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New York University's independent student newspaper, established in 1973.

Washington Square News

The entrance to Theatre Eighty Saint Marks with a person standing outside. An old-fashioned green awning hangs above the entrance and a bright red sign hanging on the building reads, “Bankruptcy” and “Auction.”

Historic East Village theater faces foreclosure

Lorcan and Genie Otway pursue a final battle to save 80 St. Marks Place before an auction on May 9.
Adrianna Nehme, Deputy News Editor April 26, 2023

Actor Malcolm Callender gazed upon the entrance of Theatre 80, where handprints of actors lay etched into the sidewalk to create New York City’s very own walk of fame. He stepped...

The exterior of a white food truck covered in menu items and signs that read “ten percent off, N.Y.U. Cash only. Twelve dollar ziti. Fourteen dollar veg lasagna.”

Cheap, off-campus cravings: 5 lunch specials near NYU

If you only have a few minutes between classes to grab a bite, here are five of the best deals near campus. 
Liz Lindain, Contributing Writer April 24, 2023

It can be overwhelming to find a quick, affordable place for lunch. There are countless places to eat around NYU, but it can be hard to remember which student discounts apply where....

A blue plate on the table with a cake and an ice cream ball.

Let Spot Dessert Bar become your new go-to dessert spot

Conveniently located on St Marks Place, Spot Dessert Bar brings the desserts of Thailand to the streets of New York City.
Montserrat Pagan, Contributing Writer March 6, 2023

Cousins Chatchai “Chai” Huadwattana and Ace Watanasuparp first opened Spot Dessert Bar in 2009, at 13 St. Marks Place in the East Village. In the 14 years since, the duo have...

Three bottles of fragrance on a blue background. From left to right: Bleu de Chanel, Tobacco Vanille by Tom Ford and Sauvage by Dior

Up your scent game and empty your wallet with these 6 designer fragrances

Wake up and smell the patchouli, we’re going fragrance shopping.
Ary Russell, Contributing Writer February 25, 2022

If you’re like me, you absolutely dread walking into Sephora. While you might love testing out the latest eyeshadow palettes and fragrances, chances are you will face the inevitable...

More of Hektad’s hearts painted on a brick wall on St. Mark’s Place.

An Artistic Tribute To College In New York

A final walk through New York City’s biggest art gallery before heading into quarantine: street murals.
Sara Miranda, UTA Features Multimedia Editor April 13, 2020

Four years of taxi and Uber rides to JFK has opened my eyes to the neighborhoods of the East Village and the Lower East Side — especially to their street art.  With a new...

A dirty slice of life seen from the Route B NYU shuttle in downtown Manhattan.

Next Bus Stop, NYC

A candid exploration into the public transportation of buses in New York City.
Emma Li, UTA Exposures Staff Photographer October 7, 2019

Riding the bus is a scenic public transport alternative. The window panes serve as picture frames, capturing picture-perfect street scenes that aren’t available to the underground...

Pomme Frites recently reopened, bringing a campus favorite back to the neighborhood.

Revamped Pomme Frites Is a Hit

Yorai Vardi, Contributing Writer September 12, 2016
Pomme Frites, a Belgian restaurant specializing in French fries, has reopened after being destroyed 14 months ago in a fatal gas explosion.
Piercings are a way to express style, but they are endeavors that require research and care.

Safe piercing tips for broke college students

Karen Kandelman, Contributing Writer September 29, 2015
While they are no doubt a source of fun and style, piercings are endeavors that require research and care, even for those with several piercings already.
Dessert Spot is a great place to grab something sweet in a hurry.

Eat your way through St. Marks

Nikki Link, Contributing Writer September 14, 2015
Guide to the best places to eat in St. Mark's
Brooke Mueller for WSN

Top St. Marks spots for cheap Asian eats

October 2, 2012
Stop by these great Asian eateries on St. Marks Place.