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Woman Struck By Flying Buzzsaw Blade While Walking In Manhattan

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 05.28.2014 | Weird News

A woman was hit by a flying, three-foot buzzsaw blade while walking past a construction site in midtown Manhattan Tuesday. NBC New York reports the...

New and Improved Hotels Hit the Sweet Spot in Midtown New York City

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 03.25.2014 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

The slice of New York City from Central Park to Times Square down 7th Avenue, and then up Broadway to Lincoln Center, is undergoing the kind of hotel resurgence not seen in decades.

Brazen Shooting In Midtown Manhattan

DNAinfo | Posted 08.31.2013 | New York

HELL'S KITCHEN -- A recently-fired construction worker returned to his former Hell's Kitchen job-site and opened fire Monday morning, blasting his one...

Kyotofu: Manhattan's Most Amazing Dessert Bar

GloboMaestro | Posted 05.06.2013 | New York

When you think of New York's best cupcake, you probably don't imagine tofu on the ingredient list. But that hasn't stopped Kyotofu from piling up the awards for their otherworldy desserts.

Transgender Woman Sexually Assaulted At Hotel

| Posted 03.01.2013 | New York

By Alan Neuhauser, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer MIDTOWN — At least three men sexually assaulted a screaming transgender woman at gunpoint after a fi...

Rizzoli: Your Fantasy Bookstore

GloboMaestro | Posted 04.28.2013 | New York

For nearly 50 years, Rizzoli Bookstore has captured the imaginations of bibliophiles with its sophisticated and stunning Old-World charm along with a drool-worthy collection of coffee-table books that the Italian publisher, is known for.

Word on the Street: French Giant Hits Avenue of the Americas

Catherine Despont | Posted 04.21.2013 | Arts
Catherine Despont

French artist Xavier Veilhan sometimes draws comparisons to Jeff Koons for his brightly colored, radically simplified sculptures. Both deal with monumentality and both locate their imagery within a type of popular, or collective imagination.

Midtown's Secret Sanctuary

GloboMaestro | Posted 04.21.2013 | Travel

There is a discreet spot in midtown Manhattan with 100 loose-leaf tea varieties from all over the world -- and with every type of pot and glass for serving them.

Slow Food at Sprig Fights Fast-Food Culture

Jim Luce | Posted 10.22.2012 | Home
Jim Luce

NYC's midtown workforce may be moving fast, but at Sprig they are eating Slow. Eating well. Eating with style.

How The London Olympics Spawned NYC's Hudson Yards

AP | VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 10.06.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — New York lost the 2012 Olympics, but the city's bid for the summer games spurred another, visionary venture: building up the largest ...

The Most Expensive Apartment In The USA

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

NEW YORK -- An octagon-shaped penthouse in midtown Manhattan is on the market for $100 million. The 8,000-square-foot apartment features six bedroo...

PHOTOS: The Most Expensive Apartment In The USA

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.30.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- An octagon-shaped penthouse in midtown Manhattan is on the market for $100 million. The 8,000-square-foot apartment features six bedroo...

Midtown Traffic To Become Less Awful Thanks To Cameras, Sensors

Posted 06.06.2012 | New York

Drive through Midtown recently? No? We haven't either. BECAUSE IT'S MIDTOWN: Where buses move slower than tricycles. A new report from the Departm...

Marjorie Backman

Improvements Proposed To Pedestrian Corridor In Midtown | Marjorie Backman | Posted 04.06.2012 | New York

Tourists dawdle along the sidewalks, office workers try to brush by and cars crawl through the streets. Sometimes it seems like Midtown Manhattan has ...

On Oil Rigs and Art in Midtown

Vera Haller | Posted 05.09.2012 | New York
Vera Haller

Two red and black steel structures at the corner of Eighth Avenue and West 46th Street whir and churn just like rigs in the empty fields of Texas.

Elevator That Killed Woman Was Serviced Hours Before Accident

Posted 12.16.2011 | New York

The fatal midtown elevator accident that horrified New Yorkers Wednesday is being investigated by the New York City Department of Buildings, who is fo...

Suspicious Vehicle In NYC Shuts Down Street In Midtown Manhattan

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Police are investigating a suspicious vehicle in Midtown Manhattan, prompting the shutdown of Park Avenue between East 50th and East 57th streets. UPD...

Abandoned on East 43rd Street

Nick Carr | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nick Carr

2010-02-01-marble.jpg A beautiful Italianate marble building, 4 East 43rd Street has to be one of the few abandoned properties in Midtown. It has been decaying for over four years.

Diamond District: Beyond The Bling | SARAH MASLIN NIR | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

In the Diamond District, just steps from the Rockefeller Center subway station, a visitor can find clandestine restaurants and unsung behind-the-scene...

Department Of Health Bans Street Vendor Seafood

Midtown Lunch | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Apparently at the end of last year, the Department of Health adopted a resolution that rewrote many parts of the health code as it pertains to street ...

An Immigrant's Footprint On A Posh Neighborhood | SUSAN DOMINUS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

As is often the case with immigrants trying to build full lives while hoping no one will notice, Mr. Alam has no voice in this story. Largely unknown ...