Have you Ordered Your Copy of 'Tales of Washington Square Park' yet?

Have you Ordered Your Copy of ‘Tales of Washington Square Park’ yet?

October 25, 2014

Tales of Washington Square Park is your official guide to the park by this blogger. This book/zine was released last fall and is a great way to support this blog and, of course, there is a lot of great information about Washington Square Park (and a few other places) within it. Tales of Washington Square […]

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Sunday 10/26 Come to the Really Really Free Market at Judson Church Across from the Park - Reduce, Reuse, Drop Off & Pick Up

Sunday 10/26 Come to the Really Really Free Market at Judson Church Across from the Park – Reduce, Reuse, Drop Off & Pick Up

October 24, 2014

For many years now at Judson Church on intermittent Sundays, the Really Really Free Market has taken place. A chance to bring items you no longer need and pick up items you may need for free. Any items are acceptable for donation – as long as they are clean, reusable and/or edible (and can fit […]

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Fifty Years Later: Washington Square Park Fountain Jams Led to Fertile Career for Maria Muldaur | Interview | Performance 10/21 NYC

Fifty Years Later: Washington Square Park Fountain Jams Led to Fertile Career for Maria Muldaur | Interview | Performance 10/21 NYC

October 21, 2014

“Sunday was the big day at the big fountain,” Maria Muldaur recalled recently of Washington Square Park and a time when the park acted as gathering place and also as a musical career launching pad. “If you walked around the fountain, you’d find blues, old timey music, blue grass, protest songs. It was an exciting and […]

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Mid-October, Fountain Still On at Washington Square - How Much Longer?

Mid-October, Fountain Still On at Washington Square – How Much Longer?

October 16, 2014

Edited The fountain at Washington Square Park typically gets turned off each year in mid-October (it varies but that is the most typical time in recent years). In 2011, during the height of Occupy Wall Street, the fountain was left on into mid-November. (The apparent goal? To deter the basin of the fountain being utilized […]

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Village Vegetarian Restaurant Gobo on Sixth Avenue Has Closed

Village Vegetarian Restaurant Gobo on Sixth Avenue Has Closed

October 16, 2014

Vegetarian restaurant, Gobo, on Sixth Avenue between Waverly and 8th Street, has closed. I noticed this For Lease signage just yesterday while it appears to have shuttered in September according to a Yelp comment. Their web site is gone and all signs of them seem to have vanished. The restaurant’s last tweet was in mid-August […]

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Washington Square Wizard Kyler James Releases First Book, The Secret of the Red Truck; Upcoming Reading Friday, October 17th

Washington Square Wizard Kyler James Releases First Book, The Secret of the Red Truck; Upcoming Reading Friday, October 17th

October 9, 2014

You come upon the Fountain Plaza, circling it, and, at first, you wonder what you are seeing – a man all in black with a cape, at times also adorned with a shiny silver wizard hat upon his head, seated on a bench with a big yellow sign before him declaring: “Tarot Readings by Kyler.” A […]

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Henry Stern in NY Daily News: DeBlasio, Side with Villagers vs. NYU | + New York University & Washington Square Park

Henry Stern in NY Daily News: DeBlasio, Side with Villagers vs. NYU | + New York University & Washington Square Park

October 7, 2014

DeBlasio, side with Villagers vs. NYU by Henry Stern, Opinion, New York Daily News, October 4, 2014 As the gap between rich and poor in New York City widens and a raft of new real estate plans are approved, the public has been losing ground in the tug of war over parks and open spaces. […]

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Washington Square: The Arch at Night

Washington Square: The Arch at Night

October 2, 2014
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Late September Washington Square

Late September Washington Square

September 30, 2014

It’s turning October and the leaves will turn also shortly but until then, here is the latest from end of September. There is the usual: music, palm readings and tarot, chess and wildlife , along with the also unfortunately occurring all too often: more dead trees around the Fountain. (More to come on this…) In addition, […]

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A Sparrow & Sign at Washington Square

A Sparrow & Sign at Washington Square

September 30, 2014

Love the sparrows and all the wildlife at the park and how they intermingle within the environment. I also really loved this top photo! Photos: Cathryn

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