Meatpacking District Local Business
Wednesday Apr 15 | via Hyperallergic
Noah Fischer of Occupy Museums, Frida Kahlo of Guerrilla Girls, and Kim Fraczek of Sane Energy Project "inaugurate" the Whitney Museum's new home atop a gas pipeline with a ceremonial ribbon cutting. Last night, The Illuminator was in Manhattan's Meatpacking District to project mayday messages on the facade of the soon-to-be-opened Whitney Museum, while a group of two dozen protesters supported by 23 sponsoring organizations, launched a guerrilla inauguration for the "fracked gas line museum." Comment?
Tuesday Apr 14 | via Bottom Line
People are changing. New York is changing. Luxury is changing. With The New York EDITION , Ian Schrager and Marriott International respond to this changing landscape by introducing a new luxury for a new generation. Comment?
Sunday Apr 12 | via Grub Street
Unlike many of his contemporaries, David Chang has tended to be a cautious incrementalist when it comes to playing the great boom-and-bust game of restaurant-empire-building. While other prominent New York chefs ping-pong around the landscape, opening cookie-cutter fine-dining outlets in far-off fast-money destinations like Hong Kong, Vegas, and Dubai, he's mostly been content to stay close to home, tending to his own little gastronomic Yoknapatawpha County in the East Village. Comment?
Friday Apr 10 | via The Baltimore Sun
One World Observatory is set to open May 29 in New York City. The three-level observation decks are located on levels 100, 101 and 102 and offer a panoramic view of the city. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 8 | via Daily Mail
'Barry Diller is gay, Barbara Walters a bad friend and Lee Radziwill a homophobe': Legendary gossip columnist Liz Smith stops holding back and starts naming names Smith began working at 25 and went on to become the gossip columnist for both the New York Post and New York Daily News Despite this claim, Smith says Diller is very much in love with his wife Diane Von Furstenberg, who he began dating in the 1970s and married in 2001 As for enemies, she never again spoke to Jackie Kennedy Onasis' sister Lee Radziwill after she refused to defend Truman Capote and called him a 'fag' Barbara Walters was a good friend she claims, but lost interest in Smith when she lost her newspaper column at the Post After almost 70 years working in the gossip and entertainment industry, legendary writer and columnist Liz Smith is naming names. Comment?
Tuesday Apr 7 | via Adfreak
There's always something fun about site-specific ads in New York City. The richness of every neighborhood makes the place especially promising for that kind of outdoor work, as 72andSunny's Google ads last year reminded us. Comment?
Monday Apr 6 | via CBS Local
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Thursday Apr 2 | via Market Wire
Audi of America announced today it is the Official Automotive Partner of the Whitney Museum of American Art for the opening year of the museum's new building. The new Whitney opens on May 1, 2015 in New York's popular Meatpacking District. Comment?
Thursday Apr 2 | via The New York Observer
The Meatpacking District, always up for another act, has gone from, well, slaughterhouse central to clubbing district to high-end shopping destination and is now experiencing an influx of office space, with even more high-end retail pushing out the remaining bars and restaurants, The New York Times reports . Lauren Danziger, executive director of the Meatpacking District Improvement Association describes the shift from nightlife destination to office district thusly: "We're absolutely on the cusp of something really special." Comment?
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