The State of SoHo

“The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.” 
― Albert Camus

Sometimes it’s better just to show you what’s really going on. Despite the fact that the pandemic seems to be abating somewhat and that the tourists have minimally returned, we still have a way to go. So, I decided to walk through Greenwich Village South and parts of SoHo to take a look at what us the current state is of the stores and restaurants. Unsurprisingly, fully 30% of the storefronts on many streets, including West Broadway, are vacant and are advertised for lease.

See for yourself.

And, keep your eyes open for this site. I’ll be keeping you abreast of current thoughts on criminal justice, the prison system, local politics and other things that appeal to those of you who want to know about what’s going on behind the media hype, or complete lack thereof. In writing and via podcasts.

Photos by D. Clark MacPherson

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