Pitching the SoHo of 1989 [VIDEO]

Posted on: November 15th, 2012 at 11:18 am by

Twenty-three years ago, the streets of SoHo were not continually clogged with bag-toting tourists shopping for overpriced gear. The area hadn’t yet transformed into the complete shopping mall of today. As it happens, 1989 was the year Ms. Janine decided to produce the rhyme-tastic “classic SoHo pitch.” Alex at Flaming Pablum steers us to the short clip, wherein we see a tiny glimpse of the old neighborhood.

More info is available by calling 1-800-GO-SOHO. Ha.

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