Stories

Stories
Every SoHo story contributes to our collective memory. The more stories we tell, the closer we come to capturing the spirit of our community.
165 Stories
  • Sean Sweeney, Director of the SoHo Alliance, recently shared his fabulous collection of postcards from SoHo restaurants with me (he is an avid…

    Dec 01 2018

  • We would not have such a rich visual record of SoHo in the 1970’s (or of…

    Nov 01 2018

  • “We should have seen the end coming because in ’79 this club called Pravda was scheduled to open on Crosby Street,” says writer and music critic …

    Oct 01 2018

  • Like many SoHo pioneers, choreographer Rebecca Kelly moved to SoHo in 1974 in search of space to do her work. With husband Craig Brashear, she…

    Sep 01 2018

  • SoHo has appeared in myriad media: photography, film, writing, spoken words, all of which have been discussed here. What about drawing, the oft…

    Aug 01 2018

  • Michael Goldstein, founder of the SoHo Weekly News, died on May 19 at the age of 79. One of SoHo's greatest influencers,…

    Jul 09 2018

  • After a long and meticulous renovation and restoration, Fireman’s Hall, at 155 Mercer Street, opened as Dolce & Gabbana, the high-end Italian…

    Jun 04 2018

  • Did you know there was a Saint of SoHo? The Church of St. Alphonsus Liguori on West Broadway near Canal was demolished in 1981. After a failed…

    May 02 2018

  • Ever since I put out a call for SoHo photos, I've received all kinds of images, of people, places, events from the 1970s through the present. I've…

    Mar 31 2018