For wastED, a pop-up restaurant in Greenwich Village, Dan Barber and his crew went on a crosstown hunt for scraps to transform into tasty dishes, and they mostly succeeded.
The Vault is Slate's history blog. Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter @slatevault, and find us on Tumblr. Find out more about what this space is all about here. In a series of photographs taken between 1910 and 1920, Jessie Tarbox Beals documented the parties and get-togethers of bohemian Greenwich Village. Show More Summary
They started coming out the windows at a quarter to five on a bright, sunny spring afternoon. Large bundles of fabric, tossed from a ninth-story window in New York’s Greenwich Village. There was the sound of a muffled explosion and breaking glass, and the smell of smoke. Then the dark dress goods
“It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City’s history. On March 25th, 1911, a deadly fire broke out in the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in New York’s Greenwich Village. The blaze ripped through the congested loft as petrified workers — mostly young immigrant women — desperately tried to make their way downstairs. Show More Summary
This week marks 104 years since the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire, a tragedy that changed our country forever. On that horrible day, dangerous workplace conditions started a fire at a garment factory in Manhattan's Greenwich Village. Within 20 minutes, 146 people were dead -almost all of them young immigrant women. Show More Summary
Spike Wilner is a pianist who operates two jazz clubs in New York City with his partners Chris Borden and Lee Kostrinsky. Smalls and Mezzrow are within a short walk of one another in Greenwich Village. They present familiar artists like Lew Tabackin, Frank Lacy, Pete Malinverni, Johnny O’Neal and Wilner himself, as well as […]
Despite assurances to the contrary, MacDougal Street stalwart Caffe Dante has closed. Calls to the restaurant went unanswered this morning and construction workers wearing face masks were seen going in and out of the space today. The sad news was confirmed by a note apparently left by whoever will be taking over the space. [ more › ]
The 37-year-old woman who was killed by a huge piece of plywood that flew off a Greenwich Village condo conversion was laid to rest over the weekend. Tina Nguyen, who was to be married this summer, was buried in her wedding gown, according to the Daily News. [ more › ]
A sad irony of last week's construction-site tragedy in Greenwich Village is that city officials had anticipated such accidents and taken action to prevent them. Tram Thuy "Tina" Nguyen, 37 and... To view the full story, click the title link.
Kenny Gorka, one of the last remaining partners of the New York nightclub The Bitter End, just died. I wanted to write something to mark his passing. Although he will be known for running the Greenwich Village landmark that developed...Show More Summary
Located just off Fifth Avenue in Greenwich Village's Gold Coast in NYC, Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick's house-flip project finally sold, but for much less than the couple had hoped for. According to Curbed, they scooped up the 6,800-square-foot Greek revival townhouse two years ago for $18.9 million. Show More Summary
After being on the market for more than two years, Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick have found a buyer for their Greenwich Village townhouse. The five-bedroom home (with two walk-in closets in the master suite) has reportedly sold for $20 million. READ MORE »
After trying to sell their Greenwich Village townhouse for more than two years, Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick finally have a sale pending. The town house was first on the market in 2012, then removed and relisted recently at the slightly lower price of $22 million. Show More Summary
After being on the market for several years, Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick finally sold their Greenwich Village townhouse for $19.95 million, according to The Real Deal. The historic house was originally put on the market in 2012 for $25 million, but they later de-listed it, and put it back up for sale in September 2014 for $22 million. Show More Summary
Serial real estate hunter Sarah Jessica Parker has finally found a buyer for her Greenwich Village townhouse.
A 37-year-old woman died on Tuesday evening when a piece of plywood blew off a security fence at a construction site for luxury condos, smacking her against the wall of a parking garage. Winds on Tuesday night in New York reached as high as 38 mph. The incident happened at 175 West... More »
A common nightmare for New Yorkers came true yesterday evening when a woman walking in Greenwich Village died after being hit by a large piece of plywood blown from a nearby construction site. Read more...
Another top home tour from “The New York Times” as we go inside the Greenwich Village home of renowned art director Sam Shahid. Seemingly everywhere during the ’80s and ’90s, the Alabama native is best known for his raunchy (yeah… The post Inside the Home of Art Director Sam Shahid with The NYT appeared first on Selectism.
On Monday protesters gathered outside the New School (TNS), a university in Manhattan's Greenwich Village, to demand better conditions for the school's part-time faculty.
A mysterious screen for interaction quietly sits on Greenwich Village street