Many Chelsea galleries packed up and headed to Art Basel Miami Beach last week, widely considered the most important art fair in North America. But some galleries skipped the event this year.
Black Friday is one of the busiest days of the year on the streets of Garment District in Midtown. In honor of the holiday, The Midtown Gazette presents a special report on the designers and pattern makers, retailers and shoppers who populate the neighborhood.
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 […]
Evan Blum helped to salvage the Helen Hayes Theatre before its demolition in 1982. Thirty years later, he got a chance to win back some of the theatre’s remains.
Congress passed a new free trade agreement with South Korea that may make the its fabric cheaper for the Garment District’s wholesalers and retailers. But it’s difficult to gauge the agreement effect on American jobs.
MoMA’s new Willem de Kooning exhibit has garnered excellent reviews. But like a costly Hollywood film, the show is also something of a gamble.
The stretch of 35th Street between Seventh and Eighth avenues bustled with garment activity in 1978, and it’s still lined with fabric stores today. But the Wingate by Wyndham Hotel is a new addition. It opened in 2007, said Russell Verkhovski, who works there as a front desk agent, and replaced a garment warehouse. […]
The U.S. gained 103,000 jobs in September, a better number than many economists expected. But with unemployment stuck at 9.1 percent, the job market remains tough in Midtown West.
Locals may scoff at MiMa, the newest moniker for the West Side neighborhood known as Clinton or Hell’s Kitchen, but they’ve been arguing about their neighborhood’s name for years.