NYC Restaurant Week

NYC Restaurant Week Summer 2014, Soho Edition!

I almost missed it!  It’s the start of the Summer 2014 NYC Restaurant Week (running July 21 and ending August 7, 2014). This season, Restaurant Week is 17 days!  If you recall, the Winter 2014 Restaurant Week was 18. The premise of Restaurant Week is that you can get a three-course meal for just $25 for lunch and $38 for dinner.   While I’ve…

16 Handles

Soho Strut Interviews 16 Handles District Manager Anthony Salazar

Soho Strut Interviews 16 Handles District Manager Anthony Salazar 16 Handles is a soft-serve yogurt chain that has been popping up all over Manhattan and has a location in SoHo at 240 Lafayette (and Spring). 16 Handles (Anthony Salazar, the District Manager) participated in my “How do you SoHo Strut?” video and recorded a video interview…

Lavido Face Series

Thompson Chemists Lavido Skincare Party August 6th, 2014!

Thompson Chemists is a local health and beauty store as well as a pharmacy which was founded in 1994.  Thompson Chemists host several skincare and brand parties in their stores in SoHo (two locations: 137 Thompson and 449 West Broadway). On Wednesday, August 6, Thompson Chemists at 449 West Broadway will be hosting a Lavido…

73-75 Sullivan

Temporary Relocation For The Montessori Of SoHo Fall 2014

The construction project at 73-75 Sullivan Street has been taking forever!  There will eventually be an 8-story condo building with a Montessori preschool on the first three floors.  The Montessori was expected to be open for Fall 2014, however, there is a temporary relocation for the Montessori of SoHo for Fall 2014 in Tribeca. The project started…

Elementary TV Shoot Crew Soho

Filming Of CBS’s “Elementary” (Season 3) In SoHo 7/15/2014

Last July, there were several CBS crews all around SoHo filming for Blue Bloods and Elementary.  I saw a flyer on Sullivan and Prince – It looks like they’ve started up again!  There are at least 5 blocks marked off-limits for parking today and tomorrow. You can read about last years filming here and here.  The…

Equinox Soho

8th Anniversary Party Tonight From 6-9PM At Equinox SoHo!

I received an email about Equinox @ SoHo’s 8th Anniversary party which is tonight from 6-9PM at 69 Prince Street. There will be special classes, complimentary refreshments, and more.  If you aren’t a member and decide to join tonight, you can take $200 off your initiation fee.  If you bring a friend who decides to join, you will receive…

Danielle Headshot 2

Second Day Of Filming “How Do You SoHo Strut?” Video!

July 12th marked the second day of filming for the “How Do You SoHo Strut?” video!  If you want to read more about the first week, click here.  My videographer Kelsea and I got more creative with the strutters and completed a few interesting interviews as well. The 16 Handles interview was my favorite of the day (it…

Kiehl's Store Opening Line Nolita 3

Kiehl’s Nolita Flagship Is Now Open!

The Kiehl’s Nolita Flagship Is Now Open! Kiehl’s is a natural skin care line that opened another flagship location in Nolita yesterday, July 12, 2014.  Of course Soho Strut was invited to the opening party! The launch party last night was packed.  Here are a few pictures from the outside: The first 50 people in the store…

Community Board 2 Map

Community Board #2 Is Too Tough On Restaurants in SoHo

I’ve been following the politics between restaurants applying for beer, wine and liquor via State Liquor Authority (SLA) approval in SoHo over the past year, but things have been heating up over the past month.  I wrote about Navy and Once Upon A Tart two times (here and here) and was in attendance at the Community Board 2…

Jerome (http://www.cookstr.com/)

Follow-Up Meeting Tonight: Navy / Once Upon A Tart

While the SoHo Alliance is slow to update their State Liquor Authority page (or every page for that matter), they are hosting a second meeting tonight at St. Anthony’s Church on Sullivan Street (7/8/2014) at 6:00PM. The objective is to come to a consensus on whether the neighborhood is supportive of Navy buying out Jerome Audureau, owner of…