Greenwich Village’s beloved “Gay Liberation” statues got a little buffing Friday ahead of Pride Week.
President Obama has made it official. The Stonewall Inn, Christopher Park across the street from it and surrounding streets in Greenwich Village will be our nation’s first national monument that celebrates the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community. For it was there in the early hours of June 28, 1969, and for the next […]
In early May, news broke that President Barack Obama’s administration, through the National Park Service, was making moves to designate New York’s Stonewall Inn and a surrounding slice of Greenwich Village a national monument. It would be the first to mark a site of importance in LGBTQ history. Show More Summary
Years ago, an editor told me about the day computers replaced typewriters at Fairchild Publications’ storied old Greenwich Village newsroom in New York City. The newfound silence was deafening. Although lighter shopper footfall has yet to hush the corridors of the nation’s malls, bit the bit, traffic declines are poised to [...]
Greenwich Village’s famed gay bars have seen an increase in business since the attack on Orlando’s Pulse nightclub, and several say they will be donating a portion of their profits to... To view the full story, click the title link.
A paraprofessional working at a Greenwich Village public high school was arrested Tuesday for groping an 18-year-old female student.
Food packaging is definitely out of control—why are most sandwiches cocooned in two types of wrapping?—the result of which are floating islands of trash in our rivers and other water sources. Reusable and recyclable alternatives areShow More Summary
A new synopsis for Scott Derrickson's "Doctor Strange" film draws a lot of parallels to the source material.
The Yorkville neighborhood is to Toronto what the Upper East Side’s Park Avenue is to New York. In a word: bougie. Back in the 1960s, it looked considerably different; as Canada’s equivalent to Greenwich Village, it was known for its...Show More Summary
Three years ago, Mark Carson was walking with a friend in Greenwich Village, the Manhattan neighborhood that birthed the contemporary LGBT movement. It was a Friday night in early spring; they wore cut-off shorts and cowboy boots. When they turned a corner onto West 8th Street, a group of men appeared...
The man who was found guilty of fatally shooting a 32-year-old gay man in Greenwich Village has been sentenced to 40 years-to-life in state prison. Elliot Morales, 36, was convicted in March of killing 32-year-old Mark Carson in May 2013; he was found guilty of murder as a hate crime, menacing a police officer and possession of weapon. [ more › ]
An argument between a driver and bike messengers in Manhattan yesterday almost became deadly when the driver pulled out a gun. Reports of a gunman spread, and a local elementary school was even put on lockdown, but thankfully police and firefighters arrived before anyone was shot. Read more...
Hundreds of people came together outside the landmarked Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village last night to grieve and express solidarity with the victims of the Sunday morning massacre in a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida. Gathered outside...Show More Summary
An Israeli tourist was busted late Tuesday for smashing a former Australian-rules football star in the face with a glass at the celebrity-hangout nightclub Catch Roof in Greenwich Village, cops said. Daniel Yakubov, 31, bashed Richard Vandenberg, 39, a... The post Tourist busted for smashing Aussie football star in face with a glass appeared first on SodBlog.
An Israeli tourist was arrested early Thursday at a Greenwich Village hot spot after punching a retired rugby star in the face.
As a child growing up, the daughter of a rabbi in Omaha, Madeline Kripke always fantasized about living in a library. Now she is a retired book editor, and her Greenwich Village apartment is somewhat legendary among her scholarly circles for its collection of some 20,000 tomes, stacked on every ... More »
After Nearly 28 Years, The Greenwich Village Business Will Be No More.
Candice Swanepoel gives us a peek at her growing baby bump in a a cute floral dress after grabbing lunch at Bar Pitti on Sunday afternoon (June 5) in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of New York City. The 27-year-old pregnant supermodel was joined by former Victoria’s Secret angel Doutzen Kroes and her husband Sunnery James, [...]
At New York's Greenwich Village mainstay, the respected Negroni is being reimagined.
I met David Rhodes (b. 1955, Manchester, UK) in a Greenwich Village loft where his black and white paintings, both large and small, leaned against walls and were propped on all bookshelves and tabletops. The three largest were aboutShow More Summary