Posts Tagged ‘midtown’

Target to open its first location in Midtown

Target to open its first location in Midtown
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Target will open its first Midtown store on 34th Street near Herald Square on October 20.


For beleaguered homeless, a strained system with no easy fixes

For beleaguered homeless, a strained system with no easy fixes
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Homeless services in Midtown are strained as the population grows.


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.


City educators face challenges working with New York’s most vulnerable youth

City educators face challenges working with New York's most vulnerable youth
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Educators who work with homeless, trafficked, or exploited youth face daily challenges that extend far beyond the classroom.


Rockefeller Center’s ice rink opens amid Indian summer

Rockefeller Center’s ice rink opens amid Indian summer
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Rockefeller Center’s ice skating rink reopens for business while temperatures in New York hit 72 degrees.


Global Poverty Project hopes to end extreme poverty by 2030

Global Poverty Project hopes to end extreme poverty by 2030
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The Global Poverty Project plans to end extreme poverty by 2030 with the help of politically active citizens worldwide.


Local law calls for more information about school safety policies

Local law calls for more information about school safety policies
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A local law requiring the New York Police Department and Department of Education to provide information about school safety policies – including the number of metal detectors in schools – was signed by New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Oct. 13.


Fantasy football parties a boon for businesses

Fantasy football parties a boon for businesses
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Fantasy football, an $11 billion industry, is making money for Midtown West bars and restaurants that host draft parties.


Mayor de Blasio’s small business initiative: Who has input?

Mayor de Blasio's small business initiative: Who has input?
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Mayor de Blasio’s new initiative will help small businesses, but some wonder if non-English-speaking business owners in the community will be heard.


Mystery surrounds canceled bike rack on East 55th Street

Mystery surrounds canceled bike rack on East 55th Street
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Reports conflict on whether a Citi Bike rack formerly planned on East 55th Street owes its cancellation to pressure from the five-star St. Regis Hotel.


Luxe Hotels Up the Ante with Amenities

Luxe Hotels Up the Ante with Amenities
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Be it a legendary skyscraper or a new, edgy, avant garde hotel, the lodging industry is spending more and more on extras.


Midtown Traditions

Midtown Traditions
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Midtown West is rich in holiday tradition. Here is the Gazette’s wide-ranging list of offerings.


Portraits from Midtown Manhattan

Portraits from Midtown Manhattan
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The people in midtown Manhattan are as diverse as the city. Here are a few portraits of some of its characters.


The Rockefeller Center Tree Lighting Approaches

The Rockefeller Center Tree Lighting Approaches
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The 80th Rockefeller Center Christmas tree, a Norway spruce from Joseph Balku of Flanders, New Jersey, will be lit with 45,000 lights on November 28. Along with Saks Fifth Avenue’s holiday windows and the Radio City Music Hall’s Christmas Spectacular just blocks away, the Rockefeller Center tree is a staple of New York City’s holiday. Visitors […]


City to Build Private Housing on NYCHA Land

City to Build Private Housing on NYCHA Land
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Looking to increase revenue, NYCHA seeks bids from contractors to kick off plan to build market rate housing on publicly-owned land.


The Chameleon

The Chameleon
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A profile of boxer, model and up and coming actor Ngo Okafor as he tries to adapt once more and tackle a new career.


Port Authority Greenmarket: An Oasis in the Midtown West Food Desert

Port Authority Greenmarket: An Oasis in the Midtown West Food Desert
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The Port Authority farmer’s market offers fresh produce in an unusual location. But how much does this small market contribute to the fresh food options in the area around Port Authority and Times Square?