Why “Nextdoor” Will Never Work To Build Community

Soho Strut is on a mission to build a grassroots online to offline (and vice-versa) community in SoHo.  We get to talk about our mission frequently, and after chatting with people at the lululemon “Live Your Best Life” event last week, we learned about “Nextdoor“, a start-up that is a “social networking service for neighborhoods”. […]

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Helpful Hints When Running In Your First NYC Race!

Just got back from Central Park for the God’s Love We Deliver “Race To Deliver” 5K! God’s Love We Deliver is a SoHo-based non-profit that delivers meals to sick families and individuals.  Their headquarters on Spring street are currently undergoing a renovation but should be completed in 2015. In Summary:  It was such a rush! […]

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Live Your Best Life: Collaborate, with lululemon Re-Cap

Last night, around 100 or so of us so called “COLLABORATORS” met at the Soho House as part of a series on Living Your Best Life (#LYBL). The event was presented by lululemon athletica and Live in the Grey in the Library: The premise of living in the grey is to challenge the way we all think […]

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Still Time To Get A Street Seat Like Local!

Have you ever thought…how did that guy at Local get a Street Seat?! It turns out, your business can also apply for one!  The Street Seats application deadline has been extended to Nov. 28th. Be sure to complete the form and send it to streetseats@dot.nyc.gov. The Street Seats program enables seasonal public open spaces, generally including seating […]

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Aftermath Of The Recent Fire at 64-66 Thompson

The FDNY announced a fire via Twitter at 64 Thompson Street on November 9th, 2014 and we heard very little since then. The Twitter message said, “Multiple Dwelling Fire In Basement”. We recently heard from a tenant in the building who explained more about the fire: There was an electrical fire on Sunday Nov. 9th.  […]

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Don’t Ever Use New West Lake Laundromat!

It has been suggested to start posting “critical” reviews of local businesses in SoHo…here is why no one should use the New West Lake Laundromat! One of the quirks about living in SoHo is that most of the older tenement apartments do not have laundry in the buildings.  I’ve been using the New West Lake Laundromat […]

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Rumor Has It: 10 Greene Street Is Turning Into Luxury Condos

Another loss to the SoHo community, it is rumored that the artist-loft building at 10 Greene Street was sold without a word of publicity! 10 Greene Street holds a special meaning because it was one of the first buildings we wrote about after first launching Soho Strut.  Third Streaming, a non-profit art gallery, had an […]

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Soho Strut Pre-Holiday Retail Manager Networking Re-Cap

Soho Strut is on a mission to create community in SoHo – and one of the ways we are accomplishing this is to connect all the retail managers in SoHo and Nolita! Over the past 15 months, retail managers have expressed the desire to connect with other retail managers.  Over the past month, we have […]

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SoHo Startup Mantry’s Kickstarter Campaign!

We all know SoHo needs more Kickstarter campaigns…well…we visited start-up Mantry a few months ago (lets be honest, almost a year!) in their WeWork office to learn more about the company. Mantry curates monthly crates filled with man’s pantry items (FULL-SIZE) with a theme and back story on the independent companies featured. Over the last […]

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An Evening Filled With Non-Profits And Event Planning!

People have been asking what a typical evening looks like.  Here is what an evening filled with non-profits and event planning looks like!  After a full night’s sleep from a full day of strutting, here it is: 3pm:  Scoped out the amazing event space for the retail manager networking event we are hosting on Monday. […]

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God’s Love We Deliver – Race To Deliver November 23!

Join Soho Strut and ManiCare in supporting SoHo non-profit God’s Love We Deliver in their annual Race To Deliver November 23rd! You can join our Eventbrite group and then contact GLWD to see if you can still get a ticket! The Race to Deliver is one of the largest annual fundraisers for God’s Love We […]

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Top Events In SoHo For Halloween!

Halloween is the eve of All Saints Day, so start the day right by shopping at All Saints Spitalfields at 512 Broadway.  The British “Rock and Roll” inspired store is also known for their unique collection of antique Singer Sewing Machines in their windows. Next stop is the Lucky Strike Halloween Party which starts at […]

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Why ‘Foods Of New York Tours’ Is For Locals Too!

We took the “Original Greenwich Village”  food tour last weekend (offered by Foods of New York Tours) around the West Village with tour guide (and local celebrity) Ted Mineau. The over 3-hour tour left the group full of pizza, meatballs, assorted cheese, authentic ricotta cheese balls, bread, popcorn, cookies, and cannoli…but also more knowledgeable about the deep-rooted history […]

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Broad Meadows & An Interview with Founder Hali Christou

We discovered street wear company Broad Meadows, located at 246 Mott Street, in the neighborhood and stopped by last week to take a closer look.  Founder Hali Christou opened the store two months ago, so its the newest member of the neighborhood! {Street wear is a distinctive style of street fashion, rooted in West Coast surf and […]

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Sunday Open House Round-Up

We went to two new SoHo listings this past weekend!  Both listings were on Broadway, which is known to be a block with high foot traffic (and large floor-plans).  The first listing was at 561 Broadway, #11A and the second listing was at 510 Broadway, #2. 561 Broadway: Walking into the lobby of 561 Broadway, it felt like […]

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