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Posted on April 18, 2013 | 2 CommentsOne of the most exciting parts of the Annual Village House Tour Benefit, taking place […]
Posted on April 17, 2013 | 1 CommentLast week, GVSHP co-sponsored an event with Fourth Arts Block (FAB) at LaMaMa Experimental Theater […]
Posted on April 16, 2013 | 3 CommentsFive hundred ninety years ago tomorrow, an event took place which, implausibly enough, lead to […]
Posted on April 15, 2013 | No CommentsToday marks one hundred and one years since the RMS Titanic sank into the cold […]
Posted on April 12, 2013 | 2 CommentsEarlier in the week we looked at what sites the Landmarks Preservation Commission excluded from […]
Posted on April 11, 2013 | No CommentsIf you haven’t already, be sure to reserve your tickets for GVSHP’s 15th Annual Village […]
Posted on April 10, 2013 | No CommentsDo you recognize the three-dimensional map in this photo? Hint: half a century ago, the […]
Posted on April 9, 2013 | 4 CommentsLast week the Landmarks Preservation Commission revealed their draft proposed boundaries for Phase II of […]
Posted on April 8, 2013 | No CommentsLast week the New York Times reported that a large collection of jazz photographs, an […]
Posted on April 5, 2013 | 1 CommentThis Sunday, the Season 6 premiere of Mad Men will transport us back to late […]