Lebanese American University is buying a three-floor office condominium at 211 East 46th Street for $11 million.
LAU, which has campuses in Lebanon but has adjunct operations in Manhattan, will use the roughly 30,000-square-foot space primarily for administrative offices and classroom facilities.
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Would Steve Witkoff make up his mind already? The pistol-packing, Bronx-bootstrapping developer has been juggling the Terracotta crown jewel of his empire since he bought it in 1998 for $138 million. Two years later, he announced plans for grandiose condos atop the Gilded Age tower, but that was delayed by 9/11. In 2007, he shifted back Read More
The Wee Hours
The blond painter was wearing a tan jacket. “Honestly,” he said, “everyone making art right now is fucking derivative.”
A man standing at the bar started yelling at the painter. “What happened to realism? What happened to figurative painting?”
“Fuck figurative painting! Fuck realism!” the painter shouted back. “I’m talking about Abstract Expressionism, Read More
The City Council will hold a hearing on the City’s failure to implement its emergency subway communication plan.
Activists are set to protest what they call a landlord’s harassment of two lesbian tenants in Brooklyn.
The New Black Panther Party will rally against the police shooting of Sean Bell at the Queens Courthouse.
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The Citizens Budget Commission holds a panel discussion on how to better connect funding allocations and improved performance in the City’s budget at the NYU Conference Center within The Woolworth Building.
The National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS commemorates World AIDS Day on the steps of City Hall.
The Assembly holds a hearing on the Read More
When the process server finally came to serve an eviction notice on Tom Oliva and his little barber shop in the Woolworth Building, its home of 33 years, he couldn’t say he was surprised. Just angry.
“It’s terrible,” he said, nearly spitting, during an interview on March 30, the day he received the eviction notice. Read More