Did you know that the first vegetable grown in space was a potato? Or that French fries were introduced to America when Thomas Jefferson served them at a White House dinner in 1802? And that during the Clinton administration I bought...Show More Summary
Elliot Morales has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Mark Carson, a gay man gunned down in the shadow of the Stonewall Inn. read more
"Located at 75 1/2 Bedford Street in Greenwich Village, the three-story townhouse is legendary for both its size and its famous past inhabitants, which include Cary Grant, John Barrymore, Edna St Vincent Millay and Margaret Mead." Mead...Show More Summary
Here's a tour of the East Village in 1993, courtesy of local Iggy Pop, who at that time was living in the Christodora House—he had been there three years by the time this was shot (before that, he was in Greenwich Village... vacuuming). Show More Summary
The name Robert Moses has become synonymous with the type of city planning most sentient New Yorkers hate. If he'd had his way, the legendary architect of mid-20th-century New York would have replaced Greenwich Village with a 10-lane...Show More Summary
Diane Kruger is cute and casual while doing some shopping on Friday (June 14) in New York City’s Greenwich Village. The 36-year-old actress was joined by her close pal Micah Schifman. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Diane Kruger Diane recently talked about about how she prepared for her role on the upcoming show [...]
Famed guitarist Nile Rodgers is a man of few words, but he recently opened up in a new autobiography and interview with The Quietus. It turns out he’s completely enthralling: Nile Rodgers was raised in jazz doper Greenwich Village digs by his mother Beverly (who had him at 14) and Bobby, his white Jewish stepfather. Show More Summary
Greenwich Village perfumer Aedes de Venustas created Iris Nazarena which attempts to capture the essence of a rare blossom.
PHOTO OF THE DAY: Greenwich Village was just as confusing in 1925. BY SAM GREISMAN A look back at today's top stories ENTERTAINMENT Last night on America's Got Talent an 18-year-old boy who had been disowned by his parents because.....
Here's a very cool hand-drawn map of Greenwich Village from 1925. Many of the area's most famous landmarks have yet to appear. It would be 42 years before The Stonewall Inn arrived. (via slate)
Cute couple alert! Page Six reports that Katie Holmes and Gloria Steinem shared a three-hour dinner in Greenwich Village Tuesday night. It turns out the women have a lot in common. Both are natives of Toledo, OH, and, in 2012, Holmes briefly rivaled Steinem for America's Most Famous Feminist. After ... More »
New York Times critic Pete Wells drops three stars on Carbone, the new restaurant from Rich Torrisi, Mario Carbone, and Jeff Zalaznick. Quote: "It is a fancy red-sauce joint in Greenwich Village as directed by Quentin Tarantino, bringing back the...
The New York Initiative will patrol Greenwich Village looking for homophobic baddies. read more
Post by Linda Sharps In 1944, a World War II lieutenant wrote a love letter to his wife at their Greenwich Village apartment. Nearly 70 years later, the letter arrived in 27-year-old Abbi Jacobson’s mailbox. It was Jacobson’s apartment listed on the yellowed envelope, but she didn't recognize the Mr. Show More Summary
An old letter addressed to Lt. Joseph O. Matthews recently got delivered to Abbi Jacobson, a woman living in an apartment in New York City’s Greenwich Village, nearly 70 years late. So Abbi, with her friend filmmaker Todd Bieber, started the Lost Letter Project to try and find the intended recipient (or their relatives). Take [...]
THIS IS ALMOST JUST LIKE THE LAKE HOUSE! A woman living in an apartment in Greenwich Village has received a letter from the past: the correspondance is from Lt. Joseph O. Matthews, addressed to his wife, and was sent to her exact MacDougal Street address 70 years ago. Show More Summary
When Mark Carson was gunned down last week in Greenwich Village, Jeff Nishball felt like his home was violated. But he knows he cannot let fear stop him from being himself.
Wonder what gave it away? Derek Jeter apparently tried to pass himself off as a dude named Philip while ordering coffee at Starbucks in Greenwich Village yesterday, but is that so wrong? Chances are you don't give your real name at Starbucks, because no one does. Show More Summary
Derek Jeter’s Starbucks’ cup read “Philip” as he exited the popular coffee chain’s store in Greenwich Village in New York City on Wednesday. Either Jeter’s secretly been hiding his real name during his 18-year Major League career, or the Yankees’ star shortstop used a fake name when he dropped in to grab a “cup of [...]Show More Summary
Ah, Citi Bike racks, why must you continue to toy with us? You show up in the middle of the night, you eat cars, and then, surfeit on human suffering, you disappear as stealthily as you arrived. [ more › ]