It has been rumored that organizers of New York fashion week are going to announce that next year, Fashion Week will be moving from Bryant Park (where Fashion Week has been held for the last 15 years) to Lincoln Center.
Apparently, park management has been complaining for years about the invitation-only shows had grown too large and were restricting access to the park. Although Fashion Week was welcomed in 1993, when it started, there have been many clashes between Fashion Week organizers and the park’s management company.
The problems escalated in 2006 when the Bryant Park Corporation announced it would no longer allow …continue reading
I’ve lived on Brighton Beach for about 17 years, and what I’ve found is that it is a neighborhood like no other. They call it “Little Odessa By The Sea”, but it is nothing like the real Odessa, or like any other city in Ukraine or Russia. It is so over the top “Russian” that it’s not really Russian at all. What it is is impossible to explain, but that is the beauty of this neighborhood.
Brighton Beach goes from Ocean Parkway until West End Avenue, where Manhattan Beach starts. You can get here on the B1, B68 or using the Q …continue reading
Ever wondered how our very publicized way of spending New Year’s came to be? Well, The Times Square Alliance has posted up a brief history on their website, which you should check out. However, I have re-posted this information for your viewing pleasure:
“New York in 1904 was a city on the verge of tremendous changes – and, not surprisingly, many of those changes had their genesis in the bustling energy and thronged streets of Times Square. Two innovations that would completely transform the Crossroads of the World debuted in 1904: the opening of the city’s first subway line, and the first-ever …continue reading
You’d think that living in the biggest and most active city in the world would mean we all party our heads off on New Years, but no. Most New Yorkers don’t really do anything for New Years at all, and if they do, it always turns out to be a disappointment. Of course, there are those of us who will be partying and living the dream, but truth be told, most people stay at home or leave the city for this travesty of a holiday, and here are the top 10 reasons why New Years in NYC is overrated:
1) Super Crowded …continue reading
New York City is incredibly old and has a fair amount of history that goes with it, including a haunted history. Throughout the years, there have been tons of high profile killings, deaths and such and throughout the years New Yorkers have reported tons of sightings of ghosts. This list, taken from about.com, includes some of the places with the highest amount of reported sighting. Check them out in person if you can, and let us know if you see anything!
59 W 44th St
Many guests at the Algonquin Hotel have claimed to spot members of The Round Table, …continue reading