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By Kevin Korber of Village Confidential Last year, Jay-Z and hotel mogul Andre Balazs proposed opening a new hotel at 345 West 14th Street. That plan never came to fruition, but new site owners DDG Partners are already in the process of turning the West Village building into a new luxury condomin...
09/26/2011
By Kevin Korber of Village Confidential This week, New York City unveiled its initial test program to bring cell phone service to the subway system. Starting Tuesday, New Yorkers with AT&T and T-Mobile service providers will be able to use the full capabilities of their phone while waiting for th...
09/26/2011
This Wednesday, Washington Square Park will be more delicious than normal as the ninth annual Taste of the Village benefit event takes place. The event, which raises money to help with the cleanup and maintenance of Washington Square Park, features prized selections from local restaurants, brewer...
09/13/2011
By Kate Akerly of Village Confidential I recently had the opportunity to connect with Ben Goorin who has been navigating the expansion of Goorin Bros. Hat Shop, operating since 1895 as a fourth generation, family-owned company. Though the company roots have always been as “bold hatmakers,” in the...
09/12/2011
By Kevin Korber of Village Confidential The current plan for the former site of St. Vincent’s Hospital in the West Village includes several condominiums, commercial space, a 24-hour emergency care center, and a proposed park on the triangle at 7th Avenue between 12th and Greenwich Streets. The la...
09/11/2011
The East Village townhouse at 331 East 6th Street was one of the oldest structures in the neighborhood, dating back to 1852. Upon its sale in 2008, permits were filed with the Department of Buildings hinting at structural additions such as a possible penthouse on the top floor. However, the new o...
09/06/2011
Williamsburg’s Fatty Cue has been one of the go-to destinations for New York’s barbecue lovers for years. Now, Fatty Cue will open a second location on Carmine Street in the West Village. The new location, set to open on Tuesday, has a fairly different selection of entrees in comparison to its Br...
09/06/2011
Active Rain Meetup in Manhattan Tonight!  Brooklyn on Thursday! ActiveRain has spent the past month promoting regional Meetups, and the day is finally here in NYC!  We will be joining our fellow Rainmakers in Manhattan tonight at The Mondrian SoHo Hotel at the Imperial No. Nine bar beginning at 7...
09/06/2011
By Kevin Korber of Village Confidential We had previously reported on the high number of dead trees in the newly-redesigned fountain space in Washington Square Park. Now, according to a DNAInfo.com post, the City Parks Department has acknowledged that the eight trees that have died in the fountai...
08/30/2011
Most agents in New York probably don’t bother to review the closing statement closely, or at all, prior to their client’s closing.  It’s the last day of a long process, and you’re just ready for your client to accomplish their goal of buying or selling a home and to receive your compensation for ...
08/30/2011
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