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.
Greenwich Village has been home to some of the most important and iconic women in history. At the start of Women's History Month we take a look back at some of the women who have lived and worked in the Village and their legacies and celebrate our current women-owned businesses.
Spring is almost here — and New York City is now reopening. While restaurants now have 35% capacity of indoor seating, a lot of them still offer warm outdoor dining options. Your favorite restaurants want to serve you in whatever way you feel comfortable!
As New York City continues to respond to COVID-19, we at Village Alliance want to keep you updated with all the information on critical resources and New York City updates.
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.
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!
The Lunar New Year is one of the most important, elaborate, and colorful festivals. Millions of people across the globe celebrate the festival, and here’s a handy guide on how you can prep for the festival and safely celebrate the Lunar New Year in Greenwich Village.
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.
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.
As of Monday December 14th, New York City can no longer offer indoor dining services. Restaurants are now limited to delivery, take out and outdoor dining. With cold, inclement weather upon us it is more important now than ever to support Greenwich Village eateries. While delivery and take out are certainly options---there's something about the experience of dining in that cannot be replaced.