Tag: Greenwich Village

  • West Village, R.I.P.

    “This doesn’t feel like the village,” says Zack Winestine, a filmmaker and activist. He is looking down Horatio Street, a cobblestoned sliver surrounded by large-bulk buildings, some dating back to the early part of the century when rail freight roared through these parts, some born of the real-estate boom of the 1980s. The worst— a […]

  • Prison Politics

    Angela Davis became the nation’s most famous inmate when she was locked up in the Women’s House of Detention in Greenwich Village nearly 30 years ago. The FBI had put Davis on its Ten Most Wanted list after a gun registered to her was used in a fatal courtroom shooting. But Davis’s fight on behalf […]