HistoryWashington Square Park

The Free & Independent Republic of Greenwich Village

The Free & Independent Republic of Greenwich Village

The Free & Independent Republic of Greenwich Village…it almost happened! 102 years ago today on January 23rd, 1917 six artists including Gertrude Dick, John Sloan and Marcel Duchamp covertly made their way past a patrol man and entered the side door of Washington Square Arch where they scaled the 110 steps to the top!

Retail News

Holiday Shopping Gift Guide & Essentials

Holiday Shopping Gift Guide & Essentials

Greenwich Village is home to dozens of shops for last minute holiday essentials and gifts. Our holiday shopping guide will help you find everything you need, from the gifts of jewelry, restaurant gift certificates to balloons, flowers, food, and wine. Whatever you are looking for, we have got you covered.

Business AssistanceVillage Alliance

L Train Closure - Essential Information

L Train Closure - Essential Information

For 15 months starting in April of 2019, all MTA New York City Transit (NYCT) L train service will be suspended across the East River and within Manhattan to repair damage caused by Superstorm Sandy.

There will be significant changes to public transportation across lower Manhattan, including within the Village Alliance District.