Author: Harry Bubbins

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

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.  Want to help

The Delightful Dormers of 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 around Greenwich Village is a treat for those who live, work,

Business of the Month: Dö Kham, 117 First Avenue

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Hans Hofmann and the Village

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.  Hans Hofmann, born on March 21, 1880, was one of the foremost figures of

A Building Blocks Tour of the Squats of the East Village

This is part of a series of curated tours to help the public explore the buildings and history shared on our recently-launched East Village Building Blocks site — see it here. During the 1970s and 80s, many century-old buildings in Alphabet City

When the Weathermen Blew Up 18 West 11th Street

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 www.gvshp.org/GVHD50.  On March 6, 1970, the unexpected detonation of a bomb

New Oral Histories Highlight Yiddish Theater Walk of Fame

GVSHP is a proud leader and co-founder of the Friends of the Abe Lebewohl Yiddish Theater Walk of Fame.  As part of our ongoing efforts to celebrate and preserve this incredible historic resource, we are sharing with the public two

East Village”Winter Flowers” — Where Will They Bloom Again?

The corner of East 9th Street and Avenue C looks rather naked to some local residents.  But it’s not because it is February and the trees are bare.  It’s because La Plaza Cultural de Armando Perez Community Garden, located on

Business of the Month: Feast On Us, 645 Hudson Street

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