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New York City Sun Dec 10 2017 20:36:22 GMT+0000 (UTC)
WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- Michael Strahan And Nicole Richie Nicole Richie and Michael Strahan celebrated the opening of Jacques Penn, a JC Penney Holiday Boutique Pop-Up Shop yesterday in New York City. Photo By: Diego Corredor/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
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
The Girl on the Train, Paula Hawkins (F, long wavy red hair, all other identifiers obscured by other passengers, A train)
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
Town Stages New York City Town Stages is now open at 221 West Broadway, NYC. Located in the heart of Tribeca, TOWN is New York's premier venue to celebrate, collaborate and put on a show. A new female-driven cultural arts institution and venue space,
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
Greetings! Apologies for the post-thanksgiving-lull in this series, you may also be trying to get over. Before we get to all the end-of-year lists we’ve still got some time to enjoy the present moment and get to some shows (we can still do
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
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
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
Call Me By Your Name, Andre Aciman (F, 30s, blond hair, wearing all black, backpack and tote at feet, A train)
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
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
Tommy Tune With Chita Rivera New York, NY - The Martina Arroyo Foundation's 13th Annual Gala, a celebration of Prelude to Performance, Role Class and Outreach Programs, was held on Monday, November 13, 2017 beginning 6:30pm in the Grand Salon of the
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 @
A competition to transform the New York State Canal System Up to $2.5 million for the best ideas to make this iconic waterway a world-class destination for visitors and business ——– WoodWorks Mass Timber Symposium Novemb
SriPraPhai, the popular Thai restaurant in Queens has opened a location in Williamsburg. The new spot (at 176 North 9th Street) is in the space formerly held by another Thai restaurant, Qi Thai Grill. If you’ve ever been to Qi Thai Grill yo
Charity auctions are a great way to acquire art while supporting the arts organizations you love. So, if you've listened to our new podcast, "Explain Me" hosted by yours truly (Paddy Johnson) and artist William Powhida, or would like to see "We're So
The Art of Fielding, Chad Harbach (F, 20s, blond hair, jeans, gold quilted sneakers, black peacoat, Hoyt-Schermerhorn Station)
KaDee Strickland KaDee Strickland looked great on this cold New York City day while she was visiting AOL Build Series. Photo By: Diego Corredor/MediaPunch
If you prefer Silent Night, Deadly Night, Black Christmas, and the BBC’s A Ghost Story for Christmas to Love Actually, head over to Film Noir Cinema next Tuesday. They’re hosting a book release party for Yuletide Terror: Christmas
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.
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
This week on Explain Me, William Powhida and I talk to Kenny Schachter about the art world and it's problem with truth. In addition to a bunch of talk about the upper tierSchachter's specialitywe grill him on thetroubles of the middle tier, which he
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 ]
Dreamland, Sam Quinones (M, 30s, black sweater, black cardigan, New Yorker tote, Wired cap, C train)
JOANNA BONARO WITH MARK BEGO & MADGA KATZ BEGO TIMES --- Author Mark Bego, currently riding high with his Top Ten Amazon-bestseller Eat Like A Rock Star (Skyhorse) was back in New York yesterday for two interviews with Magda Katz and journali
As you undoubtedly know, the City and the MTA plan to close the L Train for nearly all of 2019 and part of 2020. We’re just 16 months away, and they still haven’t announced how they’re going to handle t
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
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
The only thing online opera star (and AFC benefit host) Joseph Keckler needs to complete his persona is a massive following of rabid internet followers he can manipulate for his own evil ends. Today, he came one step closer to achieving AFC's goal fo
New Yorkers and tourists took to the Hudson River Greenway bike path on foot and bike on 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.
Juliet Takes a Breath, Gabby Rivera (F, 20s, looking at phone, book sticking out of purse next to a tupperware, 33rd St Path)
Camila Cabello Camila Cabello was in fashion and looked beautiful when our photographers spotted her in New York City. Photo By: Diego Corredor/MediaPunch
Critics favorite, Semilla, closed unexpectedly last year. Thankfully, a new restaurant called Casino Clam Bar has quietly opened from the same owners in its place. Casino Clam Bar is an 18-seat restaurant offering a high-end take on
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
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,
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
Conscience of a Conservative, Jeff Flake (M, 50s, smacking lips while reading, grey fleece, glasses, 4 train)
**** Beth Stern and Friends Host Bash for the Bulldogs in New York City to Benefit Long Island Bulldog Rescue. Photos By: Rob Rich / Society Allure **** Beth Stern Coco Austin And Chanel Nicole Marrow On Monday, December 4th, Beth Stern and friends,
The crazy people at Two Trees are moving forward with designs that were approved on November 28. The plans will now involve a bizarre glass dome and a return for the historic Domino Sugar sign. Construction is set to be completed by 2020. A developer
When the old (but not oldest) Ziegfeld theater closed in 2016 after 46 years in business, many New Yorkers grieved. We wondered what would happen to all its odd character when it became an upscale corporate event space.Well, now we know. Recently, th
A building in Brooklyn which was the property of Jehovahs Witnesses was sold to a developer based in Florida, the Wall Street Journal reported. The developer, Kayne Anderson, paid $200 million for the 16-story apartment building located in Brooklyn H
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
The Reason for Flowers, Stephen Buchmann (F, 30s, light blue purse, black boots, mouthing words of book, 4 Train)
THE VIEW Hot Topics: Sara Haines Opens Up About Getting Married, Having Kids In Late 30s. "You have to go out there if it's something you want," Haines says. "We sell our souls to jobs, we work out to the point we're uncomfortable just to be skinny .
Welp, the lists are officially out, and while I dont necessarily object to semi-major sources pumping out their year-enders before DecemberSEO is an early-birds worm, after allyou wont find one here for at least another two weeks. In other words, kee
VANISHINGBrooklyn music bar Hank's Saloon will close by the end of 2018.On Facebook, the owner writes: "the building was taken over by a new developer who had plans to build big. We knew it was only a matter of time before we got the news that we wou
One hundred and seventeen years after it created what is perhaps the world's most iconic (if basic) candy bar, Hershey's has...adapted. The candy company has announced a new candy bar to its lineup, a gilded treat called "Hershey's Gold." Somewhere d