Greenwich Village has been home to some of the most important and iconic women in history. At the start of Women's History Month we take a look back at some of the women who have lived and worked in the Village and their legacies and celebrate our current women-owned businesses.
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!
As of Monday December 14th, New York City can no longer offer indoor dining services. Restaurants are now limited to delivery, take out and outdoor dining. With cold, inclement weather upon us it is more important now than ever to support Greenwich Village eateries. While delivery and take out are certainly options---there's something about the experience of dining in that cannot be replaced.
As we enter the holiday season, people will be shopping for presents for their loved ones. Rather than spending at a large chain, we hope you will take this opportunity to shop small and support your local small businesses. While it has been a long year, the threat of COVID-19 is still present, but there are steps you can take to reduce your risk of catching the virus or infecting others. Etiquette has changed and there are many things we all must consider before leaving our homes. To make things a little bit easier, here are just a few ways ...
Still making Thanksgiving plans? These Greenwich Village businesses have got you covered! Whether you're staying in, dining out or simply celebrating with loved ones on zoom, you can find all of the essentials in our neighborhood. If you are planning on celebrating with others, the CDC has several guidelines for you to follow to safely celebrate the holiday.
With the change in seasons, New York City is offering several new options to allow diners to visit their favorite restaurants safely. Starting September 30th, restaurants throughout the city will be allowed to offer indoor dining at 25% capacity, provided they meet certain guidelines to maximize social distancing.
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.
The Village Alliance is happy to partner with the New York City Department of Transportation to bring you Street Feast:8th Street and Street Feast: St. Marks Place. West 8th Street between 5th and 6th Avenues and St Marks Place between 2 and 3 Avenues will be closed to vehicular traffic on Fridays from 4:30 PM to 10:30 PM and Saturdays from 11:30 am to 10:30 PM. Street Feast will take place starting Friday, July 17th and will continue until Saturday, September 5th.
It’s official! New York City has entered Phase 2 of the New York Forward Reopening plan as of Monday, June 22nd. This means that several businesses including hair salons, barbershops, and some in-store retail shops can welcome customers again. This also means that city restaurants can now offer outdoor dining service! Many Village eateries have set up safe and comfortable outdoor seating areas to welcome you back.
Father’s Day may be fast approaching but it’s not too late to plan the perfect celebration for the dads in your life. From unique gifts to tasty eats, local Village business have you covered.