One Mann’s Showmance From Broadway To Harlem

terrance in harlemTerrence Mann met his future wife, Charlotte d’Amboise, in 1983, when both appeared in “Cats” on Broadway. Showmance is the preferred term on the Great White Way to describe such pairings. Continue Reading →

Upper West Side Landmarked Theater Retail Conversion Moves Forward

metro-theater-2626-broadway-777x476Last fall, the New York Times broke the news that the landmarked Metro Theater on the Upper West Side would become a Planet Fitness. Now applications have officially been filed to convert the 1930s Art Deco theater at 2626 Broadway into retail. Continue Reading →

Why Is Fairway Harlem On The Brink Of Default?

Fairway MarketA few months before Fairway held its initial public offering in 2013, a retail expert told Crain’s that the supermarket’s financial condition was so precarious that it “sounds to me like a company that’s going bankrupt.” Continue Reading →

An American Apparel Store Closes On Upper Manhattan

amrican apparel closes in upper west sideAfter filing for bankruptcy back in October, American Apparel has been quietly but quickly closing selected stores throughout the city. The most recent shuttering happened at their iconic Lower East Side location, and now the trendy basics brand has cleared out another Upper West Side location, this time at 109th Street and Columbus Avenue. Continue Reading →

Harlem Churches, A Chance For Landmark Designation

historic in harlemA number of religious institutions were considered for landmark designation at a public hearing held by the Landmarks Preservation Commission last Thursday. Continue Reading →

Harlem Levine Calls City To Tighten Taxi Work Shifts

mark levine 2On  Monday, November 9, 2015, Harlem Council Member Mark Levine calls on city to strengthen enforcement of taxi driver work shifts after Upper West Side accident: Continue Reading →

With A Store In Harlem, Fairway Slumps As Epicure Options Grow

Fairway MarketNY Times reports that today, Fairway shares trade around $1.80 — a little more than the price of three tangerines. Continue Reading →

Billie Holiday’s Upper West Side Home For $12.95M

200381497NY Curbed reports that you don’t have to be able to sing your heart out to own the former Upper West Side home of jazz great Harlem fave Billie Holiday, but you will need more than twice as much as you would have six years ago. Continue Reading →

A Look At FXFOWLE’s ‘Luxurious’ Harlem Condo

Circa_Exterior_Looking_In_rgbNY Curbed reported that architect FXFOWLE and developer Artimus Construction have been quietly carrying out plans for a new curved glass condo building right on the border of the Upper West Side and Harlem along Frederick Douglass Circle. Continue Reading →

109th Street And Broadway, Harlem, NY 1910

upclose-view-of-109th-street-broadway-upper-west-side-new-york-ny-1910-36An incredible up close intimate photograph on a bright sunny day at 109th Street and Broadway, on the Upper West side, Harlem, New York, 1910.

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