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Greenwich Village

In The Village

by George Bodarky
"Welcome to Greenwich Village" sign
M.V. Jantzen, Flickr

Greenwich Village, also referred to as just “The Village”, is a largely residential part of Manhattan, and was once known as a mecca for artists and writers like Bob Dylan and Jack Kerouac. Though surges in rent have sent many starving artists to other neighborhoods, bohemian culture continues to pervade the coffee shops, bars and bookstores of this historic district.

Here Today, Gone Tomorrow?

by George Bodarky
Record shop on Bleeker Street
Scott Davies, Flickr

Here today, but will it be gone tmorrow? We'll check the pulse of the city's mom and pop record sthops, talk to a Brooklyn man who blogs about the city's lost history, and hear about efforts to save a more than 100-year -old firehouse in Greenwich Village.

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