Posts Tagged ‘Hell’s Kitchen’

Spectators head to Pier 84 for tugboat competition 

Spectators head to Pier 84 for tugboat competition 
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Racing tugboats: The Working Harbor Committee hosted the 24th Annual Great North River Tugboat Race & Competition.


Hamilton cast draws voter registration crowd

Hamilton cast draws voter registration crowd
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Cast members from the hit musical “Hamilton” drew crowds as they registered people to vote.


Manhattan Plaza Block Sale puts community over profit  

Manhattan Plaza Block Sale puts community over profit  
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Manhattan Plaza Tenants Association held its sixth annual Block Sale in Hell’s Kitchen.


West siders demand a voice in Port Authority bus terminal talks

West siders demand a voice in Port Authority bus terminal talks
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City officials will hold a special meeting with the Port Authority after months of contentious back and forth over a new bus terminal in Hell’s Kitchen.


New design guidelines attempt to protect NYC waterfront sites

New design guidelines attempt to protect NYC waterfront sites
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New York’s Waterfront Alliance promotes new design guidelines for environmentally friendly and publicly accessible waterfronts.


What most businesses don’t know: sidewalk signs are illegal

What most businesses don't know: sidewalk signs are illegal
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Business employees in Hell’s Kitchen say sidewalk advertisement signs are important to attract customers, but residents say they’re hazardous clutter on already crowded sidewalks. According to the New York Department of Sanitation Rules and Regulations, they’re illegal and could cost businesses hundreds of dollars in fines.


Residents wary of new affordable housing plans in Midtown West

Residents wary of new affordable housing plans in Midtown West
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Councilman Corey Johnson, Commissioner Vicki Been, and Community Board 4 leaders discuss affordable housing at the Fashion Industries High School in Chelsea.


Muslim group debates future of Islam

Muslim group debates future of Islam
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Muslim group discusses Islamofascism and true faith.


Sweater Tree Brightens Hell’s Kitchen

Sweater Tree Brightens Hell's Kitchen
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Wrapped in whimsical knitted stripes in bright colors and smiley faces, a tree in a sweater stands before the red storefront of Domus, a 10-year-old home décor store on 44th Street near Ninth Avenue.   Many neighborhood residents pass the tree with brief smiles, while visitors stop to look more closely or take pictures. “It’s making me cold,” […]


Hell’s Kitchen Bar Denied Local Approval

Hell's Kitchen Bar Denied Local Approval
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Hell’s Kitchen residents and Boxers’ bar owners wait on the State Liquor Authority to determine the fate of the bar that abuts a school yard.


Poseidon Bakery, serving Hell’s Kitchen since 1923

Poseidon Bakery, serving Hell’s Kitchen since 1923
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For the past 88 years, four generations of Fable family members have been preparing traditional Greek pastries at Poseidon Bakery at 629 9th Ave. From the counter of this Hell’s Kitchen institution, owner Lili Fable has witnessed the neighborhood’s significant transformation in the past decade.


Midtown Hospital Reborn as Condos

Midtown Hospital Reborn as Condos
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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.


Fountain Gallery Offers Artists a Way Back

Fountain Gallery Offers Artists a Way Back
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Fountain Gallery, a venue in Hell’s Kitchen representing artists struggling with mental illnesses, has opened the fall season with Brand New Work, a group exhibition. The show features over 40 works in mediums including oil, acrylic, charcoal, and digital photography.