Author: Harry Bubbins

New York State WorldPride Welcome Center Opens in Greenwich Village

This June is LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) Pride month as well as the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising, and among the many events and announcements was the grand opening of the New York State

Village Rallies for NAACP, with Lorraine Hansberry

Politics and rallies have always been an integral part of the DNA of Greenwich Village. On particularly significant rally of note took place on June 13, 1959.  Dubbed “Village Rallies for NAACP,” it took place in Washington Square Park, and

Business of the Month: Big Gay Ice Cream Shop, 125 East 7th Street & 61 Grove Street

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Business of the Month: Elite Shoe Repair, 105 West 10th Street

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The Bubble Man in Washington Square Park

It has been one month since our grand celebration for the Greenwich Village Historic District’s 50th Anniversary in Washington Square Park. This free and open to the public event featured folk, jazz, and rock performers, with nods to the music

When Our City Government Was Trump’s Apprentice

The Trump SoHo was approved for construction by the City on May 8, 2007, over the objections of dozens of elected officials and a broad coalition of community and business groups from across New York led by Village Preservation. Unfortunately,

Pineapples, Pinecones, and Acorns, Oh My – in the Greenwich Village Historic District

This is one in a series of posts marking the 50th anniversary of the designation of the Greenwich Village Historic District.  Check out our year-long activities and celebrations at gvshp.org/GVHD50.  Walking back to the office after a rally for landmarking the interior of the

Tulip Time at Abingdon Square Park

Spring is here, and people are gaping at the blossoms and stopping for selfies in front of the dogwood and magnolias and tulips.  In our city, green space is precious and rare, and we need every bit of it, new

Small Stores Thrive in Landmark Districts

It may come as little surprise that many people prefer the vibrancy of a historic neighborhood over the sterile monolithic towers and gargantuan chain stores that dominate all-too-much of the cityscape.  Besides the incredible architecture and charm, these are walkable,

Business of the Month: Left Bank Books, 41 Perry Street

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