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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John Hejduk Works/Jan Palach Memorial
41 Cooper Square
Through an exhibition and an installation, The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture proudly celebrates the work of 1950 Cooper Union graduate, architect and Dean Emeritus, John Q. Hejduk! The exhibition Hélène Binet – John Hejduk Works will present seven of Hejduk’s built works as photographed by Hélène Binet, a renowned London-based...
Astor Blaster Silent Disco
Alamo (Astor Place Cube)
445 Lafayette Street
Astor Place - The Alamo sculpture, the “Cube”, turns 50 this year and to celebrate you can dance the night away at Astor Blaster, the first ever FREE silent disco at Astor Place! Three live DJ’s will spin their decks with tunes featuring the very best beats of today, with a nod to the musical heritage of the neighborhood. Wearing FREE wireless...
Soledad Barrio & Noche Flamenca
425 Lafayette Street
Soledad Barrio & Noche Flamenca, whose vitality, energy and passion have won accolades around the world, returns for a special limited engagement filled with spectacular dancing, cathartic song, and virtuosic guitar! Noche Flamenca maintains the essence, purity and integrity of one of the world's most complex and mysterious art forms, creating powerful...
Soaring Poetry & Voices Pause Astor Place
The inaugural Astor Poetry Jam brought together sixteen poets, the Bowery Poetry Club, the Strangers Project and the American Academy of 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...
Astor Poetry Jam! - LIVE Performance Schedule
Today, Saturday 22nd April Astor Place will be "jaming' and "slaming" to the sound of poetry, checkout the Astor Poetry Jam LIVE performance schedule below. Featuring some of New York City's finest poetic talent, Astor Poetry Jam promises soaring voices, rhythmic instrumentals and pulsating slams! With a diverse, eclectic repertoire of themes and styles there will...
Village Vitality is a two week celebration of extraordinary fitness, beauty and health food experiences. Enjoy FREE classes, incentives and exclusive offers with the Villages’ very best fitness, beauty and healthy eating brands. Village Vitality has something for everyone, from high intensity cardio training with Flywheel and Orangetheory Fitness to the artful and...
There are Things Bubbling on St. Marks Place!
Invented in Taiwan in the 1980’s and a firm favorite of New Yorkers for well over a decade, its only in the last few years that the prevalence of Bubble Tea has really taken hold. Say What? Bubble Tea? If you’ve not tried it here are the basics, the base is either a fruit tea or black tea. A favorite is ‘taro’, a vibrant purple tea with tasting notes of potato and...