Tag: Hudson Yards (Manhattan, NY)

This New Hudson Yards Restaurant Is Better Than It Should Be

Morbid curiosity along with a bit of masochism drew me back to Hudson Yards. Many of the restaurants that have been built there have seemed cursed on one level or another, but the latest one sounded uniquely inauspicious, starting with its timing. It opened in November — the 13th of November. The Tavern by WS, […]

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Hudson Yards Is Coming for Your Soul

How does corporate capitalism imagine the human soul? As a nuisance? An opportunity? Collateral damage? A blob of molten plastic to be injected into a minion-­shaped mold? One of the funniest answers to this question comes from the comedian Conner O’Malley, who has built a career playacting the way consumerism warps our spirits. Out on […]

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Teenager Kills Himself by Leaping From the Vessel at Hudson Yards

ImageThe Vessel, a tourist magnet at Hudson Yards, was the site of a suicide leap Saturday.Credit…Mark Wickens for The New York Times A 19-year-old man jumped to his death from the Vessel, the sculpture that is the centerpiece in the Hudson Yards development, shortly before 6 p.m. on Saturday, the authorities said. The leap stunned […]

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