At last, Manhattan's so uncool it's almost cool. According to recent census population estimates, the borough's population growth has slowed down over the past few years, and far more people are fleeing Manhattan now than before, though the ones that stay seem to allow their children to purchase real estate for them. [ more › ]
Last year, I watched Wrestlemania XXX in a Manhattan bar with a rowdy group of fans who were as embarrassingly passionate about wrestling as I am. The highlight — or lowlight — of the night was the notorious Undertaker vs. Brock Lesnar match. Show More Summary
Gentrification in what had been one of Manhattan's grittiest neighborhoods has claimed another victim. Hell’s Kitchen, it seems, is no place for the homeless. A shelter housing about 80... To view the full story, click the title lin...
A tony enclave of Manhattan's Sutton Place has long served as a quiet retreat for the city's upper crust. But the Bauhouse Group is betting that change is afoot. The firm announced Friday it has... To view the full story, click the title link.
As 250 firefighters swarmed the East Village of Manhattan to quell the flames caused by a building explosion Thursday, Saxon Eldridge was in the air. Police had restricted access to the streets surrounding the inferno on Second Avenue, but Eldridge, who lives nearby, wanted to document the chaos that gripped his neighborhood. Show More Summary
When Ken Schles’ book Invisible City was published in 1988, it quickly sold out. Schles even had trouble finding a copy of his collection of black-and-white photographs of Manhattan’s East Village—he had to ask a clerk at the St. Show More Summary
Amid the chaos of a fire that rattled lower Manhattan on Thursday, there were countless acts of altruism from neighbors and business owners showing support. The 7-alarm fire destroyed two structures in the city's East Village neighborhood after an explosion erupted in the basement of 121 Second Ave. Show More Summary
Forbes Last December, Forbes Media left Manhattan and moved its newsroom to Jersey City, taking advantage of a $27 million tax grant in return for bringing at least 350 jobs to New Jersey. And Chief Product Officer Lewis DVorkin is doing...Show More Summary
The L train is about to go into hibernation, with upcoming service changes that'll suspend service between Brooklyn and Manhattan for a total of five weekends starting next month. And though this is bad news for anyone who needs to travel...Show More Summary
The blast causes a fire and partial collapse at an apartment building in Manhattan.
One of the biggest stars of CBS’s “CSI” franchise is making a return to television. WGN America announced that William Petersen has been added to the cast of its drama series “Manhattan.” Production is set to begin next month on...
NEW YORK -- At least two major businesses stepped up to help residents displaced after an explosion tore through two buildings in Manhattan’s East Village on Thursday afternoon. The posh Standard Hotel in the East Village offered free...Show More Summary
Twenty-five people are injured and two are missing after an explosion ripped through a building in Manhattan's East Village on Thursday afternoon, a source told The Huffington Post. Two structures burned down in the fire, which started in the basement at 121 Second Ave. Show More Summary
In the summer of 2012, shortly after she filed divorce papers to dissolve her marriage to Tom Cruise, the actress Katie Holmes moved into a Manhattan apartment building called the Chelsea Mercantile. The prewar building has 354 units,...Show More Summary
Press release from WGN America, March 26, 2015: WGN America announced today that William Petersen (“CSI: Crime Scene Investigation”) has joined the cast of its critically acclaimed drama “Manhattan,” marking his return to television after his celebrated Emmy and Golden...
Manhattan real-estate scion Robert Durst has never been convicted of murder, but he's been suspected of many. Now, thanks to Durst's admission in the finale of HBO's The Jinx that he "killed them all" and his near-simultaneous arrest in New Orleans, the list of his suspected crimes seems to be... More »
An apparent gas explosion leveled an apartment building, largely destroyed another and launched rubble and shards of glass across streets in the heart of Manhattan's trendy East Village on Thursday,... To view the full story, click the title link.
At least 12 people have been injured in a blaze and partial building collapse in New York City http://t.co/7MxlgGKPya pic.twitter.com/iXhvsRSo3V — Sky News (@SkyNews) March 27, 2015
It was a natural gas explosion and it was huge. Many casualties. Many people now homeless. Others injured. Some critically. Here's my coverage on 1010 WINS.
Billionaire investor Leonard Blavatnik bought an apartment on Fifth Avenue for $77.5 million, a record price for a Manhattan co-op. The seller of unit 1112A at 834 Fifth Ave. was Woody Johnson,... To view the full story, click the title link.