Manhattan developer Bill Rudin hadn’t planned to start selling apartments at his Greenwich Village project until the end of this year. He began rethinking that strategy after getting cornered at a cocktail party.
Mayor Bill de Blasio’s vision of raising income taxes to pay for pre-kindergarten and after- school programs would generate $530 million a year. By revamping property taxes -- and taking on some of New York’s richest residents -- he could get eight times as much.
In March, a man stabbed two people to death on a New York City subway train in Greenwich Village, escaping through the Christopher Street station, one of the stops in the 468-station system without camera surveillance.
New York has fine and inexpensive restaurants. It also has plenty that serve large portions of carbohydrate-laden stodge. Here are 50 good places that I tried during an extended visit from London. Most offer value as well as decent food.