Perhaps the most common misperception about SoHo is that it's only filled with designer boutiques, expensive restaurants and millionaire residents who have no interest in getting to know their neighbors.
But according to some long-time residents, this isn’t the truth.
Yes, the nabe is saturated with retail, restaurants and wealthy residents, but if you believe that SoHo residents are... » more
The Manhattan district attorney's office announced Thursday that it will not pursue charges against the cabdriver who struck a British tourist in midtown.
A spokesperson for District Attorney Cy Vance said the DA's office spent two months investigating the Aug. 20 incident at Rockefeller Center, in which Faysal Kabir Mohammad Himon allegedly drove erratically after squabbling with a bicyclist... » more
A Manhattan judge sentenced the son of a late Oscar-winning composer to 25 years to life in prison Monday for killing his girlfriend in a SoHo hotel room.
Manhattan DA Cy Vance said Nicholas Brooks' killing of Sylvie Cachay at the SoHo House in December 2010 was one of the hundreds of domestic violence cases his office investigated that year. Brooks, 27, who is the son of composer Joseph Brooks,... » more
A woman identified in news reports as the niece of Vice President Joe Biden was apparently issued a desk appearance ticket Tuesday after being arrested in TriBeCa and charged with harassment, obstruction and resisting arrest.
Caroline Biden, 26, "lunged at an officer, hit another officer and resisted being handcuffed," said a police source, after cops responded to 34 Desbrosses St. as a result... » more
The city Tuesday announced its first "engagement center" for chronically absent students.
The West Harlem-based center aims to reduce truancy by keeping track of students; attendance and progress, letting them pick a school-based mentor and assigning each one with a trained advocate. The center will be staffed with social workers and officials from the city Department of Education,... » more