$426 million Apthorp gets an architect and a broker. [Real Deal]
The Plaza approaches its centennial celebration. [NY Daily]
Alphabet City apartment building is in bloom. [Curbed]
Open House tour of the city is just one week away. [Gothamist]
Possible candidate for Brooklyn borough president meets Read More
10 a.m. The Department of Education will host its annual Citywide High School Fair at Brooklyn Technical High School, 29 Fort Greene Place.
10 a.m. USO volunteers will prepare care packages for overseas troops at the launch of “Operation: Stuff the Square,” at the Military Island on Times Square, Broadway and Seventh Avenue. Read More
Recent Harvard graduates Greg Atwan and Evan Lushing have sold a satirical book about Facebook to Harry N. Abrams Inc, to be published in spring 2008. Mr. Atwan declined to say how much he and his partner were paid, but said it was "in the range" of $50,000.
The Facebook Book, Mr. Atwan Read More
More from Sinderbrand: Compared to Hillary Clinton's star turn this morning, nearly everything about the CBC's climate change discussion featuring Barack Obama seemed somehow smaller: slightly smaller venue, fewer celebrity attendees, far less speaking time, divided among a slew of scientists and community leaders.
But there was nothing small about the reaction the Illinois senator Read More
Grub Street is reporting that burlesque guru Ivan Kane has scrapped plans to open a New York location of his popular Forty Deuce club on Kenmare Street.
This, following the local community board's withdrawing support for the project.
Kane, who moved his family to New York while building the club, has Read More
As the fall chill sets in and the thought of bundling up in ski gear to stand in line at Shake Shack sounds less appealing, Goodburger offers a sleek, climate-controlled alternative.
For a slight price hike, of course: $10.75 for a double cheeseburger? Even Danny Meyer isn’t that shameless.
How odd that proprietor Read More
The ever-powerful Real Estate Board of New York unveiled its not-so-powerful ResidentialNYC.com database this week, which should have been a thrilling development for house-hunters (and for real estate voyeurs who obsess over how much neighborhood listings are going for).
After all, wouldn't it be grand to see all of New York's real Read More
Advocates of Eliot Spitzer’s executive order to allow non-legal residents to obtain driver’s licenses have just turned up the volume.
At a press conference just now on the City Hall steps, Assemblyman Adriano Espaillat compared one vocal critic, Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy, to a “Read More
The Brooklyn Papers reports that two of the 13 plaintiffs in the eminent domain case blocking Atlantic Yards from going forward have settled, and that four others are negotiating with developer Forest City Ratner. It's getting lonelier and lonelier out there. Read More
Four apartment buildings in Washington Heights with 87 apartments total have gone on the sales market for an asking price of $11.25 million. The sellers have owned the five-story buildings at 575-587 West 177th Street for over 20 years, according to a broker with Marcus & Millichap, the firm handling the sale.
Is it any Read More