Teen Masters, an annual high school bowling competition that began in 1997 as a small tournament in Ohio, came to New York today to decide the best bowlers in America–and to get someone to watch.
Their strategy for being in front of as many New Yorkers as possible—New York is the media capital of the Read More
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It’s official, at least according to The New York Post: Apple will be opening a grand new store in Grand Central: 23,000 square feet at $800,000 a year for the first 10 years and then a lot more after that.
The long and winding road to this reportorial point started with The Observer in early February.
We take it back. Yesterday, when it was confirmed that Apple would be coming to Grand Central Terminal, The Observer declared the marriage of two of our favorite things. Nothing could be better. Except maybe if we could gnaw on a Shack Burger while perusing the glass cube, greasing up all the iScreens.
Two of New York’s favorite things, a terribly tantalizing scoop like that first bite in Eden: Apple wanted to open a store in Grand Central Terminal. A short time later, it looked like Apple had soured on the idea. But it turned out to be a bit of snake-like misdirection, when in May Apple was said to be back in the garden of Grand Central.
At least one person is dead and dozens were injured when a steam explosion ruptured the intersection at 41st Street and Lexington Avenue, right next-door to Grand Central Station, at the height of the Manhattan evening rush hour.
Eyewitnesses described a plume of steam, rocks, mud and flames, followed by a massive shower of debris–concrete Read More
Shortly after 9/11, two American flags were placed in the iconic main hall of Grand Central Terminal. The first, a flagpole standard, was soon joined by an enormous 40-foot-by-20-foot banner, vertically suspended over the center of the room. Although smaller flags have been hung at Grand Central before, according to MTA Metro-North spokeswoman Margie Anders, Read More
It’s on: The Times reports this New Year’s Day that several recently approved projects will rumble seriously toward reality in 2007.
Approval or financing was given to a Second Avenue subway; an extension of the Flushing Line to the Far West Side; a spur to connect the Long Island Rail Road to Grand Read More
Grand Central Station has some wonderful real estate, but nothing beats Vanderbilt Hall. And nothing beats a 15-foot-tall “white button mushroom cafe” popping up in Vanderbilt Hall.
See the press release below for phrases like “Mushrooms: small but MIGHTY,” or “Confetti Mushroom Herb Egg Wraps” or “Local commuters stepping inside the mushroom.”
The Citizens Budget Commission hosts a forum on how to balance the MTA’s budget at the Metrazur Restaurant in Grand Central Terminal.
NYC School Bus Contractors Coalition and ATU Local 1181 will meet at the Ramada Plaza Hotel for labor negotiations.
Patrick Healy and Paul Rieckhoff will speak at the DL21C Political Author Read More
Tomorrow is the day everyone has been waiting for: the beginning of petitioning season!
Jonathan Tasini kicks off petitioning with Cindy Sheehan in Union Square at 8:30 am.
Sean Patrick Maloney kicks off his petition drive for Attorney General in Chelsea at 8 am.
Charlie King will petition for Read More