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Cherry Blossoms by the Arch

Cherry Blossoms by the Arch

April 16, 2014

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Spring At the Park: Chalked Arch & Lawn Reseeding

Spring At the Park: Chalked Arch & Lawn Reseeding

April 9, 2014

There was a lot of chalking on the Plaza around the Arch yesterday which somehow extended ON TO the Arch itself! The Northwest and Eastern end Park lawns are being reseeded and are fenced off. For how long… I am not certain. More on the opening of Phase III next! (Really!) Photos: Cathryn by

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Washington Square Park 1908 Painting by William Glackens & Blog Schedule

Washington Square Park 1908 Painting by William Glackens & Blog Schedule

March 17, 2014

Washington Square Park 1908 by William Glackens. From 2008 WSP Blog post on William Glackens: One of Glackens’ favorite subjects was Washington Square Park, an old city square that separated Greenwich Village, a working-class neighborhood where many Italian immigrants had settled, and the well-to-do neighborhoods north of the square. Glackens drew and painted the view [...]

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The Arch, Washington Square, Almost Spring

The Arch, Washington Square, Almost Spring

March 11, 2014

More posts about last week’s Community Board 2 meeting and conservancy at Washington Square coming later today or tomorrow!! Photos: Cathryn by

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Scenes at The Park, Late February 2014

Scenes at The Park, Late February 2014

February 27, 2014

More coming on: Restaurant at Union Square, What’s up with Phase III construction Washington Square, and more on the Washington Square Park Conservancy, the Parks Department & Community Board 2 this week! Stay tuned! Also, Washington Square Park Blog celebrated six years yesterday!! Photos: Cathryn by

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Washington Square Park Snow Storm 2014

Washington Square Park Snow Storm 2014

January 22, 2014

Updated! New! Above photo of the park looking southwest by Samantha Yanks. Photo: Jordan Lage via Twitter, New York Scene on the Streets Blog I’ll look to add more photos as the day goes on (and additional posts coming overall!). by

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Weekend Washington Square - Trees Left On the Plaza Post-MulchFest As Hawks Soar Overhead & Squirrels Beg Favor

Weekend Washington Square – Trees Left On the Plaza Post-MulchFest As Hawks Soar Overhead & Squirrels Beg Favor

January 13, 2014

MulchFest sign on the barricade as seen within the Arch View Corridor: I missed MulchFest Sunday. It ended at 2 p.m. (It also happened on Saturday). I thought it went later, but, as happened last year, people still leave their trees even after the posted time. Last year, trees were left to the east of [...]

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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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Winter Washington Square - Today's Snow at the Park! (Photos)

Winter Washington Square – Today’s Snow at the Park! (Photos)

December 14, 2013

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The Things You Might See at Washington Square Park (Photos)

The Things You Might See at Washington Square Park (Photos)

November 19, 2013

Just strolling through… At times, there is “free conversation” with people lounging on sofas by the Arch … Or four men giving free advice near the Fountain … Then you might get a little closer to the Arch and the price goes up: ADVICE 25 ¢! (in smaller print: “Ask Anything”). There were four people [...]

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