Home » Entries posted by admin (Page 3)
Stories written by admin

Three years later, Sandy is still making trouble for Downtown residents and commuters. The main entrance to the South Ferry 1 train station closed on Nov. 2 for nine months of repairs as part of the ongoing two-and-a-half-year post-superstorm rehab. Straphangers will have to enter and exit though through the Staten Island Ferry terminal building […]

Continue reading …

Help make the holidays brighter for a family in need! Shoppers at Gristedes are invited to make a donation at the register through Thanksgiving weekend for the supermarket chain’s annual “Put a Turkey on the Table of a Needy Family” campaign with St. Francis Food Pantries and Shelters. The company raised more than $20,000 last […]

Continue reading …

BY YANNIC RACK  |  When Joseph Zaccaria leaves his apartment in the Financial District to take his boxer, Bailey, for one of her daily walks, he heads south to The Battery. But instead of letting his pooch run free in the park, he walks straight through to the East River waterfront and never even takes […]

Continue reading …

BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC  |  Hal Bromm can’t stay seated. The gallery owner was compelled to get up and show the art featured in his 40th anniversary show that was created by former and current Tribeca neighbors. “Jody Pinto still lives on Chambers St.,” said Bromm, pointing to her 2015 watercolor “Rescue” — a swirl […]

Continue reading …

BY LENORE SKENAZY   |  Since lately there’s almost no aspect of childhood that isn’t bewailed, it should come as no surprise that the existence of “recess consultants” is evidence to many that the apocalypse is at hand.  But it isn’t. Despite articles, editorials, and Tweets like, “Oh good dear sweet God in heaven, save […]

Continue reading …

Ahoy, dolphin?

No Comment

The Hudson River may now be more welcoming to aquatic life,  but this dolphin spotted recently was of the inflatable variety.

Continue reading …

BY YANNIC RACK |    When Yvonne Collery returned to her apartment for the first time after the explosion that rocked her block in the East Village in late March, she didn’t immediately grasp how bad the damage really was. “At first I thought it was just the plaster hanging down,” she says of the […]

Continue reading …

Thursday, October 22 – Wednesday, October 28 ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE IN EFFECT ALL WEEK Downtowners, closures on the Hudson River crossings mean a slow return to Manhattan on Thursday night! One tube of the Lincoln Tunnel will close 11 p.m. Thursday to 5 a.m. Friday, sending inbound traffic south to the Holland Tunnel. Meanwhile, one […]

Continue reading …

BY ZACH WILLIAMS  |  Business is booming at the 83-year-old Gramercy Typewriter Company, as a new generation discovers the staccato pace and simultaneous printing of a 19th-century innovation. This new clientele joins longtime customers who never gave up on the personal touch only a manual typewriter can provide. The father-son business is one of the […]

Continue reading …

Sweeney & Trump What Downtown Democratic politico keeps a Donald Trump book on his coffee table and has good things to say about the presidential candidate’s immigration views? None other than Sean Sweeney, the Soho Alliance leader who has also been one of the powers of Downtown Independent Democrats for decades. Before we go further, […]

Continue reading …