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Posted on April 22, 2016 | No CommentsToday is Earth Day, first celebrated in NYC in 1970, and you may notice some […]
Posted on March 18, 2016 | No CommentsJane Jacobs, who once lived on Hudson Street in the West Village, wrote the book, […]
Posted on March 1, 2016 | No CommentsGVSHP is excited to share our oral history collection with the public, and hope they will […]
Posted on February 22, 2016 | No CommentsGeorge Washington was born on February 22nd, and his birthday was unofficially celebrated by Americans […]
Posted on February 12, 2016 | No CommentsTomorrow marks the 50th anniversary of the release of Funny Face, the iconic American romantic […]
Posted on January 27, 2016 | No CommentsToday marks the two year passing of folk music legend Pete Seeger. Seeger was an […]
Posted on September 3, 2015 | No CommentsChess tables have been a staple of New York City public parks for decades. While […]
Posted on August 5, 2015 | No CommentsThe Ashcan School refers to a loosely knit group of urban realist painters based in […]
Posted on July 29, 2015 | No CommentsTwenty years ago today the movie ‘Kids’ was released. The film is about a day in the lives […]
Posted on July 23, 2015 | No CommentsI recently read the novella Washington Square for the first time, eager to see how […]