Chelsea

SuperPier Update: A New Deal Jumps-Starts Plans

Since imaginative developer Youngwoo & Associates announced plans to convert Chelsea's Pier 57 into a 560,000-square-foot mixed-use retail complex and culture hub 5 years ago, the public's initial exhilaration surrounding the project has waned to mild enthusiasm…until recently.

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High Line's Newest Inventive Designs

When the repurposing of the High Line was completed 2009, the neighborhoods it ran through were still on the rise, not yet regarded as sophisticated areas. The architecture that ran alongside the High Line in the Meatpacking District, West Chelsea, and Hell’s Kitchen/Clinton appeared slightly out of place at the time.

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Why Doesn’t NYC Have Google Fiber?

Last week, Google identified nine metro areas where the company will explore a possible expansion of its Google Fiber internet and television service. With Google Fiber service in semi-large cities such as Kansas City, Missouri and Austin, Texas, the tech scene wondered what the next move for Google would be. The good news for New Yorkers is that Google is now considering more populated cities, such as San Jose, California (0.98 million) and Phoenix, Arizona (1.48 million). The bad news is that Google still has no plans to bring its blazing fast internet to New York City.

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The Only Constant in Chelsea Is Change

Ah, Chelsea. From the delicious Saturday brunches at the mom and pop cafes, to the sophisticated art exhibits, to what has become New York’s favorite elevated riverside park, there is something for everyone in this eclectic West Side neighborhood.  
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SuperPier Takes Pier 57 From Dismal to Deluxe

Pier 57 in Chelsea now has a name that fits perfectly with the description of unique things to come in its redevelopment. Using a term coined by Popular Mechanics magazine in 1952, SuperPier will be a state-of-the-art home for market activity, culture, and entertainment.

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Internet is Coming To New York City’s Parks

You may have already complained about the bad internet connection in the city. And you were right, especially for a world city such as New York. Hopefully some spots offer free-wifi throughout the city. It started with cafes, but recently outdoor areas have been gradually catching up, trying to combine technology with nature. 

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Garment District: The Woven Saga of Fashion and Fabrics

Tiffany & Co. - SoHo Store Front

New York and Fashion are like hand-in-glove, like birds of the same feather that flock and rock together! Walk down the streets of SoHo, Chelsea, Brooklyn, or the Meatpacking District, and you see fashion in every street, sidewalk and store front.

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Nine Nightcaps for New Yorkers to Njoy

Its summertime and the weather is fine, so put on party shoes and hop into these bars that have a story to tell and come from era when you weren’t even born! These are our picks for the best bars where its worth getting high on history.

1. Old Town Bar, Flatiron District

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Dine and Drink on NYC’s Top Ten Rocking Rooftops

Painting by Nadeem Farooq

It’s summertime in NYC, the city’s restaurants have put out their tables and spread out their linen for New Yorkers to soak up the summer sun and enjoy a scrumptious meal. While this is a regular sight on the city sidewalks, there is more to outdoor dining than the eye can see. Perched high up on high-rises of New York, offering uninterrupted views of the city skyline, are some of the Gotham City’s best bars and restaurants. Here is a look at which ones make the cut into the top ten.

 

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Woo's Pier 57: A New Cultural Hub for Chelsea on the Horizon

Young Woo is considered an intrepid in the world of development. He’s forward thinking, straying just far enough outside the box to keep tentative plans realistic and feasible, but not so far as to scare off potential investment. Back in 2009, he was able to beat out stiff competition with a novel design plan to convert Pier 57 into a hub for public market activity, housing local retailers and artisans. The plan was unanimously approved by the City Council in April, and has already leased spaces for several shops over the Summer.

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