Tag: Jeremiah’s Vanishing New York

Slugger Ann and Jackie Curtis — Part of the East Village Family

Some bars come and some bars go, and some are never forgotten. Slugger Ann bar and cocktail lounge was located at 301 East 12th Street/192 Second Avenue at the corner of East 12th Street and 2nd Avenue and witnessed more …

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Unrecognizable: Former Village Institutions and what has taken their place

It’s no secret that the Village has changed.  However, due to rising demand for real estate, hyper-gentrification threatens the unique and special fabric of our neighborhoods.  It’s not just small and independent businesses and cultural institutions that are being lost, but …

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Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Ice Cream In Greenwich Village But Forgot To Ask

This summer, the Museum of Ice Cream opened in Gansevoort Market, allowing visitors to swim in sprinkles and selfie with a scoop in front of ice cream inspired accouterments.  Unfortunately the museum doesn’t delve into the history surrounding ice cream or …

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2015 Village Award Winner: Bonnie Slotnick Cookbooks

This is the second of six posts highlighting 2015 Annual Awards recipients. Visit here for more information on the 2015 Village Awards and Annual Meeting. The first blog post highlighted Barbara Shaum. Our second Annual Award winner is Bonnie Slotnick Cookbooks. Bonnie …

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Business of the Month: East Village Cheese

Your input is needed! Today we feature our fourth “Business of the Month” — and we need your help selecting the next. Tell us which independent store you love in Greenwich Village, the East Village or NoHo: just click here to …

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Tap Into Untapped Cities

We’ve been reviewing some of the blogs that we here at Off the Grid like to follow to keep ourselves up-to-date on happenings both community-centered and across New York City. So far we have explored EV Grieve, the blog that …

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Favorite Things Edition: Jeremiah’s Vanishing New York

Here at Off the Grid we often focus on our downtown Village neighborhoods, but the historic preservationist in me wants to learn about other neighborhoods as well. One of the best resources for keeping up to date with changes throughout …

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Covering the good, bad, and sad of the East Village

Readers of Off the Grid might notice that we often cite other blogs in our posts. Staffers here at GVSHP, including me,  read other blogs to keep up to date about the city and neighborhoods we serve. The real estate …

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