Midtown’s busy sidewalks and shimmering decorations are trademarks of the holiday season in Manhattan. A special visit to Macy’s Santa, window-watching on Fifth Avenue and ice-skating beneath the Rockefeller Christmas tree are among the many holiday traditions enjoyed by children, grown-ups, and tourists alike. According to Mayor Michael Bloomberg, the total number of tourists in […]
Carnegie Hall remains a beacon for musical mastery in NewYork City, but are New Yorkers still wondering about “how” to get to Carnegie? Or are they dwelling on the “why”?
As New York women, and the men who buy gifts for them, plan their holiday store invasions this year, one reporter hits the street and wonders: how much you would be willing to pay for the perfect color handbag?
Proposed street vendor legislation would count the number of trucks versus carts, says City Councilwoman Gale Brewer.
As unemployment rates remain at a staggering 9.1 percent, Hallmark has created a series of sympathy and humor cards designed to offer comfort to those who have lost their jobs. The problem is, not everyone is laughing.
Superman was there. In fact, a few hundred Supermans were there, along with Poison Ivys, Wonder Womans and Spidermans — Spidermans everywhere. We were there (but not in costume) to cover the four-day, sold out convention at the Javits Center. Here’s what we saw at Comic Con.
What do the NYC 2011 Comic Con conference, an atomic cockroach and high school students have in common? Together, they can improve literacy in high schools nationwide, says Prof. Michael Bitz, who thinks of himself as an entrepreneurial type of comic nerd.
Although 1,400 insect species are consumed in 13 different countries in the world, western populations shy away from insect- based delicacies – except for people like amateur chef Marc Dennis and Toloache Restaurant owner Julian Medina, who whips up a tangy cricket taco at his restaurant in midtown Manhattan.
Like 80 percent of the businesses that have left the garment district since 1980, accessories manufacturer Terry Schwartz is in danger of disappearing as more and more garment related business is conducted abroad.
In the last decade, as overseas outsourcing of garment production increased, orders shrank and landlords raised rents, many garment manufacturing companies ran out of business or moved out of the District. “When I moved to this building in 2000, garment manufacturers occupied 18 floors of the building, […]
When Quiksilver decided to use the most prestigious surfing event in the world to expand its influence in the USA, it picked an unlikely location; not San Francisco, California or Malibu, but Long Beach on Long Island, New York.