This year 32 Council Members across the city are asking residents to decide how to spend at least $35 million in capital funding.
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 ...
The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire in New York City on March 25, 1911 was the deadliest industrial disaster in the history of the city, and one of the deadliest in US history.
On March 6, 1970 West 11th Street was rocked by a huge explosion at No.18, just what happened?
Whether you already own and manage a thriving small business in Greenwich Village, or are considering the exciting prospect of opening your own business, Pace University offer free classes to help equip you with the essential knowledge needed for success.
The free classes feature subjects ranging from developing sales projections to commercial lease negotiation to the different ways in which a business entity may be legally formed.
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Share your love of Washington Square Park and become a volunteer greeter or tour guide. Summer 2019 applications are now being accepted!
Greeter volunteers answer questions from Park users on various topics, from park horticulture and history to events and happenings.
Tour guides develop a tour of the Park under the guidance of Conservancy staff and lead groups on an exploration of the Park’s many features and functions.
This program requires submission of an application, extensive orientation and a commitment of at least 6 hours per month. For more information click here.
The application for the greeter/guide program ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
The Hotel Lafayette on East 9th Street & University Place, 1937! The low cost version of its glitzier sister hotel across the street, the Brevoort, the Hotel Lafayette was best known for its café!