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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 ...

Why Is There No 4th Ave in Manhattan?

Quora | Posted 03.18.2014 | New York
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Matt Falber, licensed New York City guide and Central Park aficionado, @MattFalber In 1831, ...

Kiss Me Cate... Blanchett in Woody Allen's New Film Blue Jasmine

Nancy Cohen-koan | Posted 09.25.2013 | Entertainment
Nancy Cohen-koan

Woody Allen has managed to tell a juicy, colorful social tale rife with undertones that speak volumes of the dark times we are living in. He manages to make the characters' lives not only theirs, but ours -- whichever side of the dollar we have found ourselves on.

The Faithful Shopper: Best for Books

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 09.09.2013 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

It's been a couple of years since I've written about the independent bookseller scene - and thank the literary gods, it's as strong as ever! Between t...

NYS Prisons: Scrapheaps or Repair Shops?

Jim Luce | Posted 08.19.2013 | Impact
Jim Luce

New York, N.Y. A staggering two million children have one or more parents incarcerated in the United States. New York State -- with the fifth highes...

How Far Did PBS Go To Avoid Offending A Sponsor?

The New Yorker | Jane Mayer | Posted 05.20.2013 | Media

PBS has standards for "editorial integrity," and its guidelines state that "member stations are responsible for shielding the creative and editorial p...

WATCH: Giant, Trippy Sculptures To Tower Over Park Avenue

AP | By EVA FONT | Posted 03.08.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- Nine stainless steel, multicolored sculptures of various geometric shapes will tower over Manhattan's Park Avenue in an art project by Ven...

Nine Steel Sculptures To Invade Park Avenue

AP | By EVA FONT | Posted 03.02.2012 | Arts

NEW YORK -- Nine stainless steel, multicolored sculptures of various geometric shapes will tower over Manhattan's Park Avenue in an art project by Ven...

The Faithful Shopper: Present Perfect

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 01.31.2012 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Whenever possible I look to smaller, one-of-a-kind shops for the little treasures that loved ones will cherish forever. And New York City is the capital of the unique boutique!

The Voices of Occupy's March Against the Millionaires

Daniel Medina | Posted 12.28.2011 | New York
Daniel Medina

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Will Jack Nicholson Buy $12 Million Park Ave Apartment From Former Yugoslav States?

AP | By DUSAN STOJANOVIC | Posted 11.22.2011 | World

BELGRADE, Serbia -- At least there's one thing the six cash-strapped former Yugoslav states can agree on: Selling a $12-million Park Avenue apartment ...

The Faithful Shopper: Luxe for Less

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 10.30.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

These days we fashionistas must watch our wallets as carefully as we watch our waistlines. That doesn't mean we have to sacrifice our love of luxury, however; New York offers a plethora of luxury discount shops.

The Faithful Shopper: Time to Travel

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 10.01.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

It may be August, but there's still time to sneak in that summer vacation. The key to a relaxing trip is making sure you're properly equipped before you leave, with the right luggage, the right information, and the right tools.

Could There Be a Texting-While-Walking Ban?

The Stir | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
The Stir

Cathy Cruz Marrero made headlines last month when she stumbled into a mall fountain while texting. But banning pedestrians from using cell phones? Give me a break.

On the Culture Front: Park Avenue Winter and Broadcast News on DVD

Chris Kompanek | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Chris Kompanek

Park Avenue Winter is an explosion of the senses that is felt from the moment you step through its elegant doors.

Artlog's Top Art & Culture Picks

Artlog | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Artlog

MoMA's exhibition of Warhol films brings you face-to-face with the likes of Allen Ginsberg, Lou Reed, and Dennis Hopper -- time creeping by in slow-motion silence.

Will Ryman's Winter Rose Garden

Susan Sawyers | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Susan Sawyers

While the temperatures hovered in the teens, I witnessed Will Ryman's playful urban Eden -- 25-foot stemmed cotton candy pink and Venetian red roses with grass-green colored foot-long thorns -- sprouting.

The Buzz on Trends for Spring

Liz Neumark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Liz Neumark

It is time for the annual spring menu tasting. What are the trends? Here is what caught the eye of our culinary team lead by Executive Chef Marc Spooner.

PHOTOS: Experimental Food, 'The Town' Party & More

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

With the start of award season only days away, the cast of The Town, including Ben Affleck, Jon Hamm, Chris Cooper and Blake Lively, celebrated with a...

CultureZohn: Balenciaga at the Spanish Institute

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Patricia Zohn

2010-12-10-balenciaga.jpgThe hushed, pale gray salon instantly transports you to the elegance of the era of couture.

It Is Time for Haiti

Martha St Jean | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Martha St Jean

Before I went to Haiti, I slumbered. I did not know there was a need for awakening. It's time. Time to do something. Not anything -- something.

PHOTOS: T. Anthony Store Re-Opens

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Luxury luggage retailer T. Anthony has reopened its retail location on Park Avenue and 56th Street. A New York institution since 1946, T. Anthony is ...

Bianca Jagger Ordered To Pay Landlord Over $700,000

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Bianca Jagger's landlord can expect a check for $708,600 in overdue rent and other fees, thanks to a court ruling made last week. The mandate follows...

Italian Cultural Institute of N.Y. Hosts "Milano for the Young Generation"

Jim Luce | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jim Luce

Fifty selected guests were invited this week to a "one-day-art-event: Nourishment for the Soul" in New York. Hosted by the Comune di Milano and EXPO2...

Dogs Prepare For Co-Op Board Interviews

BrickUnderground | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Gretch, who owns the upmarket urban pet-services purveyor It's a Dog's Life, has been prepping dogs for their co-op board interviews for about two yea...