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Free Things to Do in New York City, NY

// Although considered one of the most expensive cities to reside in and visit, New York City actually offers plenty of activities, events, and sightseeing opportunities for free. One of the best free things to do in New York City … Read More

Family Attractions in New York City

// For your next family vacation, consider the “Big Apple,” New York City. Even if the city’s tourism market seems to be more focused on adults and the elegance of areas like SoHo and Tribeca, kids of any age never … Read More

Finding a Full-Time Job in New York City

// Finding a full-time job in New York City may seem intimidating. Focus your efforts and stay organized. Begin by looking up temporary hiring agencies. Most temp agencies almost always have some type of work available. Temporary jobs often turn … Read More

Apartment Living in New York City

// Sometimes it seems like New York City apartments are either the size of closets or mansions, and not much between. While apartment living in New York City is certainly full of luxury and micro apartments, seemingly not leaving much else at first glance, … Read More

4th of July 2011 in New York City

// New York City’s 4th of July 2011 promises to be a memorable event for families on vacation, students seeking exciting nightlife venues or couples planning a romantic dinner in one of the many fine restaurants in New York City. … Read More

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About SoHo

The area of SOHO in New York City started as a residential neighborhood in the late 1800's. By the early 1900's, it was more fashionable to live uptown and shop in the businesses developing in lower Manhattan. Unfortunately, these businesses went bust when new labor laws came into effect. The area became run down and rife with the criminal element and renamed hell's hundred acres. In the early 1960's artists began to slowly take over the abandoned buildings in lower Manhattan. By the 1970s, saw this area, , redeveloped into a residential, commercial and artistic community. Today this eclectic community is located "So"uth of "Ho"uston Street in lower Manhattan. The artistic tradition that influenced the development of this high class neighborhood is alive and well and ready to share its innovative ideas in fashion, art, food, and architecture as well as its rich history. Part of the charm of this New York City Borough, or village, is wandering its streets, window shopping, and looking up at the ornate decorations on the buildings. However, the art scene is alive and well. Art galleries can be found around every corner and representing every style from traditional to contemporary, from painting to photography, from glass to sculpture. SOHO is a place to find that special treasure and soak up the atmosphere. Who knows it may even inspire you!