On a few weekends each year, an arts and crafts fair sets up shop along University Place, a narrow, leafy street in New York's Greenwich Village that borders the apartment building where designer Jonathan Adler and his husband, the designer and author Simon Doonan, live. Show More Summary
In 1962, in a small room above the legendary Gaslight Folk Club in Greenwich Village, New York, the 21-year-old Bob Dylan, hunched at a typewriter, wrote what is widely considered one of the greatest songs in the history of rock music. Show More Summary
A new arts center in Greenwich Village run by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York aims to attract Catholics and non-Catholics alike.
Dog walkers can make a lot of money, anywhere from $10 to $30 per half hour per dog. Which is why we applaud this master dog walker, spotted in Greenwich Village, because his ingenious integration of bike share and pack-walking is breathtaking. [ more › ]
The Greenwich Village home of Candace Bushnell, creator of the newspaper columns that inspired the popular "Sex and the City" series, may have found a buyer. Bushnell listed the property at $2.6 million, and the real estate agency has labeled the home as in contract. Show More Summary
Bearing the Native American name for what is now Greenwich Village, this epic single from Joanna Newsom’s upcoming album Divers references Percy Bysshe Shelley’s poetry and contemplates intention, ambition and legacy.
In “Sleeper,” Woody Allen plays Miles Monroe, a cryogenically frozen owner of a Greenwich Village health food store who, when defrosted in the year 2173, finds himself in an authoritarian
Walking around Greenwich Village — or, as Fran Lebowitz calls it, "NYU-istan" — I must see at least a dozen pairs of black-striped Adidas Superstars a day. As it turns out, they're not the only ones buying up the rubber-soled shoes: Sales of Adidas Originals and Neos — that is, Adidas's more... Continue reading
A few weeks ago we saw initial stills from Roland Emmerich’s upcoming film Stonewall, and today the trailer was released. Since New York’s Greenwich Village has changed considerably in the four-plus decades since queer people fought back against police brutality, Emmerich’s film was shot on elaborately-detailed sound stages in Montreal. With a screenplay by Jon Robin […]
Sasha Noe, Matt Ross, and Eric Finkelstein in their new location. Court Street Grocers owners Eric Finkelstein and Matt Ross have built a business out of digging deep into Americana, stocking the shelves of their Carroll Gardens original with a collector’s haul of regional comestibles and serving over-the-top sandwiches inspired by American classics. Show More Summary
Mannes is moving next month from the Upper West Side to join New School in Greenwich Village. The aim is less Brahms, more contemporary. To that end, the college has gone out hiring, among others: Composers Lowell Liebermann, Missy Mazzoli (pictured) and David Little, violinist Miranda Cuckson, cellist Jeffrey Zeigler, pianist Jeremy Denk, Met concertmaster […]
Walking through Washington Square Park in Greenwich Village yesterday we came across Rasheed & The Jazz Collective performing a wonderful 22 minute version of “The Way You Look Tonight”, the perfect soundtrack for a warm summer day in New York City. Several times during the song Rasheed plays a solo on two trumpets at the […]
Pin it Sex and the City writer Candace Bushnell relisted her Greenwich Village one bedroom for $2.6 million this month. The prewar co-op was listed three years ago, and also formerly on the rental market for $8,000 a month. READ MOR...
Every month we let someone help Jeff Bayer round out his film education. This month it's well-traveled actor Pat Healy.
For only five nights in the fall of 1973, a documentary called “Year of the Woman” played at the Fifth Avenue Cinema in Greenwich Village. Crowds lined up around the block. Arthur Schlesinger Jr., described it as “the greatest combination...Show More Summary
A 72-year-old man was attacked by a homeless woman wielding a pair of scissors while walking in Greenwich Village this week, according to police. [ more › ]
Julia Roberts has listed her three-bedroom Greenwich Village apartment, which includes multiple terraces for enjoying the skyline.
To a Jew growing up in New York in the 1950s and ’60s, Theodore Bikel was bigger than Zero Mostel, bigger than Peter, Paul & Mary, bigger than Yul Brynner. He was Broadway, Greenwich Village and Hollywood turned out in one very good looking package, with lefty-unionist credentials an added plus. Show More Summary
Roadside Attractions will bow Roland Emmerich’s Stonewall about the 1969 Greenwich Village riots that started America's LGBT rights movement on Sept. 25. Back in March, Roadside announced that they acquired U.S. rights. For EmmerichShow More Summary
Pin it Name: Amanda Holstein and her dog, Auggie Location: Greenwich Village; New York, NY Size: 400-450 square feet Years lived in: 1 year; Rented Amanda lives on a great street in Manhattan, full of life and energy. When you walk into...Show More Summary