Archive for the ‘Feature’ Category

NYC Restaurant Week founders reflect on 25th anniversary

The semi annual restaurant promotion has evolved into one of the most anticipated New York events.

Urban farming, bolstered by zoning law changes, blossoms in NYC

New York’s green acres are taking to the sky and proving to be a successful investment.

City’s LGBTQ historic sites get spotlight in tour

A historical tour of the village will examine some of the unsung locals in the LGTBQ rights movement.

‘Wonder Woman’ director Patty Jenkins talks diversity, influences and more

The woman behind the DC Comics superhero’s live action debut talks about the fun and future of making a female led movie.

New 332 area code arriving in Manhattan to little fanfare

The newest set of digits coming to the Big Apple came with a muted response from the public, who take more pride in their out of state area codes.

NYC bookstores are making a comeback

The reports of NYC bookstores’ death is far from true according to recent data.

‘President Show’ Trump impersonator dishes on new role

Comedy Central takes a new turn in late night.

NYC DOT survey of privately owned streets could end in takeover

The city is mulling a major infrastructure initiative to save the roads less traveled.

Quad Cinema reopens in glitzy new form

The famous art house theater’s reboot is the latest in the city’s growing trend.

UES biz slowly rebounding after Second Ave subway opening

Mom and pop store owners say they’re seeing the light at the end of the tunnel following years of construction disruptions.

Inside Topps and the NYC baseball card industry

Experts say the New York based card company helped to invigorate our National Pastime.

Exhibit at the New-York Historical Society highlights early U.S. women

A show at the Upper West Side museum focuses on the women who made big impacts in the 18th and 19th Centuries.

Inside Columbia U’s Manhattanville expansion

After years of delays, the Ivy League school and the upper Manhattan community are ready for their big addition.

Downtown NYC’s dining scene growing

What once was a foodie wasteland is now becoming the go to spot for fine dining.

Evolving Bronx real estate scene brings cheers and concerns

A surge of popularity and residents in the Bronx is met with praise and concern.

Queens voters reflect on Trump, first president from borough

Even though Donald Trump may be the first Queens native to be elected president of the United States, many of its residents feel they won’t see the borough represented in the Oval Office.

How Trump will affect New York City

No one can predict how the president-elect will change life in the Big Apple, but experts say there are ways people can prepare for his administration.

NYC streets have over 660,000 trees, parks department census finds

The trees are alive in the Big Apple.

Astor Place cube returns after two years, several delays

The iconic steel art piece is back home.

NY Comedy Festival brings laughs throughout boros

The annual laugh fest is changing things up this year.