The Eight-Day Week
The fashion world’s favorite stripping star, Marilyn Manson ex-wife Dita Von Teese (née Heather Renée Sweet, which sounds very porn star to us), brings her 90-minute revue “Burlesque: Strip Strip Hooray!” to the Gramercy Theatre for a four-night run. A Cointreau Brand Ambassador, Ms. Von Teese will be serving up not only some R-rated sashays, Read More
We are as fond of baby animals and those brightly-colored mini food erasers as much as the next person. But our affections are decidedly more muted when it comes to small hotel rooms. Certainly there’s something cute about the teensy spaces, but it’s one of those you-won’t-know-until-you-try-it kind of things. And we’re not sure that we want to try it.
That said, tourists will have more opportunities than ever before. BD Hotels, the developer responsible for opening the first tiny hotel (or pod—if you want to put a positive spin on it) in Manhattan in 2007, is opening up a new location in Murray Hill, reports The New York Times. The 366-room hotel, Pod 39, will be slightly larger than its Midtown East sibling, Pod Hotel, and it will have more amenities.
Philip Durocher has stepped behind Rachel Uchitel‘s velvet rope!
As The Observer reported earlier this month, cleared city records today, and the deed shows that Mr. Durocher, of Warren, N.J., is the proud owner of her redecorated home at The Griffon.
For the modest sum of $3 million you can live in the sort of luxury J.P. Morgan originally intended for his kin in Murray Hill.
The Prudential Douglas Elliman listing at 108 East 37th Street was originally intdended for Morgan’s granddaughter, and features 2,000 square feet of living space and three outdoor levels totaling 1,500 Read More
How do you quadruple your money on a Manhattan brownstone? Make it the prettiest around.
Not only was 133 East 38th Street awarded the Murray Hill Architectural Award for best historic restoration–at least that’s what its Corcoran listing declares–but rehabbers extraordinaire Nikola Webb and Paul J. Andersson just sold the place for $4.55 million, Read More
Do you hear that? It’s the sound of a thousand commuters throwing their heads on their horns in exasperation at the mouth of the Queens-Midtown Tunnel.
Not only will they spend precious minutes of family time waiting for the slightest signs of motion, but it turns out this vital piece of infrastructure belongs in a Read More
Murray Hill, home of frat boys, basement bars and falafel stands, seems ripe for an NYU invasion. The school’s medical center just snapped up a condo for $8.95 million at 303 East 33rd Street, close to First Avenue and the NYU Langone Medical Center.
The sale hit public records yesterday evening, and will give Read More
The Landmarks Preservation Commission today unanimously added the 21-story “Look Building” to its list of midtown landmarks. The white-brick, multi-tiered office tower, located at 488 Madison Avenue, between 51st and 52nd streets, was under consideration by the commission after its staff completed a survey of around 500 midtown buildings.
Designed by architecture Read More
Skinny college grads in pale blue or violet robes once strode across the stage straight into an apartment in Murray Hill. But as 21-year-olds now stumble instead into an uncertain job market, you could hear a college pin drop at Sunday’s open houses.
Back when these seniors were freshmen, an apartment at 200 East 36th Read More
344 Lexington Avenue
The newest restaurant to throw its name into Murray Hill’s boundless South Asian mix is catering to a somewhat specific niche: It’s also kosher. Shalom Bombay, currently of Teaneck, N.J., will soon open its second location on Lexington Avenue.
“This is an ideal spot for a restaurant Read More