Local businesses in the underground realms at Penn Station report that books sales are on the rise since the closure of Borders.
Patricia Harper has had her studio in the heart of the Garment District for five years. But as the area changes, she worries about being left behind. Story by Kate Racovolis and Laura Fosmire. To read more about this story, click here. Jeffrey Schwager runs a business selling designer clothing in the Garment District, which […]
When the doors of its new global flagship store open at 6 a.m. on Black Friday, kicking off its first holiday sales season on Fifth Avenue and 53rd street, UNIQLO will face a test of how well it can compete in the big leagues against the likes of Macy’s and Lord & Taylor.
Patricia Harper has had her studio in the heart of the Garment District for 5 years. But as the area changes, she worries about being left behind.
Rudy Pospisil documents the department store windows all over the world. This holiday season, he found himself in front of Bergdorf Goodman in a chance meeting with the creative directors of the displays.
At 255 West 43rd Street, two cupids and one angel coated in gold paint live in the lobby of the Common Ground Community’s residence, The Times Square. Saved from the façade of the original Helen Hayes Theatre, the figures keep a protective watch over the residents, according to 10-year tenant Jim Davis. Davis arrived some […]
With a cornice of frowning faces, a tapestry of alternating terra cotta panels, and a 10 feet by 80 feet mural, the First Helen Hayes Theatre was truly fabulous. It was torn down in 1982 to make way for the Marriot Marquis, but remnants of it may still have a chance to live on: the […]
Little Brazil has undergone many changes in past few decades. Today the once buzzing section of West 46th Street between Fifth and Seventh Avenues takes up no more than a quarter of that space.
As the snow fell in Manhattan on Saturday, Bryant Park’s newly opened ice-skating rink experienced a lull in visitors.
Chelsea’s William T. Harris School has a small but mighty PTA board. In an effort to raise money to keep the school’s crucial art programs alive, the group held its bi-annual Chelsea Craft Fall Festival.
The latest victim of the changing landscape of Broadway, Billy Elliot will close in January next year. The announcement came just two weeks after auditions were held for the roles of the ballet girls.
As Fahrenheit lowers in Manhattan, people are flocking to the fur vaults to have their coats taken out from cold storage.