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2017 Village Award Winner: The Public Theater

  The arts are the soul and life of our civilization.  They are the link which we use to identify individual and shared expressions. It is widely recognized that The Public Theater is one of our nation’s greatest institutions for

Congratulations to 2017 Village Awardee: B & H Dairy

Off the Grid is highlighting the 2017 Village Awards winners in the lead up to the June 6th Annual Meeting & Award Ceremony. Click here for more information about the event and to RSVP. Read about other awardees here. B & H Dairy has been

Business of the Month: La Sirena, 27 East 3rd Street

Your input is needed! Today we feature our latest Business of the Month — help us to select the next. Tell us which independent store you love in Greenwich Village, the East Village or NoHo:  click here to nominate your favorite. 

Rally and Public Hearing Today, No Variance at the Old Post Office site

The developer of the old Stuyvesant Post Office still wants  to build higher than zoning allows on the block wide site between East 13th and 14th Streets west of Avenue A in the East Village. Today we hold a rally

Celebrate the beauty of Grace Church! Landmarked March 15, 1966

Today we celebrate the glorious structure on the corner of Broadway and East 10th Street: Grace Church in New York. On this day in 1966, Grace Church in New York and its rectory were designated New York City Landmarks. In

How Tall Will New Buildings in My Neighborhood Be? A New 3-D Map Tells Us

With everything going on in the world, you may have missed a great new resource DNAinfo recently released:  an incredible interactive 3D rotatable map,called How Tall Will New Buildings in My NYC Neighborhood Be? Their 3-D map shows what construction could

Nickelodeon Theater with a Varied History: The Variety

Browsing through GVSHP’s recently updated image archives, I came across photographs of the Variety Theater, which was, once upon a time, a favorite place of mine to go and see new works of theater.   The Variety Arts Theater once stood

City Hall Rally February 14 to Save Old PS 64/Charas El Bohio

Show your love for community centers and spaces for a powerful and quick event next Tuesday.  Join GVSHP, elected officials, community groups, and neighbors for a rally and press conference on the steps of City Hall to save the former Charas/El

‘Alternative Facts’: A Familiar Theme When Fighting Overdevelopment

“Alternative facts” seems to be the buzzword this week, and may become the phrase of the next four years. For better or worse, for those of us involved in the fight for preservation and against overdevelopment, tackling the concept of

Christodora House: A leader in the settlement house movement

The Villages and Noho have long been recognized a breeding ground of activity around civil rights and social justice — a fact GVSHP has recently sought to highlight with our own civil rights and social justice map of the Village, East