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Trump SoHo's Opening | By Jason Sheftell | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Don't judge a book by its cover, and don't ever judge a building until it's done. Trump SoHo, arguably the city's most controversial and anticipated n...

OMG! The Big Gay Ice Cream Truck Just Pulled up

One For The Table | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
One For The Table

Remember as a child running up the block trying to catch the Good Humor Man? Well, with Twitter you can chase the Gay Truck all over town!

morning benders' Frontman Chris Chu Chats From NYC Rooftop on Being a "Morning" Person

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

I spoke with Chu last month and asked him about staying grounded, the current tour, opening up for amazing artists, and overall, his mellowness in the midst of a chaotic industry.

Raymond Debbane, Weight Watchers Chairman, Buys In 'Slim' Building For $6 Million

The New York Observer | Chloe Malle | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

At 43 stories, 515 Park Avenue is the tallest residential building on the tree-lined avenue. This, according to the Web site Cityrealty, which goes o...

New York Sits on Empty Housing While the Poor Face Displacement

Michelle Chen | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michelle Chen

New York feels like a bustling, overcrowded city, but in many ways -- physically, socially, and morally -- the Big Apple looks pretty empty these days.

Placido Domingo Opens New Restaurant Just Weeks After Cancer Surgery

AP | VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York


World Trade Center Towers: The Real Public Cost

The New York Observer | Eliot Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

For more than a year, an exhaustive battle raged over the future of developer Larry Silverstein's towers at the World Trade Center, with the Port Auth...

Made in Midtown: Meet In God We Trust

Tom Vanderbilt | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Tom Vanderbilt

"Fashion was always something I wanted to get into," says Shana Tabor, founder of the Brooklyn-based boutique In God We Trust, "but on my own terms." This is not mere bravado.

Made in Midtown: Why Creative Industries Matter to NYC

Deborah Marton | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Deborah Marton

This morning my organization, the Design Trust for Public Space, launched, an inside look at the Garment District, the heart of American fashion.

New York Real Estate Markets Returning To Normal | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The bottom fell out of the Manhattan real estate market at the start of 2009. In truth, it fell out the day Lehman Brothers declared bankruptcy, but t...

Mt. Sinai Hospital Vetoes Deal With St. Vincent's | SHARON OTTERMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Another potential savior has decided to pass on St. Vincent's Hospital Manhattan, leaving the struggling Greenwich Village institution without a feasi...

Apprentice Anyone

Roseanne Colletti | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Roseanne Colletti

Wondered why anyone would stand on line in a cattle call for the "Apprentice." Still not sure I know, but a lot of realty show hopefuls did just that today. Success and stardom are elusive things.

NYU Expansion In Brooklyn Too | Stephen Brown and Andy Campbell | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

First they got their sciences, now they're coming for the arts! New York University is plotting a huge, long-term expansion that goes far beyond the ...

Hudson River Powerhouse Seeks Protectors

Marta Hallowell | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Marta Hallowell

There is a movement afoot to landmark the IRT Powerhouse on the far West Side of Manhattan, directly across the street from Extell's Riverside Center project.

Heavy, The Last Homeless Man In Times Square | JULIE BOSMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

As long as there have been homeless people sleeping in Times Square, there have been social workers and city officials trying to persuade them to leav...

Christopher Cosban's Crane Operator License Suspended After Striking Manhattan Building

AP | DEEPTI HAJELA | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (Associated Press) - The operator of a crane that tilted and hit a 25-story building near Wall Street, sending debris plummeting to the groun...

Bringing Marina Flowers

Yazmany Arboleda | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Yazmany Arboleda

I decided that on the morning of my 29th year on earth, May 7th, I, Yazmany Arboleda, a fellow artist and a fan, would bring Marina Abramović flowers.

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.

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 ...

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...