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Learn more about John Jacob Astor’s Haughwout Building.

Broadway during Winter Storm Jonas 2016-Photo: Anders Holst On Saturday, January 23rd, the New York area welcomed Winter Storm Jonas. After all was said and done, the storm left 26.8” of snow in Central Park, the second highest snowfall in New York City’s history. For a brief moment, New York City came to a standstill, […]

Part of ‘A Look Back at SoHo’s Broadway’ Series – SoHo Neighborhood Guide

Part of ‘A Look Back at SoHo’s Broadway’ Series – SoHo Neighborhood Guide

Did you ever wonder why there are times when bags of garbage seem to stay in front of buildings for days?  Chances are garbage or recycling was placed out for pick up on a day when Department of Sanitation (“DSNY”) residential collection was suspended due to a holiday being observed. Don’t worry the Initiative is […]

In spite of the recent unseasonably warm weather in December, winter precipitation in the Northeast is likely to arrive in January, February and March. Residents and businesses should prepare to be safe and patient as streets and transportation will be effected. As winter weather begins and as conditions allow, the SoHo Broadway Initiative  and its […]

The Initiative is excited to announce that David “Bill” Decker has joined the Initiative as its Director of Operations.  Bill recently retired after a distinguished career with the New York City Police Department where he was most recently served as a Sergeant prior to joining the Initiative. Bill will be leading the Initiative’s Public Safety […]

Thank you to everyone who was able to attend our Information Session on November 5th where the Initiative updated the public on its efforts and presented its Draft Curb Vending Regulation Maps. The Initiative presented information on how the maps were created and the rules that govern sidewalk vendors seeking to operate in the district.  […]

Each year, we read stories about the throngs of shoppers who flock to stores to shop on Black Friday for the holiday season.  Last year, Broadway started off quietly but by 11am the sidewalks were full of shoppers and visitors.  This year, we can expect much of the same. Here are some tips to make […]

Thank you to everyone who was able to attend our Information Session on November 5th where the Initiative updated the public on its efforts and presented its Draft Curb Vending Regulation Maps. Please download Minutes of the Information Session and the Meeting Packet (includes District Vendor Curb Regulation Map- Mapping Methodology and 1st draft of Curb Vending Regulation […]

Volunteer interviewers are needed to help us with SoHo Stories: Our Neighborhood Oral History Project. Interview your neighbors, family or friends. Sign up for one interviewer training session below at Mulberry Street Library and help collect and preserve neighborhood history! To sign up, contact Alexandra Kelly at alexandrakelly@nypl.org or 212-621-0552. Mulberry Street Library (10 Jersey […]

‘City Councilwoman Margaret Chin is proposing legislation that would require landlords who own apartments in SoHo and NoHo long designated Joint Living Work Quarters for artists to notify the city when the units become vacant, before offering them to new renters.’   Follow this story by Danielle Tcholakian  from DNAinfo.com Read more about this proposed legislation HERE

Our Clean Team member Elbert Copeland has been featured in the N.Y. / REGION section of the New York Times on November 3rd.  Story By NYT writer JOHN GRIPPE. Please read about this amazing man and integral part of the SoHo Broadway community: READ full article here READ our interview with Elbert here

Members of the SoHo Broadway Community are invited to attend an Information Session on Thursday, November 5th from 6:30pm to 7:30pm at 557 Broadway between Prince and Spring. See Google Maps At the Information Session, the Initiative will be presenting its Curb Vending Regulation District Map and answering questions on its activities.  

This November, the Initiative continues its monthly series featuring members of the Initiative’s Clean Team.  The Clean Team is made up of 7 members who work for our partner ACE.  Most readers recognize our Clean Team from their distinctive sapphire blue SoHo Broadway t-shirts.  The goal of this series is to introduce our readers to […]

Manhattan Community Board 2 SoHo Broadway Neighborhood

Manhattan Community Board No. 2 – Meeting October 21, 2021

Manhattan Community Board #2 Manhattan is one of the first community boards to be established in the early 1960’s. One of Soho Broadway Community Neighborhood Resources

inbetweenness – Felix Gonzalez-Torres

Judd Foundation is pleased to announce inbetweenness, an exhibition of works by Felix Gonzalez-Torres

SoHo Broadway First Fridays - Seating in Howard Street

‘Little Prince Plaza’ – Pedestrian Space & Seating on Prince Street 10/23

SoHo Broadway Initiative – Prince Street between Broadway and Mercer Street will be closed to vehicular traffic via the Initiative’s collaboration with the New York City Department of Transportation’s Open Streets program.

SoHo Broadway Public Realm Vision Plan

SoHo Broadway Initiative to Present Public Realm Vision + Framework Plan at Urban Design Forum

Join Urban Design Forum and SoHo Broadway Initiative for a presentation on the SoHo Broadway Public Realm Vision Plan.

SoHo Broadway First Fridays - Seating in Howard Street

‘Little Prince Plaza’ – Pedestrian Space & Seating on Prince Street 10/30

SoHo Broadway Initiative – Prince Street between Broadway and Mercer Street will be closed to vehicular traffic via the Initiative’s collaboration with the New York City Department of Transportation’s Open Streets program.

ELIZABETH STREET GARDEN Pet Parade

2nd Annual Halloween Pet Parade at Elizabeth Street Garden

ESG’s 2nd Annual Halloween Pet Parade will be back by popular demand! Costume runway, prizes, and raffle!

Save the Date: SoHo Broadway Initiative 7th Annual Meeting: 11/15/21 6:00 p.m.

The SoHo Broadway Initiative 7th Annual Meeting on November 15

SoHo Broadway Initiative 7th Annual Meeting November 15, 2021

Pressed: Images from the Jewish Daily Forward

PRESSED: IMAGES FROM THE JEWISH DAILY FORWARD-Ends Dec 2021

PRESSED: IMAGES FROM THE JEWISH DAILY FORWARD – Exhibition illuminates the cultural impact of Yiddish-language Forward through archival printing plates at Museum at Eldridge Street

OMNISCIENT: Queer Documentation in an Image Culture

OMNISCIENT: Queer Documentation in an Image Culture exhibition-CLOSING 01/02/22

OMNISCIENT: Queer Documentation in an Image Culture at the Leslie-Loman Museum

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