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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The Public Theater and the theater industry at large has a long history with activism and social responsibility. On the week of Martin Luther King Day and the Presidential Inauguration The Public Theater is 50 years later proudly keeping the fight for equality, inclusion and democracy going strong. Stand with them and The Ghostlight Project on Thursday, Jan. 19...
Orangetheory Fitness Now Open!!
The much anticipated Orangetheory Fitness at 51 Astor Place is now open!! Orangetheory Fitness is quite simply a revolution in the fitness world. The physiological theory behind the Orangetheory workout is known as “Excess Post-Exercise Oxygen Consumption,” or EPOC. By providing you with a heart-rate monitor and POD, they can monitor your 5-zone interval training...
The Alamo Sculpture "The Cube" Returns to Astor Place
There have been many storied days across the colorful decades of Astor Place's history, November 1, 2016 was one of those days. Shortly after 3.30pm Tony Rosenthal's iconic Alamo Sculpture, popularly as "The Cube", gracefully slid down its central support column, and then with a confident "clank" announced its arrival back home. The Cube has been away from Astor...
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,...