In collaboration with Project for Public Spaces and Scribble Art Workshop, this year's Creativity Cubed tapped into themes of placemaking, neighborhoods, and public spaces.
Three exciting new businesses arrive in the Village this fall, each representing a first for the neighborhood.
The summer of 2018 is one to remember for Greenwich Village and Astor Place! People danced on the streets. Giant cubes were painted and miniature cities created. Mariachi bands sang and DJ's spun. Restaurants and shops came out, and so did you! From Positively 8th Street to Astor Alive! it has been a summer to remember.
Sudan, the world’s last male Northern White Rhino passed away on March 19, 2018. Learn about Sudan, the impending extinction of the Northern white rhino, and The Last Three sculpture at Astor Place.
The Astor Alive! outdoor performing arts festival returns to Astor Place on September 23 for a day of FREE dance, music, poetry and cabaret.
Village Vitality is a two week celebration of extraordinary fitness, beauty and health food experiences. Enjoy FREE classes, incentives and exclusive offers with the very best fitness, beauty and healthy eating brands in the Village.
Jim Power's mosaic poles now stand proudly in their rightful homes at Astor Place, and we took the time this afternoon to honor Power's hard work and express everything that the poles mean to the neighborhood and its ever-evolving artistic culture.
The East Village's own "Mosaic Man" is back restoring the beloved light poles that were removed from their homes due to the Astor Place construction. The poles have remained neighborhood favorites for decades, and now it's the community's chance to support these iconic art pieces and their creator.
The Village Alliance Business Improvement District, City Lore and Greenwich Village Society for Historical Preservation will lead the unveiling of the Astor Place Mosaic Trail light poles, which have been restored and redesigned by local Jim Power, the “Mosaic Man”.
4 Stages showcasing 42 local performances brought Astor Place to life on September 16th and 17th! A cabaret, arts workshops, and a Grand Procession with giant puppets and spinning Alamo cubes created one of the biggest events the historic Astor Place has ever seen.