Category: West Village

Business of the Month: Feast On Us, 645 Hudson 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

It’s Theater Thursday! We Love The Cherry Lane Theatre’s Mentor Project

How do we love thee? Let us count the ways!  I was treated to my very first Off-Broadway show at The Cherry Lane Theatre as a child, and so it holds a very special place in my heart.  It is

Emma Goldman, Birth Control Crusader, Arrested

Emma Goldman, anarchist and feminist, advocate of free speech, free love, birth control, and the eight-hour workday, was arrested in New York City on February 11, 1916. Charged with violating the Comstock Act, an 1873 law banning the transportation of

It’s Theater Thursday, and We Love Rattlestick Playwrights Theater!

Today, I caught up with Daniella Topol, the Artistic Director of Rattlestick Playwrights Theater since 2016. Daniella is a powerhouse in the not-for-profit theater world, and GVSHP is very proud to be amongst her friends!

An Intersectional Black History Month Roundup

Black History is Village history, and while many are celebrating Black Futures Month, as a historic preservation organization, we’re glad to amplify a history that often goes unnoticed in the Village. These histories live in the context of the other

Tell Your Story for Urban Archive’s “My Archive”

If you’re not familiar with the Urban Archive App, now is a great time to delve into it.  GVSHP has partnered with Urban Archive extensively, and we’re adding one more way, which is centered around YOU. So much of what

They Dwelt on West 9th Street: William J. Glackens

They Dwelt on West 9th Street: William J. Glackens is the 6th in a series. “Art, like humanity, every time has an ancestry.” — William Glackens William Glackens (1870-1938) was an American Painter whose work is associated with the Ashcan

Founded by Villagers, the ACLU Remains Vital to Our Society

In the years following World War I, Americans feared communist infiltration of our country following the Bolshevik Revolution in Russia. As we continue to see today, when fear outweighs rational debate, civil liberties pay the price.

Good News on Chain Stores for the New Year

The eleventh annual ranking of national retailers in New York City by the Center for an Urban Future (CUF) just came out, and it reveals a 0.3 percent decline in the number of chain stores over the past year, marking the

Letter to the LPC about Designating The Stonewall Inn

On January 16, 2014, GVSHP sent a letter to the then-chair of the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) Robert Tierney calling for landmark designation of the Stonewall Inn. 

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