This Protest's So Jane

The affable maitre d’ at the Waverly Inn stomped out to the curb on Wednesday night, Dec. 17, armed with pen and paper. He demanded to know, Who’s leading this mob?

About a dozen plainly dressed protesters had lined up outside the fashionable West Village celebrity haunt rather inconveniently around dinner time, wielding placards blasting the trendy eatery’s owners: “Graydon Carter’s partner Sean MacPherson is a Slumlord!”

They were not complaining about a bad seating arrangement somewhere in the back of the see-and-be-seen destination.

The demonstrators were all tenants of the dowdy old Hotel Riverview, located a few blocks away at 113 Jane Street, and all struggling against the forces of change.  read more »

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