The vitality and vibrancy of all our communities, especially right here in the Village, is in large part built upon the diversity and uniqueness of the small businesses lining our streets, giving each block and each neighborhood it's own distinct character and ambience.
Jim Power's mosaic poles now stand proudly in their rightful homes at Astor Place, and we took the time this afternoon to honor Power's hard work and express everything that the poles mean to the neighborhood and its ever-evolving artistic culture.
The East Village's own "Mosaic Man" is back restoring the beloved light poles that were removed from their homes due to the Astor Place construction. The poles have remained neighborhood favorites for decades, and now it's the community's chance to support these iconic art pieces and their creator.
We experienced the heart of the Greenwich Village music scene of the 60s and 70s with the BLOCKS NYC Folk & Rock Music Walking Tour, followed by a their coloring book launch party filled with creativity, spirits, and of course reminiscing!
4 Stages showcasing 42 local performances brought Astor Place to life on September 16th and 17th! A cabaret, arts workshops, and a Grand Procession with giant puppets and spinning Alamo cubes created one of the biggest events the historic Astor Place has ever seen.
We had an incredible time co-hosting Jane Jacobs Trivia Night with Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation and the Neighborhood Preservation Center.
The 23rd Annual Meeting of the Village Alliance took place yesterday at New York Universitys historic Glucksman Ireland House.
Our mission is simple - To enhance the quality of life in the Village to ensure it continues to grow and succeed.
An expansion of the Ruth Wittenburg Triangle and major pedestrian safety improvments at Sixth Avenue & West Eighth Street coming soon!
The Village Alliance and the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation (GVSHP) recently hosted their annual winter lecture, titled “The Social Geography of Village Housing in the Sixties – Westbeth, Private Developers and Public Housing for Artists’, presented by Jeffrey Trask.