Posts Tagged ‘SoHo’

Internet Week Kicks Off in Soho

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Internet The event’s preview party showcased some of the out-of-the-box thinking that’s in store By Helaina Hovitz Last Thursday, April 4, an Internet Week New York preview party was held at Design Within Reach’s newly renovated Soho Studio at 110 Greene Street. Eventually, 400 guests mingled easily as they sipped on ginger-flavored cocktails and Saporo beer, [&hellip
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Can a Community Garden Stop the NYU Expansion?

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garden_aa Neighbors and advocates argue that the university can’t build on what should be considered official parkland By Nora Bosworth Greenwich Village and Soho are brimming with individuals who lead wildly different lifestyles, and who oppose New York University’s gargantuan development project for reasons as distinct as their own personalities. Yet whether these people are managers [&hellip
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Neighborhood Chatter: Hudson Park River Snacks, Manhattan Rental Market Report

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By Jessica Mastronardi New Park Snacks Come spring, Hudson River Park will be offering new food and drink options throughout the park. According to the recently released Request for Proposals, which will be open until March 15, the West Side park is looking for bids for seven new food carts and trucks to be located [&hellip
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The Travails of Online Dating Come Alive

Written by Alissa Fleck on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

 OkCupid veterans flock to Housing Works Bookstore Cafe to swap horror stories Studies everywhere are examining the same panic-inducing question—will online dating, with its guaranteed ability to let you endlessly shop around and tailor your perfect mate, ruin relationships forever? Last week’s OkCupid Show (Stories of Love, Sex and the Internet) at the Housing Works [&hellip
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The Battle of Hudson Square

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Hudson Square Retailers and community board clash over downtown zoning By Sophia Rosenbaum Chocolatier Jacques Torres’ business is booming at his Brooklyn shop—but melting on Hudson Street. Torres attributes the success of his Dumbo outlet to the area’s rezoning, which sparked a residential boom. He’s hoping the same will happen in Hudson Square, an area in west [&hellip
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Woman Killed by Truck on Monday ID’ed as Downtown Artist

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Photo by edenpictures. Via Flickr Commons. By Paul Bisceglio - - *Update*: An NYPD spokesperson announced on Wednesday that Greg Smith was charged with failure to yield to a pedestrian and failure to exercise due care. - - South Village resident Jessica Dworkin, 58, was killed on Monday morning when the rear of a tractor trailer hit her and dragged her two blocks under [&hellip
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NYPD Officer Hit by Ferrari Suing Driver for $10 Million

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Hundreds of deadly drivers go free every year in New York City because NYPD protocol limits investigations into crashes which do not appear life-threatening. While no violent incident ever has its upswing, it seems reality star Stephanie Pratt’s boyfriend Julien Chabbott ran over the foot of just the right person to be forced to pay [&hellip
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Another Canal Street Building Up for Lease, to Contribute to “Manhattan’s Next Great Retail Frontier”?

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Photo by Wilson Rivera, courtesy of Flickr Creative Commons. By Paul Bisceglio   When most New Yorkers think of Canal Street, they probably don’t think of quality retail. There the goods tend to come rolled out on street vendor mats with the brands misspelled, not behind glass windows in fine shopping plazas. Melinda Miller of Winick Realty Group, however, wants to usher in a [&hellip
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Chris Brown and Drake Sued for $16M over Soho Club Fight

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Chris Brown, courtesy of Wikimedia Commons. By Paul Bisceglio A brawl in June between rapper Chris Brown’s and R&B singer Drake’s crews at Soho’s Greenhouse left nearly two dozen club goers injured. Now, Entertainment Enterprises, which owns the trademark for Greenhouse, is suing the two stars on the grounds that the fight damaged the club’s reputation. The company filed a $16 [&hellip
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