How to Cure the Opioid Epidemic

Since the 2000s, following mass over-prescription of opioid painkillers, opioid abuse has become rampant throughout the country and especially severe in New York City. The New York City’s Mayor’s Office reports that in 2016, about 1,300 individuals died from drug overdoses, more than any year on record. Of these deaths, approximately 80% involved an opioid. Alongside heroin, the synthetic drug fentanyl has been responsible for the deaths of many New Yorkers.   Read More»

New Location Brings New Programs at the Children’s Safety Project

By May 1, the Children’s Safety Project at Greenwich House will have left its home of 30 years behind an arched window on a classic Greenwich Village street, for a larger space on the Lower East Side, however partnerships continue to make it a distinctly Greenwich Village program.   Read More»

In Polarized Times, Greenwich Village Stage Dedicates Itself to Inclusion

Now entering its third season, Uncharted at Greenwich House Music School has emerged, not only as one of New York's most exciting and unpredictable live music series, but a sanctuary for artists and audiences alike.   Read More»

Rare Opportunity to Program and Operate 199-Seat Off-Broadway Theater Greenwich House Releases Request for Proposal

Greenwich House is soliciting proposals to program and operate a 199-seat theater in its main Greenwich Village building at 27 Barrow Street. The venerable West Village settlement house seeks a non-profit theater company partner to occupy the space for its own purposes and productions while working with Greenwich House’s Music School to develop an educational youth theater program. The initial contract period would be five years.     Read More»

Annual Taste of Greenwich House Adds a New Element

From its origins in a gym in 2003, the annual Taste of Greenwich House (to be held this year on March 13) has developed into a showcase of the Village’s best restaurants and a “must-attend” for everyone who follows the Greenwich Village food scene. With more than 30 restaurants, eateries including Market Table and Café Clover present the best of their menus for the coming season alongside classics from New York institutions, like Knickerbocker and their famous caviar pie.   Read More»

New Artist-in-Resident Group Comes to Greenwich House Music School

Greenwich House Music School has announced a new partnership with the chamber music ensemble Vista Lirica. As Greenwich House’s newest artist-in-residence group, Vista Lirica will perform three concerts a year as well as provide mentorship for the Music School’s classical chamber music students.  Read More»

In Uncertain Times, Local Businesses Band Together to Provide Girls Opportunities

On November 9, as stocks fell and economists around the world braced for an uncertain and stagnant future a group of businesses had already committed to make sure one thing was certain: that a Greenwich Village institution would be able take the court this year – the basketball court.  Read More»

As Greenwich House Prepares to turn 115, a Filmmaker Begins to Explore What Makes the Organization Survive and Thrive

Greenwich House will celebrate its 115th anniversary in 2017, an award winning documentary filmmaker will be capturing stories from members who make up this century old dynamic and inclusive community.  Read More»

Greenwich House to Honor Two Cultural Dynamos at Arts Celebration; David Amram to Perform

Greenwich House will honor American composer, conductor, multi-instrumentalist and author David Amram and ceramicist and Jefferson Market Garden Adopt-a-Pot founder Marianne Yoors at its annual Arts Benefit, November 3rd at the Rosenthal Pavilion at NYU’s Kimmel Center (60 Washington Square South).   Read More»

Groups Find a New Way to Leave a Mark in Greenwich Village

For generations, people have been flocking to Greenwich Village’s well worn, winding federalist streets to leave their own mark on the storied neighborhood. Today, the Village is bursting at the edges with landmarks, big and small, young and old, from obscure oddities like Hess’s Triangle, to bars and clubs that started social movements and legendary careers, to undeniably monumental architecture like the Washington Square Arch.   Read More»

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