Events

Village Brains Do Battle At Neighborhood Trivia

Village Brains Do Battle At Neighborhood Trivia

The Village Alliance recently presented a Greenwich Village and East Village Trivia Night, co-sponsored by the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation (GVSHP), Neighborhood Preservation Center, and the East Village Independent Merchants Association.

Over forty Village history and culture buffs packed the Gray Mare pub to answer fiendishly difficult questions about Village culture and history in the battle for nerdy prices from GVSHP and goofy prizes from the Exit 9 Gift Emporium.

The colorful and forever funny NY Tour Goddess, Jane Marx was the quizmaster baffling the audience with questions like - “This style of brickwork pattern is an indicator of ...

History

Black History Month - Minetta

Black History Month - Minetta

Greenwich Village has a deep African American history and at one time was home to the largest African American population in New York City. Throughout Black History Month we'll be featuring some the buildings and places that figure prominently in the African American history of both New York City and the United States.

Minetta

From the mid-1800’s to late 1910’s Greenwich Village was home to New York City’s largest African-American community which centered around Minetta Lane, Minetta Street and Minetta Place, becoming known as “Little Africa”. The Village’s African-American roots actually stem back much further ...

Celebrate Lunar New Year in the Village!

Celebrate Lunar New Year in the Village!

Lunar New Year falls on February 16th! Welcome the Year of the Dog at Chinese restaurants across Greenwich Village, from Chinese fine dining to the finest take-out and everything in between, our guide has you covered! 

HistoryWashington Square Park

The Free & Independent Republic of Greenwich Village

The Free & Independent Republic of Greenwich Village

The Free & Independent Republic of Greenwich Village…it almost happened! 102 years ago today on January 23rd, 1917 six artists including Gertrude Dick, John Sloan and Marcel Duchamp covertly made their way past a patrol man and entered the side door of Washington Square Arch where they scaled the 110 steps to the top!