The Park Lane Hotel, situated at 36 Central Park South and acquired in 2013 for $660 million, remains open to the public as plans for conversion are put on hold. New owner and developer Steven Witkoff originally planned to demolish the...Show More Summary
Having lost the fight against Uber and abandoned his plan for a Central Park stable, Bill de Blasio is shifting his transit priorities from one form of 1880s transit technology (the horse-drawn carriage) to another: the streetcar. In his State of the City speech, de Blasio floated a plan for... More »
A woman who uses a wheelchair is suing Central Park’s Loeb Boathouse, saying the restaurant lacks accessibility.
A deal that would have limited New York City’s horse-drawn carriages to Central Park and cut down how many were allowed to operate was thisclose to becoming reality tomorrow, only to fall apart before the City Council could vote on it. Instead of doing away with the carriage industry entirely, which Mayor Bill de Blasio promised to do on “day …
The City Council announced this morning that it will not be voting on a controversial deal that would have restricted horse-drawn carriage operations to Central Park. By extension, the bill would have banned Pedicabs from operating in the park below 86th Street. [ more › ]
New York's City Council has pulled the reins on a plan by Mayor Bill de Blasio to overhaul Central Park's popular carriage horse rides. The Teamsters, who represent the carriage drivers, said... To view the full story, click the title link.
Despite dwindling support and growing opposition, Mayor de Blasio Wednesday said that he was convinced his plan would pass the City Council.
Look, we get it. Rather than give us a pay raise, many New Yorkers would prefer to shrink the City Council by half, house us in stables in Central Park, and sell City Hall off for a condo tower to... To view the full story, click the title link.
The owners of 68 horse carriage medallions have come out against the bill to move the industry into Central Park.
The snow began to fall in New York City around 3am on Jan 23rd 2016. Throughout the day and late into the evening the blizzard continued breaking records and leaving the metropolis under a two foot blanket of white. In Central Park, near my home, the parkland's 843 acres where covered by 26.8 inches just shy of the record of 26.9 set in 2006. Show More Summary
photo: OMD @ T5, 2013 (more by Greg Cristman) Last year, The Barenaked Ladies went on the "Last Summer on Earth" tour with Violent Femmes and Colin Hay. It remains to be seen whether the earth will see another summer...
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 17: Musican Stevie Wonder performs to announce his 'Songs in the Key of Life Performance' tour at Central Park SummerStage on August 17, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Brad Barket/Getty Images) BottleRock, Napa Valley’s largest and most prominent music festival, has announced its 2016 [...]
New York City is a wonderful city, but, like many wonderful places, it has its problems: homelessness, poverty, underperforming schools, decaying infrastructure, 600 miles of vulnerable coastline, and the ever present threat of crime and terrorism. Show More Summary
Can I just say – after 12 years of marriage, 3 kids and life’s ups and downs thrown their way, these two still got it. I’m talking about that madly-in-love glow you only get when you’re with the one who makes your heart full. They planned an anniversary session in New York City with one beautiful Nha Khanh tulle gown to […]
Mayor de Blasio insisted there was no horse-trading in the push to move carriage stables into Central Park.
Put out to pasture often means put out to slaughter. New York City Council members: Vote with your consciences, not your wallets.
The City Council is scheduled to vote Feb. 5 on Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plan to retire some carriage horses and move the rest to a stable in Central Park, as well as on a proposal to increase... To view the full story, click the title link.
The transit workers union is encouraging pedicab drivers to organize against the potential loss of their lucrative Central Park spots.
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There are 20% more Edison Bulbs in East Harlem now courtesy of Maxwell's Central Park, the uptown of expansion of Tribeca restaurant Maxwell's. The new restaurant, which opened last week, takes over a former Ottomanelli Bros location on 5th Avenue between 111th and 111th Streets, just a few blocks from Central Park. [ more › ]