New Yorkers hilariously react to the new NYC brand campaign logo

Move over, iconic I ♥ NY sign, there’s a new logo in town. As reported by the New York Times, a group of officials and “community partners” just unveiled a new campaign meant to represent and unite the folks that make up this grand town of ours. Dubbed We ♥ NYC, the new logo was created by designer and art … Read more

Play in colorful confetti with The Celebration Lab in NYC this weekend

The Confetti Project believes we could all use more joy in our lives, especially when that elation comes in the form of colorful paper pieces to toss into the air.  In a series of workshops this weekend titled The Celebration Lab, adults are invited to experience the joy of play through meditation, journaling and movement with confetti. … Read more

NYC is looking for someone to paint this iconic tunnel in Washington Heights

New York City artists, unite! The Department of Transportation (DOT) just put out a request for proposals (RFP) from creatives to “beautify” the legendary 1,000-foot-long underground tunnel that connects Broadway and St. Nicholas Avenue to the 191st Street subway station in Washington Heights. Known as “Tunnel Street” and sitting 180 feet below street level (it’s one … Read more

NYC high school students can now visit museums for free

The City Council just approved two measures that are sure to delight high school students all around town. As reported by Gothamist, the first bill, sponsored by councilmember Rita Joseph, mandates that all undergraduates receive an application for a municipal IDNYC card at the beginning of each school year that will, in turn, grant them discounted … Read more

PR firm Joele Frank scoops up space at 22 Vanderbilt, aka 335 Madison

The rarest sighting in this bleak office-leasing season is a deal for more space than a large area rug would cover. But here’s a substantial one: public relations firm Joele Frank is taking 78,353 square feet at Milstein’s 22 Vanderbilt, aka 335 Madison Ave. Joele Frank, which specializes in strategic corporate representation, will leave 50,000 square … Read more

Times Square stakeholders support migrant shelter at Candler Building

Mayor Eric Adams’ announcement last week to use the vacant, landmarked Candler Building at 209-213 W. 42nd St. for migrant housing made us expect that Times Square stakeholders would howl their heads off over the plan. Silly us! Asked to comment, Durst Organization chairman Douglas Durst, landlord of 151 W. 42nd St. (previously Four Times Square), told us: … Read more

Big tech companies are selling their Silicon Valley campuses

As San Francisco commercial occupancy reached an all-time low in the last couple years amid the pandemic, a new reality has set in for Silicon Valley. Major tech players are looking to sell their expansive corporate campuses in the area, or reconsidering new developments. Intel Corporation — the cloud computing, data center and semiconductor chip … Read more