Tag: Russ & Daughters

Celebrating Bagels in the Village

January 15th is National Bagel Day. Bagels are a huge part of many New Yorkers’ daily lives. However, many know little about the history of the bagel. To celebrate, we thought we would give you a brief history of bagels …

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Luchow's on East 14th Street

Eating in the East Village

The Village Voice recently released its annual 10 best picks for the best restaurants in the East Village. Check it out and see how it compares to your personal list of East Village culinary favorites. GVSHP has been no stranger …

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179 Houston Street, as seen in a city created tax photo, taken between the years 1939-1941

Russ & Daughters: An Extraordinarily Ordinary Place

As GVSHP gears up for our benefit evening Much Ado About Noshing this evening with Village writer Calvin Trillin and two generations of the Russ & Daughters family, we decided to revisit our roots and explore the history of 179 …

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Ready, Set … Nosh!

This past weekend we were caught off guard when Jack Frost paid us a visit before the Great Pumpkin! Wonder what Linus would have made of that? While the weather may be unpredictable one thing that is foreseeable is the …

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Calvin Trillin and Mark Russ Federman outside Russ & Daughters. Photograph © by Jill Krementz; All Rights Reserved.

My Favorite Things: Calvin Trillin

Today, Off the Grid features the second entry in a new series, “My Favorite Things,” in which we highlight the architecture, history, people, and businesses of the Village, East Village, and NoHo. Calvin Trillin, a resident of Greenwich Village since the 1960s, has …

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Pastrami or Lox?

Tough decision, I know.  Luckily, in the East Village/Lower East Side, you don’t have to travel far to stock up on both of these Jewish treats.  If you’ve ever stood on line for a pastrami on rye at Katz’s or …

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Stop the Presses!

As GVSHP announced on its blog last Thursday, we will be hosting a fundraiser in November featuring our own Greenwich Village writer Calvin Trillin, and the 98-year-old appetizing store Russ & Daughters. The event is taking place at Astor Center, …

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Much Ado About Noshing — November 7th

Yesterday, GVSHP announced that tickets were going on sale for our fall fundraiser, Much Ado About Noshing. Featuring food maven, humorist, and New Yorker staff writer Calvin Trillin and the Russ and Daughters family, the evening of conversation and food …

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