A brave nail salon worker fended off an armed robber who walked into her Greenwich Village shop with a gun in his waistband when she shoved the weapon down his pants, sources said. The suspect walked into Peony Nails and Spa on LaGuardia Place and demanded money from the workers inside while showing them the...
Marc Jacobs certainly has an eye for style, and it’s not limited to his fashion. Recently, the fashion superstar opened the doors of his luxurious four-floor Greenwich Village home for Architectural Digest, for its annual Style Issue. Show More Summary
In the 1920s, Greenwich Village was a "little colony of temperamental intellectuals." [All photos courtesy of David Rumsey Map Collection] The countercultural reputation of Lower Manhattan’s Greenwich Village was cemented in the 1920s, decades before the flower children and musicians of the 1960s ever called it home. Show More Summary
Lillian Bassman (June 15, 1917 – February 13, 2012) was an American photographer and painter. She grew up in Brooklyn and Greenwich Village, New York, and studied at the Textile High School in Manhattan and graduated in 1933. From the...Show More Summary
(Image credit: Sweeten) When Holly and Christian bought their two-bedroom, two-bathroom co-op in a 1920s building in New York's Greenwich Village, they knew it would need a little work. The apartment's kitchen wasn't in great shape (you...Show More Summary
Fifth Avenue is a major thoroughfare going through the borough of Manhattan in New York City, United States. It stretches from West 143rd Street in Harlem to Washington Square North at Washington Square Park in Greenwich Village. ItShow More Summary
Police are still searching for the man accused of trying to rape a young woman on a Manhattan sidewalk last month, and now investigators have released video they hope will help them find the perp. [ more › ]
In an era of minimalist Edison bulbs and reclaimed wood, a restaurant that selects a bold, dramatic design aesthetic deserves a round of applause, at least. Casa Apicii, which opened on West 9th Street last week in a historic townhouse, deserves plenty of claps for its embrace of the dramatic. Show More Summary
A woman fought off a creep who tried to rape her in Greenwich Village, police said. The 20-year-old woman was walking south on 5th Avenue towards west 8th Street near Washington Square Park when the man struck up a conversation at around 4 a.m. on Saturday. The two exchanged names, but when the woman attempted...
A woman was sexually abused and almost raped while walking down a Manhattan street yesterday morning, police say. [ more › ]
A man tried to rape a 20-year-old woman in the heart of Greenwich Village early Saturday, police said.
The first image of a trans person that left an indelible impression on me was a still of Venus Xtravaganza, a twenty-something transgender drag ballroom performer, standing on the Christopher Street Pier, in Greenwich Village. I wasShow More Summary
The first image of a trans person that left an indelible impression on me was a still of Venus Xtravaganza, a twenty-something transgender drag performer, standing on the Christopher Street Pier, in Greenwich Village. I was fifteen at...Show More Summary
An updated version of the bistro New Yorkers dream of finding in Greenwich Village.
On Wednesday, the first Manhattan offshoot of outstanding Staten Island pizzeria Denino's will open on MacDougal Street, nearly a year after the family revealed the new franchise location. The grand opening celebrations begin on July 13th and run until Saturday, July 16th, when a new borough learns the excellence of one of the restaurant's savory thin crust pies. [ more › ]
The East Village wasn't always called that, it was simply part of the Lower East Side until the mid-1960s. At that time the area began changing, with artists getting priced out of Greenwich Village and moving into the area, which was mostly populated by working class immigrants. Show More Summary
This Greenwich Village restaurant joins a growing number of vegetarian places that celebrate verve more than virtue.
Dave Van Ronk, who was known as the Mayor of MacDougal Street, would have been eighty today. I met the monumental figure of the nineteen-sixties Greenwich Village folk scene in 2000, at Caffe Vivaldi, on Jones Street. It was his usual spot. Show More Summary
New York City capped off Gay Pride weekend with the historic dedication of the Stonewall National Monument. On Friday, President Obama officially designated the bar, Christopher Park, and the 7.7-acre stretch of Greenwich Village to memorialize the site of the 1969 protests. Monday's ceremony celebrated the creation of the first ... More »
Today the beige Stetson hats of the National Parks Service (NPS) will start appearing at the Stonewall Inn on Christopher Street in Manhattan's Greenwich Village, as the site was declared a national monument on Friday.