What if Union Square becomes “Tenderloin East” instead? Is the Tenderloin really as “gentrification proof” as its reputation? We may soon see, as high-end real estate investment firm JLL sets its sights on some Tenderloin prospects.Show More Summary
Location: New York, NY: Union Square, Upper East Side, SohoBusiness: StoreDepartment: RetailHours: Part-TimeJournelle is a lifestyle lingerie store, designed to provide women with lingerie that matches their own sense of inner and outward beauty. The Journelle flagship store is located near Union... Continue reading
TweetHere’s the back of the flatbed truck hauling your new/newish Ferrari on Geary to your crib, which I’m guessing is in Pac Heights. Now, I get why the tow truck is enclosed, but I don’t get the mirror finish and the giant picture windows: So this is a little cheesy, non? Non? Bye bye, Ferrari…
Following August's erection of a Naked Trump statue in Union Square (and in other cities nationwide), some enterprising artist decided to create his own Naked Hillary statue and plop it outside the Bowling Green subway station this morning. Unsurprisingly, people weren't pleased, and the statue was subsequently toppled. [ more › ]
In August, we saw the naked Trump statue set up in Union Square in NYC, and today we get the naked Hillary statue at the Bowling Green subway entrance in downtown Manhattan. Video... shows [Nancy, an employee at the nearby National Museum...Show More Summary
My search for a Detroit-style pizza in Chicago that bests the chain squares from Jet's continues. I already told you about the Logan Squares at Paulie Gee's—limited edition, almost faithfully executed, buttery, cheesy-crusted wonders that suffer from one fatal flaw: cold sauce.…
Construction is in its final stages A Worcester-based cafe is nearly ready to open its new location in Somerville. The final stages of the buildout are underway at NU Café in Union Square, and the dining spot has kicked off the hiring...Show More Summary
Yesterday in New York City I did this stealth portrait of a guy on his cellphone. In the video I captured the moment as he walked away. If you receive this post by email, you may need to follow this link to see the video. The sketch is in watercolor and gouache in a Pentalic Aqua journal, and the guy was sitting there for about 45 minutes. ----- Watercolor in the Wild materials
It's the newest restaurant to hit the Union Square environs, and it's the work of the team behind The Brixton and a chef from Salt House, in what was once upon a time the bar/lounge of Postrio. [ more › ]
Palantir, a secretive startup funded in part by the CIA’s investment arm In-Q-Tel, had a booth at Google’s “Geek Street” fair in New York City’s Union Square today. Read more...
UNION SQUARE, Manhattan (WPIX) — Police are searching for a man accused of shaking a child and threatening to throw him off a subway train near Union Square. The incident happened around 3:30 p.m., on Oct. 5 on a southbound No. 4 train. Show More Summary
Now here’s a sight you don’t see every day: two Donald Trumps furiously making out in the middle of New York City’s Union Square Park. The figures ? dressed identically in suits and Trump masks ? also spanked each other’s backsides, held hands and caressed each other on Oct. Show More Summary
"Britex is going to be here in Union Square for a long time." [ more › ]
Thousands of city kids can explore a future in computer science with hands-on activities at Thursday's NYC Geek Street Fair in Union Square.
The owners of the building that houses venerable Union Square fabric retailer Britex said Tuesday that they hope to retain the store as a tenant and that their plan to convert the structure’s upper floors to office space is a backupShow More Summary
As I step out of the train station in Manhattan’s Union Square, I’m surprised by how much warmer it’s become since my commute from Brooklyn. Would this unexpected heat in any way mar my experience of autumn’s most famous coffee beverage?...Show More Summary
The 2016 edition of Art in Odd Places included a monument to Henrietta Lacks, a "Red Line" archive, and roving dialogues on the theme of race. The post A Monument to Henrietta Lacks in Union Square and Other Art in Odd Places appeared first on Hyperallergic.
Operated by the Spector family at the same location since 1952, they have no plans on abandoning San Francisco Noted as one of the few remaining independently-owned businesses in Union Square—an area overrun with chain stores—Britex Fabrics will close its door at 146 Geary. Show More Summary
Just now, I was walking through Union Square and got a free promotional Noosa™ Yogurt, a tasty treat. And what did I get from Chobani? Nothing. Fuck Chobani. Read more...
Britex Fabrics, the Union Square landmark that has drawn generations of garment-makers, designers and decorators to its four floors of silks and woolens, faux furs and rare buttons, is looking for a new home now that an investment group has purchased the building with plans to convert its upper floors to office space. Show More Summary