011 (AP) An Occupy Wall Street protester is refusing to eat or take his anti-retroviral medication until Trinity Church agrees to stop complying...

Occupy Wall Street To Celebrate Christmas At Zuccotti Park

Occupy Wall Street To Celebrate Christmas At Zuccotti Park

scoboco's flickr With the 100th day of the ongoing Occupy Wall Street protests coming up tomorrow, OWS have planned for a day of protest, food and prayer where it all started in Zuccotti Park. The events,...

[UPDATE] Occupy Wall Street May Occupy Trinity Church's Property Today

[UPDATE] Occupy Wall Street May Occupy Trinity Church's Property Today

Protesters outside Trinity Wall Street church last month (Mattron) [UPDATES BELOW] Exactly three months ago, a group of protesters converged on a privately-owned, public space in Lower Manhattan to protest economic injustice. At noon today, Occupy...

Three Members Of Occupy Wall Street's Hunger Strike Arrested, Three More Replace Them

Three Members Of Occupy Wall Street's Hunger Strike Arrested, Three More Replace Themgallery

One day after it began, three Occupy Wall Street protesters participating in a hunger strike outside Duarte Square were arrested today shortly before noon. The protesters were there "as part of a continued effort seeking sanctuary on...

[UPDATE] Occupy Wall Street Takes New Park, Near Holland Tunnel, Owned By Trinity Church

[UPDATE] Occupy Wall Street Takes New Park, Near Holland Tunnel, Owned By Trinity Churchgallery

[UPDATE BELOW] Occupy Wall Street has taken a new park at 6th Avenue and Canal Street, by the entrance to the Holland Tunnel, according to a spokesman for the protesters. The park, Duarte Square, is privately owned...

Chirping Christ: Trinity Church Tweets Passion Play

Chirping Christ: Trinity Church Tweets Passion Play

Trinity Church is making the most of Twitter: The Wall Street parish is Tweeting the Passion Play today—Twitter.com/twspassionplay's bio reads, "Twittering the story of Christ's final hours from 12 pm to 3 pm on Good Friday...

Obama Quits Controversial Chicago Church

Obama Quits Controversial Chicago Church

As most of yesterday's political news attention was on the fate of Florida's and Michigan's delegates, presidential hopeful Barack Obama announced his family "withdrew their membership at Chicago's Trinity United Church of Christ." The church, which he...

Pencil This In

Pencil This In

THEATER: We saw Fiona Shaw in Samuel Beckett’s Happy Days on Saturday and highly recommend it. Shaw is mesmerizing in her performance as Winnie, crystallizing in her 90-minute virtuoso performance all the desperation, self-delusion and absurdity of...

Stations of the Cross

Stations of the Cross

Earlier this week, a National Labor Committee report claimed that crosses sold at St. Patrick's Cathedral, Trinity Church and other churches were made in Chinese sweatshops. The NLC said that the Singer Company employed young women at 26 cents an hour and forced them to work a 100 hours a week; plus, the woman are docked pay for food and boarding, leaving them with pay of just 9 cents an hour. You can read...

Pencil This In: Halloween Edition

Pencil This In: Halloween Edition

For those not wanting to hit the big Halloween parade (led by today's interviewee) there are other options: Park Slope's Halloween Parade (info here), Clinton Hill's Halloween Walk (info here) Prospect Park South's Halloween Parade (info here)...

September 11: 6th Anniversary Commemoration Events

September 11: 6th Anniversary Commemoration Events

Tomorrow, the city and other organizations will mark the sixth anniversary of the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center. Here's the official city commemoration:7AM: Families start to arrive at Zuccotti Park, where the ceremony...

Flushing, Queens, NYC in the 1950s

Flushing, Queens, NYC in the 1950s

Reader Bill Leahy recently scanned a number of slides that his father took in New York City during the 1950s. Above is a picture of the intersection of Main St. and Northern Blvd. in Flushing, Queens....

Bells Are Ringing at Trinity Church, Although You May Not Hear Them

Bells Are Ringing at Trinity Church, Although You May Not Hear Them

If you went by Trinity Church this past weekend you probably would have never guessed that there were bells ringing and that the tower was hosting a North American Guild of Change Ringers event with bell...

"Sonny Carson Ave." Official Because Councilman Barron Says So

Despite having been defeated in a City Council vote, where his chief of staff heckled Council Speaker Christine Quinn and threatened a black councilman with assassination, Councilman Charles Barron renamed a street in Brooklyn "Sonny Abubadika Carson...

New York State Readies Apology for Slavery

New York State Readies Apology for Slavery

The state legislature in Albany is prepared to issue a formal apology for the historic practice of slavery and will be the first northern state in the Union to do so. Several states on the Confederate...

Dom Villella, Paranormal Investigator

Dom Villella, Paranormal Investigator

Forget Slimer, the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man, and Dr. Peter Venkman, here come the real paranormal investigators! Lead by Certified Paranormal Investigator Dom Villella, Paranormal Investigation of NYC has been looking for ghosts since 2003. Gothamist sat...

Why, Oh Why, Are They Going To Tear St. Savior's Down?

Why, Oh Why, Are They Going To Tear St. Savior's Down?

In light of the sad fate of St. Brigid on 7th and B, Fortotten-NY points our attention to the beautiful church in the above photo, St. Savior's. Where is this looker? Would you believe Maspeth, Queens?...

Cracked Retaining Walls All Around Town

Cracked Retaining Walls All Around Town

For our Sunday dose of wall alarmism, Gothamist enjoyed the NY Times examination of 126 retaining walls with "cracks, bulges and leaks", because now we'll be walking the streets, wondering if the wall next to us will...

Happy New Year's

Happy New Year's

It's New Year's Eve, and the city is ready to rock and roll. There are many events to choose from, although there seems to be a number of people content with staying in. The Post had some...

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