New Yorkers may be able to surf and ride at the same time if a plan to put iPads, or a similar device, in the back of taxis takes off. A San Francisco company, Square, is proposing a pilot program to install tablet computers in the back of 50 taxis, replacing the little-loved miniature television [...]
The price tag for One World Trade Center, the signature skyscraper under construction at Ground Zero in New York, has risen to more than $3.8 billion. According to WSJ, the price tag for the building has shot up $700m from the latest public estimate, making it the world’s most expensive new office tower. Once completed, [...]
Trump International Hotel & Tower New York-Central Park is celebrating its 15th anniversary by offering guests the ‘Crystal Anniversary Package’, valued at $15,000. Since the 15th year is the “crystal” anniversary, Trump is offering a package including crystal jewelry, Champagne and crystal-covered Christian Louboutin shoes.
New York may be officially the most popular place in the US to spend New Year, but travelers will still be paying through the nose for the privilege. Staying in the Big Apple in 2012 will cost revelers up to 700 percent more than normal, price comparison site NewYorkHotels.org said this week. On average, the [...]
One57, the ultra-luxury condo tower that’s under construction on West 57th Street, is being billed as the tallest residential tower in New York City. Thirteen condos in the building are listed with asking prices of $42 million or more, and two high-floor duplexes are priced at $98.5 million. The 90-story glass tower will feature 95 [...]
Artist John Baldessari has plastered a fake $100,000 bill on a billboard next to Manhattan’s High Line elevated park, on 10th Avenue at West 18th Street. $100,000 bills actually exist. They were printed during the Great Depression but never publicly circulated.