Since 1996, Maria Montalvo has owned and managed La Taza de Oro, an old-fashion Puerto Rican restaurant in Chelsea. As the neighborhood continues to change, Montalvo remembers the restaurant’s past and looks toward the future.
Midtown is home to houses of worship ranging from the 133-year-old St. Patrick’s Cathedral to an 8-year-old Church of Scientology.
As people flock to Radio City Music Hall for the 85th annual Christmas Spectacular, holiday hires look to remain after the season.
Looking into a cosmetic mirror, Kylie Cobb adjusted and examined the frames, occasionally turning to her parents for opinions, hoping to find a pair she felt was comfortable. Picking up a pair of Fendi frames, she said “I may get this one,” at Manhattan Eyeworks’ 50 percent discount for Small Business Saturday. Sponsored by American […]
Tweed jackets, blazers, corduroys and plaid neckties are currently on display in “Ivy Style,” a new exhibition at the Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) in Chelsea. The exhibit, sponsored by Brooks Brothers, is a collection of classic Ivy League staples whose influences date back to the campuses of Princeton, Yale and Harvard in the […]
At 11:30 p.m., the television networks called the Presidential election. Over an hour later, Governor Mitt Romney called President Barack Obama to concede.
Millions of Americans went to polling stations today, as they decided who gets to be the President of the United States for the next four years. As results came in, the race grew closer and thousands of people gathered at Times Square to watch, celebrate or commiserate together. Nora Goldbach and Matthew Barter stood and […]
Voters were turned away at Midtown polling places that said they’d run out of affidavit ballots.
Flannery’s Bar, located on West 14 Street and Seventh Avenue, is no stranger to Chelsea night life. The Irish bar is a neighborhood favorite, and when Hurricane Sandy left the entire area in four days of darkness, patrons flocked to Flannery’s for candle light and familiar company. “They let us gather,” said Mitch Klein, a […]
In an effort to return to normalcy after Hurricane Sandy hit the Tri-state area, New York Knicks fans streamed into Madison Square Garden Friday night for the team’s season opener against the Miami Heat. Newlyweds Jesse and Suszana Cohen traveled by train from Princeton, New Jersey to Penn Station for the game. Jesse Cohen, 26, is a season […]
A “Get Out The Vote 2012” exhibition is currently on display at the AIGA National Design Center, located on Fifth Avenue between West 21 and 22 streets in Midtown. Sponsored by the Professional Association for Design (AIGA), the exhibition is a collection of nonpartisan posters designed to encourage citizens to head to the polls on […]
As Americans prepare to cast their ballots in this year’s presidential election; two staff members at Covenant House New York prepare youth to vote.
With breast cancer awareness month in full swing, women all over the country are learning about breast health — but for the staff of Project Renewal’s ScanVan, screenings are a 12-month affair.
One woman walks in a pink-product fashion show, while another can’t afford treatment without help from a local financial support network. The Midtown Gazette reports on what awareness means, day to day.
The Council for Young African Leaders has held networking events and launched a blog called “The CYAL Digest” since forming last year. On September 22, the organization hosted their second annual leadership symposium to continue building a network of young Africans in New York City.