On a quiet, tree-lined block on the Upper East Side, 740 Park Avenue rises up: a legendary address, at one time considered (and, perhaps, still) the most important residential building in New York City. The Art Deco co-op has been home to many of New York's most notable figures since it opened its doors in the 1930s. Show More Summary
In a Park Avenue hotel suite decorated with pink and periwinkle hydrangeas, miniature cupcakes, and infant onesies branded with the name of a popular baby detergent, a Bachelor couple celebrated the upcoming birth of their first child yesterday. It was, according to the press release I received before attending, a "baby ... More »
A Park Avenue address is indicative of wealth, luxury, and exclusivity. To get a glimpse of how the other half lives, we took a look around Million Dollar Listing New York broker Luis D. Ortiz's $10 million boutique co-op listing at...Show More Summary
The Four Seasons—which opened in 1959 on Park Avenue—will be losing some of its old school charm as new owners take over. It was announced this week that Wright Auctions will be overseeing the sale of their historic furniture and interior...Show More Summary
Both victims were found inside a building on Houston Avenue, authorities said.
Far be it from me to begrudge Vin Scully, but when the City Council voted in January to rename Elysian Park Avenue in honor of the Dodgers' announcer, I was not on board. Elysian Park Avenue, after all, has been a street here for more than a hundred years; as Sallie W. Neubauer, past president...
On Wednesday, 33-year-old James Gregg was riding his bicycle down 6th Avenue in Park Slope when he was struck and killed by the driver of an 18-wheeler, in an area where trucks are not permitted. Today, the NYPD confirmed that the 47-year-old...Show More Summary
More than 100 years ago, where sprawling mansions and towering shade trees now stand between Wilshire Boulevard and Melrose Avenue, there was a massive field of oil derricks owned by the Hancock family, which also mined the famous tar pits to the west for asphalt to pave the streets of San Francisco....
Cyclist James Gregg was biking along Park Slope's 6th Avenue yesterday morning when he was killed by the driver of an 18-wheel tractor trailer. Details of the crash are still emerging, but the NYPD has already floated two possible explanations:...Show More Summary
Because James Franco went full-James Franco, check out today's end-of-day links: hot cicada sex season, romantic Kanye West, Boro Park Shomrim guns, Second Avenue subway delays, Potanist protest, and a mini-donkey in a hammock. Don't forget to follow Gothamist on Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Snapchat, and like us on Facebook. Show More Summary
The 12th Congressional District of New York, centered on Manhattan's Upper East Side, is home to many symbols of the city's gilded glory: Park Avenue, the Guggenheim and Metropolitan museums, the penthouse abode of one Donald J. Trump. It is also home to roughly 48,000 registered Republicans, a...
Theirs is the NFL's most secretive room. It's on the fifth floor of the league's Park Avenue headquarters, has glass that's frosted opaque, soundproof walls, heavily encrypted computers, and can be accessed only by a special key card. Even Commissioner Roger Goodell has to knock. "We let him in,"...
It's been a long time coming, but it looks like the Tuolumne River Parkway trail in Waterford will be completed soon. There will be a Grand Opening celebration on May 21 at 10 AM at the parking area at the end of S. Reinway Avenue. I hate to say it, but I can't be there, but I hope that many of you will stop by, or give the trail a look soon. Show More Summary
As Ferrari [NYSE:RACE] seeks new avenues of growth to satisfy investors and at the same time maintain the exclusivity of its sports cars, the company—or at least the brand name—continues to crop up in areas not usually associated with cars or motorsports. In past years we’ve seen Ferrari license its brand for use on clothing...
It's pretty clear that the UKS writing staff got their hands on Primates of Park Avenue, Wednesday Martin's pop-anthropology memoir about the female tribes of the Upper East Side, and used it as a formative influence for Deirdre Robespierre (Anna Camp), Jacqueline's new frenemy who may or may not be... More »
Erik Palladino (ER, 666 Park Avenue), Paul Schulze (Nurse Jackie) and Malcolm-Jamal Warner (American Crime: The People vs. OJ Simpson) have booked recurring roles on the upcoming sixth season of USA Network’s drama series Suits. The series, set in the fast-paced, high stakes world of a top Manhattan corporate law firm, stars Gabriel Macht, Patrick J. Show More Summary
The victim was arguing with 30-year-old Francisco Delarosa outside the swanky W Hotel on Park Avenue South when Delarosa jammed a gravity knife into his victim’s gut about 5:45 a.m., according to cops.
A second man died after a shooting late last week in the Humboldt Park neighborhood, authorities disclosed Tuesday. Police had previously disclosed that the shooting about 3:30 p.m. Thursday at St. Louis and Chicago avenues left a 22-year-old man dead and an 18-year-old man critically wounded....
Change of Elysian Park Avenue to Vin Scully Avenue opens the home season -- Scully's 67th and final year.
Elysian Park Avenue makes way for the longtime Dodgers announcer Just three days after the LA City Council voted unanimously to change the name of Elysian Park Avenue to Vin Scully Avenue, new street signs went up in a festive ceremony just ahead of opening day at Dodger Stadium. Show More Summary