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$100K check presented to FDNY cancer charity

BY GABE HERMAN | Just in time for the holiday giving spirit, 9/11 healthcare advocates presented a generous check to support firefighters who have been diagnosed with cancer. The $100,000 donation came from an anonymous donor and will go to the FDNY Foundation’s Fired Up for a Cure program, which supports current and retired firefighters […]

Burglaries and broken glass at three restaurants A man is wanted in connection with three burglaries at Midtown restaurants, police said. All three occurred on Thursday, Nov. 21, and involved the man allegedly breaking the front door glass of each establishment. Around 1 a.m., at Vino Tapas at 201 E. 31 St., the thief allegedly […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | Two former Manhattan residences of legendary American artists have been added to a nonprofit’s registry of city sites with connections to the LGBT community that have historic social significance. The nonprofit NYC LGBT Historic Sites Project, which looks to increase awareness of extant sites with LGBT connections, and protect such sites, […]

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BY TEQUILA MINSKY | Participants in this year’s Veterans Day Parade included Al DiRaffaele, who has been a Charlton Street resident (Hudson Square/West Soho) for 34 years. This Bensonhurst-raised Brooklynite served in Vietnam in 1966 & 1967. He waited on the corner of 24th Street to join Vietnam Vets as they walked the parade route. […]

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The Drama Book Shop, which Lin-Manuel Miranda has called the “heart and soul” of the New York theater community, will reopen in March at 266 West 39th St., right near Times Square. In January, the store had to close the doors of its long-time theater district home on 40th Street, but the nearly 100-year-old business […]

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Series of purse and wallet thefts in Midtown A man is wanted by police for after stealing several purses and wallets being in Midtown, officials said. There were nine separate incidents from July 29 to Oct. 18, 2019, and each time the man entered a store and took property that had been left unattended. Eight […]

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BY MILO HESS | It’s that time of the year: The Rockefeller Center Christmas tree made its way this past Saturday to Midtown, ahead of the tree lighting next month. The 77-foot-tall Norway Spruce arrived at Rockefeller Center in the morning by trailer from upstate Florida, NY in Orange County. The tree was raised off […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | A man was groped on a subway train in Midtown during his morning commute, police say. On Monday, Nov. 4, at 10:30 a.m., a 34-year-old man was riding on a downtown Q train, when a person allegedly approached him and grabbed his genitals. The man then changed train cars, but the […]

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Midtown South Precinct Man stabbed after argument Two men assaulted another man following an argument in front of 235 W. 42 St., police said. The incident occurred on Friday, Oct. 25, around 10:30 p.m. During the assault, one of the men allegedly stabbed the victim, a 30-year-old man, in his right arm and torso. The […]

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BY ALEJANDRA O’CONNELL-DOMENECH |  Yesterday, over 100 local businesses in partnership with East Midtown opened their doors and passed out candy to children dressed up as werewolves, witches,  superheroes and yes, even the 4 train. For the last five years, the East Midtown Partnership has hosted the Halloween fun and boasts having welcomed 13,000 families with […]

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