Last minute shopper? No need to fret! Give Mom the gift of shopping local this year with Village Bucks. Village Bucks is a digital gift card that works just like a MasterCard gift card and can be used at select merchants across our neighborhood with the amount of your choosing. See our curated list of activities that Mom can do to celebrate her special day!
Earth Day is celebrated each year on April 22nd since 1970 and has gone global. We all can do our part in saving the planet and creating a better world. Whether you are looking for sustainable products, need more pointers or are looking to celebrate virtually, we’ve got some environmental tips to help you do your part.
The Village Alliance, on behalf of the City of New York, maintains and activates two public plazas, Astor Place Plaza 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 at our designated public spaces.
The past year has been a challenging time for communities everywhere. Since the start of COVID-19 pandemic, inflammatory and xenophobic remarks have increased the risk of violence and harm to Asian and AAPI individuals, communities, families, and businesses. During the past few months hate crimes have surged across United States and right here in New York City. We must do our part in proving support and solidarity to the Asian American community.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.