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Weekend crosstown
bus service begins April 6
Years of lobbying for restored service on the M8 crosstown bus line have paid off.  Beginning in early April, the MTA will restore weekend bus service river to river throughout the East and West Villages. 

Schedules will be available after April 6th on the MTA website or at M8 bus stops along 8th, 9th, 10th and Christopher Streets.



Under New York City’s Earned Sick Time Act, certain employers must now give employees sick leave, which they can use for the care and treatment of themselves or a family member. Employers with five or more employees who are hired to work more than 80 hours a calendar year in New York City must provide paid sick leave. Employers with less than five employees must provide unpaid sick leave.
Employers who have one or more domestic workers who have been employed at least one year and who work more than 80 hours a calendar year must provide paid sick leave.

Employers must comply with the law starting  April 1, 2014Click here for more information on the new Paid Sick Leave Law.

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Under new ownership, Joy Burger Bar draws you in with casual American favorites, but the sauces will keep you coming back time after time!  New for spring: chicken burgers with guacamole, and gluten-free menu options.

April 2014


Spring Retail News:

Arts & Crafts

26 W. 8th St. (btw 5th/6th Aves.)
(646) 678-5263
The latest artisanal offering on 8th Street specializes in craft beers from around the region and around the world.  Arts & Crafts beer parlor features 24 beers on tap and over three dozen premium bottles to choose from, as well as small bites to sate your hunger.

La Panineria

1 W. 8th St. (@ Fifth Ave.)
(917) 388-3257
Ever crave an authentic Italian panini, with naturally prepared meats and cheeses? The staff at La Panineria artfully prepare their sandwiches to order, and also offer an array of Italian specialties, like perfectly prepared espresso.


395 Sixth Ave. (btw Waverly Pl. & W. 8th St.)
(646) 364-1118
A new full-service branch of the national bank is now open.  Stop by for the ribbon cutting on April 11th for hors d'oeuvres and free gifts while supplies last.  RSVP here or stop by any time to meet branch manager Justin Utley to discuss your banking needs.

Event Highlights:

April 3

After Workshop: Hand-Made Leather Wallet

6:30 to 9:30 PM, Textile Arts Center
26 W. 8th St. (btw 5th/6th Aves.)

April 10

Developing an Opera: Jane Jacobs & Robert Moses

6:30 PM, Village Community School
272-278 W. 10th St. (@ Washington St.)
Presented by Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation

April 12

Workshop & Field Trip: Film Photography Day

Noon - 8:00 PM, Lomography Gallery Store
41 W. 8th St. (btw 5th/6th Aves.)

Through April 19

Bernhard Hoesli: Collages

Tuesdays - Saturdays, Houghton Gallery, Cooper Union
7 E. 7th St. @ Third Ave.

April 28

A Toast to Washington Square Park

6:30 - 8:30 PM, Omar's La Ranita
21 W. 9th St. (btw 5th/6th Aves.)

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