Manhattan

Whimsical co-op at Upper West Side's The Dakota slashes ask by $3.5M

This is the fourth time the apartment has slashed its price in less than two years<p>A whimsical four-bedroom at the Upper West Side’s storied co-op, The Dakota, which was asking $17.5 million two years ago, is back on the market with a $3.5 million price cut.<p>In that time period, this sprawling …

Real Estate

I was fired for complaining about de Blasio

A former deputy commissioner plans to sue the city for $5 million, saying he was fired for complaining about two of Mayor de Blasio’s biggest City …

City Halls

Suspect Sought For Robbing Chase Bank In Midtown East

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)</b> — Police are on the lookout for a man they say robbed a bank in Midtown Saturday afternoon.<p>Just before 2 p.m., cops say the man …

Crime

Greenwich Village studio with a design-conscious floorplan seeks $598K

The apartment is being sold fully furnished<p><i>Welcome back to</i> <i>The Six-Digit Club</i><i>, in which we take a look at a newish-to-market listing priced under $1 million, because nice things sometimes come in small packages. Send nominations to the</i> <i>tipline</i><i>.</i><p>Fans of simplicity and order will have much to love in …

Greenwich Village

A parking garage is holding my beloved Mercury hostage

A Manhattan man’s beloved 1992 Mercury Marquis is being held hostage by an Upper East Side parking garage, according to a lawsuit.<p>Steven Brenner has …

New York City

A Plant Filled, "Lofty Atrium" on the Lower East Side

<b>Name:</b> Jean and Jeff <b><br>Location:</b> Lower East Side — New York, New York <b><br>The basics:</b> 1 year, rented — 750 square feet<p>Jean and Jeff's apartment takes high …

New York City

A Woman Woke Up Locked In A Bar And She's "Pretty Sure" Her Drink Was Spiked

The woman, who BuzzFeed News will not be naming, woke up Friday morning in the bathroom of Boss Tweed's Saloon on the Lower East Side to find she was locked inside. She called 911, and police had to saw through a lock to get her out.<p>Bartenders at the Lower East Side bar hadn't checked the bathrooms …

Crime

The Best Restaurants in Midtown Manhattan

If you look at a map of Manhattan, you’ll probably notice that Midtown is not, in fact, in the middle of the island. Rather, it starts at Central …

Restaurants

I was attacked with a glass bottle because of my MAGA hat

When a Brooklyn man was attacked with a broken bottle in a Manhattan bar over his “Make America Great Again” hat, fellow Trump supporter Dr. Joseph …

Make America Great Again

Garbage Truck Flees The Scene After Fatally Striking Bicyclist In Brooklyn

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)</b> – A garbage truck struck and killed a bicyclist early Saturday morning in Greenpoint, Brooklyn and then fled the scene, police …

Crime

Mapping New York’s biggest, most outrageous megamansions - Curbed NY

Before Billionaires' Row was a thing, another type of housing for the ultra-wealthy made waves in New York's real estate market: the megamansion. And by that, we mean the practice of combining two or more properties (typically intended for as single- or multi-family homes, or commercial …

Real Estate

6 Reasons to Take 6AM Flights * Ginger on the Go

It's only fair to share...<p>As a frequent traveler, I am always looking for ways to keep costs down so I can travel more. One of my best travel tips is …

Airlines

Real women try the summer’s edgiest new haircut

This summer’s hottest hairstyle is a platinum blond buzz cut. Cara Delevingne, Kristen Stewart, Zoë Kravitz and Katy Perry have all sheared and …

Hair

The best couples cooking classes in NYC

The Institute of Culinary Education offers a wide variety of cooking classes from its Brookfield Place kitchen, including a special series just for …

East Village

Starting Today, Whole Foods Is Selling Wine for as Low as $8

A quick Friday PSA: <b>Starting today, Whole Foods stores across the country are selling graciously-discounted wines until this Sunday, July 23.</b> It's featuring 16 different wines, ranging from subtle rosés to canned Chardonnays to "chillable reds," that belong to the store's Sommelier Selects list, …

Whole Foods

Nazi Graffiti Scrawled On Upper East Side Subway

The word “Nazi” and a swastika were scrawled on the wall of the Upper East Side’s Lexington Line station at East 86th Street.

Jewish Culture

Tavern Island

Just over an hour from Midtown Manhattan and an eight-minute boat ride from shore, Tavern Island is one of the most convenient private getaways. The …

Shopping

Women are going to extreme lengths to get rid of arm flab

Last summer, when Kim Campbell put on her first sleeveless dress of the season, she noticed sagging and dimpling on her upper arms. “I tried firming …

Skin Care

Driver who critically injured woman in Manhattan crash was high

A motorist who slammed into a pedestrian on an Upper East Side sidewalk was high on drugs when he crashed, authorities said.

New York City

A Positive Perspective in the Face of Cancer

It’s hard to tell if newfound fears are simply a plight of aging or legitimate reactions to emerging issues of our day, particularly in the realm of health. Did I obliviously overlook the vast effects of cancer until I was old enough to experience the first and second-hand repercussions? Are cases …

Cancer

'The longest walk I've ever had was in New York': author Anna Pitoniak

The novelist’s 32-mile stroll around Manhattan, in a day, provided a vivid portrait of NYC – but it’s the Upper East Side’s low-key highlights that excite her most<p><b>I didn’t set out thinking New York would be a central character in The Futures</b>, my debut novel, but it is such a romantic, overwhelming …

New York City

Car Hits Construction Worker In Chain-Reaction Crash On Upper East Side

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)</b> — A car struck a construction worker and slammed into scaffolding in a chain reaction crash on the Upper East Side.<p>Police said …

New York City

SUV Driver Arrested in Manhattan Sidewalk Crash: NYPD

The driver of the SUV that plowed onto a Manhattan sidewalk Thursday, hitting a woman and critically injuring her, has been arrested, police say.Huey …

New York City

Nanny seemed psychotic after killling 2 kids, doctor testifies

Accused killer nanny Yoselyn Ortega showed signs of psychosis, was delirious and seemed depressed more than a week after she allegedly murdered two …

New York City

Celebrate NYC Restaurant Week’s 25th Anniversary

<i>PHOTO: New York City will be buzzing with must-experience cuisines during NYC Restaurant Week. (photo via Flickr/Aurelien Guichard)</i><p>The 2017 summer …

Restaurants

Essex Crossing adds 15-story condo designed by CetraRuddy to the mix

The Lower East Side megaproject will bring over 1,000 new apartments to the neighborhood<p>The latest building moving forward at Lower East Side’s Essex Crossing megaproject is a condo building at 202 Broome Street. The city’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development filed the application …

New York City

Meet the newest Mets killer, who they nearly drafted

Here’s a twist on the old “Player X nearly got drafted by Team Y and then went onto make Team Y’s life miserable” story:<p>Player X met up with Team Y …

Curtis Granderson

New York’s Very First Dog Cafe Will Open This Year

Because dogs are best<p>New York is coming to its senses, getting over its weird cat-cafe obsession and finally getting a dog-friendly cafe in the East Village dubbed <b>Boris and Norton</b>. DNAinfo reports that Coppy Holzman and his daughter Logan will open this lil patch of heaven inside the space on the …

East Village

Big reveal: $850K for a West Village studio with designer-quality finishes

Did you guess correctly?<p>The time has come for us to reveal the asking price for this week’s Pricespotter— a West Village studio with designer finishes from an unnamed “award-winning architect.” The only commenter that was able to accurately come up with that number was modmother, ending the …

West Village

Untapped Staff Reads: A Secret Garden in Central Park and NYPL to Geotag Historical Photos

Here’s what the Untapped staff is reading in the HQ today:<p><b>Reconstruction of DeSalvio Playground Finally Moves Forward</b> <b>[Bowery Boogie]:</b> DeSalvio …

New York City