Gangsters, movie stars, and jazz musicians have all lent a hand in shaping the history of 80 St. Mark’s Place.
St. Mark’s Place, a short street in Manhattan’s East Village, has served as an ever-changing center of New York City
This new mansion-inspired restaurant offers a menu full of southern comfort foods, oysters, and cocktails in an elegant yet cozy dining room.
On the Storefront: Historic East Village Food Tour, one of the many small businesses we will stop and sample a drink from is the newsstand/candy store Gem Spa.
While there is the famous theater district near Times Square, here are 10 other places in NYC that have been repurposed as theaters.
The Cooper Union celebrates new book, "St. Marks Is Dead: The Many Lives of America's Hippest Street," by author Ada Calhoun, a book about St. Marks Place, NYC
From Broadway to St. Mark's Place to Park Avenue, the names of some of NYC's most notable streets get repeated throughout the city. How/why does this happen?
We revisit locations in lower Manhattan from the brilliant "Dirty Old 1970's New York City" Facebook page and take photographs to see how these locations have changed over the course of four decades.
St. Marks Street remains one a beacon to the past grittiness of the East Village–home to such venues as the Electric Circus. Even today the roughness of the East Village is present.
What might inspire someone to found and curate the Museum of the American Gangster? A personal history with a powerful mobster might do the trick.