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Big News For Shake Shack

Reuters | Posted 08.15.2014 | Business

(Reuters) - Shake Shack, the fast-food restaurant chain famous for its hamburgers and milkshakes, is preparing to go public, seeking to tap stock mark...

You Have To Check Out These Public Artworks This Summer!

Posted 08.25.2014 | Arts

Believe it or not, some of the best art in the world is free. You may not be able to hang it on your wall or revel in it at a revered museum, but ...

Privatization of the Commons in Mayor Bloomberg's New York -- Part II: Who Has Control?

Cathryn Swan | Posted 06.26.2013 | New York
Cathryn Swan

These three New York City parks -- Bryant Park, Madison Square Park, and Union Square Park - all have slightly different structures running them. What they have in common is their corporate makeup.

The David Wax Museum: The Best Band You Might Not Know

Rob Kirkpatrick | Posted 09.30.2011 | Entertainment
Rob Kirkpatrick

Even as one speculates on the group's future within the archetypes of the music machine, one gets the sense the David Wax Museum will hold onto the peculiar charm of their music and their simple love of sharing it, no matter how many people are listening.

Weekend Agenda: BBQ, A Naked Bike Ride & The Highline II

| Kevin St. John | Posted 08.10.2011 | New York

It's hot and muggy. But instead of going gentle into that hot and humid night, we decided to fight fire with fire. So with the help of crazy dance p...

Who Will Save 'Doomed' One Madison?

The New York Observer | Laura Kusisto | Posted 07.25.2011 | New York

On Monday night, the bright, rain-streaked MetLife clock had just struck midnight and the streets were still crowded with Flatiron revelers when The O...

44 Ft. Tall Sculpture Of Spanish Girl Unveiled In NYC

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 07.05.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- A giant sculpture of a girl's head by Spanish artist Jaume Plensa (JOW'-meh PLEHN'-sah) has landed in a New York City park. The 44-foot...

WATCH: PUBLIC ART: Dazzling Light Installation in Madison Square Park

Jonah Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Artist Jim Campbell has a new installation called Scattered Light, a 50-foot wide sculpture made up of 1,600 lightbulbs which have been outfitted with...

Taking It to the Streets With Bloody Good Food

Karine Bakhoum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Karine Bakhoum

So much to eat, so little time! On 23rd and BWAY, a coterie of restaurants have set up pop-ups around the square just across from Madison Park.

Tabla CLOSING ... Danny Meyer's First Closure

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Madison Square Park Indian restaurant Tabla will close on December 30 after 12 years, the restaurant said Thursday. It marks the first closure ever i...

Three Words Every Cocktail-Loving New Yorker Should Know: Eleven Madison Park

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Tony Sachs

The bar at Eleven Madison Park not only does the restaurant justice, but it's also my favorite place in the city to have a drink, whether I'm looking for a cutting-edge cocktail or simply a gin-and-tonic.

Creative Proposal In Madison Square Park

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A man proposed to a lucky lady named Claudette yesterday in Madison Square Park, and the footage of him doing so is sure to become the next big thing ...

Iron Men Take To City Rooftops

HuffPost Citizen Reporting | Alex Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Produced by HuffPost's Local Citizen Reporting Team Soon, New York's skyline is going to start looking a little different. Beginning today and contin...

Iron Men Take to New York's Rooftops, Sidewalks

Alex Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Alex Palmer

Over the next two weeks, 31 life-sized statues will be placed on rooftops and sidewalks around the Flatiron District as part of Antony Gormley's Event Horizon public art installation.

New York, You've Changed: Taxi Driver, Part III

Nick Carr | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nick Carr

I don't look back nostalgically on the grittier New York of the late 1970s. As I never experienced it first hand, I believe it's dangerous and naive to romanticize something the city has worked to rise up from.