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Recent Stories

Previewing the 8th Annual GovBall on Randall’s Island

With the unofficial start of summer here, festival season is upon us. Now in its eighth iteration, New York City’s homegrown music festival will be dishing out another jam-packed list of musicians, foodie trucks and festivities to take over Randall’s Island Park next weekend, June 1 – 3. Eminem is one of the big headliners […]

Croman Tenants on Ridge Street Still Without Cooking Gas After 9 Months

The tenement at 141 Ridge Street (at Stanton) is the latest battleground pitting embittered tenants against incarcerated landlord Steve Croman (aka 9300 Realty). Cooking gas was reportedly shut off last September due to purported unauthorized work on the gas lines. Nine months later, no relief. As a result, tenants began withholding rent payments, so team […]

Years Delayed, Forsyth Street Plaza Finally Debuts with Minimal Fanfare

The long-delayed wasteland of Forsyth Street Plaza is finally available for public use. It officially opened yesterday, just in time for Memorial Day weekend, though seemingly an afterthought for the city. Indeed, there was no major press release or fanfare surrounding this announcement. Nor a ribbon cutting or ceremony with local politicians. Perhaps there’s an […]

James & Karla Murray Fundraising for ‘Mom & Pop’ Installation in Seward Park

Three months after first revealing their homage to the vanishing city, two prolific storefront chroniclers are raising money for its installation later this summer. Indeed, husband-wife artists James and Karla Murray just unveiled a Kickstarter campaign to help fund their Lower East Side mom-and-pop throwback. “Mom & Pops of the L.E.S.” is a bittersweet large-scale […]

‘Cherche Midi’ on the Bowery Sets Closing Date for June 10

For Cherche Midi, the end of the line is nigh. Final date is set. We are told by workers that business at Keith McNally’s four-year-old successor to Pulino’s will reportedly conclude on June 10. The cause for closure is apparently the expiration of the restaurant’s lease. However, the state filing noted the reason as “economic,” […]