Posts Tagged ‘midtown’

Midtown Faces Suicide Crisis Amid Pandemic

Midtown Faces Suicide Crisis Amid Pandemic
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At least eight people have died by suicide in Midtown this year, according to local news reports.


Midtown Record Stores Find Innovative Ways to Withstand Changing Industry

Midtown Record Stores Find Innovative Ways to Withstand Changing Industry
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Midtown record store owners introduced a variety of products in their stores to navigate the changing music industry.


Complaints About Chelsea’s Dirty Sidewalks Soar as Tourism Returns

Complaints About Chelsea’s Dirty Sidewalks Soar as Tourism Returns
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As tourism returns, some Chelsea residents feel sidewalks are dirtier than ever, but the New York Department of Sanitation doesn’t see it as a problem.


Housing Works Pushes for Overdose Prevention Centers Amid Changing Administration

Housing Works Pushes for Overdose Prevention Centers Amid Changing Administration
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Local advocacy groups push new Governor Kathy Hochul to bring the Opioid Prevention Center Program to New York City.


Community Board Fights for Safety Improvements at Crash Prone Intersection

Community Board Fights for Safety Improvements at Crash Prone Intersection
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The intersection at West 42nd Street and 11th Avenue has been the site of ten traffic accidents so far this year.


Paris Theater Reopens to Excitement and Concerns

Paris Theater Reopens to Excitement and Concerns
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The Paris Theater reopens but the foot traffic isn’t there.


City Takes Steps to Accommodate Pets in Homeless Shelters

City Takes Steps to Accommodate Pets in Homeless Shelters
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The City Council approves two bills that aim to make homeless shelters more pet-inclusive.


Subway Sonata: Great music for the price of a subway ride

Subway Sonata: Great music for the price of a subway ride
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The subway has become a destination for entertainment rather than transportation for some New Yorkers and visitors


Cannabis companies promote marijuana at AdWeek conference

Cannabis companies promote marijuana at AdWeek conference
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Cannabis entrepreneurs gather at the annual Advertising Week conference in Midtown to discuss marketing marijuana.


Playboy Club returns to Manhattan

Playboy Club returns to Manhattan
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After 32 years, Playboy Club reopened in Midtown. The club hopes to attract a new crowd, but old traditions and high prices might turn away millennials.


IKEA shoppers fed up with company’s customer service

IKEA shoppers fed up with company's customer service
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Thousands of IKEA shoppers have fallen victim to the company’s troubled customer service.


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.