Back in March, this reporter was dismayed to discover that charming restaurateur Toney Edwards had finally lost his long, drawn-out legal fight to protect his beloved French bistro Le Madeleine from the wrecking ball.
Landlord Mark Scharfman was reportedly planning to tear down the single-story structure on West 43rd Street and replace it Read More
Mere months after the highly publicized shuttering of Scores West, investigators have busted yet another Manhattan strip club for selling what the industry so politely calls "extras."
Cops arrested lawyer Louis Posner, proprietor of the popular Hot Lap Dance Club, located at 344 West 38th Street, and some 20 other people, including Read More
"The irony – business is very strong. Strongest ever!" said Toney Edwards.
When The Observer passed by Mr. Edwards’s embattled Le Madeleine bistro on West 43rd Street last week, the joint was packed.
This week? Tumbleweeds. Another French bistro bites the dust. This reporter feels bad for both Mr. Edwards and his Read More
Sam Chang is at it again!
According to public records, the voracious developer has snatched up yet another plot of land, this time in Hell’s Kitchen, paying $6.6 million for the current Pace Auto Parts Inc., building at 548 West 48th Street.
What will become of the lot?
Condominiums? Read More