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
  • These photos and their captions by artist Susan Fortgang capture Canal Street in the 1980's and 1990's when it was a lawless flea market free for…

    Mar 03 2018

  • If you haven’t heard yet, SoHo has a new “neighborhood improvement” group, an all-volunteer-run nonprofit called CleanUpSoHo dedicated to keeping…

    Feb 03 2018

  • This image gallery features a selection of advertisements placed in issues of the annual SoHo Guide, published by the SoHo Partnership. All of…

    Jan 06 2018

  • On Monday, October 23, 2017, I led a Community Conversation at the Mulberry Street branch of the New York Public Library on “SoHo in Transition.”…

    Dec 02 2017

  • In this letter, Douglas Dunn shares memories of moving to and around SoHo, from apartment to loft to larger loft. His story captures SoHo's…

    Dec 02 2017

  • The other day, I was going through issues of The SoHo Weekly News for a research request and I came across the very first issue, Volume…

    Oct 07 2017

  • True Renaissance man and renowned jazz saxophonist Richard "Dickie" Landry is so much more than his first claim to fame (as a musician).…

    Sep 02 2017

  • Happy summer everyone! Thanks to all of you who have shared their SoHo stories over the  years (those of you who have not yet filled one out,…

    Aug 05 2017

  • Today's guest post is by my (former) neighbor Michael Gentile, who recently moved out of SoHo after being in, out, and around the neighborhood for…

    Jul 01 2017