"Based in Brooklyn, J.Viewz is a multi-genre, multi-media music project with revolving band members. Electronic-music producer Jonathan Dagan (from Tel Aviv, Israel) first formed the group in 2002, and has since produced two albums under J.Viewz: Muse Breaks (2005) and The Besides EP (2008).
The hearing on the NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission’s (LPC) proposal to landmark roughly 1/3 of the South Village, west of 6th Avenue, will begin tomorrow at approximately 2:30 pm and is expected to last for several hours. IT IS ABSOLUTELY VITAL THAT WE HAVE A LARGE TURNOUT TO TELL THE CITY TO MOVE AHEAD WITH THE PROPOSED LANDMARK DESIGNATION, AND TO COMMIT TO CONSIDER AND ACT UPON THE REMAINING TWO-THIRDS OF THE SOUTH VILLAGE HISTORIC DISTRICT AS PROPOSED BY GVSHP, which they have not yet done.
Talk tits, jugs, and knockers at the burlesque “Surviving to Thriving” breast cancer benefit at Don Hill’s in SoHo tonight! In addition to top burlesque there will be sword swallowing, cabaret, face painting, henna, raffles, Vodka & Domaine De Canton Martini's, delicious desserts(!) and the Sexy Surviving to Thriving Dance Troupe!! All of the funds raised will go to QUALITY OF LIFE PROGRAMS for SURVIVORS.
Celebrate Life! 2009 "Surviving to Thriving! Breast Fest!
Here’s a victory for the good guys! The Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood is a national coalitionof health care professionals, educators, advocacy groups and parents whose mission is to “limit the impact of commercial culture on children” especially from corporate marketers. In 2006 the CCFC filed a complaint to the Federal Trade Commission that forced Disney to rescind its claims that Baby Einstein videos were educational for infants...
Begin your Halloween celebration early at Friday night’s “Carving Out the Light,” a pumpkin-carving workshop with acclaimed artist Christopher Coggiano. Bring your own pumpkin, but Lucky Gallery will provide plenty of friends, food and drink. It will be a ghoul time (ha, ha, ha!) and you’ll leave with the scariest pumpkin on the block!
The GVSHP will be protesting Thursday, October 22nd in front on 178 Bleeker Street, the location of their latest crusade. The structure, originally built in 1861, was demolished last year and since then the owner has been trying to obtain permits to replace it with an 8-story building. The building would be in the middle of a block of 5-story 1862 rowhouses with zoning restrictions that should limit any new construction to 60 feet. In spite of months of protest yesterday the City approved the plans.
Supporters of the proposed Hudson Rise, a smarter alternative for the city’s space to house it’s garbage trucks and salt shed, held a benefit last night to raise funds and awareness. The turnout was great for a rainy Thursday. In addition to the many district #2 residents in attendance were political supporters such as Margaret Chin, Yetta Kurland and most notably mayoral candidate William Thompson as the keynote speaker.
Just over a year ago the City Council voted to allow Michael Bloomberg to run for a third term as Mayor of New York City. Now today the Mayor is engaged in a tight race with democratic candidate Bill Thompson. With less than three weeks left until the election, Thursday Thompson will deliver a major speech on term limits at Hunter College's Kaye Playhouse.