An opening ceremony was held Saturday to celebrate the completion of the final stretch of the High Line in Manhattan. The third phase of the park is set to officially open to the public on Sunday, perfect timing for New Yorkers looking to soak up the last of summer's warmth.
CBS Local, Sat, Sep 20 2014 @ 03:02 PM
Here's what we do know about next week: Bill and Hillary Clinton will kick off the annual meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative in New York on September 21. Here's what we don't know: will they be grandparents yet? Why are we asking right now? America first learned that Chelsea was pregnant while she shared the stage with her mother during a women's event in New York back in April. The former first family has not disclosed the due date.
KSBW-TV, Fri, Sep 19 2014 @ 03:54 PM
The shooting happened around 9:50 p.m. Friday on 106th Street near Northern Boulevard, the FDNY told CBS 2. An unknown number of people were wounded, the FDNY said. Several of the injuries were described as not being life-threatening.
CBS Local, Fri, Sep 19 2014 @ 11:25 PM
Sep 19, 2014--A joint venture between Prodigy Network and Korman Communities has closed on AKA United Nations, located at 234 East 46th Street between 2nd and 3rd Avenues. The property was purchased for $68.5 million, with more than $10 million raised in crowdfunded equity, senior financing from Bank of America, and subordinate financing from Emmes Co.
ETaiwanNews.com, Fri, Sep 19 2014 @ 06:01 PM
Green Party gubernatorial contender Howie Hawkins and Randy Credico-the gadfly perennial candidate who recently placed third in the Democratic primary behind Gov. Andrew Cuomo-hit the corner of 125th Street and Lexington Avenue in Manhattan today in an effort to make inroads in the usually loyally blue enclave. Despite more than a decade of gentrification and a wall of glassy buildings that have gone up on either side of the north-south corridor leading to shifting demographics, most of the passersby were black and Hispanic-ordinary workers, residents and shoppers, with a few obviously mentally ill or under the influence individuals tossed in.
The New York Observer, Fri, Sep 19 2014 @ 08:07 PM
Just one final diary about the People's Climate March and our subsequent meetup. Lots of people blogging about the march now, you can check out our very own UN Climate Summit diaries, or the latest C!U!A! diary for more info.
Daily Kos, Fri, Sep 19 2014 @ 05:17 PM
The showbiz couple got just $20 million for the flashy SoHo penthouse, far less than the $24.5 million it was listed for last year, records show. But the sales price is still well above the $9.5 million the chat show host paid for the pad, at 76 Crosby St between Spring and Prince Sts., in 2005.
New York Daily News, Fri, Sep 19 2014 @ 04:13 PM