Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer may draft legislation making it illegal to replace human tour guides with audio recordings.
Before she created the city’s pioneering window guard program, Ms. Spiegel was the first woman to lead Manhattan’s Democratic organization.
A window washer fell to his death while cleaning a fifth-floor window in Manhattan. The Daily News says the man was leaning out the window in a building on Greenwich Street in Tribeca when he fell... To view the full story, click the title link.
Are we ready for this commute? No, we are not, but do we have much choice? It's going to get worse before it gets better—here's the view from DUMBO at this hour. As you can see, Manhattan is no more. [ more › ]
Viacom's bro-centric Spike network hasn't been in the upper echelons of cable TV in the recent past, but the company plans to change all that. Today at Manhattan's Cipriani 42nd Street, a cavernous restaurant housed in what used to be...Show More Summary
Markets on Tuesday were bleak and slow moving, not unlike the parka-wearing toilers navigating slushy Manhattan streets. Asian stocks were first to feel inflammation in overnight trading. Pessimism spread to Europe, then the U.S. Defensive shares of U.S. utilities rebounded while growth-sensitive corners of the market fell. The Treasury bond market appeared to be squeezed [...]
New York is slowly but surely coming back to life after being battered by Hurricane Sandy. Nearly all of Manhattan has electricity, and subway lines are being restored. But not every area of the city is faring so well. As The New York Times noted on Saturday, many of the city’s public housing facilities — [ … ]
Vito Catalani and Jamie Shin, the duo made semi-famous by their busker-focused “Tipbombing” effort from a year ago, have returned to raise awareness of the plight of their New York City neighbors — specifically the Big Apple’s homeless...Show More Summary
No question, an 800-kiloton nuclear warhead detonated over midtown Manhattan would destroy the city. But the warhead's sheer power is hard to fully grasp: roads so hot it's impossible to drive for days, superheated hurricane-force winds, and 100 square miles of fire. Read more...
Ferenc Molnár's Fashions For Men More than 90 years after it premiered on Broadway, Molnár's comedy returns to New York's Mint Theater So infuriating is the peculiar nature of Péter Juhász, the lead character in Manhattan's Mint Theater Company's latest farcical production, that your typical New Yorker may likely have to restrain himself... Show More Summary
by Bill Pearis The Loft NYC Popfest has just announced the lineup for its 2015 edition which happens May 28 - June 1 in venues across Manhattan and Brooklyn. Shows will happen at Cake Shop, Knitting Factory, Cameo, The Bell...
Every time you need a drink at Dear Irving, you can just press the buzzer at your table—every table has one connected to the bar. Your server will come, and behind the scenes someone has handcarved the ice cubes that will accompany your spirits. [ more › ]
David Grant and Jeannette Boccini started thinking about selling their public-relations firm, LVM Group, in 2008. The three-employee Manhattan company, founded by Mr. Grant in 1974, was profitable... To view the full story, click the title link.
New Yorkers who frequent Lower Manhattan have undoubtably seen Dan Perino's face plastered on one of his thousands of "looking for a girlfriend" fliers. Since he started posting the ads for companionship last summer, he's been flooded with phone calls—more than 8,000, he tells news.com.au. He also claims to have "hooked up" with 118 women. Read more...
A Manhattan mom refuses medical treatment for her 6-year-old daughter who’s battling leukemia. In order for the girl to receive treatment, she must have a court-appointed guardian to see that it happens. Court papers reveal that Angela Hsieh’s mother, Janie Hsieh, is unwilling to give her consent on medical assistance, New York Daily News reports. Show More Summary
Filmmaker Jeff Seal spent several weeks tagging along with some self-described urban explorers as they roamed the NYC subway system, clambered up bridges, and sneaked to the top of various Manhattan skyscrapers for Instagram glory. Show More Summary
“Property of the Hess Estate Which Has Never Been Dedicated For Public Purposes.” That’s the message on a tiled mosaic triangle inset in a sidewalk at Seventh Avenue and Christopher Street in Manhattan’s West Village. It hearkens back...Show More Summary
Metropolitan Diary: An Armenian American and his friends thrilled as they watched an Armenian national sports hero during a Greco-Roman wrestling match in Manhattan.
The Real Housewives of New York City has not only made room for former cast members but a new face as well. Enter Dorinda Medley, a Manhattan socialite and the latest addition to the cast of season 7.
It's time for the art world's annual migration to the far, far, far west side of Midtown Manhattan for the Armory Show and its many satellite art fairs.