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.
168 Stories
  • Brian Dubé opened Dubé Juggling, a store, showroom, online outlet, warehouse, and manufacturer of all things juggling, in 1975 after dropping out…

    Nov 16 2013

  • I was looking through old issues of The SoHo Weekly News recently and came…

    Nov 02 2013

  • In 1991, the Elizabeth Street Gallery leased an empty lot from the City, cleaned it up, and planted the beautiful garden that is there today on…

    Oct 19 2013

  • Now here’s a different sort of SoHo story. Tesla.  Not the car company. Not the heavy metal band. The  inventor, Nikola Tesla. AC/DC.  Not the…

    Oct 05 2013

  • Native New Yorkers Piero S. Iberti and Jeremy Zalben have made an excellent documentary about Joe's, just in the nick of time. Joe's closed its…

    Sep 21 2013

  • Here's my top ten list of quirky things about everyday life in SoHo in the 1970's (in no particular order).

    Sep 07 2013

  • Today's guest post by Benjamin Feldman traces the history of 450 Broadway.  As one of the only remaining unrenovated buildings in the neighborhood…

    Aug 24 2013

  • These are the remaining answers from the SoHo Memory Quiz.  It turns out that as a group, we have a pretty good memory.  At least one person…

    Aug 10 2013

  • More answers from the SoHo Memory Quiz!  Where are these places?  What…

    Jul 27 2013