Do media companies really believe that forcing us to watch will get us to care? The other day I met a friend for coffee in Manhattan's financial district and found myself walking past the statue of George Washington that looms before Federal Hall. Show More Summary
Domino's has lost its mind, preservationists fight for Manhattan restaurant, actress sues NYPD for wrongful arrest, Mercedes bursts into flames near High Line and more day's end links. Don't forget to follow Gothamist on Twitter and Instagram, and like us on Facebook. [ more › ]
As a coffee snob not typically interested in dropping $4 on a mediocre cappuccino, I tend to consider Starbucks a phone-charging station first and coffeeshop second. That said, I'm also a compulsively early person, which means I've spent...Show More Summary
It's common knowledge that there's a Starbucks on almost every street corner in Manhattan, so how is it possible that the coffee chain has even bigger plans for the city? News outlets like GrubStreet are reporting that Starbucks hasShow More Summary
A few times a year the Manhattan Vintage Clothing Sale sets up shop inside of the Metropolitan Pavilion, and allows people from the Present Day to travel back to a time when clothing was, somehow, better. The show brings the best vintage vendors together to sell and show their wares, and we dropped by this weekend to check it out. [ more › ]
The actress and activist presided over a Manhattan event held to remind Americans that the Constitution still doesn’t guarantee equal rights for women. The occasion, in a comedy club, featured some seriously funny people and more than a few serious political points.
TMZ caught Kanye and A$AP Rocky coming out of a spot in Manhattan and they asked him about his upcoming show at MSG and the inspiration behind Season 3 of his Yeezy clothing line. He makes a point of reiterating that he’s hoping to get the prices down for the proletariat. The new album debuts […]
A driver suffering from road rage allegedly identified himself as a police officer and threatened to shoot another motorist in Manhattan on Monday night, police said. The suspect, driving a white Nissan Altima, narrowly avoided crashing into the 27-year-old victim after he blew a stop sign just before 10:30 p.m. at the traffic circle at East...
In yet another sign that lower Manhattan is becoming the go-to neighborhood for creative companies, a major ad agency is expanding its office there. Droga5 is taking an additional 100,000 square feet... To view the full story, click the title link.
It’s a long subway ride from Manhattan’s Upper East Side — where some of the world’s most ornate apartment buildings stand amid a gulch of world-class cultural institutions — to the Brooklyn neighborhood of Flatbush, where the Philip Howard Apartments loom over the patchwork of new commercial real estate that has blanketed the neighborhood in the past decade.
Pin it When Henry purchased his one-bedroom co-op in a former tenement building in Manhattan's East Village, it was in bad shape. Really, really bad shape. The entire apartment was falling apart, and the kitchen was, in a word, 'destroyed'. Never had a space been more ripe for a makeover. READ MORE »
Barry travels to Earth-2 on next week’s episode of The Flash and, from the pictures released, some things are quite different over there. After many stories going both ways, it now looks official that he will also visit Supergirl. With the manner in which The Flash deals with alternative universes, this is leading to a [...]Show More Summary
Whenever the government wants to be seen to be doing something huge, it invokes the Manhattan Project or the moon landing. So the new cancer initiative of the Obama administration is called the "moonshot." But it's neither the equivalent...Show More Summary
Places to Celebrate Chinese New Yearin New York City 2016 is the Year of the Monkey in the Chinese lunar calendar and celebrations begin on February 8. Don't be concerned if you can't travel over for the festivities in Beijing or Shanghai which carry on throughout China for around 15 days. Show More Summary
When you think of supertalls you probably think of pricey real estate—not leafy parks in the sky. A new 1000-foot tower going up in Manhattan provides a more interesting take: Hanging gardens that twirl down the exterior of the building like a giant green exclamation point marking the end of the High Line. Read more...
Buying real estate in Manhattan is like nowhere else in the country -- it's competitive, and in short supply. So, when you make the decision that you'd like to buy a home here, make sure you are well prepared to be a shrewd player in this crazy market. Show More Summary
Meaghan Dorman sets an amorous tone at Dear Irving, the Bennett, and two locations of the Raines Law Room.
Tishman Speyer unveiled a design by Bjarke Ingels for a 65-story skyscraper in Manhattan’s Hudson Yards area that will have a spiral of landscaped terraces wrapping around its facade,... To view the full story, click the title link.
MANHATTAN, KANSAS -- The majority of millennials may not be putting their money where their mouths are when selecting chocolate, according to a Kansas State University expert in psychological sciences. Despite strong preferences forShow More Summary
Manhattan condo developer Ben Shaoul is in a hurry. In a market where apartments for less than $3 million are scarce, Shaoul’s Magnum Real Estate Group is starting sales this month at two... To view the full story, click the title l...