Tag: Halloween

Halloween Has Gone to the Dogs!

The Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade has been a much-loved event in the East Village since the 1990s.  This year’s parade was initially canceled, but then moved to the East River Park Amphitheater. 

Two Village Ghost Stories!

As a surprise Halloween treat, this year’s Bowery Boys ghost stories podcast is focused all on the Village! While some of the stories are quite familiar to us at GVSHP, two particularly caught our eyes and ears: one about a

Landmarks50: A Pre-Halloween Trip to Our Historic Cemeteries

This year the city is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Landmarks Law that created the legal framework to preserve for posterity the architectural and scenic treasures that help make our city so aesthetically and culturally rich. In the East

Halloween in Greenwich Village – A Salute to Ralph Lee

There are some people who can make great changes, come up with unique and far-reaching ideas, or create institutions that attain legendary status, yet keep a low profile themselves. By now everyone associates Halloween in Greenwich Village with the annual

NYU Expansion Plan; Not Over, But Still Outrageous

Last week’s news that the First Department Panel of the Appellate Division struck down Supreme Court Justice Donna Mills’ ruling halting much of the NYU expansion plan was disappointing to say the least.  But, as we have reminded people, it

Building (808) Broadway: Halloween Edition

It’s that time of year again. Someone dressed as Minnie Mouse passes you on your way to the office (just this morning, in fact) and dogs in their Halloween finest parade around the city’s many parks. That’s why on today’s

Halloween Round Up

We hope that everyone had a safe, fun, and sugar-filled Halloween!  To close out the holiday we’ve rounded up some of our favorite events and decorations from around the Village that embody the neighborhood’s Halloween spirit.  Let’s start right in

Village Halloween Parade Origins

Earlier this week, we were thrilled to announce that Westbeth – the country’s first subsidized housing complex for artists and the first large-scale adaptive re-use of an industrial building for residential purposes – was designated an individual NYC landmark. Originally

Village Storefronts Dress Up for Halloween!

Take a walk around the Village and you’ll certainly notice all of the festive Halloween decorations.  Stuck at your desk?  Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered with our photo tour of Village storefronts dressed up for the October occasion!

NYU Expansion Plan More Than A Little Scary

NYU recently sent around a notice about this year’s NYU and Community Board #2 Children’s Halloween Parade. According to NYU, they want “YOU to help!” design an image for this year’s parade. Well, we couldn’t think of anything scarier than

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