Greenwich Village

What $650K buys in New York City right now

From Hudson Heights to Jackson Heights here’s what you can find for $650,000 in NYC<p><i>Welcome to a semi-regular feature,</i> <i>Price Points</i><i>, in which we pick a relatively low asking price and a type of apartment, then scour</i> <i>StreetEasy</i> <i>to find the best available options around the city. Today’s task: apartments</i> …

New York City

City digs up ‘vermin’ mosaics that covered gaping potholes

They’ve been exterminated!<p>The city appears to have made good on its pledge to dig up the mosaics of dead rats and cockroaches that a famed street …

New York City

How NYC’s rooftops are used as recreational space

In a city that is bursting at the seams, rooftops function as important spaces for play<p>New York City is home to more than 1,700 public parks, playgrounds, and recreation facilities, but with more than 8 million people clamoring for places to relax, getting creative with public space is necessary. …

Manhattan

Development dispute over P.S. 64 in the East Village continues, two decades later

<b>P.S. 64 in 2013, courtesy of GVSHP</b> Twenty years ago, on July 20, 1998, Mayor Rudy Giuliani sold former Public School 64 on the Lower East Side, then …

East Village

Folk Show: Episode 31

This week's show features some vintage Greenwich Village as well as distant and not so distant favourites. Plus new releases from Damien O'Kane & Ron …

Manhattan

Anthony Ray, Actor, Oscar-Nominated Producer and Son of Director Nicholas Ray, Dies at 80

In quite the Hollywood scandal, he married his former stepmother, actress Gloria Grahame, in 1960.<p>Anthony Ray, a son of <i>Rebel Without a Cause</i> director …

James Dean

Chef Hélène Darroze on New York City | Financial Times

I’ve been in love with New York City since I first visited there 30 years ago. The international food culture is inspiring. Whenever I go now, I …

New York City

OZY Fest And Climate March | Manhattan Weekend Events

Become a music-mixing professional, explore Central Park or do a Fitbit workout.<p>NEW YORK, NY — Manhattan is abuzz this summer. Whether you're into …

Japanese Food

I Can’t Get Robin Williams Out Of My Mind, And That’s A Good Thing For Comedy And Humanity Both

I wasn’t prepared for Robin Williams to die. Not then. Not like that.<p>None of us were, really.<p>When a celebrity dies in the social media age, we all …

Robin Williams

Ice Cream–Stuffed Sicilian Breakfast Sandwiches Are Here to Stay

Questlove recently enlisted a bunch of chef friends to do various cooking stunts on his Instagram account, for reasons that are opaque but also …

Ice Cream

We must fight this summer hate wave

Last Thursday, as their S53 bus crossed the Verrazano Bridge from Brooklyn to Staten Island, one passenger turned to her neighbor and screamed “You …

Hate Crimes

Loft Ensemble Announces Its 7th Season Of Programming

Award winning theatre company LOFT ENSEMBLE announces its 7th Season of complete programming. Founded in 2008 by Geoffrey Hillback, Adam Chambers and …

Los Angeles

14 Facts About Margaret Sanger

Born in 1879, activist Margaret Sanger sparked both revolution and controversy when she began pushing for legalized access to birth control and …

Fight Club

See photos from Karla and James Murray’s ‘Storefront’ project on NYC’s mom and pop stores

6sqft has been closely following the progress of photographers James and Karla Murray‘s Seward Park art installation “Mom-and-Pops of the LES,” …

Manhattan

Best Things To Do in Dallas This Weekend

<b>Lake Street Dive</b>'s music has undergone quite the makeover since the group formed at the New England Conservatory of Music in 2004 as a free-flowing …

Dallas

The 10 smartest beach reads of 2018

From an Ecuadorean political thriller to a riveting study of seaweed, these are titles worth soaking up along with the sun, writes Jane Ciabattari.

Books

John Lithgow’s latest stage isn’t a stage at all: How theater is moving to your phone and car

Shhhhh. John Lithgow is performing his solo show, "Stories by Heart." The five audience members are riveted. Don't speak, don't fidget and, for God's …

John Lithgow

NYC's South of the Clouds is the Noodle Joint You're Looking For

This is not your regular Cup O' Noodles.<p>July 19, 2018<p>When was the last time you had really good noodles? Not noodles from a cup or noodles from that …

Flavors

NYU’s Summer Publishing Institute Wraps its 40th Year

The New York University Summer Publishing Institute concluded its 40th year on July 13 and marked the anniversary year with a number of special …

Barnes & Noble

In “The Mere Wife,” Beowulf Goes to the ‘Burbs

On Tuesday, July 10, a group of literati and party people traded the crowded subway cars of the NYC MTA for Railway NYC, an equally packed …

New York City

22 Incredible Photos Of LGBTQ Pride Celebrations Over The Decades

LGBTQ people have been living visibly, openly and authentically for years.<p>The mainstream LGBTQ rights movement in America may have achieved some remarkable gains over the last several years ― but it took decades and decades of work for our culture to get to this point.<p>The first Pride march in New …

LGBTQI

New York Today: Are Electric Scooters Legal?

Updated, 10:38 a.m.<p><i>Good morning on this sparkling Thursday.</i><p>The West Coast is abuzz with electric scooters — standing scooters, like a Razor, but with a motor — and we’ve started seeing them around New York City.<p>So what’s the deal: Are they legal here?<p>“They are illegal and I am not aware of anything …

New York City

Village wants protections, not 'downzoning,' to accompany tech hub

Commercial towers are inappropriate in low-scale residential area<p>To the editor:<p>Facts be damned in Greg David’s bid to discredit any perspective other …

Manhattan

NYC's Existing Conditions Is a Science-Fueled Cocktail Paradise

When acclaimed bartender Dave Arnold learned his bar, Booker and Dax, was losing its Momofuku Ssäm Bar space in 2016, he made a phone call. "As soon …

Latkes

A Midsummer Night's Jazz Party Comes to the Bickford Theatre

Dan Levinson's Midsummer Night's Jazz Party returns to the Bickford Theatre as part of Summer JazzFest for one night only on Thursday, August 2 at …

Box Office

Bridget St. John announces UK and Ireland Tour in September 2018

Bridget St. John has announced a short tour of the UK and Ireland in September 2018. The tour begins with an appearance at Moseley Folk Festival, …

Manhattan

G45 Productions Announces Casts And Line-Up For 2018 LIGHTBULB READING SERIES

G45 Productions is thrilled to announce the lineup and complete casting for their third annual Lightbulb Reading Series, beginning public …

New York City

Finding space in New York City’s cemeteries

It’s time to rethink what we want New York’s cemeteries to be in the 21st century<p>It was a sunny morning last July when I journeyed to New York’s island of the dead.<p>After taking the 6 train all the way to its terminus at Pelham Bay Park in the Bronx, with weekday commuters thinning at each stop‚ my …

New York City

Victoria Beckham Isn’t A Fan Of Son Brooklyn’s ‘Sex’ Sweatpants

Victoria Beckham wasn’t a great fan of her son Brooklyn’s recent fashion choices as noted during a post on her Instagram story, showing her fans that …

Victoria Beckham

What to Eat and Drink Around the World This Week

Charleston: Joséphine<p>Chef Shaun Connolly (Presidio, Gilt Bar) will helm this food-focused French wine bar, opening early next week. The space is …

Ice Cream