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Blog Appeal

Blog Appeal

June 1, 2014

If you’ve enjoyed reading this blog and find the information valuable and consistent quality, consider making a donation to support the blogger. For over six years, WSP Blog has tracked the park’s redesign progress (and issues), reported on the latest park news – as well as at other NYC public spaces, covered meetings related to […]

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Exposing the Secret Attempt to Privatize and Sanitize Washington Square Park

Exposing the Secret Attempt to Privatize and Sanitize Washington Square Park

May 27, 2014

Updated 5/27 3:23 p.m. and 5/28 9:03 a.m. When Private Influence Controls Public Parks You are probably aware of the secret scheme to privatize Washington Square Park: A private conservancy was hatched and developed over two years behind closed doors without any public input, it was then presented to the community as a fait accompli. […]

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Report-back C.B. 2 Meeting/Conservancy Coming! | Meanwhile, This week's Villager: Conservancy, C.B. 2 feel unmitigated heat at very tense meeting

Report-back C.B. 2 Meeting/Conservancy Coming! | Meanwhile, This week’s Villager: Conservancy, C.B. 2 feel unmitigated heat at very tense meeting

March 14, 2014

My report-back piece on the meeting is coming shortly! A few unanticipated factors got in the way, apologies. In the meantime, if you haven’t seen The Villager piece, check it out. The Villager: Conservancy, C.B. 2 feel unmitigated heat at very tense meeting, March 13, 2014 BY TERESE LOEB KREUZER     Richard Caccappolo, chairperson […]

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Help Create Amazing, Virtual, Mobile Map of Washington Square Park's Trees and Buried Minetta Creek - Contribute Today!

Help Create Amazing, Virtual, Mobile Map of Washington Square Park’s Trees and Buried Minetta Creek – Contribute Today!

January 14, 2014

Washington Square Park Blog has partnered with Local Ecology for this very cool project called Washington Square Park Ecology Project. Washington Square Park Ecology Project will consist of a mobile map that users can use to identify ALL the trees in the Park as well as the buried Minetta Creek which runs underneath the Park! Via a […]

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Thursday, October 10th Official Release Event: Tales of Washington Square Park (and a few other places) at Bluestockings Books, Manhattan

Thursday, October 10th Official Release Event: Tales of Washington Square Park (and a few other places) at Bluestockings Books, Manhattan

October 5, 2013

Why was the fountain moved 23 feet east to line up with the Arch at Fifth Avenue after 137 years in its previous location? Did cars really run through the Arch? What is the story behind the “Hangman’s” elm at the park? Why did Henry James hate the Arch? Answers to these questions and more! […]

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Come Join Me for a Reading and Discussion at Bluestockings Books, Lower East Side, Thursday, October 10th

Come Join Me for a Reading and Discussion at Bluestockings Books, Lower East Side, Thursday, October 10th

September 24, 2013

Dear Blog Readers: I’d love to have you join me for a reading, also the official release event for Tales of Washington Square Park (and a few other places), on Thursday, October 10th at Bluestockings books on the Lower East Side. We’ll also be having a discussion about the park as well as New York City’s […]

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Sign Up to Get Weekly / Bi-Weekly Email Newsletter from Washington Square Park Blog

Sign Up to Get Weekly / Bi-Weekly Email Newsletter from Washington Square Park Blog

September 13, 2013

If you get the blog daily via Feedburner or via immediate email of each post, I’ve already added you to an e-newsletter list and you would have gotten one newsletter already. But if you just check in on your own directly to the site, this e-newsletter will have highlights from the past week or two […]

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My Book -- Tales of Washington Square Park (and a few other places) -- Out Now

My Book — Tales of Washington Square Park (and a few other places) — Out Now

August 28, 2013

There are probably only a few people who have read every entry on this blog over the last five and a half years … and there is also something nice about having a print version of stories. We absorb things and ideas in print in a different way when we hold a book in our […]

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New Book! - Tales of Washington Square Park Now Available

New Book! – Tales of Washington Square Park Now Available

August 2, 2013

News! I’ve written a small book about the park, the result of compiling and updating twelve stories written over the last five years at this blog. It’s called Tales of Washington Square Park. I announced this a few other places but not yet here! So here you go. I hope you’ll check it out. I initially had […]

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Brick Underground WSP Blogger Profile: NYU Hasn't Destroyed the Village... yet

Brick Underground WSP Blogger Profile: NYU Hasn’t Destroyed the Village… yet

January 24, 2013

Brick Underground (“You Won’t Survive NYC Real Estate Without Us”) profiled me and my thoughts on the Village as part of their “Confessions of a Neighborhood Blogger” series. They promoted the piece on Twitter stating “West Village is holding on to its bohemian identity for dear life, according to our neighborhood blogger.” (Geographically not technically West, but anyway.) […]

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