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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 madeinmidtown.org, an inside look at the Garment District, the heart of American fashion.

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.

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 ...

Mbarek Lafream, Suspect In Brutal Attack At Social Bar, Breaks Silence

New York Daily News | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The hardhat charged with mercilessly mauling a young nurse in the ladies' room of a midtown pub tearfully admitted attacking the woman during a jailho...

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.

Connor Donohue Fell To His Death From Balcony, Possibly By Accident

nypost.com | CHUCK BENNETT and JESSICA SIMEONE | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A young man described as "happy, bright and full of hope" tumbled to his death from his 24th-floor balcony in Midtown -- possibly after the railing ga...

Made in Midtown: Meet Ramdat Harihar

Tom Vanderbilt | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Tom Vanderbilt

Ramdat Harihar's ability to make specialized stitches for his designer clients, from Anna Sui to Zack Posen, is central to his survival amidst the declining ranks of apparel manufacturers in New York.

Nostalgia for Noodles: Pearl's, the Best Chinese Restaurant in New York City, Is No More!

Jacquelin Carnegie | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jacquelin Carnegie

Pearl's was unique. Not only was it the best Chinese restaurant in New York City -- it had become a celebrity itself, a hotspot.

Exploring Midtown's Urban Fabric

Deborah Marton | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Deborah Marton

Fashion Week's move to Lincoln Center is big news, but anyone who cares about fashion should know that even bigger changes are afoot. New York may soon dramatically change zoning in the Garment District.

K! Pizzacone: Can Conical Pizza Improve On The Slice?

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

K! Pizzacone opened in Midtown, New York today, finally(!) providing hungry New Yorkers and tourists alike with a non-triangular pizza-like format. K...

For the MTA a Short-Term Fix Brings Long-Term Harm

John Petro | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
John Petro

The state and city must implement the most responsible and sustainable solution to the MTA's budget woes: charging automobile drivers to enter the Manhattan central business district.

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.

FundingPost To Host VC Showcase

NY Convergence | NY Convergence | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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On Thursday, February 11, at the Credit Suisse building located at One Madison Avenue in Manhattan's Midtown neighborhood, FundingPost will hos...

Chubby Checker "Twists" Away with Seniors

NBC NewYork | NBC New York | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Legendary singer Chubby Checker was at BB King Blues Club in Midtown to announce a new commercial that publicizes changes in Medicare prescription dru...

A Shoe Lovers Dream! Shoe Show Opens in the City

NBC NewYork | NBC New York | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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From sneakers to sandals to stilettos, you name it, the New York Shoe Expo has it. The Hilton New York Hotel in Midtown is hosting the show through th...

NYC webcams

NewYorkology | NewYorkology | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

NewYorkology will be on vacation this week. In our absence, keep an eye on the city with these webcams: Click on each link for the live view. ...

Photos Show Bomb Squad At Its Finest

Gothamist | John Del Signore | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Reports of suspicious packages and bomb scares come over the police scanner so frequently that they've become almost routine, so we weren't even going...

Tavern On The Green Prepares To Auction Treasures

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — If you want to own a piece of New York City's landmark Tavern on the Green restaurant, get ready to open your wallet. The Central Pa...

Italian design museum to open in Midtown in May

NewYorkology | NewYorkology | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Milan-based Triennale Design Museum has signed a 15-year lease to open a branch in Midtown Manhattan in May, Crain's and the Post reported ...

Police-Involved Shooting At Marriott Marquis in Times Square

NBC NewYork | NBC New York | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Police have shot an apparently armed man at the crowded Marriott Marquis hotel in Midtown, police said. One person has been shot and transported the ...

Subway Pervs Were More Pervy in 2009

Daily Intel. | Daily Intel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Especially in Midtown....

The Fastest Way to Get to Yankee Stadium for the World Series

NBC NewYork | NBC New York | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Go with the MTA and get from Midtown to Yankee Stadium in less than 30 minutes. ...

Shake Shack To Hit Kuwait, Theater District, Upper East Side

ny.eater.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Next year Shake Shack will open locations in Kuwait, the Upper East Side, and Midtown Manhattan....