Tag Archives: Soho

NEW YORK CITY: Gay Bashing In Soho

The bad news keeps coming. A gay couple was attacked early Tuesday in SoHo, hours after thousands marched to protest the killing of a gay man and several other bias attacks that have shaken the community, NBC 4 New York has learned. Law enforcement sources said the two men, 41 and 42, were walking on Broadway between Prince and Houston ...

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For Sale: Jon Bon Jovi’s Soho Loft

$18M more than he paid for it six years ago. Details.

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Power Returns To Much Of Downtown NYC

After five days, electricity was restored this evening to parts of downtown Manhattan, almost a full day ahead of yesterday’s forecast by Con Edison. According to Miss Twitter, folks were literally dancing in the LIT streets of Chelsea, the Flatiron, the East Village, Chinatown, Soho, and parts of the Lower East Side.  Con Ed tweets this disclaimer: “For all in ...

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At London’s “Snog-A-Thon”

Although London’s John Snow Pub locked their doors rather than allow gay protesters inside, the planned “snog-a-thon” went on in the street outside.

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London Pub Locks Out “Snog-A-Thon”

The Soho pub that was to be the location of a “massive snog-a-thon” this afternoon has locked their doors rather than allow gay protesters inside. On Wednesday night two gay men were ejected from the pub after its landlady objected to their kissing. Hundreds of would-be snoggers had responded to a Facebook call for action. From the Guardian’s live-blog of ...

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LONDON: Gay Couple Ejected From Soho Pub After Kissing

The UK’s Guardian reports that two gay men were ejected by the landlady of a Soho pub after she complained that they had kissed. Jonathan Williams, a journalist for a financial trade magazine, and James Bull, a charity volunteer, say they were ejected from the John Snow on Broadwick Street, Soho, by a woman who claimed to be the landlady ...

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Sharpton Gets Abortion Billboard Yanked

Rev. Al Sharpton says he’s convinced an outdoor advertising company to pull the controversial anti-abortion billboard that went up in Soho earlier this week. Sharpton: “The billboard was offensive, especially during Black History Month, and I had intended to hold a press conference Friday in front of the billboard to protest the message of racial profiling and against a woman’s ...

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NEW YORK: Race-Baiting Anti-Abortion Billboard Angers City Politicians

New York City leaders are furious about a race-baiting anti-abortion billboard just posted in Soho. Public Advocate Bill De Blasio demanded the billboard be taken down. “This billboard simply doesn’t belong in our city. The ad violates the values of New Yorkers and is grossly offensive to women and communities of color,” said De Blasio. The anti-abortion nonprofit organization behind ...

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SOHO: Bedbugs Shut Down Hollister Store

New York City’s neverending battle with bedbugs has gone retail. Via Gothamist: Hollister, the teen-oriented clothing store that’s a subsidiary of Abercrombie & Fitch, was shut down yesterday due to what one employee described as “a massive bedbug outbreak” at the four-story SoHo flagship location. And according to our source, who spoke on condition of anonymity so that he/she wouldn’t ...

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Slideshow: Instinct Magazine’s Leading Men Of 2009 Party

Thursday night’s party for Instinct Magazine’s Leading Men Of 2009 issue was a blast. Editor Mike Wood and publisher JR Pratts were genial hosts, the open bar flowed copiously and the room swelled with bold face names, much to the delight of my loyal companions Dr. Jeff and Father Tony. Jeff intro’d me to some Project Runway dude (Velvet?) and ...

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Morning View – Broadway & Spring

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Morning View – Prince Street Pinkstones

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Not Pictured: Brooke Shields

Some people are upset with a new Calvin Klein billboard in Soho which, according to the NY Daily News, shows “a teenage girl in a threesome – with suggestions of a foursome.” “It’s borderline pornographic,” said neighborhood resident Lisa Marchese, 36, a marketing specialist who was disturbed by the youthfulness of the models. “They all look so young, particularly the ...

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Afternoon View – Soho

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Soho Sunday

The Farmboyz and I spent the day down in Soho and the Village, where we scoped out rents, bakeries, and men, in that order. Shifting priorities, eh?

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