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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Moving On “Pup”: A Story Of Launching A Business On 9/10/2001

September 10, 2001 marked Abraham Mimi’s grand opening at his very first business:  a pet shop in Alphabet City called “Alphapet City”.  Little did he know that the next day, the city which warmly welcomed him when he immigrated, a city he loved, would be harmed in the September 11th attacks.  This is Moving On “Pup”:  A […]

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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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Where To Get Custom Lip Color Makeup In Soho NYC

Where To Get Custom Lip Color Makeup In Soho NYC Bite Beauty Lip Lab, on 174 Prince Street in Soho, opened in May 2013 as a pop-up store.  A Canadian brand, Sephora has been selling their products in the US.  Bite Beauty offers a highly pigmented, hydrating formula which is infused with food-grade ingredients. In the […]

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SOHOstrut Articles of the Week Ending 9/7/2013

Articles around the web mentioning Soho for the week ending 9/7/2013: 9/1/2013: Dianna Agron and Nick Mathers were spotted walking in Soho.  – Daily Mail 9/4/2013:   Balthazar in Soho is one of the Top Places Ladies “Power Lunch” – NY Times Art Galleries cluster together in high-end neighborhoods near affluent potential buyers.  60 percent of […]

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Why The Soho Cast-Iron Historic District Exists

The Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) was established in 1965 and is responsible for identifying and designating NYC’s landmarks and buildings in the City’s historic districts. The Commission also regulates changes to designated buildings.  Almost all of Soho is included in the Soho Cast-Iron Historic District, which was designated by the LPC in 1973 and extended in 2010. The Landmark […]

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Transformation of Soho – Robert Herman’s “The New Yorkers”

On Thursday, September 12 from 6:30-8:00 PM, Robert Herman will present his photographic collection titled “The New Yorkers” at the Washington Square Institute (41-51 East 11th Street, 4th Floor).  The event is hosted by the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation and unfortunately, reached capacity so make sure to check out the re-cap on the GVSHP blog. Robert […]

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Fashion Week Fall 2013 – Events In Soho NYC

Twice a year, NYC gets revved up for fashion week, a fashion industry event allowing fashion designers, brands or “houses” to display their latest collections in runway shows and buyers and the media to take a look at the latest trends.  This year fashion week starts September 5, 2013 through September 12, 2013. Calendar of Fashion Week Events […]

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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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SOHOstrut Articles of the Week Ending 8/31/2013

Articles around the web mentioning Soho for the week ending 8/31/2013: Jake Gyllenhaal has a new girlfriend, Alyssa Miller, and was spotted walking around in Soho on 8/26. Taylor Swift partying in Soho after the Video Music Awards (VMA’s) on 8/27/2013. Anthony Weiner was handing out free hot dogs outside of Dominique Ansel in Soho out […]

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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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Beauty School 101: Blowout:Hair::Manicure:Nails

Haute Air, located at 20 Thompson Street in Soho has been operating since July of 2011.  After a trip back to LA, owner Gigi Arjomand discovered “blow-dry” bars.  A blow-dry bar provides blowouts (wash, dry and style) within a standard pricing model. Loving the idea, Gigi saw a huge market for it in New York. […]

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Get Active in Soho – Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation (GVSHP)

The Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation (GVSHP) was founded in 1980 to preserve the architectural heritage and cultural history of Greenwich Village, including SoHo, west of West Broadway, the East Village, and NoHo. GVSHP is a leader in protecting the sense of place and human scale that define the Village’s unique community. The Executive Director is Andrew […]

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