Laid off from The Villager, Former Editor-in-Chief Starts The Village Sun

Last modified November 5, 2019 at 2:51 pm

Laid off from The Villager this fall, its former editor-in-chief is striking back with a new online publication. Lincoln Anderson, who many considered to have “built the brand” of the local paper, rebounds this week with The Village Sun. The first slate of stories posted to the community news platform yesterday, echoing the style and […]

5 Years Later, ‘East Villager’ Newspaper Becomes ‘The Villager Express’

Posted April 19, 2016 at 10:12 am

Another makeover is in the works for NYC Community Media and its stable of local newspapers. Introduced five-and-a-half years ago as an offshoot of The Villager, the East Villager is a bimonthly version of the community paper that publishes stories pertaining to its namesake neighborhood. But it’s now going through a change in identity. Henceforth, […]

‘The Villager’ and Sister Newspapers Are Moving to Downtown Brooklyn

Posted July 9, 2014 at 10:06 am

Ummm, so The Villager and its sister newspapers are moving out of Manhattan. In 2012, former media exec Jennifer Goodstein purchased NYC Community Media, which owns The Villager, Gay City News, and Chelsea Now. Two years later, the MetLife alumna continued her streak by acquiring the Community Newspaper Group from News Corp (formed by her husband). This […]

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The Villager Newspaper Sold to Technology Executive Jennifer Goodstein

Last modified August 7, 2012 at 7:31 am

Some big news in the local, err, news scene. Lincoln Anderson reports in this week’s issue that The Villager has just been sold for an undisclosed sum. Terms of the deal were not immediately available.

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Lower East Side Women Hoodwinked with Street Exorcism Scams

Last modified March 29, 2017 at 11:08 pm

Scams abound when living in this concrete jungle, but this one is too crazy to be true. Call it an exorcism of money.

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Heartbreak to Reopen as Greek Restaurant

Posted November 11, 2011 at 6:18 am

Bad timing befell Heartbreak earlier this fall. Now it’s being re-branded. Details after the jump!

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Thanks Are In Order

Last modified July 12, 2009 at 11:56 pm

Many thanks to Patrick Hedlund of The Villager for writing about BoweryBoogie and EV Grieve [link] in his Mixed Use column this week [link]. And, of course, a tremendous thank you to all my readers for your continuing support.

Nabe News: July 18

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:46 am

Gothamist has a list of the 600 Starbucks locations to be shut down. Midtown is the most affected. Unfortunately, the Allen and Delancey location will remain in operation. Viva la 88 Orchard [Gothamist] Plazas and more open park area is in the works for Community Board 3 – LES and parts of Chinatown. It will […]