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NYU 2031: A Crash Course in How to Make Everyone Dislike You | Rally in Washington Square Park September 1st

NYU 2031: A Crash Course in How to Make Everyone Dislike You | Rally in Washington Square Park September 1st

August 31, 2015

Can NYU – ever – recover from this latest debacle of forcing its over-expansion plans onto Greenwich Village? New York University, already facing a public relations image problem among informed New Yorkers (for good reason), could have done something over the years to make up for all their previous architectural blunders and continually subsuming the […]

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The Force Came to Washington Square, The Hulk Did Too - And Book Club Coming

The Force Came to Washington Square, The Hulk Did Too – And Book Club Coming

August 18, 2015

The Force Was With Over 100 Engaged in Light Saber Battle This Past Weekend at WSP The LightSaber Battle happened over the weekend at the park: Fans gather for annual lightsaber battle in New York via Washington Post/CBS News Read a Book with Scenes at Washington Square Park and then meet at the Park to […]

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Anti-Street Harassment Rally Washington Square Saturday, April 11th, 2 p.m.

Anti-Street Harassment Rally Washington Square Saturday, April 11th, 2 p.m.

April 10, 2015

Anti-Street Harassment Rally Saturday, April 11th, Washington Sq Park 2-4 p.m. Garibaldi Plaza (east of Fountain). Details from the organizers: Want to stand up against harassment in your community? Join us at the annual NYC Anti-Street Harassment Rally, as part of International Anti-Street Harassment Week. This year’s NYC Anti-Street Harassment Rally is in Washington Square […]

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Community Board 2 to Discuss Latest Regarding Washington Square Park on Wednesday, February 4th

Community Board 2 to Discuss Latest Regarding Washington Square Park on Wednesday, February 4th

January 30, 2015

Delayed from its originally scheduled date of December 2014, Washington Square Park will make its appearance on Community Board 2 Parks Committee meeting agenda on Wednesday, February 4th. Bring your issues of concern. Washington Square Park Administrator Sarah Neilson will be there to update and answer questions. Also on the CB2 agenda: *Update on the […]

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A Photo that Shows & Tells - Millions March NYC, Washington Square Park 12/13/14

A Photo that Shows & Tells – Millions March NYC, Washington Square Park 12/13/14

December 14, 2014

I shot a lot of photos but this perhaps sums it up! (People marched through the Arch and then around the tree! – it was very orderly – and then up Fifth Avenue.) Via US Uncut Facebook page.

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Updated Information on Millions March Day of Anger Today Meet Up LOCATION, 2 p.m.

Updated Information on Millions March Day of Anger Today Meet Up LOCATION, 2 p.m.

December 13, 2014

See info here. Quick overview: UPDATE 12/13: MEETING SPOT APPARENTLY NOT IN THE PARK, MEET ACROSS FROM THE ARCH ALONG FIFTH AVENUE AT Washington Square North/8th Street up til 12th Street. (Not sure how this is going to work but this is what I have been told…) Further update 12/14: In the end, thankfully the […]

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Follow Up Community Board 2 Meeting on Washington Sq Park Conservancy Wednesday, November 5th

Follow Up Community Board 2 Meeting on Washington Sq Park Conservancy Wednesday, November 5th

October 31, 2014

If you have been wondering what would happen next, after the Community Board meeting earlier this year where the Washington Square Park Conservancy answered some questions – tho’ not fully (and continued to dodge others), come to a follow-up meeting on Wednesday, November 5th. Details: COMMUNITY BOARD 2 PARKS/WATERFRONT MEETING Wednesday, November 5th, 6:30 PM NYU Silver […]

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Dance Performance at Washington Square's Garibaldi Plaza Friday, September 19th 6 P.M. - Free!

Dance Performance at Washington Square’s Garibaldi Plaza Friday, September 19th 6 P.M. – Free!

September 18, 2014

Dancers from 25-85 as part of Dances for a Variable Population will present a free performance this Friday, September 19th at 6 p.m. on the Garibaldi stage just east of the Fountain! Information follows: Using the power of dance to create community, Dances For a Variable Population (DVP), will present its annual performance of Washington […]

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Be There! People's Climate March Uptown Sunday, September 21st

Be There! People’s Climate March Uptown Sunday, September 21st

September 16, 2014

You may have seen people in brightly colored “People’s Climate March” shirts roaming through Washington Square Park and all around the city with a petition seeking signatures to support the People’s Climate March and to pressure the United Nations and world leaders, including U.S. President Barack Obama, to at last ACT when they meet next […]

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Photos & Media Coverage: Rally To Keep Private Influence OUT, "Hot Dog Carts" IN Washington Sq Park Sunday

Photos & Media Coverage: Rally To Keep Private Influence OUT, “Hot Dog Carts” IN Washington Sq Park Sunday

December 9, 2013

REVERSE BLOOMBERG’S PRIVATIZATION OF PUBLIC SPACES Early Sunday morning, December 8th at Washington Square Park! Before Rally Begins: Getting Started: Other vendors spoke out in support: The group gathers together in solidarity at the end! All Photos: Cathryn except Bottom Photo: Stacy Walsh Rosenstock via Metro NY A note: Although all the media coverage headings […]

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