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Back to Regular Business! Site was Down for a Bit...

Back to Regular Business! Site was Down for a Bit…

March 12, 2014

This site was the subject of a ‘bot’ attack and down for the last 19 hours or so! It’s now back! Will be posting shortly but probably tomorrow for report-back on last Wednesday’s Community Board 2 meeting on Washington Sq Park and private conservancy. Cathryn by

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Update from Wednesday's Community Board Meeting on Washington Square Coming!

Update from Wednesday’s Community Board Meeting on Washington Square Coming!

March 7, 2014

Update from Wednesday’s March 5th Community Board meeting including update on Washington Square overall and the Washington Sq Park Conservancy coming later today (maybe tomorrow). I probably will write this in two parts – one addressing Phase III construction (yes, it may at last be completed soon!) and other interesting WSP ‘issues.’ The second part [...]

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Happy 2014 from Washington Square Park Blog! What this Blogger would Like to See More of in 2014

Happy 2014 from Washington Square Park Blog! What this Blogger would Like to See More of in 2014

January 1, 2014

Here is to more of everything in this New Year, particularly: happiness, justice, honesty, fairness, equality, muck raking (!) in our larger city and particularly in all things related to Washington Square Park. Some of these qualities have been in short supply via the cast of characters making decisions regarding this very important public space. [...]

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Memorial at Eastern Entrance: NYU Students' "Timekeeper," Johnny Votta

Memorial at Eastern Entrance: NYU Students’ “Timekeeper,” Johnny Votta

October 25, 2012

Thanks to Angela for pointing out this memorial for Johnny Votta, Village resident and “Timekeeper” for NYU Students, who recently died. There is a really nice piece at NYU Local about him, his friends, and his life. This memorial the students and others have put together at the Eastern entrance is beautifully done and really [...]

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Welcome to the New Upgraded WSP Blog!

Welcome to the New Upgraded WSP Blog!

October 19, 2012

New posts coming … welcome! (Still tinkering with it a bit but happy for the site to be ‘live’!) by

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Site to go Under Some Maintenance Next Few Days

Site to go Under Some Maintenance Next Few Days

October 12, 2012

Hopefully back early next week! Thanks for checking in. Cathryn. by

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New Posts Coming...

New Posts Coming…

September 25, 2012

Taking a few days off… Thanks for checking in! by

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New Posts Coming ...

New Posts Coming …

August 24, 2012

Sorry for the limited posting this week. Got thrown off course by some computer troubles (and a new project). To be resolved shortly. Always things to report… Thanks for stopping by. More to come … soon! Cathryn. by

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Lots to report...

Lots to report…

July 30, 2012

Hi Blog Readers, I was in San Francisco for a little over a week — which has its own Washington Square (I did not get to visit it tho’!) and public space/park issues — so blog posting was a bit sporadic. But I’m back in NYC and there’s lots to report. Check back in a [...]

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Maybe tomorrow... Update: New Site Debut TBA; New posts to resume

Maybe tomorrow… Update: New Site Debut TBA; New posts to resume

July 10, 2012

7/13 — So finding the right WordPress theme and getting the older posts to configure properly = A lot of work. Whereas this blog in the beginning seemed to just create itself, the redesign (of the blog this time, not the park!) is a tad more complicated. Plus I have a  clear ‘vision’ of how [...]

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