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‘Immersive’ Klimt exhibit opens in landmarked Manhattan bank

This new Manhattan exhibit promises to digitally drown you in the work of a great Viennese artist. A new experiential art space has opened in lower Manhattan, and its inaugural exhibition is dedicated to immersing viewers in Gustav Klimt’s “golden, sensuous” paintings. Hall des Lumières is located in the former teller hall and vault level … Read more

What to expect from NYC’s UN General Assembly traffic mess

The United Nations General Assembly is back — and with it, bumper-to-bumper traffic. Bus routes will be disrupted and roads closed — sometimes without notice — generally turning Midtown into a gridlock nightmare for drivers all week while world leaders convene on First Avenue between 42nd and 48th streets. Average car speeds sink to 4 mph during General … Read more

NYC crime: Hatchet-wielding man arrested after viral video captures fight inside McDonald’s in Manhattan

LOWER EAST SIDE, Manhattan (WABC) — A man was arrested after a viral video captured him wielding a hatcht during a fight inside a McDonald’s in Manhattan. The incident happened on Friday just before 2:30 a.m. inside a McDonald’s located at 114 Delancey Street on the Lower East Side. Police say three unidentified men got … Read more

Man Pulls Ax at McDonald’s on Lower East Side – NBC New York

A 31-year-old Bronx man was arrested for allegedly pulling an ax from his backpack during an argument with three other men at a McDonald’s on the Lower East Side, police said Sunday. It wasn’t clear what sparked the argument, but Michael Placios allegedly took out the ax and threatened the men with it at the … Read more

Ax-wielding man arrested after fight inside McDonald's in NYC – Eyewitness News ABC7NY

Ax-wielding man arrested after fight inside McDonald’s in NYC  Eyewitness News ABC7NY Man swings axe after fight in McDonald’s: NYPD  PIX11 New York News New York City man terrorizes McDonald’s customers in axe-wielding rampage  Fox News Madman seen smashing NYC McDonald’s with an ax released without bail  New York Post View Full Coverage on Google News

Six buses from Texas bring more migrants to NYC

Six buses from Texas filled with migrants arrived at the Port Authority Saturday, as the city’s shelter system neared its breaking point. Men, women and children who boarded the buses in El Paso poured out at the bus terminal, with many saying they came from Venezuela. “We stopped for food, but not a lot of … Read more

Ukrainian fashion designer presents at New York Fashion Week

Fashion designer Valery Kovalska doesn’t skip a beat. She is using what was once a restaurant space as a live-in studio now. “I have to fight,” Kovalska said. She fled the war in Ukraine with mannequins and lots of fabric. She started in Los Angeles back in February, but then moved to New York in … Read more

Nearly half of NYC workers back in Manhattan offices: poll

New Yorkers are starting to trickle back to work after more than two years of remote employment during the COVID-19 pandemic — with Manhattan offices 49% occupied on an average weekday, a new survey from the Partnership for New York shows. The newest back-to-work figure for mid-September represents a significant jump from April, when Manhattan … Read more

Drug Bust Snares Fishkill Corrections Officer, Manhattan DA Says – NBC New York

A 47-year-old New York state corrections officer has been accused of dealing cocaine out of his East Harlem apartment and allegedly had $40,000 worth of the drug stashed at the residence, Manhattan prosecutors said Thursday. Alex Toro, a Department of Corrections and Community Supervision (DCCS) corrections officer at the Fishkill Correctional Facility in Dutchess County, … Read more