The latest Village Alliance Retail Report features our bi-annual analysis of ground-floor businesses, the latest new openings and current retail space availability.
The 26th Annual Meeting of the Village Alliance took place on June 24th at St. Johns University Manhattan Campus, in the spectacular, award winning 101 Astor Place building designed by Fumihiko Maki.
From transit to viewing areas and crowds, our essential information guide will help you plan for having the very best time at WorldPride in Greenwich Village and beyond.
Congratulations to Murray's Bagels on being awarded the prestigious Norman Buchbinder Award.
As the U.S. was undergoing a “transition from a national war economy to an international consumer society”, Greenwich Village became popular for a new type of go-to-spot: lesbian bars and nightclubs run by the Mafia.
Six historic LGBTQ sites are on the process towards becoming designated landmarks. Two are here in the Village! Caffe Cino at 31 Corenila Street and LGBT Community Center at 208 West 13th Street have been long-serving hubs for empowering LGBTQ folk in New York City.
Craig Rodwell's reports to the press about the Stonewall Riots has helped established the Riots as one of the turning-point events in the gay rights movement. Also, with creating the first bookstore dedicated to gay literature, Rodwell's activism around the Greenwich Village will always be remembered.
Greenwich Village’s favorite street festival, Positively 8th Street, returned last Saturday for an afternoon celebrating West 8th Street’s creative and musical heritage, it’s businesses and institutions. Check out the full photo gallery here!
Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera: The First-Ever Transgender Activists to Receive A Public-Permanent Monument
For the fiftieth anniversary of the Stonewall rebellion, New York City will be honoring LGBTQ activists Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera with public monuments. They will become the first-ever Transgender activists to receive permanent-public monuments worldwide. The monument’s proposed location is at the Ruth Wittenberg Triangle, just a few blocks away from the scene of the Stonewall riots and emergence of the LGBTQ rights movement.
The FREE Village Alliance Walking Tours return on June 1st! Discover the artistic, political and progressively social history of Greenwich Village and why it remains a cultural melting pot. The Village has been, and remains a bohemian capitol, an artistic and literary center, hub of the modern LGBT movement and one of the birthplaces of the Beat and 60s counter culture movements.