Transforming a district for the new economy BY JASON D. PIZER | At Trinity Real Estate, our focus continues to be on Hudson Square, one of the most dynamic neighborhoods in New York. With low vacancy rates and solid demand, the future is bright. The neighborhood’s attractive fundamentals are complemented and supported by the new read more here »
How time flies — and cigarette prices rise — when you’re serving up delicious fries. Ray a.k.a. Asghar Ghahraman, above in 1992, recently marked the 40th anniversary of running his “candy shop” on Avenue A at Seventh St. He turned 81 on Jan. 1. His hole-in-the-wall store is the go-to spot for tasty snacks that hit read more here »
BY NORMAN BORDEN | Matthew Pillsbury is a photographer with a unique vision of contemporary metropolitan life. For the last decade or so, he’s been taking long exposure, large format (8×10 inch film) black and white photographs that compel viewers to slow down and smell the roses, so to speak — or at least take read more here »
BY JASON D. PIZER | At Trinity Real Estate, our focus continues to be on Hudson Square, one of the most dynamic neighborhoods in New York. With low vacancy rates and solid demand, the future is bright. The neighborhood’s attractive fundamentals are complemented and supported by the new rezoning, which balances growth and stability read more here »
BY JERRY TALLMER | Dan Wolf, who, like me, had accomplished very little by way of a career — and was some years older than he ever admitted — wanted primarily to shake up the whole damned political establishment, Republican, Democratic, left, right, center. Nobody ever put it better than Dan Wolf himself in his read more here »
BY MADELYN WILS | The Villager recently published an op-ed from Andrew Berman, the executive director of Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation, raising concern over whether a recent amendment to the Hudson River Park Act would allow the park to sell unused development rights from our public piers, to support Hudson River Park. As read more here »
On Tuesday, New School jazz students held a Mardi Gras march down 13th St. from Sixth Ave. to Fifth Ave., where they entered the new University Center building. They continued playing up on the fifth floor, above, where the university’s jazz studies program is based.