Tag: Financial District (Manhattan, NY)

Boy, 2, Is Fatally Hit by Subway Train at Busy Manhattan Station

A 2-year-old boy was fatally hit by a subway train in Lower Manhattan on Wednesday after he became separated from his mother at one of New York City’s busiest stations during the evening commute, officials said. The boy and his mother were at the Fulton Street station at around 5:30 p.m. when he somehow slipped […]

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WeWork Planned a Residential Utopia. It Hasn’t Turned Out That Way.

After first pledging to upend the way people worked, WeWork vowed to change how they lived: WeLive, a sleek dormitory for working professionals with free beer, arcade games in the laundry room and catered Sunday dinners, would spread around the world. It has not quite turned out that way. WeLive has not expanded beyond its […]

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Counting Down to a Green New York

New York’s ambitious plan to fight climate change by virtually eliminating greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 is underway — and the battle begins at home. Two-thirds of the city’s planet-warming pollution is produced by buildings, primarily residential ones, according to a 2017 inventory. In spite of recent efforts, impeded in part by years of intense […]

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With World Cup Win, U.S. Women to Get Ticker-Tape Parade in New York

Throngs of people on Broadway. Marching bands carrying American flags. Thousands of scraps of confetti paper raining down on the procession below. For over 100 years, ticker-tape parades in Manhattan have celebrated many events, including the completion of the Brooklyn Bridge, the return of the Apollo 11 astronauts and numerous World Series victories by the […]

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At Crown Shy, the Only False Step Is the Name

Good restaurants don’t rain down from nowhere, but Crown Shy came close. No doubt it went through the same birth pangs as all the others. As far as I can tell, though, it simply materialized one morning this March at 70 Pine Street, and was open for business that afternoon by the time the financial […]

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