Why Are So Many Celebrities Staying At The Trump Soho?

My “SOHOstrut Articles Of The Week” posts are normally filled with all the articles I can find that mention “Soho” during the previous week.  In order to do this, I normally google search, “Soho NYC News” and combinations using “Soho”, “News” “Month, Day, Year”.  In October, there was one major theme:  there were 20+ articles of several celebrities […]

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Happy Halloween! {Sohonyc.com Halloween Party Recap}

Yesterday, October 30, 2013, marked a first for SOHOstrut and myself…It was my first official invite to a Soho event, the www.sohonyc.com Halloween Party!  I received an email from Jaime Gutierrez, the owner of www.sohonyc.com, inviting me to a masquerade party (see the invitation below).  Happy Halloween! {Sohonyc.com Halloween Party Recap}. When I walked into 54 Crosby […]

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Read the Streetscape Of Soho Cast-Iron Architecture

We all know why the Soho Cast Iron District exists.  However, many were left wondering HOW these buildings were built, what materials were used, and what technologies were around to do so in the 19th Century?  On Saturday, November 16, from 2-4PM at the Center For Architecture (536 LaGuardia Place), Catherine Teegarden, Director of Education will teach you to read the streetscape of […]

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Fashion Photographer Patrick Demarchelier At Staley Wise Through November 30, 2013

Staley Wise Gallery is located at 560 Broadway and is known for its photographic exhibits, ranging from culture to fashion.  Currently on exhibition, fashion photographer Patrick Demarchelier is at Staley Wise through November 30, 2013.  Patrick had his work on exhibition at Staley Wise in 2008, so this is considered “Part II”. French photographer Patrick Demarchelier was born in […]

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Soho Needs A Speakeasy

Eater NY wrote in October claiming that Soho is “Bar-Free” after Mercbar closed September 2013.  While I consider “The Room” on Sullivan Street a “bar”, the claim was mostly true.  There are a few bars on the north side of Houston street like Madame X, Blue Haven, and ZirZamin, but these are technically not “Soho Proper”.  It got me thinking, […]

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OK Harris Opening Exhibition – November 2, 2013

OK Harris is an art gallery at 383 West Broadway showcasing contemporary art and photography.  {I previously wrote about their cigar shop attached to the gallery, OK Cigars, here}  During the year, OK Harris exhibits six, one-person shows seven times per year.  The gallery’s main concern is to show the most significant artwork of our time.  Check out […]

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How To Spot, Interact, and Attract A Model…In Soho

You might not have celebrity status or handsome good looks to attract and date models like Leonardo DiCarprio, Orlando Bloom, Adam Levine, Adrian Grenier, George Clooney, or Jake Gyllenhaal.  But that doesn’t quell the fantasy of randomly falling in love with a model.  Here is how to Spot, Interact, and Attract A Model in Soho…In a […]

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Third Streaming – Interdisciplinary Art Gallery In Soho

I came across an article about an exhibition on Hotel Chelsea (a famous hotel which closed in August 2011) at Third Streaming, providing the perfect opportunity to tour and learn about the gallery space. Third Streaming is on the second floor of an 1869 warehouse building designed by B. Snook and Sons. The space is […]

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There Is No Way Urban Compass Can Really Be Worth $150 Million

Soho headquartered Urban Compass is a real estate website that claims they make NYC apartment rentals easier.  They make claims they do this by using “hyperlocal” technologies and have “neighborhood specialists”.  Ever since reading about Urban Compass’s recent $20 million in additional funding, I thought…there is no way Urban Compass can really be worth $150 Million.  Streeteasy, the […]

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The Smelliest Tree in Soho – 97-103 Sullivan Street

Every October, I pass Vesuvio Playground on Sullivan Street (between 97-103 Sullivan) and its hard not to notice the extremely potent smell.  The first year, I thought it was a one-off.  The second year I realized that it must happen every year, near October. This year, I wanted to find out what type of tree […]

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SOHOstrut Articles of the Week Ending 10/13/2013

October 7, 2013 Victoria’s Secret Model Julie Ordon And Director David Mimran Sued By Former Landlord for over $150,000 in damages to their Soho apartment. – Contact Music October 8, 2013 Drag performer during the 1960’s and Soho resident, Mario Montez passed away.  – NY Times October 7, 3013 is the last day for for […]

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SOHOstrut Articles of the Week Ending 10/20/2013

Here are the SOHOstrut Articles of the Week Ending 10/20/2013 October 14, 2013 Soho resident Sandra Bullock Raps ‘Rapper’s Delight’ On ‘The Jonathan Ross Show’ – Huffington Post October 15, 2013 Ben Davis, a NYC art critic, wrote an article arguing whether Soho would have gentrified on its own without artists moving into the neighborhood […]

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Sweat, Strut, Repeat at Soho Strength Lab

Very rarely does one get to say that they have been physically trained by a fitness model.  However, after taking two classes at the Soho Strength Lab, I am pretty sure I have been trained by two.  I took two Sunday morning classes, and by Tuesday both weeks, my inner/outer arms and thighs still feel/felt like I auditioned for […]

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Nerd Alert: Tech Week Starts Today In Soho! (October 14-21)

Although Soho is known for their art scene, Soho will be infinitely smarter this week, October 14-21 when 400 aspiring technology entrepreneurs fill the event space at 82 Mercer Street for NYC’s first ever “Tech Week“.  Reach NYC claims that over 1,000 people will be headed to Soho for the week-long event.  Nerd Alert:  Tech Week Starts Today […]

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Wellness 101: The 5-Day Detox Program At DL Fit In Soho

I love researching highly rated gyms in Soho, contacting, taking tours and….sometimes getting complimentary sessions.  I came across a personal training Pilates and Wellness studio called DL Fit at 580 Broadway (between Prince and Houston) which was rated very highly on Yelp.  Here is Wellness 101:  The 5-Day Detox Program At DL Fit In Soho. I met Sarah, a trainer, […]

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