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  • The Manhattan Street Grid Turns 204!

    Happy birthday to the Manhattan Street Grid! Hailed by many historians as “the single most important document in New York City’s development,” the Commissioners’ Plan of 1811, better known as the original Manhattan Street Grid, turns 204 on March 22! Well before Google Maps navigated […]

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  • Seinfeld’s Off the Grid Anniversary

    The Brooklyn-born, Long Island-raised, Queens College-educated comedian Jerry Seinfeld was born on April 29, 1954. While no doubt many Off the Grid readers are Seinfeld fans, the following day is another Seinfeld anniversary which strikes even a little nearer and dearer to the heart of […]

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  • Welcome to Off the Grid!

    Welcome to Off the Grid, GVSHP’s blog. Off the Grid will be a great way for GVSHP to share news, commentary, trivia and historic information about the Village, East Village, and NoHo, and to hear from you.  We hope you’ll become an avid reader, and […]

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