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Planned Parenthood of New York City will rally on Saturday to support women’s health care.  “At a time when Congress should be expanding health care coverage; it's hard to believe some want to take away health care benefits from women…. [Let's] make it clear to Congress that women's reproductive health care and those who provide essential services must be part of any health care reform package.” 

Congresswoman Nydia Velázquez, who represents New York’s 12th Congressional District, today announced her support for Cy Vance, Democratic candidate for Manhattan District Attorney.

Democrat Margaret Chin, candidate for the New York City Council in the 1st district, wants to know what Councilman Alan Gerson’s position on the Grand Street bike lane is.

 
"Monday's candidates forum highlighted the stark differences between the candidates as Democrat Margaret Chin emerged as the clear frontrunner. Demonstrating a firm grasp of policy issues facing New Yorkers, Margaret Chin vowed to bring her experience as a mother, teacher, and community activist to tackle the difficult issues of education, affordable housing, health care, and labor benefits."

An extraordinary gathering of young idealists live as a modern day urban tribe above a vegan restaurant in NYC. Billy, Dawn, Dear and Wyatt are an extended sexual family battling their fears and addictions in order to live their utopian dream. The Pied Pipers of the Lower East Side is a celebration of love and the search for human grandness.


Congressman Jerry Nadler will be holding a press conference to protest proposed post office closings on Thursday.  Joining the Congressman will be other local politicians and Community Board #2 members. 


 
 
Shakespeare’s timeless hit Romeo and Juliet will be performed by the Hip to Hip Theater Company in various parks across Queens.   Bring the kids and help them understand why Shakespeare is so revered (something I doubt their middle school teacher will convey).  This only lasts through August 23rd.  Hurry up.
 
Romeo & Juliet

 The West Village menswear boutique features some of our favorite designers including Spurr, Tim Hamilton, Tony Melillo and Alexander Olch.

One of more than 20 subspecies of cougar and native to the southeastern United States, the Florida Panther is most certainly still highly endangered. Biologists estimate that less than 100 of the animals are alive in the wild today, hanging on in the southern tip of Florida below the Caloosahatchee River. Their current range represents less than five percent...

Barry Scheck and Peter Neufeld, prominent national civil rights attorneys who founded the Innocence Project, today will announce their personal support for Cy Vance, Democratic candidate for Manhattan District Attorney.