It’s a testament to the revival of lower Manhattan in so many ways that the following is routine, rather than surprising: Florida-based EB Developers plan a 280-room four-star hotel on a plot it recently bought for $45 million at 133 Greenwich Street, just south of the World Trade Center site.
Nearby, Joseph Moinian is Read More
Bottles of single-barrel Jack Daniel’s line a glass case at the entrance of Justin Timberlake’s latest addition to the New York City restaurant scene.
While the rare brown liquor is just for show, bourbon shots were the drink of choice at the soft opening of the pop star’s new restaurant Southern Hospitality on Monday Read More
There is no shortage of red tape when it comes to the bar and restaurant business in New York.
In order to pour alcoholic drinks, establishments must obtain a liquor license. If patrons are going to dance, the owner needs to get a cabaret license. And, unbeknownst to most New Yorkers, if there is Read More
For decades, the Lower East Side has conjured up images of strung-out junkies and punk rock. However, as lounges and bars that play host to the prep crowd sprout at a frightening pace, that impression is changing. And as the neighborhood’s first sports bar readies to open, the groans of locals, who remember a more Read More
Adam Gordon made his fortune by buying property and converting it to self-storage units. Now, he’s purchasing real estate with another goal in mind.
In the last week, the self-storage king closed on approximately $23 million worth of property along Bond Street between the Bowery and Lafayette Street. He purchased 41-43 Bond Street for Read More
Long-time Brooklyn resident and pastry chef Erica Kalick stood in the dining room of Clem Labine’s Park Slope townhouse on Sunday afternoon and discussed two very different topics: the rugalach that she had made for the party and the ongoing fight against the Atlantic Yards project. Her feelings on the latter were hopeful, albeit worried. Read More
When Pizzeria De Santo opened at 173 Ludlow Street in January, the 900-square-foot spot seemed situated for success; it sat on one of the heaviest trafficked blocks on the Lower East Side, one that breeds late-night pizza cravings. Its owners, Joe Vicari and Salvatore Imposimato, the duo responsible for bottle-service-oriented spots like the now-defunct Happy Read More
Accolades and ambient music were the order of the day at last week’s talk by Dr. Andrew Weil at the new Miraval Living condominium on the Upper East Side.
“I want to congratulate all of you who have purchased in this building,” Miraval C.E.O. John Vanderslice told attendees before introducing the alternative-medicine guru. “This Read More
Wine aficionado Jay McInerney’s book-signing at 310 East 53rd Street last week seemed a little out of place. Notable authors usually sit behind a table at Barnes & Noble to receive fans, not at a townhouse showing in midtown.
But that’s changing.
In May 2006, Michael Gross, he of 740 Park fame, signed Read More
The dramatis personae of most development dramas have become all too familiar. There’s the beleaguered small property owner. The well-funded property developer. And Mammon playing a powerful role as the property finally gets developed.
Such has been the fate of numerous small theaters off Broadway, including the Sullivan Street Playhouse, Promenade Read More