Happy NYC Pride 2014

Today’s Christopher Street Pride 2014 fragrance sampling location is The 44th Annual NYC Pride Parade (Moving Target). I will be out and about today in the West Village from 1pm-5pm handing out free samples of Christopher Street and taking in the day’s festivities. It has been a tremendous week of sampling on Christopher Street. Definitely …more…

Walking Christopher Street: The Stonewall Inn

A Brief History of The Stonewall Inn (51-53 Christopher Street) First built in 1843, the buildings at 51 and 53 Christopher Street were constructed as six stables, and at the time were best known for housing the delivery horses for Saks Fifth Avenue. The two buildings were converted into one connecting structure in 1930, and …more…

Walking Christopher Street: Boots & Saddle

A Brief History of Boots & Saddle (76 Christopher Street) Since 1974, Boots & Saddle Bar has been a Christopher Street staple. Located just off of 7th Avenue, (down the street from Village Cigars) Boots & Saddle is often referred to as the perfect neighborhood dive bar, opening its doors during the …more…

Walking Christopher Street: Pier 45

About Christopher Street Pier (Pier 45) Following the opening of the Erie Canal in 1825, a pier at Christopher Street was first constructed in 1828. The waterfront pier served as a main entry point for necessary incoming building materials and supplies required for expansion happening in northern Manhattan. The pier opened the same …more…