DOUGLAS DUNN + DANCERS presents APRIL FESTIVAL – EARLY & LATE

    TIME OUT (1973) and the premiere of TANDEM (2018) choreographed by Douglas Dunn at Douglas Dunn Studio April 2,3,4,5,6,7 & April 23,24,25,26,27,28 Doors open at 7:00 – Curtain at 8:00 All shows at DD+D Studio: 541 Broadway, 3rd Floor, NY, NY, 10012. Seating Limited. Tickets are $15 and are available at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/april-festival-douglas-dunn-dancers-early-late-tickets-42771199810 All […]

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Happy Holidays From The Judd Museum – A Year In Review

I wrote about my first visit to the Judd Museum at 101 Spring Street in Soho on September 26, 2013 here.  Donald Judd lived from 1928-1994 and was an American artist associated with minimalism.  During his career, Donald Judd moved from figurative to increasingly abstract imagery.  This evolved to large-scaled constructions which he called, “permanent […]

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Buildings That Come in Threes

Walking down the street’s of Soho, and several neighborhoods in NYC (Greenwich Village, East/West Village and the Lower East Side), walk-up buildings, known as tenements, line the streets.  After the grid system was established in 1811, lots of land were divided into 25 feet wide by 100 feed deep lots.  If you’re walking in Soho, there are several […]

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Dogs of Soho – Bruno

Name: Bruno (French Bulldog) Occupation: Mascot for Village Tailor and Vince’s Cobbler Shop at 125 Sullivan Street.  Bruno has met several celebrities who get their clothing tailored at the Village Tailor.  Don’t miss the “celebrity” wall near the register. Birthday / Age: Bruno is one and a half years old.   Favorite Snack: Bruno isn’t picky…he […]

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BAMRA – Bleecker Area Residents and Merchants Association

Bleecker Street, which is actually one block NORTH of Houston, is a one-way street that goes from the west to the east.  Originally known as a center for American “Bohemia“, Bleecker Street is now known for its numerous night and comedy clubs, such as “Le Poisson Rouge“.  Bleecker Street was originally named for the Bleecker family, who […]

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Weekend’s on West Broadway – OK Cigars

OK Cigars, at 383 West Broadway between Broome and Spring, has been open for around 16 years when the owner Ivan Karp decided between opening a donut shop or a cigar shop within the OK Harris Store. OK Harris was Soho’s first art gallery, named the OK Harris Gallery, which Ivan Karp opened around 1969.  At the time, Ivan was […]

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Recess Art Gallery at 41 Grand Street

A window display with the promise of a “Spam Lunch Free” was advertised on Grand Street between Thompson and West Broadway in Soho on August 7, 2013.  This artistic display was created by David Horvitz, a watercolor painter and photographer & Taeyoon Choi, an artistic technologist.  In collaboration, the performance art exhibit was created as part of the finale of In Search […]

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Taping for CBS Blue Bloods on 8/12/2013 on Allen and Rivington

Blue Bloods is an American police drama series on CBS, filmed on location in New York City.  The series follows the Irish-American Reagan family of police officers with the New York City Police Department (NYPD). Thanks to Oren and Sarah who are prop designers for the series. The new season of Blue Bloods premieres September […]

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The “lowercasing” of Soho Street Signs

ALL-CAPITAL street signs in NYC have existed for over a centrury, however, in 2011, a ruling by the Federal Highway Administration was finalized to replace all worn-out capital-lettered signs with new, lower-cased ones.  In 2011, Gothamist reported this as the “americanization” of NYC street signs.  Statistics show that capital-lettered signs have been proven to increase the chance of accidents.  The average American […]

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Dogs of Soho – Spot

Name: Spot (French Bulldog) Occupation: Mascot for Westwood Capital (a boutique investment bank where his mom works), and canine partner in OnTheSpotTutor.com, where he helps kids overcome learning anxieties. Birthday / Age: Spot just celebrated his 3rd birthday on August 2!  This is 21 in people years, so he spent his birthday enjoying his favorite cocktail legally – a […]

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Jimmy Eat World at Central Park SummerStage Tonight 8-7-2013

Jimmy Eat World, known for their 2001 single “The Middle”, will be playing at Central Parks Summer Stage tonight at 7pm.  For all the groupies out there, the Jimmy Eat World tour bus is currently outside of the Soho Grand Hotel. Thanks to Prentice Brown with the Jimmy Eat World tour who provided an overview […]

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