Greenwich Village is one of the most famous neighborhoods in New York City and it’s no wonder why! Filming is always taking place at restaurants, parks and more in the area. While on our Love & Laughs, or Lights, Camera, ACTION! self-guided tours of filming location in the neighborhood, be sure to add these five new places to your list of stops!
As one of the most iconic thoroughfares in Greenwich Village, 8th street is home to rich history, unique merchants, and exciting events. From luxury shops to small cafes, visiting 8th street is sure to be a delight for everyone. And while you’re there, enjoy knowing that you are walking down the same block that legends such as Jackson Pollock did many years ago. That is why we are so thrilled to be sharing the 8th Street Experience with the entire Village community.
With over 500,000 posts under the Instagram hashtag #greenwichvillage, our neighborhood has proven itself to be extremely Instagram-able. Join the thousands of fans and influencers celebrating Greenwich Village by adding your own photos to the hashtag! Read below for our curated list of the most picture perfect spots in the Village.
As COVID-19 restrictions are slowly eased, it's time to see theatre safely once again. Before Broadway reopens in the fall, take the summer to experience as many Off-Broadway productions as you can. Read our latest blog post for our curated list of theaters and productions to visit over the next month.
The Strangers Project is now on display in Greenwich Village in the windows of 36 East 8 Street. Stop by the storefront location to read the stories of others collected by The Strangers Project curator Brandon Doman.
Steeped in artistic, political and progressively social history, Greenwich Village today remains a cultural melting pot. The Village has been, and remains a bohemian capitol, a center of the modern LGBT movement and one of the birthplaces of the Beat and 60’s counter culture movements.
Explore the history of Greenwich Village, the neighborhood’s unique architecture, inspiring women, get a Tase of Tokyo at lunch. We have a walking tour that has something for all.
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.
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.
National Hispanic Heritage Month begins Tuesday, September 15th and runs through Thursday, October 15th. This month is designated as a time to celebrate “the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America,” according to the Library of Congress. This is an especially exciting time for New York City, whose Hispanic and Latinx communities have helped shape the city’s history since the beginning of the colonial era.
Many Village institutions are now transitioning their programming to a virtual format so that you can enjoy the arts from the safety of your own home. Indulge in short films picked by the IFC staff. Explore the Village's virtual exhibits, from historic landmarks like the Merchant House Museum to galleries featuring modern paintings and sculpture like the New York Studio School. Gain inspiration from Bowery Poetry's open mics. And, get lost in the nostalgia of GVSHP's best cinematic film guide and essential reading list on Greenwich Village history.