Entourage is over…Turtle is filming The Life on Broadway and Spring – August 1, 2013

On August 1, 2013, filming for “The Life” took place on Broadway and Spring street in Soho, NYC at Kiosk.  The Life features Jerry Ferrara, Jessica Szohr, and Danny Abeckaser. Alex, a light and electric assistant provided an overview about the filming of The Life. The Life revolves around a distraught young man (Ferrara) who is […]

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Little Red Summer Camp End of Summer Carnival 7/31/2013

Little Red is a 14-year progressive educational program at 40 Charlton Street in Soho.  Every summer they provide summer camp for students in public and independent schools in NYC and other cities and countries.  All teachers at the camp have experience with working with children such as teaching, visual arts, actors, musicians and dancers.  There […]

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From Farmland to Factories

In the late 1700’s, the areas now known as the Lower East Side, Greenwich Village, West Village and, most importantly, Soho was farmland.  The “Lispenard Meadows” and the “Bayard Farm” are two notable farms that are now Soho. Lispenard Meadow Broadway and Spring In the early 1800’s, the wealthy moved into the area and started building […]

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Filming of Elementary (CBS) Season 2

On July 26, 2013, filming for Season 2 of CBS’ “Elementary” took place on Mercer and Grand street in Soho, NYC.  Elementary features Lucy Liu and Johnny Lee Miller and Season 2 premieres Thursday, September 26, 2013 on CBS. Kirby Sybert provided an overview about the filming of Elementary (thank you!) Jonny Lee Miller as detective Sherlock Holmes and Lucy Liu as […]

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How Jane Jacobs Saved Soho

In 1964, a plan was re-initiated to build a 10-lane, $100M ($751M in today’s dollars) highway connecting the Williamsburg Bridge in Brooklyn, NY, to the Holland Tunnel in Jersey City, NJ. The 10-lanes would cut through all the streets running east-west between Canal and Broome Streets. The project was called LOMEX which stood for the Lower […]

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How Much Will It Sell For?

101 Thompson Street #7 Sohostrut was in attendance for the first open house at 101 Thompson Street #7 on 7/16/2013 by Corcoran Group. Size: One Bedroom, around 500 sq. feet Price:  Asking $595,000, $817 Maintenance, around $1,200 per square foot. Floor:  Second Floor of a Walk-up building, wide hallways (circa 1970’s). Condition: Floors: good shape for Soho; level and […]

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Linda Mason – Moving On Event 7/23/2013

Join the Art of Beauty by Linda Mason on 7/23/2013 (tomorrow) from 5-8pm at 26 and 28 Grand Street. There is a final exhibit, “Moving On” which is a show and celebration to support the evolution of the “Art of Beauty”. At 26 Grand, the gallery’s full exhibition can be found at www.lindamasongallery.com At 28 […]

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Dogs of Soho – Pablo

No, this isn’t a post about married men in Soho who are spotted out with other women…this is about the pets who live in Soho and their favorite places. Meet Pablo: Birthday / Age: Nov 24, 2011, Almost 2 Years Favorite Snack:  Turkey Favorite Place to Mark Territory:  The rocks outside Blue Ribbon Sushi Favorite Thing about […]

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Strutting down the “Grand” Catwalk – Linda Mason

“Only in New York can you walk down the street and get your makeup done by one of the greatest minds ever to shape the visual landscape of fashion.  Its like getting a foot massage from Christian Louboutin” said David Dumas, of FASHIONFILMFACTORY.   Over the past 15 years, Linda Mason has been operating her makeup […]

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Loved it but Left it

This is the start of a series of {somewhat} regular posts by anonymous people who loved their Soho apartments but left the neighborhood for somewhere else, and memories of their favorite places to frequent.  It will also highlight the individual’s building, and compare to current apartments in their building to see how the market might […]

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Salud! To Your Health

There are many locally owned restaurants in Soho, each of which has their own backstory. Salud, at 107 Thompson Street opened in May (2013).  Salud is a Mexican-American eatery with a heavy emphasis on healthy and organic and their menu features authentic smoothies and sandwiches. From the floor, to the wall decorations, to the ceiling, you immediately get the feeling […]

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Origins @ Sephora Soho

The Origins flagship, known for their Bath, Body and Skincare products, seemingly disappeared overnight on West Broadway.   Its hard not to notice the strip of surrounding retail stores which have all closed in the past few months (greedy landlord?) between Broome and Spring Streets in Soho. Wondering the next nearest outlet?  Specialists are now operating out of […]

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Sohostrut’s first official “SOHOstrut”

Its not every day where you see 3 friends with fashion backgrounds come together to create a conscious public display with a purpose. As posted last week, the Greene Street NYC team completed their first Clean Art project/mural in Soho on July 2, 2013. On July 3, 2013, the first official “Soho strut” took place across […]

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