Seeing your favourite band live is great enough, but being invited on stage to play with them would be a dream come true for most people. Well, that dream did ..
The mayor calls the plan a “mistake” and fears it puts New Yorkers in unnecessary danger Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced new legislation that will allow General Motors and Cruise Automation to test Level 4 self-driving cars in New York State beginning in 2018 but Mayor Bill de Blasio is far from being on-board with the plan. One of the issues that Mayor de Blasio has with Cuomo’s plan is that testing of the vehicles could have an impact on his Vision Zero initiative that has been working to decrease the number of pedestrian deaths. Furthermore, de Blasio claims that the governor hasn’t consulted with the city’s Department of Transportation and the New York Police Department, who will ultimately be the ones tasked with dealing with whatever safety concerns arise from autonomous cars, reports the Observer.
The sprawling townhouse has taken a major price cut from when it listed in 2014 for $32M More than three years after it first came on the market , the China Institute’s former Upper East Side headquarters is still looking for a buyer.
Contractors are reprogramming the system but it won’t be back online until December If it weren’t bad enough to learn that the Second Avenue Subway has yet to obtain its final safety certificate, here’s another cause for concern: the subway line’s fire alarm system has been offline since May 14. Internal memos sent to board members by MTA chief development officer Janno Lieber, and obtained by Politico , reveal that the fire alarms have been off for the past five months and needs to be reprogrammed following an incident in May. An undisclosed programming error resulted in an “erroneous activation of the fire alarm system triggered the water mist system at the 86th Street station,” causing a one-week closure of the 83rd Street station entrance due to damaged escalators after they were soaked by the sprinkler system.
The city really, really, really wants Amazon in New York It’s official: the New York City Economic Development Corporation announced that the city has submitted a bid for Amazon’s HQ2 , naming four different neighborhoods as having the potential to accommodate the Seattle tech megacompany’s second North American headquarters.
A rezoning could dramatically reduce the size of Gamma’s planned 800-foot skyscraper Just a few weeks after the East River 50s Alliance unveiled a new plan [PDF!] to rezone the Sutton Place area, and curtail the development of towers like the Gamma Real Estate-planned 800-foot skyscraper , the proposal came before the City Planning Commission, the Commercial Observer reports .
The legendary star of stage and screen may have once called this apartment home A colorful, lavish apartment in the famed Dakota that was last listed for $10 million has finally sold after nearly two years on the market (h/t Mansion Global ). The three-bedroom co-op is notable for its location, of course—we’re always interested in a Dakota pad—as well as its pedigree. The apartment has had a number of famous residents over the years (well, depending on your definition of “fame”), including world-renowned bridge players Roy Welland and Christal Henner, and most recently, the late socialite Jacqueline Bikoff, whose daughter, Sasha Bikoff, gave the place its current cheerful vibe.
Nothing says Halloween like a marathon of some of our favorite horror movies, from slasher flicks to ghost stories. But unless you’re Jamie Lee Curtis, starring in a horror flick doesn’t often lead to a full-on career. A select few have broken out of that bad luck.
Did you guess the correct asking price? Yesterday we asked you how much you thought a tiny West Village condo was on the market for, and today we reveal the price—and its location.