On November 1 the iconic Alamo sculpture, known simply as “the Cube” turned fifty years old!
At a Cube-themed birthday party, “Happy Birthday, Alamo”, presented by the Village Alliance in partnership with the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation (GVSHP), hundreds of visitors from the local community and beyond celebrated fifty golden years of Astor Place memories.
There’s two types of “storm chaser”, those that go headlong into powerful, awe-inspiring weather systems and those who appreciate the power of abstract art, creativity and eclecticism. On a warm mid-October evening, it was the latter type of storm chaser, which converged on West 8th Street's Arts & Crafts Beer Parlor, for the launch for their current art exhibit, created by Storm Ritter!
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Join us at the Alamo’s Birthday Party on November 1st to spin the Cube! Can’t make it? You’ll still be eligible to win, but we’ll do the spinning for you.
15 winners will be selected. The last date for entry is 11/1/17. Winners will be notified via the email address entered on ...
“I don’t know where I’m going from here, but I promise it won’t be boring” said David Bowie who recorded his first No1 U.S. single, “Fame”, at the legendary Electric Lady Studios on West 8th Street.
If West 8th Street could express itself in words, it would perhaps use ones similar to Bowie’s to reflect upon its own journey and destiny. There are, of course, many forms of expression and West 8th Street remains one of New York City’s most inventive streets from its rich cultural history to the energetic, hugely ...
“Turn on, tune in, drop out”, was the phrase that came to symbolize the counterculture movement of musicians, actors, and activists which emerged during the 1967 “Summer of Love”.
The Astor Alive! Performing Arts Festival happens next Saturday 23rd, September featuring Blue Man Group, Joe's Pub at The Public, La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club, Bowery Poetry Club and many more!! Scroll down for the full program...
Do you ever wonder about that vacant storefront or the current climate of the Greenwich Village retail market? If you do, then read our Quarterly Village Retail Report.
The Astor Alive! outdoor performing arts festival returns to Astor Place on September 23 for a day of FREE dance, music, poetry and cabaret.
The third Positively 8th Street Festival of the summer was a vibrant colorful day of music, arts, crafts, pop-up restaurants, bars, parks and playgrounds. It was a day to celebrate the diversity, vitality and energy of 8th Street, and its importance to the sustained health of our neighborhood and community.