The Villager (Manhattan)

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The Villager
Type Weekly newspaper
Format Tabloid
Owner(s) NYC Community Media, LLC
Publisher Jennifer Goodstein
Editor Lincoln Anderson
Editor-in-chief Lincoln Anderson
Founded 1933
Language English
Headquarters New York City, New York
Country United States
Circulation Unknown
ISSN 0042-6202

The Villager is a weekly newspaper serving Downtown Manhattan. It was founded in 1933 by Walter and Isabel Bryan.[1][2] In 2001, 2004 and 2005, The Villager won the Stuart Dorman Award, honoring New York State's best weekly newspaper, in the New York Press Association's Better Newspaper Contest.

The Villager has also been called better than The New York Times by New York magazine. In 2005, in its "123 Reasons Why We Love New York Right Now," New York dubbed The New York Times Reason #51, "because our hometown paper is still the greatest in the world," the magazine said...before adding, #52, on the facing page: " to The Villager."

The Villager is part of the NYC Community Media newspaper group. Other papers in the group include Downtown Express, Gay City News (formerly LGNY), Chelsea Now, Villager Express (formerly East Villager), and Manhattan Express. NYC Community Media is owned by Jennifer Goodstein.[3][4]


  1. ^ New York dubs Villager 'greatest paper in the world', The Villager, vol. 77 no. 48, April 30, 2008, retrieved on May 2, 2009.
  2. ^ New Owner for a Pair of Papers, The New York Times, October 24, 1999, sec. 14 p. 9, retrieved on May 15, 2009.
  3. ^ Anderson, Lincoln (2012-08-02). "The Villager is Sold to Information Technology Executive". The Villager. Retrieved 2014-06-13. 
  4. ^ The Villager

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