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Room for all at the Manhattan Cocktail Classic

Max Watman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Max Watman

Events like the Manhattan Cocktail Classic often forget to be inclusive. One can feel as if the entire world was weaned on Pegu Club cocktails.

World Trade Center Agreement Between Larry Silverstein, Port Authority & Bloomberg

AP | KAREN MATTHEWS and JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The World Trade Center developer and government agencies that control the site have reached a tentative deal to resolve a 16-month st...

Made in Midtown: Meet Ron Frasch

Tom Vanderbilt | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Tom Vanderbilt

New York City is considering changing the zoning in the Garment District, the heart of American fashion. This decision would transform the industry and the neighborhood.

St. Vincent's Hospital Struggles To Survive $700M Debt & 25% Salary Cuts

AP | VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — St. Vincent's Hospital in Greenwich Village has fought to save lives for more than 160 years, treating everyone from survivors of the...

Coyotes In Manhattan (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Someone must be secretly breeding coyotes in the city. After multiple sightings earlier this year near Columbia University, a fourth coyote was spott...

Made in Midtown: Meet Andrew Rosen, Theory

Tom Vanderbilt | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Tom Vanderbilt

The Design Trust for Public Space, a nonprofit devoted to improving New York City's public realm, has partnered with the Council of Fashion Designers of America to create Made in Midtown.

"Quiet Victory" Secured for Hudson River Park

A.J. Pietrantone | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
A.J. Pietrantone

Long troubled by loud and disruptive helicopter tourism from the 30th Street Heliport, on April first the Hudson River Park will finally be free of these tourist flights.

Adam Clayton Powell, Harlem Assemblyman, Convicted Of DWI, Fined | By Melissa Grace | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Harlem Assemblyman Adam Clayton Powell IV was convicted Thursday of a violation, driving while impaired, but acquitted of a misdemeanor. The pol was ...

Slow Traffic In Manhattan Is Here To Stay: Wednesdays Worst For Gridlock

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

If you are thinking of driving in Manhattan on a Wednesday, perhaps to take in a Broadway matinee, think again: it is the most congested day of the we...

NY Pols Lobby NASA For Intrepid Sea-Air-Space Museum As Shuttle Resting Place

New York Daily News | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

New York politicians are over the moon about the chances of landing a soon-to-be-retired space shuttle at the Intrepid Sea-Air-Space Museum. Sen. Chu...

Death In Balcony Fall Not The First Death For NYC Landlord

HuffPost Citizen Reporting | Bernie Mooney | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Produced by HuffPost's Local Citizen Reporting Team Two weeks ago, 24-year-old Connor Donohue fell to his death after a faulty railing gave way on hi...

Manhattan Population Dropped In 2009, Though New York City Gained

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Manhattan reversed a decade-long streak of population gains and lost residents last year, even as New York City and its metropolitan area lost fewer p...

PHOTOS: Green Day Surprises Fans At Final Sound Check For 'American Idiot'

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Green Day attended the final sound check for the new Broadway musical inspired by their album, "American Idiot" Tuesday. The highly-anticipated show o...

New York University To Expand | Eliot Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Early next month, NYU is set to publicly unveil the master plan for this expansion effort, termed "NYU 2031: NYU in NYC " for the school's bicentennia...

MoMA's P.S. 1 Divides Community | By Leigh Remizowski | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Long Island City's best-known art museum and its community board stand divided - by a 16-foot concrete wall. Community Board 2 members are up in arms...

PHOTOS: Elephants Walk Through Manhattan

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Is parading elephants through Manhattan streets enough to capture your attention? Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus hopes so. Keeping up an ...

Art Handling Olympics In Lower East Side | RANDY KENNEDY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The event, the first-ever Art Handling Olympics -- a combination roast, "Jackass"-style stunt extravaganza and excuse to drink a lot -- drew about 200...

Transit's New Ally?

John Petro | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
John Petro

New York State Senator Pedro Espada, ardent opponent of bridge tolls in the past, has now proposed a $2 toll on the East River Bridges.

New York Epidemic: Buildings With No Address

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Mr. Stringer's troops fanned out along 13 busy corridors of Manhattan, checking out 1,837 locations. They found that nearly 40 percent of them - 729 p...

Survey: Upper East Side Top Retirement Spot In Country | By Bill Egbert and Erin Durkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

New York's Upper East Side is a great place to retire - as long as you're filthy rich. Manhattan's 10021 zip code is among the top retirement spots i...

Lower Manhattan's Population Has Tripled In Last 15 Years

Crain's New York Business | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Lower Manhattan has experienced a tremendous population boom over the last 15 years and still ranks as one of the fastest growing neighborhoods in the...

The NY Times, The Daily News and the NY Post Snooze while Extell Advances

Marta Hallowell | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Marta Hallowell

In two weeks the biggest real estate development in mid-town Manhattan since the creation of Lincoln Center will go before City Planning for approval....

PHOTOS: Check Out William F. Buckley's Upper East Side Duplex...It's For Sale

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The duplex that belonged to the late conservative thinker and National Review founder William F. Buckley is back on sale... after a big slash in price...

"Vampire" Robbery Suspect Bit Cab Driver

1010 Wins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Police are are asking the public to help nab a man they say attempted to rob a livery cab -- and then repeatedly bit the cabbie on the neck and elsewh...

Made in Midtown: Meet Shelly Steffee

Tom Vanderbilt | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Tom Vanderbilt

Currently the City of New York is considering a proposal to change the zoning in the Garment District -- decisions that would transform the industry and the neighborhood.