Rather than the humdrum of traffic, you'll hear beautiful poetry next time you're at the Ruth Wittenburg Triangle. We've installed a Poetry Jukebox which plays twenty poems featuring Jane Jacobs, Allen Ginsberg, and Jack Kerouac among others.
The first March was held in 1970 and has since become an annual civil rights demonstration. Over the years, its purpose has broadened to include recognition of the fight against AIDS and to remember those we have lost to illness, violence and neglect.
The Astor Alive! outdoor performing arts festival returns to Astor Place on September 23 for a day of FREE dance, music, poetry and cabaret.
Exhibitionism - The Rolling Stones is an immersive, interactive music experience featuring 500 rare Rolling Stones items spanning fashion, film recording and art culminating in a mind blowing 3D concert finale.
The East Village's own "Mosaic Man" is back restoring the beloved light poles that were removed from their homes due to the Astor Place construction. The poles have remained neighborhood favorites for decades, and now it's the community's chance to support these iconic art pieces and their creator.
The Village Alliance Business Improvement District, City Lore and Greenwich Village Society for Historical Preservation will lead the unveiling of the Astor Place Mosaic Trail light poles, which have been restored and redesigned by local Jim Power, the “Mosaic Man”.
You’d be better be looking your best in the Village! The “Paparazzi Dogs” have arrived!
4 Stages showcasing 42 local performances brought Astor Place to life on September 16th and 17th! A cabaret, arts workshops, and a Grand Procession with giant puppets and spinning Alamo cubes created one of the biggest events the historic Astor Place has ever seen.
The Mosaic Man brings you the first edition of 'Tales from the Trail' - stories of friendship, history, and engagement with the beautiful poles of the Mosaic Trail and their creator.
We had an incredible time co-hosting Jane Jacobs Trivia Night with Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation and the Neighborhood Preservation Center.