Manhattan

Before & After: A Tiny Kitchen Gets a Fresh Look (& More Storage!)

The 'before' kitchen in this Upper West Side two-bedroom wasn't in terrible condition, but it was plagued by a few issues common to small kitchens — …

Renovations

Garden Designer Visit: A Manhattan Terrace with Panoramic Central Park Views

<b>The Scenario:</b> The clients have a pied-à-terre on Manhattan’s Upper East Side (near the Frick Museum) with astonishing, postcard-perfect views of …

Architecture

Somi's New Album Is a Pan-African Love Letter to Harlem - Vice

The first time I heard Somi's music, I was in the car with my mother. She was buzzing with excitement because she'd discovered the artist earlier that day when they played one of her songs on the loudspeaker at Pier 1. My mother's music taste can be hit or miss: one day she's bumping some obscure …

Harlem

Single & Fabulous? | ‘Two’s company, three’s a b*tch’

It was undoubtedly one of the most unusual threesomes of my life. I watched them slobber over each other’s faces while I subtly got an Uber quote.<p>“Do …

LGBTQ

Man Struck, Killed By Taxi At Upper East Side Intersection Where Woman Was Killed Last Year

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)</b> — A man was struck and killed by a taxi at an Upper East Side intersection overnight.<p>As CBS2’s Ali Bauman reported Sunday …

New York City

3-Month-Old Baby Boy Dies in Bronx: Police

A 3-month-old baby has died in the Bronx, police say.<p>The boy's mother was sleeping with him Saturday when she woke up and found him unresponsive, …

New York City

An ongoing brouhaha over what to call a section of Harlem is the latest battle in a war over neighborhood naming rights

A Harlem businessman in 2010 trademarked the term SoHa with plans to print T-shirts and promote southern Harlem as a residential and retail …

Harlem

Pedestrian fatally struck by cab on Upper East Side

Police say the accident happened around 9 p.m. Saturday on 78th Street and York Avenue.

New York City

Parts of Broadway, Washington Heights Going Car-Free for Earth Day

Cars and other vehicles are banned from parts of Manhattan on this Earth Day, and thousands are sprucing up parks and gardens in the city.

Earth Day

World-class restaurants are coming to the Hamptons

New Yorkers heading to the East End for the summer now have two new restaurant options.<p>Eleven Madison Park, which just took the No. 1 spot on the …

Restaurants

Don’t even try to drive in Manhattan this weekend

Expect traffic hell in Manhattan this weekend.<p>About 120 blocks around the borough are scheduled for street closures Saturday.<p>Car Free Earth Day will …

New York City

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

Sony Classics Bosses Say Exhibition “Wants To Hold Strong” Against Majors’ Push For Short Windows & PVOD – Tribeca Studio

Most major studios outside of Disney would like to advance the narrative that a shortened theatrical window with the emergence of premium VOD is a …

Tribeca

The Listings of the Week: A Mansion in Chicago’s Gold Coast, a $12 Million Manhattan duplex and more

Tour the five luxury homes featured in our Listing of the Day series this week<p>A video tour of homes in San Francisco; Rye, New York, Chicago, …

Gold Coast

Inside the sales gallery for DDG's Upper East Side condo, 180 East 88th Street

This towering handmade brick-clad condo will come with just 48 apartments<p>Last summer, DDG’s planned 521-foot condo at 180 East 88th Street was at the center of a zoning controversy. Local residents and elected officials argued that the developer had carved out a four-foot lot to circumvent the …

New York City

Village East Cinema (& Friday Links)

Stumbled across this little guide to the East Village by Natalie Suarez and was instantly transported back to those years of living in the East …

East Village

Historic Victoria Theater in Harlem Breaks Ground for Redevelopment

Groundbreaking ceremony for the Victoria Theater redevelopment project in Harlem, steps away from the Apollo, with anticipated completion date of …

Harlem

Bomb Scare Prompts Evacuation Of French Consulate On Upper East Side

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)</b> — A bomb scare prompted the NYPD to evacuate the French Consulate on Saturday.<p>The NYPD’s Strategic Response Team rushed to the …

New York City

Three of the loftiest Chicago timber lofts for sale

A look at three distinctive lofts in the heart of some of Chicago’s trendiest neighborhoods<p>Thanks to generous open floor plans, exposed brickwork, soaring timber-lined ceilings, and large warehouse style windows, there’s plenty to like when it comes to Chicago’s formerly industrial lofts. While …

East Village

An Elevated Oasis in Downtown Manhattan’s Concrete Jungle

This Greenwich Village duplex provides almost as much private outdoor space as indoor space<p>Listing of the Day<p><b>Location:</b> Greenwich Village,</b> …

Greenwich Village

A Prewar Manhattan Apartment Gets a Contemporary Redesign

A Fifth Avenue residence, thoughtfully renovated by acclaimed architect Lee F. Mindel, proves simplicity can be soulful<p><i>This article originally appeared in the September 2011 issue of Architectural Digest.</i><p>A young couple renovating their Fifth Avenue apartment knew that stuffiness was the thing to …

Interior Design

Apple to Remove Iconic Glass Cube Entrance from its Fifth Avenue NYC Store

A Wednesday report indicates Apple will be dismantling and removing the iconic glass cube entrance of its flagship Fifth Avenue Store in New York …

New York City

Ralph Lauren still paying rent at abandoned former flagship store

For passersby on Fifth Avenue on Thursday, there was no evidence that legendary American designer Ralph Lauren operated a grand flagship store at …

Real Estate

Retail contraction has rocked Manhattan. Are the outer boroughs next?

After months of announcements that department stores from Macy’s to Kohl’s would be closing locations, the impact of the transformation underway in …

New York City

7 Cool Neighborhoods That Score a 10 on the Hip Scale

The 7 cool neighborhoods below are all hip, trendy, vibrant, unique or fresh in their own fashion, some boasting a vibrant culinary scene, others fit …

East Village

The L Train Shutdown Could Hit Bodega Workers Hard - Vice

<i>In early 2019 the L train in New York City will shut down for 15 months to repair damage caused during Hurricane Sandy. Leading up to the closure, VICE will be providing relevant updates and proposals, as well as profiles of community members and businesses along the affected route in a series</i> …

New York City

First-Time Home Buyers Who Did It on Their Own

Buying an apartment is a daunting task, particularly in a city like New York where even a shoe box can cost an eye-popping sum. Yet somehow, ordinary New Yorkers still manage to buy their own sliver of the city.<p>And while many buyers are helped along by a trust fund or a timely inheritance, others …

Real Estate

Upper West Side Apartment - Contemporary Home Decor

Designer Kimille Taylor has a flair for creating family homes that don’t sacrifice style to practicality, but her own apartment proved to be her greatest challenge yet.<p>Despite the fact that she has been running her own interior design business for just a decade, and without a lot of previous …

Interior Design

Harlem's decade-long Victoria Theater redevelopment is moving forward

Developers held a groundbreaking ceremony at the site today<p>Over a decade after the planned redevelopment of Harlem’s Victoria Theater was announced, the project is finally moving forward. The team of developers behind the project held a groundbreaking ceremony Thursday at the site of what will soon …

Harlem

Big reveal: $825,000 for a sleek, one-bedroom Upper East Side duplex

Did you guess correctly?<p>Yesterday we challenged you to guess the asking price of this one-bedroom duplex on the Upper East Side. No one guessed the correct price, which is $825,000, but Trilby16 came close with a guess of $815,000.<p>Personal opinions varied across the 26 comments but for the most …

Apartments