Public-service ad guru Sherry Matthews aims to flip NYC home

Remember the masked Statue of Liberty public health and safety campaign during COVID? Its creator — the public service, nonprofit, advertising and marketing guru Sherry Matthews — is looking to sell her Soho condo at 40 Mercer for $8.49 million, after buying it for $7.8 million in February. The high-profile building in the heart of … Read more

‘The Wiz’ is coming to Broadway for a limited time

The Yellow Brick Road will soon wind its way through NYC. A reimagined production of The Wiz, a Tony Award-winning musical adapted from The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum, is heading to Broadway for a limited engagement in the 2023-24 season.  The Wiz takes the classic American story and “transforms it into an all-Black musical extravaganza … Read more

This beautiful new piano bar is opening on the Lower East Side

We have a prediction: this will be the winter of piano bars—and we’re not upset about it. After all, what’s more comforting than cozying up indoors with a top-notch cocktail in hand while swaying to the rhythm of a perfectly played piano tune?  Photograph: Michael Kleinberg That’s the exact sort of feeling that TAO Group … Read more

Massive converted schoolhouse lists for $699K in Washington

School’s out forever at this rural institution, but its doors remain open to a buyer. A huge 20th-century brick academy has been freshly renovated and is now enjoying a second life as a residential property.  This immense schoolhouse in the southeastern agricultural portion of Washington state’s Spokane County educated the area’s children from 1908, when … Read more

You can write your wishes for 2023 on confetti in Times Square

Just like in the past few years, folks walking around Times Square will be able to write down their wishes for 2023 on pieces of confetti that will be released at midnight on New Year’s Eve as the ball drops.  Find the aptly named Wishing Wall on the Broadway plaza between 43rd and 47th Streets, … Read more

A live ‘Lord of the Rings’ symphony concert is coming to NYC

To celebrate the 21st anniversary of the release of Peter Jackson’s iconic movie The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, the first film in The Lord of the Rings franchise, Radio City Music Hall is hosting a special screening of the production during which a total of 238 musicians will play Howard Shore’s … Read more

Amy Robach and T.J. Holmes spent a weekend in this NY home

Two weeks before Thanksgiving, “Good Morning America” hosts Amy Robach and T.J. Holmes spent a weekend in a cozy getaway in upstate New York. On Nov. 13, photos taken by the Daily Mail show Holmes getting touchy-feely with Robach — giving her a playful squeeze on the bum — as the two packed up their … Read more

A single subway ride may cost you over $3 by 2025

Earlier this week, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) announced its plans to raise fares by 5.5% in an effort to curtail the significant budget deficits it is facing due to low ridership. The increase would effectively mean that New Yorkers may have to pay over $3 per subway ride by 2025. “The plan […] outlines actions … Read more

Apparel honcho Eric Adjmi snags a $16.84M NYC duplex

Eric Adjmi, CEO of Adjmi Apparel Group — which manufactures and distributes brands like Champion, Danskin and Fila — just picked up a duplex home for $16.84 million at the Leyton, a new development on the Upper East Side. Located at 1059 Third Ave., it’s not exactly Park or Fifth, but the building does come with its … Read more