The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire in New York City on March 25, 1911 was the deadliest industrial disaster in the history of the city, and one of the deadliest in US history.
The Hotel Lafayette on East 9th Street & University Place, 1937! The low cost version of its glitzier sister hotel across the street, the Brevoort, the Hotel Lafayette was best known for its café!
8th Street would never be the same when Jonny Cohen and Michael Lagnese opened up 8th Street Winecellar 10 years ago. In honor of their ten-year milestone, celebrate by reading Jonny's fascinating road to opening one of downtown's most popular bars.
Macdougal Street between West 8th Street and Washington Square North was renamed Norman Buchbinder Way, honoring the founder of Village Alliance and loving man who dedicated himself to revitalizing 8th Street and all of Greenwich Village.
This Presidents Day we take a look back at the Presidential history of Greenwich Village including Abraham Lincoln's famous speech at Cooper Union's Great Hall.
Jim Power's mosaic poles now stand proudly in their rightful homes at Astor Place, and we took the time this afternoon to honor Power's hard work and express everything that the poles mean to the neighborhood and its ever-evolving artistic culture.
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.
We experienced the heart of the Greenwich Village music scene of the 60s and 70s with the BLOCKS NYC Folk & Rock Music Walking Tour, followed by a their coloring book launch party filled with creativity, spirits, and of course reminiscing!
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.