By Mark Wellborn 9/07/07 9:18pm
Spitzer’s Corner raises a big middle finger to the regnant sensibility of au courant Lower East Side nightlife.
Unpretentious, friendly in service, possessed of immaculate oysters and mussels, and with a beer list to rival any pub in the borough, the bar felt on a recent Thursday night like your favorite college hangout—only scrubbed Read More
By Mark Wellborn 9/07/07 4:16pm
By Mark Wellborn 9/07/07 12:29pm
The current housing market is making agents look at other careers. [NY Times]
Problems persist in city public housing despite high-paid employees. [Daily News]
Libreria Lectorum, the largest Spanish language bookstore in the city, will close its doors at the end of the month. [Daily News]
Demolition work at Read More
By Mark Wellborn 9/06/07 9:27pm
By Mark Wellborn 9/06/07 2:45pm
Starbucks’ domination of Manhattan continues.
The plywood has come down at 14 West 23rd Street, between Sixth and Fifth avenues, to reveal another outpost of the coffee chain.
The Flatiron District was not necessarily in need of another Starbucks store, but when has that ever stopped the caffeine giant? A Read More
By Mark Wellborn 9/06/07 12:38pm
By Mark Wellborn 9/05/07 9:35pm
By Mark Wellborn 9/05/07 9:21pm
The summer is typically a time when news slows down to a snail’s pace. People (including reporters) split for the beach and opt for the latest Pat Conroy novel rather than a daily read of the newspaper.
But from the standpoint of Manhattan residential real estate, the summer of 2007 was one of the Read More