The Goldman Touch
The Neverending Story
It might be said that Goldman Sachs has a way of transforming everything that it touches, including, it would seem, Battery Park City, where the company has spawned a fledgling village adjacent to its headquarters.
After the heady financial services firm opened its 43-story headquarters (a $2.1 billion investment located by Vesey and Murray streets.) in October 2009, it quickly summoned a host of businesses and boutiques to cater to the needs and whims of its commerce-savvy employees, The New York Times reports.
Is there a better way to enjoy the New York City skyline than from its highest point, atop the swiftly rising 1 World Trade Center? How about with a Shackburger and shake in hand?
Danny Meyer is known in the restaurant world as a good guy to work for, and now three of his staffers will enjoy a sweet new perk—a column on The Atlantic‘s food channel. Editor Corby Kummer wrote in his announcement:
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Popular restaurateur Danny Meyer no longer has his eye on the late Warner LeRoy‘s illustrious Tavern on the Green in Central Park.
Bids on the city’s top-grossing eatery are due on Monday, May 18, but Mr. Meyer, an early favorite for the famous space, has decided to withdraw his name from the competition.
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A number of prominent restaurateurs (or their reps) turned out on Thursday morning at a meeting for potential bidders on the lucrative contract to operate the iconic Tavern on the Green in Central Park.
“Some big players,” noted dapper Capitale owner Seth Greenberg, as he peered around the room at the competition on hand.
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Danny Meyer Plans to Open
Burger Stand in Madison Square Park
-Board Member, Sharon Paley
Over the last few years, restaurateur Danny Meyer has harbored something of an obsession with beautifying Madison Square Park, which serves as a backdrop to two of his restaurants. Now he’s moving in.
Mr. Meyer’s company, the Read More