New York Press Folds, Lives on as Part of Our Town Downtown

Posted on August 31, 2011

Manhattan Media has ceased publication of the New York Press, an alternative newspaper. The New York Observer reports that the New York Press name will live on as the arts section of Our Town Downtown, a weekly publication Manhattan Media is bringing back on September 1st.

The Wall Street Journal reports that Our Town Downtown will continue online. They quote Tom Allon, Manhattan Media president and CEO, as saying, "Alternative journalism has gone online."

The New York Press has been published since April 13, 1988. You can see a timeline here.

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