Happy 3-Year Anniversary, Soho!

Today, September 27, 2013, marks the 3 year anniversary of moving to Soho!  Part of being a “blogger” is getting comfortable being personal.  Over the past 3 years, my love for Soho grew to the point my closest friends suggested to hone in and highlight my knowledge (and obsession).  Here comes SOHOstrut! I am fortunate enough to leave work […]

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Soho Is Seriously Slacking On Kickstarter Projects

Kickstarter is a company founded with the mission to raise funds for creative projects.  They bring together creators (!) and backers ($$) while allowing the creator to keep 100% ownership of their projects; coined crowdfunding.  Kickstarter groups projects by several types of categories and one of them is by neighborhood. Doing a quick search, the Lower East Side has had […]

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TripAdvisor And The “Haters” Of Soho

TripAdvisor rates Soho #74 out of 785 attractions in NYC, falling in the top 10%.  Out of the 414 reviews of Soho, 215 rated Soho “Excellent”, 165 “Very Good”, 27 “Average”, 5 “Poor” and 2 “Terrible”.  TripAdvisor and the “Haters” of Soho: TripAdvisor is one of the world’s largest travel sites and is a community of travelers who interact […]

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Why Drake Must Be Staying In A Hotel In Soho Tonight, 9/24/2013

Why Drake Must Be Staying In A Hotel In Soho Tonight, 9/24/2013 Word leaked that Drake, a rapper best known for being the love interest of Amanda Bynes’, is playing a free show at the Best Buy at 622 Broadway (Soho/Noho) tonight, 9/24/2013. If you were lucky enough to purchase a copy of Drake’s ‘Nothing Was The […]

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Rumor Has It: Once Upon A Tart To Close In October 2013

Once Upon A Tart, a bakery at 135 Sullivan Street (between Prince and Houston) which has been open for over 17 years, was rumored to be closing October 2013.  A mysterious company has offered to pay $18,000 a month rent for the building, which Once Upon A Tart cannot compete. Hopefully Once Upon A Tart will be able […]

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What Spongebob, Pharrell And Soho Have In Common

Out of Bikini Bottom, and onto West Broadway, Billionaire Boys Club, infamously known to Hip-Hop and R&B fans as the store Pharrell [Williams] co-founded, launched their SpongeBob [SquarePants] product line in their flagship (456 West Broadway in Soho) September 10, 2013.  Here is what Spongebob, Pharrell and Soho have in common. Pharrell, an aspiring billionaire himself, […]

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Where To Not Sublet An Apartment In Soho

Ironically on “Greene” Street, the last line of the AirBNB listing says it all:  “This Place is Almost like Camping Out…”  For just $100 a night or $735 a week, you can rent a shared “room” in a Hippie Art Loft in Soho.  “Room” being the operative word.  “Must be able to get up Ladder” and […]

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Spotted: No Electric Zoo Attendees In Soho

Soho was saved from the swarms of Electric Zoo attendees after the event was cancelled when two concert goers passed away.  Electric Zoo attendees congregated in the Lower East Side outside of Libation Sunday, September 1, 2013. There were no spotted Electric Zoo attendees in Soho.  Three reasons include: 1.  Attendees needed to get back […]

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5 Reasons The Cronut Craze Should Be Over By Now

Since launching on May 10, 2013, Soho, and more specifically Spring Street between Sullivan and Thompson Street has seen an increase in foot traffic due to Dominique Ansel’s Cronut.  Here are five reasons the cronut craze should be over by now. 1.  Extremely short shelf life – these babies don’t keep very long (but somehow only one […]

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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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Don’t f#*& Where You Live, Especially If You Live In Soho

The term “long-distance” in reference to dating* in Manhattan is different than the traditional sense.  Someone in Soho might consider dating someone in the Upper East Side (4.8 miles) to be long distance, and therefore, not even an option.  But what about someone in Soho dating someone in Soho?  Don’t f#*& Where You Live, Especially If You Live […]

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Soho Doesn’t Need Another Nail Salon

Soho Doesn’t Need Another Nail Salon! The Red Bench was one of Soho’s diviest bars, and after having had a pretty dramatic year (the Department of Health (DOH) shut down the Red Bench several times starting in June 2012), finally closed its doors in May 2013. While another bar would be the perfect spot to accommodate the spillover from the Blue […]

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