Astor Place is constantly in motion. The nexus point of an exciting, young, vibrant and artistic community where East and West Villages meet. Historically a transient space, the newly reconstructed Astor Place boasts year-round public open space and cultural activities that establish it as the heart of the neighborhood.
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Dead Poets Society
Classic Stage Company
136 East 13th Street
At a rigorous all-boys preparatory school renowned for its ancient traditions, the unconventional Professor Keating inspires his students to defy conformity and to live passionately. Academy Award-winner Tom Schulman adapts his own screenplay for this much-anticipated production, directed by John Doyle. For a full calendar of shows and showtimes, please...
Children's Halloween Parade
Washington Square Park
Washington Place & 5th Avenue
NYU and Manhattan's Community Board 2 present the BIGGEST kid's activity of Halloween day - the Greenwich Village Children's Halloween Parade! Kids of all ages will have the chance to strut with their costume throughout Washington Square Park.After the parade, the kids can head to West 3rd Street between LaGuardia Place and Mercer Street for all kinds of special...
WIN A Lomograpghy Instant Camera! Fall Instagram Contest!
The leaves are bursting with color and crisp Fall breezes are sweeping through the plazas, sidewalks and storefronts of our neighborhood. In other words...gorgeous fall photo ops can be found just about anywhere! Enter your best Fall themed shots in our Astor Place Fall Instagram Contest simply by tagging us (@astorplacenyc) and a friend in your photo and using the...
'Tales from the Trail'
"When you know the story behind the Mosaic Poles, it might change your perspective and bring unexpected feelings to your experience with art…" The #MosaicMan brings you the first 'Tales from the Trail' - stories of friendship, history, and engagement with the beautiful poles of the Mosaic Trail and their creator. This is the story of Marta, East Village resident,...
Support the Mosaic Pole Restoration Project
The Mosaic Trail crowd-funding page is now LIVE! Seven of "Mosaic Man" Jim Power's gorgeous mosaic poles were temporarily removed from Astor Place to accommodate the plaza's ongoing renovation after the Village Alliance assembled a coalition of partners including the Department of Transportation, CityLore, and several community activists to campaign for the...
sweetgreen Opening at Astor Place!
We're sweetgreen - we cook simple, seasonal, healthy food from scratch every day, using produce delivered that morning. And we're opening our doors to Astor Place on August 22! Join us from 10:30am - 10:00pm at our new spot at 10 Astor Place. We're spending the day bringing together our new community over impact - 100% of opening day proceeds will fund sweetgreen...