New York City

Related Stories:

Places

USA

New York

New York City

New York City Sat Dec 16 2017 20:36:04 GMT+0000 (UTC)
WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- VANISHINGTerrible news this morning from Deadline: "The Lincoln Plaza Cinemas, a temple of the art house movie scene in New York for 30 years, is at the end of its lease and is scheduled to close in January."photo: Z-MationCo-owner Toby Talbot said "
There’s no shortage of Mexican food in Greenpoint. We already have three of our favorites Vamos al Tequila, Acapulco, and Casa Publica to chose from. (The latter is technically on the border of Greenpoint and Willliamsburg
DUMBO was in the spotlight on Thursday, December 7, when Ken Burns returned to the Brooklyn Museum for an event showcasing a beautifully remastered version of his first film, Brooklyn Bridge (1981). The documentary, which premiered at the Brooklyn Mu
Cities Ive Never Lived In, Sara Majka (F, 20s, curly blond hair, navy coat, tote bag, gray hat, coffee in hand, C train)
Lo Bosworth Lo Bosworth and LensCrafters host a holiday night-out to set sights on 2018 and celebrate eye-health in New York City the other day. Photo By: Diego Corredor/MediaPunch
[Photographs: Vicky Wasik, Elana Lepkowski] If I'm having whiskey, my first choice is rye. I love its spicy flavor and the way it cuts through a drink, whether you're working with budget bottles (I'm partial to Redemption) or fancier options. I also
Welcome to This One Goes to Elevens fourth-annual, year-end metal meltdown. By now you know the drillI write a blurb about the records I liked best, you disagree, we go our separate ways until the new year. This year, however, there is one major twea
Later today, the New York City Department of Transportation and MTA will announce their first concrete plans designed to mitigate the impact of the 2019 L train shutdown, and I’ve seen a preliminary version of the presentation. The plans in
Attention Baltimore artists and organizers! Art F City is compiling our second city-specific zine archiving defunct artist spaces. For our first edition, we focused on Washington DC, and for our second we'll be focusing on Baltimore. That means if yo
The Coming Insurrection, The Invisible Committee (F, 20s, blond hair, green coat, bright red knit hat, C train)
Matt Damon On Popcorn With Peter Travers During a taping of ABC News Popcorn With Peter Travers, Matt Damon opened up in a wide-ranging discussion about Harvey Weinstein and others inside and outside the entertainment world who have been publicly acc
VANISHINGThe Grassroots Tavern will close on New Year's Eve. It's been a favorite dive on St. Mark's Place for 42 years.Last week, Grieve reported that the Grassroots had a new owner--and it didn't look good. Richard Precious has a chain of bars call
One of Brooklyns most heavily industrialized sections, Greenpoint, has very little to offer residents by way of green areas. But there is a unique respite from concrete and brick, on the roof of Broadway Stages film studios on Kingsland Avenue. Known
So after dragging their feet for months, the DOT and MTA have finally announced their plans for the impending L Train shutdown. It includes: Increased service on the G and JMZ lines Longer G and C trains to increase capacity  Weeken
Every generation or so, the Regional Plan Associate releases a major vision for the New York City metropolitan area and the ways its residents travel. The third Regional Plan, released in 1996, included calls for the Second Ave. Subway, East Side Acc
In this episode ofExplain MeWilliam Powhida and Paddy Johnsontalk about the 450 million dollar Leonardo Da Vinci of disputed authenticity and the Boyle Heights activists who follow artist Laura Owen'sfrom L.A. to New York to protest her non-profit 36
In the Woods, Tana French (F, 20s, long curly brown hair, black coat, tote bag on arm, G train)
The cart stands on Houston near Lafayette.Between the many signs for hot dogs, hot pretzels, and honey roasted peanuts, hand-written messages tell passersby to call their mothers. "A smiling face is a...beautiful mankind," reads another."Let's back t
Annette Bening With Warren Beatty Annette Bening and Warren Beatty were photographed at the Museum of the Moving Image Salute to Annette Bening at 583 Park Avenue yesterday in New York City. Photos By: Diego Corredor/MediaPunch
We have some news for you, readers: Dumbo NYC has a new publisher. Julia Moak, owner of Greenpointers and Brokelyn, is now also the publisher of Dumbo NYC. Since Julia’s purchase of Greenpointers three years ago, the site has only grown. Es
Louis Boria was just minding his own business, knitting on the subway, when Broadway actress Frenchie Davis snapped his picture. Simply impressed by this unusual site, Davis posted the picture of the unknown knitter on her Facebook page with the capt
And Brooklyn makes three for Han Dynasty's NYC locations. The new location in City Point, the giant new Downtown Brooklyn development that also houses Alamo Drafthouse and DeKalb Market, is currently in soft open mode, with a grand opening coming lat
Can you believe Hannukah is already under way, and Christmas is only a few short weeks away? I’ve been so busy I feel like I’ve barely even had a chance to acknowledge the Christmas season. If it weren’t for every Duane
Being the next head of New York City Transit may sound like a thankless, no-win situation. Between a public rightly demanding something resembling reliable and trustworthy transit service and a boss in Gov. Andrew Cuomo demanding whatever half-develo
The Dispossessed, Ursula K. LeGuin (F, 20s, brown hair, gray ear warmer, gray jeans, headphones, Rent the Runway dress bag in lap, E train)
Joe Biden Talks About Running For President Former Vice President Joe Biden reacts to Alabama Senate race, discusses his late sons battle with cancer and more. On Alabama special election for Senate Biden praised Doug Jones for his Senate win, saying
It’s December, typically a slow time for openings, but there are a couple of items we’d like to report. In South Williamsburg, there’s a new bar with an Andy Warhol theme. It’s called Silver Factory, a referenc
If youre the kind of person that wants to know exactly how much time you have until your train arrives at the station, this personal train clock is for you. Just in time to makes it way under your Christmas tree, the NYC Train Sign is the home versio
The fifth location of Friedman's has now opened in the space that long held the beloved Cafe Edison, which was forced to close in 2014 after decades in business.The new restaurant announced its opening on Facebook a couple of weeks ago: "FRIEDMAN'S @
Total incidents of anti-Semitic graffiti, threats and assault are up by two-thirds nationally and have almost doubled in New York City and state when compared to 2016, according to a new report from the Anti-Defamation League. [ more ]
The Power Broker, Robert A. Caro (M, 30s, tall, scruffy, cross-body leather briefcase, C train)
Dwight Yoakam Dwight Yoakam performed at The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas in Las Vegas, Nevada last night to a huge crowd. Photo By: Erik Kabik Photography/ MediaPunch
Photo Credit: Julian Cassidy, BangOn!NYC Time + Space 2016 And just like that, another year has passed. I believe we’ll learn how to look back on 2017 with less disdain, but for right now, we’re still very raw. This year was shock
Adam Silver has always loved puzzles. Ten years ago, while working as an attorney in New York, Silver started a company out of his Flatiron apartment selling one very special puzzle. He and his companys co-founder Sarah Dickenson, decided that puzzle
Many people were unhappy this summer when French Roast closed in Greenwich Village.Now its replacement has announced itself:photo: Ora McCrearyLa Contenta, a Mexican restaurant "with French accents," has another location on the Lower East Side.
New Yorkers and tourists took to the Hudson River Greenway on foot and bike Thursday, two days after 29-year-old Sayfullo Saipov allegedly drove a rented Home Depot pickup truck down the path, killing eight people and injuring 12 others. [ more ]
Captive Genders, ed Stanley and Smith (20s, glasses, black hair, green coat, @strandbooks bookmark, alien pattern socks, F train)
Nick Jonas Nick Jonas attended a New York special screening of 'Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle' at Dave & Buster's in Time Square tonight in New York City. Photo By: Diego Corredor/MediaPunch
If you have lived in NYC for a while or have access to the internet you have seen your share of fights on the subway. I’ve never seen one quite like this. A scantily clad man in a golden thong and a scantily clad woman go literally toe-to-t
A jury found owner of the 5Pointz complex in Long Island City, Queens, guilty of destroying graffiti art when he tore down the building as part of his plans for developing the area. Three years ago, Jerry Wolkoff, a New York City real estate develope
VANISHINGall photos by Justin HicksThe following is a guest post by Justin Hicks:Pretty much everyone in the West Village agrees: Walter Dikarev is magical. I love him, Rosemary Wettenhall, owner of Madame Matovu, said. Because hes like this magic ma
Earlier this week, actor Anthony Rapp revealed that when he was 14 years old, Kevin Spacey allegedly pinned him on a bed and "tried to get with me sexually." In the wake of the sexual assault allegation, Spacey was widely criticized for using his com
Selected Poems 1988-2013, Seamus Heaney (M, 30s, gray jacket, checked pants, dyed blonde hair, yellow paper bookmark, F train)
Cole Swindell Cole Swindell performed at The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas in Las Vegas, Nevada the other night. Photo By: Erik Kabik Photography/ MediaPunch
If you are like me you are still partially traumatized from that time your friend Adam decided to order two bottles of champagne for the table when you didn’t even want champagne and now of course you are equally splitting the bill with eve
This past year was a good year for the research and portfolio advisory firm Aksia. With over $70 billion in assets under management, Aksia serves institutional investors. The company offers research and portfolio advice to experienced pension plans,
VANISHEDFor a few weeks now, there's a been a sign on the door of the Second Hand Rose used record shop on 12th Street, saying they were closed temporarily for renovation.OctoberAs Alex at Flaming Pablum noted, "maybe they are just renovating, and wi
In the aftermath of Tuesday's terror attack on the Hudson River Greenway bike path, city officials preached tolerance and unity. But, of course, white supremacist trolls gonna troll, and one far-right activist trolled so hard she got herself kicked o
Promise Me, Dad, Joe Biden (F, 60s, short blond hair, glasses, brown zipper coat, black boots, black purse in lap, A train)
**** NEW YORK HITS MIAMI Photos By: Patrick McMullan **** Jean Shafiroff Lee Fryd With Jonathan Fryd And Karen Fryd Kevin Berlin & Tiffany Masters Philanthropist Jean Shafiroff, with Nathan & Alan Lieberman of the South Beach Group Ho