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5 Minutes With Karaoke Maestro – Wade Crescent

Tucked away on the always-buzzing Sunset Strip is the Blind Dragon, the only place Los Angeles scenesters have trusted to get their karaoke fix ever since it opened in 2015.

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Bowery Wall Unveils Mural By Logan Hicks

Standing on the corner of Houston Street at Bowery, the Bowery Mural, as it is known, has become to be considered the pinnacle of the street art world. Formerly used …

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Farm To Market Stand

No matter what part of town you’re in, fresh produce is something every New Yorker lives for – and residents and visitors alike jump on the chance to get the …

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One Of Soho’s Best Kept Art Secrets

  While all art begins, either literally or figuratively, at “the drawing board,” sometimes that’s also where it ends. As its name suggests, The Drawing Center, an alternative museum space …

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Summer Bucket List: New York’s Best Outdoor Concert Venues

When summer finally hits full swing, we’ll use any excuse to get outside and enjoy the sun. And when that excuse happens to be live music, what more …

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New To The Neighborhood – Patron Of The New

Patron of the New is the sort of place where cult obsessions are fed. Situated on a quiet stretch of TriBeCa, the concept shop stocks the sort of brands prone to …

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Preserving Bohemian Soho – Judd Foundation

“Art and architecture—all the arts—do not have to exist in isolation, as they do now. This fault is very much a key to the present society. Architecture is …

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Late Night With Kyle Wukasch

DJ Kyle Wukasch is a true procurer of beats, regularly spinning here at Soho Grand’s Club Room. To close out Friday appropriately, he’s pulled together a playlist that’ll ease …

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Montauk Must-Sees

It’s an old story that this summer, just like every summer before it, is the end of Montauk. Despite all the fears, there still remain the classics (and future classics) …

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Seizing August: Your Chance To Snag the Hottest Tables in Town

Oh, August. With its sweltering heat and, shall we say, perfumed trash dotting the sidewalks, this is generally considered the worst time …

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Al Fresco, All the Time: Outdoor Dining Hits at the Bowery Market

New York’s food market trend shows no sign of slowing down. In Brooklyn, Smorgasburg is back for another season; that Nordic food hall from NOMA founder …

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Classic New York: Raoul’s

You cannot order the burger at dinner. Well, unless you’re sitting at the bar, and are one of a dozen very lucky people. After burgers are sold to the first …

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Ready for National Tequila Day?

The answer is always yes. With National Tequila Day coming up on July 24th, it’s time to brush up on your knowledge of everyone’s favorite agave concoction: the …

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Talking Brunch with Margaret Zhang

Here at Soho Grand, we take brunch very seriously – and for good reason. Soho and the surrounding neighborhoods have plenty of worthy spots for excellent weekend sustenance, and fortunately …

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An Italian Getaway in Soho: Cafe Altro Paradiso

Maybe because it’s one of those rare NYC neighborhoods that feels a bit Continental, Soho has always been a preferred stomping ground of cosmopolitan Europeans. It’s not at all unusual, …

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Your Roadmap To A Visual Escape This Weekend

New York is a thriving art center, with galleries, museums, events and studios that could keep you endlessly busy for years, but sometimes it’s great to get away …

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Ask the Experts: Summer in the City with Soho Grand’s Concierge

We’re entering the dog days of summer, and while NYC might seem to slow down, that’s anything but the case. It’s the perfect time to explore what the city has to …

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A Life Behind The Lens

Every New Yorker has their Bill Cunningham story. Maybe you caught a glimpse of him on his bicycle, with his signature blue windbreaker flapping in the wind. Perhaps you sat …

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Exploring the Art of Chelsea

Art lovers could get lost for hours in the literal hundreds of galleries lining the Chelsea arts district. In addition to some of the world’s finest art, the …

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It’s Officially Summer – Drink Like It!

As of June 21st, it’s officially summer, which means you **officially** have an excuse to spend as much time outside as possible. Whisking up to the …

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From Avocados to Tomatoes: The Perfect Weekend Brunch

In New York, brunch has become a weekend tradition for practically anyone who wakes up on Saturday or Sunday with an appetite. (Also known as: everyone.) Consider it an institution. The usual suspects …

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The Local Lowdown on Father’s Day

With Father’s Day coming up this weekend, we checked in two Local dads to get the plans for the big day – whether it’s with the family in Washington Square Park, …

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Art Wares To Go

Fine art galleries are yours for the taking on the streets of New York, but sometimes you want to take a piece home. While your budget may not be at “collector” …

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Pack A Picnic And Ride Where The Locals Ride

There’s no better way to get around New York City than by bike, especially when Mother Nature is practically begging us to be outside basking in perfect weather. We’re excited …

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On the Half-Shell: Downtown’s Best Oyster Bars

New York’s affinity for oysters is no secret, and in the summer months there is never a bad time to enjoy a cold beverage and some fresh, briny bivalves. We’ve rounded …

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Eat Like A Local – Catherine Ahnell

The moment gallerist Catherine Ahnell returns to New York, she heads straight to Lucky Strike, the bistro located just across from her eponymous Grand Street gallery. Her order? The grilled chicken sandwich, served …

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Do Try This At Home – Gilligan’s Watermelon Margarita

Spring is winding down, and here at Soho Grand, that means many things – the birds are singing, the bikes are out, the hotel’s dog park is in full swing, Gilligan’s …

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Kicking Off Summer with Timo & Alan

Even though summer doesn’t officially start for a few more weeks, the rising temperatures (and the return of Gilligan’s and the infamous watermelon margarita at Soho Grand) …

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A Soho Summer With Gilligan’s

It’s easy to feel closed in when you’re living in New York City. If you’re not indoors on the subway, at work, or at home, the limited time …

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Talking Shop With Tennessee Thomas

Designer, musician, DJ, boutique owner, and activist and friend of Soho Grand —Tennessee Thomas does it all. We chat to her about making your own toothpaste, choosing your clothing wisely, and …

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Calling All Canines To The Soho Grand Dog Park

The inhabitants of New York relish the warm days of Spring. It means the days are longer, restaurant doors and windows are bolted open and green hues return to the …

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Meet The Metrograph – Downtown’s Newest Independent Theater

Growing up in New York City, filmmaker and designer Alexander Olch was enchanted by the movies, and often spent his afternoons at local theater. But the iconic cinemas he frequented—The Beacon, The …

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Balmain Takes Soho By Storm

At long last New Yorkers eager to enlist in the Balmain army have a local recruitment center. Earlier this month, one of the most talked about French luxury brands opened its very …

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Anouk Colantoni’s Latest Exhibition at The Wallplay Shop

NYC local Anouk Colantoni returns to the downtown art scene with “Safety In Numbers: A Series,” debuting this week at The Wallplay Shop on the Bowery. As she put the finishing …

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A Different Way To Do Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is commonly mistaken for Mexican Independence Day—that’s actually on September 16—but to be fair, it’s not a terrible guess. Really, May 5th denotes something closer to Mexican …

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Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology

It is no question that New York City produces some of the best museum exhibitions in the world, featuring the classic to the avant-garde for visitors of all tastes and styles …

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Cinco de Mayo Playlist 2016

With preparations well underway for Cinco De Mayo 2016, add to the excitement with a specially curated mix from some of Soho Grand’s DJs Mickey Perez.

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Man About Town: Phil Meynell

Our Director of Sales, Phil Meynell, momentarily steps into the spotlight for the New York Edit of J.Lindeberg’s “Tailoring Tales”.   …

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The Best Vinyl Art – Curated By The DJs Of Soho Grand

In a sense, album art is as important as the music itself. The cover is one of the first impressions an artist gets to make on their listener …

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Cory Arcangel’s MCS at Team Gallery

Since the 1970s, New York’s thriving downtown art scene has been home to some of the most thought provoking works in the contemporary space. Multimedia artist Cory Arcangel is one of …

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The Art Of Soho

New York has the best galleries in the world, but there are also countless works of public art, available for viewing every day, all within walking distance of Soho Grand. With the warmer weather on …

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Decoding Barney’s Triumphant Return to Chelsea

In many ways, Barney’s has become the anti-department store; the younger, hipper cousin of Saks and Bergdorf’s. Sure, it still stocks your Dior and Dries, your Miu Miu and McQueen, but its …

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NYC Culinary Talent Shortlisted For The 2016 James Beard Awards

With a prestige likened to that of the Oscars, the James Beard Foundation Awards honors the best in the food world. Chefs and restauranteurs, cookbook authors and food journalists, restaurant …

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Fabio Scalia Opens On West Broadway

It’s a rare occurrence for Manhattanites to leave the borough for their personal grooming, but for the last dozen years, Fabio Scalia’s Brooklyn Heights salon has drawn clientele from far …

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A Look At Artist Laurence Vallières

For this week’s Art on Paper Fair at Pier 36, artist Laurence Vallières will share her incredible process, painstakingly live-sculpting a grandiose chimpanzee right before our eyes. Armed with a …

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Brunch Club At Soho Grand

We’re now serving up our revamped Brunch menu, available on both Saturday and Sunday between 11:00am – 4:00pm! Take in the weekend with friends in the Salon …

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SOHO GRAND VALENTINE’S DAY RESTAURANT ROUND-UP

Love is in the air, and on your plate it seems as restaurants city-wide prepare their Valentine’s Day menus. Whether you’ve got a date to impress or are simply looking for …

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Soho Grand Valentine’s Playlist: This Is Love

Wiggle into the Valentine’s weekend to these classic love melodies, courtesy of one of our resident DJs, Alejandra Sabillon. For this and other …

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This Is Love – Soho Grand Valentine’s Day Menu

Chef Elliot Cunniff brings yet another brilliantly curated menu to the plates of those dining within the Soho Grand walls this Valentine’s Day. The specialty menu will delight those dining …

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SOHO GRAND x THE ACADEMY: WE ARE NEW YORK

Soho Grand has partnered with The Academy to co-curate an ongoing art series for 2016. The exhibition looks to explore a series of artists, photographers and illustrators living and …

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ACME RESTAURANT REOPENS WITH EXECUTIVE CHEF BRIAN LOIACONO AT THE HELM

ACME has reopened its doors under the watchful eye of three esteemed team members. Executive chef and partner, Brian Loiacono, has reshaped the restaurant into a contemporary bistro. Building upon the …

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Frank Stella Retrospective

Frank Stella is universally considered one of the most influential painters of his generation. At a time when everyone was praising abstract expressionism, Stella was pioneering the minimalism movement. It’s …

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SoHo Scents From BYREDO

 Byredo – It comes from Old English, redolence, which might even be Shakespeare, meaning sweet smelling perfume and reminiscent of redolence or redolent” – Ben Gorham, Founder. With …

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New Years Eve at Soho Grand

New Years Eve was once again celebrated in true style this year with our annual Black & White Masquerade Ball. With a curated soundtrack from some of the city’s talented DJs and …

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Raoul’s Celebrates 40 Years in Soho

After being in Soho for almost 20 years, we have seen many places come and go in our ever changing neighborhood. Raoul’s, one of our favorite restaurants, proves that when you …

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Top Five New Restaurant Openings

This season we’ve seen several great new additions to the downtown dining scene.  Click through for a round up of our Top 5 Picks. Wildair It was …

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Six Places to Shop This Holiday Season

Christmas is fast approaching but there are still a few days left to get unique gifts from some of our favorite places in New York. 1. Sincerely Tommy – …

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The Annual New Years Eve Black & White Masquerade Ball

2015 is coming to a close which means that our annual Black & White Masquerade Ball is just around the corner. Inspired by Truman Capote’s legendary 1966 dance in honor …

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Aurel Schmidt

There’s nothing like art with a sense of humor, and that is something New York artist Aurel Schmidt has in spades. To wit: her brand new exhibit at Half Gallery, …

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Mudd Club Rummage Sale

Thank you to all who came to last night’s Mudd Club Rummage Sale to support The Bowery Mission Women’s Center. Special thanks to hosts Glenn O’Brien, Maripol, Paul Sevigny and everyone …

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Pressed Juicery now in New York City

Bi-coastal types rejoice! LA’s favorite cold juice vendor Pressed Juicery has opened its first stand alone location in New York City, and in a very convenient location at that. The Lafayette Street …

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The Museum of Modern Art Has Made It More Comfortable For Visitors To The Picasso Sculpture Exhibition

The New York Times called it a ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ event, so it stands  to reason that the Picasso Sculpture exhibition has been inundated with visitors wishing to view the …

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Emmetts

New York is known for its pizza slice, but as a native Chicago-an, Emmett Burke missed his hometown’s deep dish style. Unable to find anything in NYC that floated his thick crust-loving …

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My Personal Hell Halloween 2015 at Soho Grand: Hosted by Alexa Chung, Fiona Byrne, Christian Siriano, and Bianca Bianconi

A Picasso, gorilla, and Courtney Love walk into a bar… Take a look inside the Club Room at Soho Grand’s Halloween party! #gallery-4 { margin: auto; } #gallery-4 .gallery-item …

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Halloween Playlists from GrandLife DJ’s

Three of our GrandLife DJ’s share some favorite spooky tracks to get your Halloween going. You’ve got the tunes, now get to the party! Happy Halloween! …

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Flinders Lane

Australia’s cuisine is much like the country itself, a blend of nationalities from Southeast Asia, Greece, Italy and Britain and it was with this in mind that Chris Rendell …

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Totokaelo

A former artist’s studio, brand new Soho store Totokaelo still has something of an airy gallery feel, which is apt considering the clothing that hangs from the rails. Rick Owens, Margiela, …

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Tacombi Bleecker Street

Ever since Tacombi opened its first location in Nolita a few years ago, New Yorkers have been flocking to the space for insanely good Mexican food and a chilled atmosphere.

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Day Tripper: Top 5 Autumn Destinations To Explore in Under 24 Hours 

Longing to take in Autumn’s crisp air and colors but only have a day to do so? We take you to five destinations that don’t require weeks off to feel …

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Andrea Mary Marshall’s Pirelli-Inspired Feminist Calendar Exhibition Is Now Open At Garis & Hahn

Andrea Mary Marshall’s The Feminist Calendar 2016 exhibition is quite timely, considering Pirelli recently announced it would be featuring accomplished, influential women for its new calendar, as opposed to …

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SPiN Ping Pong

Bowling? Been there. Karaoke? Done that. Ice-skating? The rinks aren’t open yet! So what’s one to do if one is seeking a fun evening activity in New York that’s somewhat …

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A Clockwork Orange a play by Anthony Burgess

When we first heard about the Hubris Theatre production of A Clockwork Orange at the old Sage Theatre space, visions of bowler hats and black eye makeup immediately popped up, …

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Exhibition: Rebecca Dayan “Assumption”

As if being a successful model and actress wasn’t quite enough, France native Rebecca Dayan has now proven herself as a wonderfully talented painter, too. Her exhibition at the Catherine Ahnell Gallery …

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Eastward Bound: Best Stops For A Long Island Weekend

While the injection of New York City culture can be overwhelming at times, don’t worry – we’ve carved out the must-see stops for a perfect weekend away.

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The Top 5 New York Cookies Worth Traveling For

Cookies have become an important part of New York City's culinary landscape, and as lovers of this delicious treat, we're perfectly fine with that.

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