A hungry, hungry hawk has been terrorizing an Upper West Side Chihuahua.
Actually, it might be a falcon–but either way, one UWS resident is totally freaked out. In a note sent to West Side Rag, Asli Bilgin (who is not an accredited ornithologist), said that her 22nd floor Upper West Side apartment–and her Read More
You can never have too much of a good thing, and 927 Fifth Avenue—red-tailed hawk controversies aside—is definitely a good thing. Or so Apollo Global Management managing director Marc Rowan and wife Carolyn seem to think.
The couple, who live on the exclusive co-op’s sixth floor, have paid $7.7 million for the space formerly owned by Robert Schwager, who died in 2007, according to city records.
Schwager, a prominent plastic surgeon, kept his offices on the ground floor of the building, which is classified, according to the deed, as commercial co-op space.
Today The New York Times reports on the sad fate of Violet the red-tailed hawk, who nested on a window ledge at New York University last spring and raised a chick named Pip. The hawk cam is no longer active, but things have gotten bad for Violet, whose leg was previously infected by a wildlife band that appeared to cut off circulation (the band had been on her leg since 2006).
Ah, spring, with nary a blossom or a bunny rabbit in sight. Instead we have live videos of nesting predators to stream into our cubicles. The hawks deliver freshly killed rats to each other and preen and have mean love affairs. It’s really cute.
The nicest, most domestic pair are the subject of the New Read More