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.
167 Stories
  • The other day, Chris, a local old-timer, sent me photos of a few items he has hanging on his kitchen wall.  Old envelopes, bank letterhead, and a…

    Feb 23 2013

  • The other day, I was given a treasure trove of SoHo memory in the form of two boxes full of issues of The SoHo Weekly News from 1974 and…

    Feb 09 2013

  • This May, I will be traveling in Japan with my family, and while I am there, I will be having a SoHo Memory Project exhibition at my father’s…

    Jan 26 2013

  • My mother told me the other day that, shortly after she moved to SoHo in 1968, she submitted an application to live in Stuyvesant Town, the (then…

    Jan 12 2013

  • Happy birthday to us!  January 1 will mark the second anniversary of The SoHo Memory Project.  I thought I’d take this opportunity to look toward…

    Dec 29 2012

  • The 1970’s were the heyday of New York graffiti. I remember sitting in subway cars so thoroughly covered, inside and out, with spray-painted tags…

    Dec 15 2012

  • One of the many perks of my "day job" at New York Bound Books is that I get to pore through lots of rare books about New York, for research and…

    Dec 02 2012

  • A friend recently emailed me an image of the back of the cover of Joni Mitchell's 1968 album Song to a Seagull because the photo was…

    Nov 17 2012

  •  We've been trudging up and down the stairs, walking what seems like miles to get groceries, and schlepping everything in the dark.  No…

    Nov 03 2012