8th Street

Relive Positively 8th Street 2019

Relive Positively 8th Street 2019

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!

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Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera: The First-Ever Transgender Activists to Receive A Public-Permanent Monument

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.

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Greenwich Village Free Walking Tours

Greenwich Village Free Walking Tours

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 60’s counter culture movements.

Village Alliance

The Village Alliance Furnishes Public Space for Summer

The Village Alliance Furnishes Public Space for Summer

The Village Alliance, on behalf of the City of New York, maintains and activates two public plazas, Astor Place and the Ruth Wittenberg Triangle.

In addition to landscaping, sanitation, the presentation of public art and a roster of free public programming the Village Alliance also maintains the furniture and information points found at both plazas.

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Celebrate Earth Day With Village Access

Celebrate Earth Day With Village Access

April 22, is Earth Day. As we know environmental protection and awareness is not just about one day, it is about 365 days.
Greenwich Village is home to many local businesses who place environmental consciousness at the forefront of their business each day, and offer exclusive Village Access promotions and discounts to Greenwich Village residents and local workers.

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Prizes & Special Offers to Celebrate 50 Years of the Greenwich Village Historic District

Prizes & Special Offers to Celebrate 50 Years of the Greenwich Village Historic District

Celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the Greenwich Village Historic District with exclusive golden anniversary offers and prizes from these local businesses who are proud to call the Village home.

From Village icon and America’s oldest Apothecary, C.O. Bigelow to the Village’s favorite florist, University Floral Design, there is something for everyone.

These offers are only available during the celebratory weekend of April 13 & 14, 2019.

Village Alliance

Village Alliance Part-Time Summer/Fall 2019 Internship Opportunity

Village Alliance Part-Time Summer/Fall 2019 Internship Opportunity

The Village Alliance is a not-for-profit organization created in 1993 to promote the economic vitality of the Greenwich Village neighborhood. The Alliance works to ensure the community’s continued growth and success by providing supplemental public safety, sanitation, economic development and marketing services, hosting community events, and investing in the maintenance, beautification and programming of public open space.

We are seeking applicants for a part-time internship (16-20 hrs/week) to work for 3-8 months beginning late May/early June 2019 through August 2019 and/or through mid-December 2019. Preference will be given to those who can work through the fall ...