Business AssistanceRetail NewsSmall Business Tools

How You Can Support Local Business During COVID-19

Our local businesses are what make our neighborhood a fun and exciting place to live, work and play.  In this time of uncertainty, we are asking you to support your local Greenwich Village businesses.   

For a complete list of Village Alliance district businesses and their current operating status,click here; for an interactive map of open businesses click here.

EATERIES 

From delicious tacos to bagels to dim sum to croque monsieurs, hot pots and pastas, Greenwich Village is home to some of the best eateries in the five boroughs.   Effective Tuesday, March 17th, all bars, restaurants and cafes are limited to take-out and delivery only. This has caused quite a slow down for our food establishments.  Here is how you can support:  

  1. Purchase Gift Cards- purchase a gift certificate online to your favorite restaurant and use your down time to plan the perfect date night around your dinner.  

  1. Get Food Delivery or Take Out- many places in our district remain open for delivery or take out of your favorite items.  To see a complete updated list of openings and closures, click here. Please remember to check with your preferred restaurant to see if they offer delivery before ordering from a third party source.   

  1. Pick Up Your Favorite Cocktail- you read that right! New York State Liquor Authority is now offering take-out orders of your favorite alcoholic beverages! Call ahead and see what the bartender can have ready for you. Click here to see which establishments are open.  

Screen Shot 2020-03-19 at 2.43.14 PM.png

FITNESS

As a part of the #stopthespread initiative, most fitness studios have closed to the public.  To check fitness closures, click here. Here’s how you can help your studio stay afloat:  

  1. Purchase Class Packages- all studios in our district offer online platforms where you can purchase sessions to use at a later date.  

  1. Rep Their Brand- check out your center’s website for any deals they may have on apparel or supplies to keep you motivated through the distance.  

  1. Social Media Shout Out- finally nail that crow pose, hit that personal record, find your rhythm in your home practice? Shout out your gym on social media to let them know! 

Don’t let social distancing make you feel lethargic! New Vibe Yoga, 305 Fitness and Core Power Yoga on 8th Street are offering virtual classes so you can keep up your practice.   

Screen Shot 2020-03-19 at 2.46.19 PM.png

RETAIL  

While many of our retailers have closed to keep us safe and healthy, there are tons of online options so that you can continue to give your support to Greenwich Village merchants. To view closures of retail stores in the Village and their online shopping options, click here.   

  • Order a new outfit from Doggy Style for your pet to model for you in your home.  

  • Get 25% at Atelier with online code STAYSAFE25. 

  • Switch up your style and purchase some new frames from 2020 Eyewear.   

  • Been eyeing a piece at Shop Untitled? Now is the time to buy! Use code LOVE for 25% off the entire site. 

  • B & S Zeeman Wine and Spirits is offering free delivery so you can restock your bar cart. 

  • Stay clean and hydrated with hand soap and lotion from one of the world’s oldest apothecaries, C.O. Bigelow.     

  • Get comfy with new linens from Area Home. Shop the sale now! 

  • Dress your little one in Bombalulu's originals available for purchase on their site

  • Spice up your home stay with a new piece from Gigi*K and score free shipping on orders over $150. 

  • Now is the perfect time to style your apartment with one of a kind pieces.  William-Wayne & Co. has a statement piece for every room. 

  • Bored with your beer selection? Some Good Beer is offering 10% off any 6 or more beers! The online shop is open. 

  • Cleaning out your closet and building a capsule wardrobe with this free time? Parachute has the perfect piece for you + free shipping on ALL domestic orders. 

  • Through your wine stash already? Stock up with Some Good Wine and receive 10% off any 12 or more bottles of wine. 

  • Give back with Tai Jewelry. 20% of all online sales will be donated to Feeding America to mitigate the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

  • Give your pet the comfort they deserve with a new pet bed or full outfit from Wagwear!  

  • Treat yourself to some self care and order apothecary goods from one of New York City's most trusted brands, Whitney Chemists.

Screen Shot 2020-03-23 at 4.39.21 PM.png

Arts

In accordance with state and local law, institutions have closed to keep us safe and healthy. While we're all inside, Joe's Pub is bringing the party to you! Joe's Pub will be streaming archived performances every Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8PM. Click here to view what's on Live! From the Archives.  

As your local Business Improvement District, the Village Alliance thanks you for your continued support to our neighborhood.   

How You Can Support Local Business During COVID-19

Comments

Comments are closed.