Scholastic To Close Their Retail Store In SoHo January 2015…

Scholastic announced their earnings and as part of their results, the CEO announced they will be closing their retail store at 557 Broadway this month! This announcement was made on December 18th, and we haven’t heard any word in the neighborhood as to the sentiment of losing a neighborhood staple for children. Maureen O’Connell, the CFO […]

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New To West SoHo: ‘Happy Mailman’ Pet Boarding

My childhood dog Charlie was a Jack Russell Terrier: Jack Russell Terriers are sturdy, tough, tenacious and thrive on action and adventure. These character traits often found Charlie in the middle of trouble! This meant kennels and groomers avoided Charlie like the plague. Charlie would have given Happy Mailman a challenge! Happy Mailman is a pet boarding (over night), […]

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Velcro Pop-Up Open Now Through December 19th

After meeting up with a friend at Union Bar & Kitchen last night, I saw two billboards on Spring and Hudson advertising the Velcro Pop-Up (which I learned about on Tuesday.) I knew I had to stop by Velcro this morning!  The pop-up is open 8am-8pm every day until December 19th (longest hours in SoHo by […]

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Soho Strut Window Decals: In SoHo Retail Stores Now!

To see the Soho Strut logo in window displays was just a dream six months ago. After a VIP request (Hi, Linda from The Hat Shop!) for a window decal, we were on a mission to create something cute, fun, and that prompted customers to ask the manager/owner about their favorite spots in the neighborhood. Here […]

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Celebrities In SoHo: Kristen Stewart and Ryan Serhant

Everyone loves a little celebrity gossip…Soho Strut was at the Crosby Street Hotel last night and at the end of dinner, a rambunctious woman in a short dress started roaming around the restaurant.  After looking closer, it was Kristen Stewart from Twilight!  Kristen had an entourage with her along with two black cars parked outside. […]

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ManiCare – New York’s Mobile Nail And Beauty Service

Soho Strut loves learning about new businesses with a focus on philanthropy!  ManiCare was officially launched in 2013 and is New York’s mobile nail and beauty service.  They give 10% of net proceeds to charity, and perform high quality, luxurious beauty services at any location they are requested; home, business, hospital, parties and group/corporate events.  They have […]

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Soho Strut Interviews: Dominique Ansel – 189 Spring Street

When Dominique Ansel Bakery opened up on Spring Street back in 2011, SoHo had no idea how popular of a destination it would become.  Being SoHo’s first and only neighborhood blogger, I had the opportunity to interview the Chef in August! We talked about SoHo, Dominique’s typical day at the bakery, the *Cronut*, and the upcoming […]

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Insider’s Guide: Alexis – Doorman At SoHo Mews

We are starting a new series on Soho Strut called “Insider’s Guide” where residents, businesses and employees in SoHo give their perspective on the best spots in the neighborhood. We visited an open house at 311 West Broadway and met Alexis, who has been the doorman at SoHo Mews for the past 3 years. SoHo Mews is a popular condo […]

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Dogs of SoHo: Meet Mr. Jack Russell!

Meet Mr. Jack Russell!  Jack was born September 2, 2003 and just turned 11! Favorite Places:  Jack’s favorite places include Groom-o-rama, Salon Musa for treats and steak au poivre from the French Cafe’s (like Raoul’s). Work Life:  Jack is a retired model/actor.  He has been in a calendar, short movie and Real Simple magazine.  He […]

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When Celebrities Move To Town!

SoHo is known publicly for fashion, models, celebrities and expensive real-estate.  Sometimes all four of these merge into one when a celebrity buys or sells an apartment.  I learned two weeks ago that Adam Levine, lead singer of Maroon 5, and his wife, Victoria’s Secret model Behati Prinsloo purchased a $4.5M loft at 112 Greene Street in SoHo.  The co-op is 2,700 […]

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5 Things To Do In SoHo This Weekend! (September 19-21)

Here are 5 Things To Do In SoHo This Weekend! 1.  Check out Rachel Lee Hovnanian’s “Instant Gratification” installation which opened September 18 at 452 West Broadway.  There will be free cereal & milk and the exhibit runs September 19-21 from 10am-6pm. 2.  Shop by the “We Are Flowers“ installation in Galieria Melissa on Greene Street.  There are 20,000 translucent, […]

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Filming “Mysteries of Laura” On West Broadway!

NBC is filming “Mysteries of Laura” on West Broadway!  I was strutting in SoHo doing some Friday errands (laundry, flowers, and shopping) and saw three film trucks parked on West Broadway between Broome and Spring! I found a crew member, Billy, to give a short interview!  Check it out! http://www.youtube.com/embed?listType=user_uploads&list=thesohostrut In short, crews are filming a new […]

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Kirsten Dunst’s SoHo Apartment for Rent!

I was reading the blog at 6sqft and saw that Kirsten Dunst is renting out her apartment for $12,500!  Its two-beds and one-and-a-half baths and absolutely beautiful!  I want to move in ASAP.  You can check out the Douglas Elliman listing here. The unit is on the 8th floor and has amazing views from the […]

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Celebrate Oyster Week In SoHo!

Celebrate Oyster Week In SoHo!  Oyster Week Starts Today, September 11th and runs until September 28! The only SoHo restaurant showcased on the Oyster Week website is Lure Fishbar at 142 Mercer Street, but you can celebrate Oyster Week at several other restaurants in SoHo!  It’s hard not to notice the 10-calorie delicacy is trendy here. […]

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