On March 29th over 50 local business owners attended the Village Alliance's Spring Business Forum and Networking Event, co-sponsored by the Greenwich Village Chelsea Chamber of Commerce and Citibank. After wine and cheese, the crowd settled in to hear three insightful presentations on the evening's topic, "Leveraging Technology to Grow Your Business."f with a whirlwind tour of the challenges small businesses face when trying to keep afloat in today's digital marketing environment.
Check out this great video from Danielle Altillo on the history and social significance of Tony Rosenthal's "Alamo," a/k/a the Astor Place Cube...
Spring in the Park evokes the smell of cherry blossoms and fresh grass. It is also the beginning of Washington Square Park's outdoor programming season.
You can always be a student at heart in the Village. Home to New York City’s foremost educational institutions, people have been coming to the Village for centuries to pursue their artistic and academic interests. There are literarily hundreds of classes being offered in the area from the traditional foreign language classes to the more unusual typography courses.
Have you noticed people hanging from trees along 6th Avenue? No, it’s not the work of Tarzan but a sign that spring has sprung at the Village Alliance. The staff has been working to make sure that our neighborhood looks its best coming out of the winter season. Landscapers have been trimming branches; setting cobblestones to prevent flooding; and adding much needed soil to the trees. Broken tree grates have been removed and finials (those ornamental balls on tops of signs) have been replaced along 8th Street.
The neighborhood was a different place 50 years ago: The folk scene was new, a pair of jeans would run you $5 and Bob Dylan released his first album in March. Read Andy Greene's article on RollingStone.com.