A Christmas Eve church service in the DC-Baltimore metro area, Brown Memorial Presbyterian Church at Park Avenue will have two talented sign language interpreters interpreting our Christmas Eve service that goes from 5:30-6:45 pm on Christmas Eve, December 24. Show More Summary
Wanda Mittie Threadgill, a 42-year-old black woman, was found dead Tuesday, Dec. 17, in the 9500 block of South Western Avenue in Gramercy Park, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records. Family members hadn’t heard from Threadgill in nearly two weeks and decided to go to her apartment to check up on her, said LAPD Lt. Show More Summary
Marina Abramovi?, as you may have heard, is dead. She has died at the age of 67 and is being celebrated at the Park Avenue Armory with a production by pioneering theater director Robert Wilson, called The Life and Death of Marina Abramovi?. Show More Summary
Last Sunday, in a discrete aerie of Tilden Park, in the gorgeous Berkeley Hills, a memorial service was held for David Sullivan. He died on Friday, October 11th, in his Berkeley home on Martin Luther King, Jr., Avenue. He had been quietly...Show More Summary
The chandelier was briefly used at the original Grand Central Oyster Bar. The 5,000-square-foot Grand Central Oyster Bar Brooklyn opens on Fifth Avenue in the heart of Park Slope today, with fresh fish, chowders, and sixteen variations of bivalves. Show More Summary
Earlier this month. Jamie Dimon’s office at 270 Park Avenue. Dimon is on his computer scrolling through pictures. As we get closer, we see that he’s looking at old Kardashian family Christmas cards that Kourtney and Khloe have tweeted,...Show More Summary
Red Horse forever. After seven years of providing coffee, snacks, and pastries to Park Slope neighbors on a particularly sleepy stretch of Sixth Avenue, the beloved Red Horse Café closed permanently over the weekend, Here's Park Slope notes. Show More Summary
Multiplying. Hot off its big Third and 3rd grand opening this morning in Brooklyn, Whole Foods now says it plans to open yet another NYC location, at Sixth Avenue between 41st and 42nd Streets near Bryant Park. The two-story, 32,000-square-foot...Show More Summary
Vintage Portland, after looking over this 1965 photo of 82nd Avenue and Ash Street, lamented the fact that on-street parking on 82nd and 28-cent gasoline no longer exist, but from the modern-day street view, we see that not all that much has really changed here: There’s still a used car lot over on the east […]
by Choire Sicha The Gowanus Whole Foods opened this morning, at 3rd Avenue and 3rd Street in Brooklyn (midway between Park Slope and Carroll Gardens, for you Manhattanites), with a bench-laden parkway along the Gowanus Canal, a hot hipster-manned...Show More Summary
Defeated by overwhelming evidence and unwilling to take the stand, Alex Rodriguez threw a fit and stomped out of his arbitration hearing on the 31st floor of 245 Park Avenue. With one of his stable of lawyers, A-Rod then went on Mike...Show More Summary
The xx has announced a 25-day residency in New York City. The band will play at the historic Park Avenue Armory’s Wade Thompson Drill Hall next March. Also, R. Kelly is gearing up to release a “love-making” Christmas album. All that and more below. The XX Signs Up For NYC Residency: The xx has singed [...]
The xx took to Facebook today to announce a very unusual sort of residency: Over the course of 11 days next March, they’ll play a series of 25 private concerts at New York’s Park Avenue Armory with each show’s attendance limited to 40 people. The shows will go down 3/19 to 3/29 as part of [...]
The xx at Radio City in September (more by Amanda Hatfield) The xx are doing a pretty unconventional residency in NYC, as Pitchfork reports. They'll be playing 25 shows at Park Avenue's Armory's Wade Thompson Drill Hall from March 19-29,...
… Located just steps away from Central Park and the most famous restaurants and museums in New York, you will find a private residential project entitled 737 Park Avenue. The newly restored building has a fitness center, a children’s...Show More Summary
A very old-looking sign for Kelly Motor Trucks has been unearthed at a construction site near Eleventh Street and Grand Avenue; a tipster sent along these photos, along with an article from...
The latest Big Thing coming to the gorgeous, cavernous Park Avenue Armory is part visual art, part performance art, and all based around artist Marina Abramovi?. And in classic Abramovi? style, there's a celebrity involved: Willem Dafoe. Starting this Thursday, The Life and Death of Marina Abramovi? will be staged through December 21st, and here's what to expect: [ more › ]
If you don't want to fight Brighton Beach parking, New York Bread off on Neptune Avenue (conveniently a few blocks from Totonno's is a perfect place to shop for Russian specialties like bread, smoked fish, pre-made salads, and plenty of kvass.
Photo courtesy of Billy Talen. At 1 PM on September 12th, performance artist Reverend Billy Talen and his Stop Shopping Choir walked into a JP Morgan Chase asset management bank on 52 St. and Park Avenue in Manhattan, New York. Forty-five...Show More Summary
James Gandolfini was honored on Sunday by having a stretch of Park Avenue in Park Ridge, N.J. re-named for him. The unveiling ceremony was held in the Ridge Diner, which has a particular association with Gandolfini as the place where he used to hang out on Friday nights when he was a child. Show More Summary