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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Greenwich Village Free Walking Tours
St. Marks Church-in-the-Bowery
131 E. 10th Street
Steeped in artistic, political and progressively social history, Greenwich Village today remains a cultural melting pot. The ‘Village’ has been, and remains a bohemian capital, a center of the modern LGBT movement and one of the birthplaces of the ‘Beat’ and 60’s counter cultures. Join a FREE Greenwich Village walking tour led by the Village Alliance, each...
Astor Place Summer Fitness Series
Alamo (Astor Place Cube)
445 Lafayette Street
The Astor Summer Fitness series returns with a range of outdoor fitness classes that are FREE and open to the public. Presented by Astor Place and hosted by Astor Place gyms and fitness studios including New York Racquet & Health Club, Orangetheory Fitness and New York Sports Club, there is something for everybody, from high intensity cardio workouts to boot-...
Blue Man Group
434 Lafayette Street
Blue Man Group will rock your world. Blow your mind. And unleash your spirit. It won’t call your mom on her birthday. Or will it? (Do you want it to?) Leave your expectations at the door and let three bald and blue men take you on a spectacular journey bursting with music, laughter and surprises. Everyone’s part of the action in Blue Man Group’s original...
Astor Blaster Essential Information
Here are a couple of important things to know so you can have the most awesome night at Astor Blaster. Essential Info - There are 400 headphones available. Entry to the event is on a first come first serve basis. We recommend arriving early for the chance to secure headphones. The event lasts four hours, as people leave and return headsets, these will be...
The 'Alamo' Cube Turns 50!
Join us this spring, summer and fall as we present FREE community programming to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Tony Rosenthal's iconic 'Alamo' cube sculpture: Astor Poetry Jam April 22 Astor Blaster Silent Disco May 5 Creativity Cubed May 19, June 24, July 22 Astor Fitness Series Wednesday and Saturday mornings June 10 - July 29 NYCDOT Summer Streets August...
Astor Blaster Silent Disco DJ Line Up!
With only 24 hours until the Astor Blaster Silent Disco and we're more than a little excited to unveil our DJ line-up!! Introducing our DJ's - DJ SANiTY, DJ ANNAKICKARSE and DJ Kenneth Rage! DJ SANiTY Demitri Kesoglides, a.k.a. SANiTY (or DJ SANiTY), has been cutting his teeth in the NYC nightlife circuit for over 8 years now. Hailing from Queens, the 27-year-old...
Soaring Poetry & Voices Pause Astor Place
The inaugural Astor Poetry Jam brought together sixteen poets, the Bowery Poetry Club, the Strangers Project and the Academy of American Poets for a day of poetry and music, raising the curtain on a series of events to celebrate fifty years of the Alamo sculpture and National Poetry Month. From under heavy gray skies, there emerged powerful soaring voices, carrying...