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Take a Self-Guided Tour of Greenwich Village

Take a Self-Guided Tour of Greenwich Village

Steeped in artistic, political and progressively social history, Greenwich Village today remains a cultural melting pot. The Village has been, and remains a bohemian capitol, a center of the modern LGBT movement and one of the birthplaces of the Beat and 60’s counter culture movements.
Explore the history of Greenwich Village, the neighborhood’s unique architecture, inspiring women, get a Tase of Tokyo at lunch. We have a walking tour that has something for all.

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New York Forever: Support Long Standing Businesses in Greenwich Village

New York Forever: Support Long Standing Businesses in Greenwich Village

Greenwich Village is home to some of New York’s oldest businesses that offer the best eye-glasses, delicious pizzas, apothecary traditions, so much more and have been around forever. Some of them like C.O Bigelow, B&S Zeeman, Citarella include strong family ties, that have remained true to their tradition, family-owned, and continue to churn out new and unique offerings. COVID-19 has affected all of us and the pandemic has wiped out several small businesses; however, here is a list of businesses that are longstanding anchors of Greenwich Village.

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Black History Month in Greenwich Village

Black History Month in Greenwich Village

February is Black History Month, and it gives us an opportunity to look back at the history of African Americans in the Village. Greenwich Village has a deep African American history and at one time was home to the largest African American population in New York City.

This month we take a look at some of the historic places in the Village and numerous cultural events, you can be a part of, to honor Black History Month.

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Valentines Day Gift Guide

Valentines Day Gift Guide

Loveday is right around the corner! Be a sweetie and support local businesses.
Stressing about Valentine’s Day gift ideas? We believe that you can do so much better than just chocolates and a card-- but they are a great gift too. Greenwich Village has someone for everyone to have a successful Valentine’s Day this year!

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Village Vitality 2021

Village Vitality 2021

Spin, run and jump into 2021 with Village Vitality! Enjoy a variety of health, beauty and wellness deals all around the Village. Featuring discounted services, special class packages, healthy eating incentives and much more.
Hosted by the Village Alliance, Village Vitality is a three-week series from January 18th to February 8th of fitness specials, health & beauty treatments and promotions at gyms, studios and health-related retailers across Greenwich Village and Astor Place, all focusing on mind, body & soul. Check out all of the participating retailers below. All deals can be redeemed by using the Village Access physical card or app.

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Out With the Old—Clear Your Space for 2021

Out With the Old—Clear Your Space for 2021

Out with the old? Electronics, extra furniture and old clothes all end up in landfills, and depending on the material, could take several years to break down. Fortunately, there are several ways to declutter while safely recycling and even donating to a worthy cause. You don’t have to look far to find places that will accept your stuff! Greenwich Village has plenty of places to help you get rid of everything extra and support your local community. Here are all the areas that you could donate, recycle, and help someone in need.