When Greenwich Village's Quad Cinema reopens next month, it'll come with a few acclaimed directors in tow—Kenneth Lonergan and Noah Baumbach are teaming up for a new screening series where they'll show films they've never seen before. Also—John Turturro! [ more › ]
"For nearly 42 years the show chugged along at the 153-seat Sullivan Street Playhouse in Greenwich Village, finally closing in 2002 after 17,162 performances - a victim both of a destroyed downtown after 9/11 and a new edgy mood. It opened four years later at The Theater Center, an off-Broadway complex in the heart of […]
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In Rowan Hisayo Buchanan’s novel, “Harmless Like You,” Greenwich Village shapes a Japanese woman’s life in art.
In 1972, Greenwich Village welcomed Labyris, New York City’s first female bookstore. The founders of the store aimed to make the space a place of activism surrounded by selves of literature by women. Soon the popular, “The Future is Female” design accompanied the bookstore and the safe space it afforded women. Show More Summary
Sean Lennon has removed the tree that Marisa Tomei's parents claimed tore through the foundation of their Greenwich Village townhouse.
When the Quad Cinema reopens in Greenwich Village April 14, there will be all kinds of things for patrons to enjoy: a wine bar; new sightlines; a screen dedicated to repertory fare; and a stark, modern logo designed by Paula Scher that makes use of a custom font. Scher started out as an art director...
NYC lost its first multiplex, the Quad Cinema in Greenwich Village, in 2015 when it closed for extensive renovations. But those renovations seem to be (nearly) complete—Variety reports that the theater will reopen next month. [ more...
The bluesy singer, best known for the 1995 single “One of Us,” is performing an all-Dylan cabaret set at Café Carlyle.
It was the best of pies, it was the worst of pies. Benjamin Barker, AKA Sweeney Todd, has set up his terrifying tonsorium in Greenwich Village, and in contrast to John’s of Bleecker Street around the block, where you can’t get a slice...Show More Summary
Really, what else is there to talk about? This blustery winter evening, as Sally Field arrives at a quiet restaurant in Greenwich Village, thousands of Yemeni bodega owners are gathered on the steps of Brooklyn’s Borough Hall to protest President Trump’s immigration order. Field turned 70 two days before the ... More »
Historical Echoes: Are There Any Banks on Bank Street? Amy Farber Liberty Street Economics, JANUARY 20, 2017 Bank Street in New York City is a quaint little six-block stretch in Greenwich Village (see this 48-second video) with a huge cultural legacy—but no banks. Show More Summary
Victor Chavez opens Greenwich Steakhouse, Ikinari Steak heads to the East Village, and other restaurant news.
As far as the the Department of Awesome Overindulgence is concerned, cookie dough is the stuff dreams are made of. And now, thanks to New York-based baker Kristen Tolmen, there’s a shop in Greenwich Village called D? where customersShow More Summary
It’s party time at the Talk House, the kind of hangout people of a certain age or nostalgic bent associate with Greenwich Village watering hole like the White Horse Tavern and the Lion’s Head, where tatty writers schnorred drinks and...Show More Summary
Cops are investigating the death of a toddler found lifeless in a crib in his Greenwich Village apartment Thursday morning.
At Literary Hub, novelist and Emmy-nominated television writer and producer April Smith revisits “shocking” poet Edna St. Vincent Millay’s influence on her formative, adolescent years. “Sex for the sake of sex? There is such a thing as female satisfaction? It was contrary to everything we believed. We knew nothing about our anatomy and heard only […]
In late 1948, Harry Belafonte was having trouble finding work as an actor. At the time, he was performing with New York's American Negro Theater and studying at the Dramatic Workshop of the New School in Greenwich Village. In a...
Kroger buys Murray’s Cheese Greenwich Village staple Murray’s Cheese was acquired by Kroger Co. of Cincinnati for $20.6 million. The deal includes Murray’s outlets on Bleecker... To view the full story, click the title link.
Two assailants slashed a 63-year-old man at a sex shop early Sunday.