Tag: Hell’s Kitchen (Manhattan, NY)

More Space, Same Address

Until recently, Lisa Quach and her boyfriend shared a studio in Mercedes House, a zigzagging rental complex in the Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood of Manhattan. And although they had dreamed of a larger place before the coronavirus pandemic, the 484-square-foot apartment certainly met their needs. The studio “was exactly what we needed because we were not […]

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Upright Citizens Brigade to Close Its Permanent Locations in New York

In another cultural casualty of the pandemic, the Upright Citizens Brigade is planning to close its two Manhattan locations, leaving the storied improv and sketch comedy hub without its own permanent space in the city. In an email sent to students and performers on Tuesday, founders of the 30-year-old group said that they had made […]

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She’s 91 and Is Being Kicked Out of Her Apartment

Gabrielle Wagner, 91, moved into the Riverview Senior Independent Living facility last April after her identical twin, whom she had lived with, died in 2018. She had been lonely and the modern apartment tower in Hell’s Kitchen felt less like assisted living and more like a comfortable community for active seniors where she could live […]

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