The halal cart on 53rd Street and Sixth Avenue is probably the worst-kept secret in the city. If you don’t hear about it from a friend first, it’s hard to miss, even on this busy intersection — a line of hungry patrons stretches down the block. The Egyptian four-man team at New York’s Best Halal […]
Your street-side Christmas tree men do not live your run-of-the-mill life. “A lot of them are bohemians,” says Scott Lechner, owner of Soho Trees. But he believes this ragtag group is his secret to success.
VIDEO: Waves of Italian immigrants in the 1960s and 1970s brought a sidewalk cafe culture to Seventh Avenue. Watch the last remaining tailors, patternmakers, and other fashion professionals share their stories, espressos in hand.
The Midtown Gazette reports from the street on the night Occupy Wall Street protesters were forced from their home base at Zuccotti Park.
Margaret Kunstler, an attorney for Occupy Wall Street, is also the widow of famed civil rights lawyer William Kunstler, who defended the Chicago Seven after the riots during the 1968 Democratic National Convention. When we asked Margaret Kunstler if she was concerned about violence against the Occupy protesters, Kunstler gave the following reply during a […]
AUDIO SLIDESHOW: Late-night funnyman Conan O’Brien is holding an exhibit of his fan art on Columbus Circle promoting his brief return to New York for a week of filming.
Midtown Manhattan on Saturday was beginning to look a lot like Christmas. An unwelcome sight, perhaps, given the proximity of the snowstorm to Halloween. Slush accumulated in city gutters and visible white tufts clung to car tops and treetops throughout the afternoon, prompting such nicknames as Snowtober and Trick or Sleet. The Weather Channel […]
A new study citing a link between supplement use in older women and a higher death rate doesn’t appear to have made an impact on midtowners’ shopping habits.
Follow the Occupy Wall Street protesters from Times Square through the streets of midtown in our video coverage of the Saturday night protests that ended in a tense encounter with hundreds of police in Washington Square Park. Then explore the numbers behind the OWS movement that has drawn thousands of followers and sparked protests in […]
SLIDESHOW: Thousands of Occupy Wall Street protesters chanted slogans in Times Square Saturday night, then marched to Washington Square Park where they gathered until a midnight curfew, when most vacated after a show of police force.
Carlos Diaz is not what you might expect of a well-connected man in fashion. He is part of a little corner of a quickly fading Manhattan clothing business.
The neglected shell of the former St. Vincent’s Midtown hospital, closed in 2007, will be gutted and rebuilt as condominiums. Major flooding, mold, and rodent issues have caused a mess for neighborhood residents.
EMTs rushing west side patients to hospitals report regular delays crossing town, since St. Vincent’s hospital closed more than a year ago.