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The highest outdoor observation deck in the Western Hemisphere was only open for 2 days before closing as the pandemic spread. We got a tour last week — here’s what it’s like to see NYC from 1,100 feet above ground

Edge is the highest outdoor observation deck in NYC and the Western Hemisphere located in the multibillion-dollar Hudson Yards neighbourhood in Manhattan. The attraction first opened on March 11 and was closed two days later in light of the pandemic. It reopened on September 4 with restrictions in place to […]
The highest outdoor observation deck in the Western Hemisphere was only open for 2 days before closing as the pandemic spread. We got a tour last week — here’s what it’s like to see NYC from 1,100 feet above ground
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Stephen Ross, the developer behind NYC’s $25 billion Hudson Yards neighbourhood, says a housing market slowdown ‘has to happen’ and that the city needs ‘a lot of affordable housing’

Billionaire real-estate developer Stephen Ross believes the housing market “is probably in the eighth inning,” he told Yahoo Finance on August 25. Ross is the chairman of Related Companies, which has invested in New York’s Time Warner Centre and Hudson Yards developments, and fitness brands Equinox and Soul Cycle, Business […]
Stephen Ross, the developer behind NYC’s $25 billion Hudson Yards neighbourhood, says a housing market slowdown ‘has to happen’ and that the city needs ‘a lot of affordable housing’
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Stephen Ross — Trump donor and Equinox chairman — has reportedly already donated $1 million toward NYC’s next elections. Take a look at how one of the city’s richest residents built his fortune.

Billionaire Stephen Ross donated $US1 million in December to a new independent expenditure committee, according to The New York Times. The committee will reportedly focus on several NYC races, including the mayoral one. In August, Ross was considering raising $US100 million for a potential candidate in NYC’s 2021 mayoral election, […]
Stephen Ross — Trump donor and Equinox chairman — has reportedly already donated $1 million toward NYC’s next elections. Take a look at how one of the city’s richest residents built his fortune.
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The CEO of an international luxury restaurant group says there’s a new type of restaurant getting Michelin stars, and it’s part of fine dining’s evolution

Michelin is awarding stars to more informal restaurants, according to luxury restaurant group D&D London’s CEO. But Michelin’s method for assessing stars hasn’t changed. Instead, simple restaurants are improving their offerings, and it’s attracting foodies who seek authenticity and quality. Michelin is recognising this shift in luxury dining, where the […]
The CEO of an international luxury restaurant group says there’s a new type of restaurant getting Michelin stars, and it’s part of fine dining’s evolution
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The developer of NYC’s newest and most expensive neighbourhood is pouring $8 billion into building the ‘Hudson Yards of the West’ in Silicon Valley

Related Properties, the developer of Manhattan’s Hudson Yards, is building an $US8 billion mega-development in Silicon Valley,Curbed reports. The Santa Clara project will sit adjacent to Levi’s Stadium and will span 9.2 million square feet, according to the website. The architecture firm Foster + Partners will design the development. Engineers […]
The developer of NYC’s newest and most expensive neighbourhood is pouring $8 billion into building the ‘Hudson Yards of the West’ in Silicon Valley
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The 11 tallest buildings in New York City right now, ranked

We ranked the 11 tallest buildings in New York City using data from The Skyscraper Centre. The city’s current tallest building is One World Trade Centre at 1,776 feet. The shortest tower on the list stands at 1,009 feet. This ranking will soon be shaken up as supertall skyscrapers sprout […]
The 11 tallest buildings in New York City right now, ranked
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A new restaurant in Hudson Yards sells a side of fava beans for $17.50 and a single oyster for $4.75, and it shows just how unattainable the neighbourhood is for most New Yorkers

Hudson Yards, NYC’s new $US25 billion neighbourhood, has been criticised for being a “playground for billionaires.” Inside Hudson Yards’ seven-story shopping complex is Estiatorio Milos, a Mediterranean seafood restaurant known for being “extravagantly priced.” Estiatorio Milos “purposefully obscures how pricey it is” by omitting prices on its display menu outside […]
A new restaurant in Hudson Yards sells a side of fava beans for $17.50 and a single oyster for $4.75, and it shows just how unattainable the neighbourhood is for most New Yorkers
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We compared the shopping experiences at Neiman Marcus and Saks Fifth Avenue stores in New York City — and the winner features old-school arcade games and a test kitchen

We compared the New York City flagship stores of two luxury retailers: Neiman Marcus and Saks Fifth Avenue. While Saks has been on 5th Avenue between 49th and 50th Streets since 1924,according to the company, Neiman Marcus opened in the new $US25 billion neighbourhood of Hudson Yards in March 2019. […]
We compared the shopping experiences at Neiman Marcus and Saks Fifth Avenue stores in New York City — and the winner features old-school arcade games and a test kitchen
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NYC’s first-ever Neiman Marcus just opened in Hudson Yards. The CEO has described the store as a ‘magical’ and ‘immersive’ experience — here’s what I found inside

Neiman Marcus opened its first New York City store in Hudson Yards, the city’s new $US25 billion neighbourhood. The 188,000-square-foot luxury department store spans three floors of the Shops and Restaurants shopping complex. Geoffroy van Raemdonck, CEO of Neiman Marcus Group, said the new store will create “a personal customer […]
NYC’s first-ever Neiman Marcus just opened in Hudson Yards. The CEO has described the store as a ‘magical’ and ‘immersive’ experience — here’s what I found inside
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A glossy new startup in Hudson Yards that bills itself an ‘urban sanctuary’ is betting people will pay $6 to access showers, phone booths, and a nap pod for 30 minutes. Here’s what it looks like inside.

3DEN at Hudson Yards offers work spaces, Casper nap pods, showers, a meditation room, soundproof phone booths, and coffee and snacks in a spacious, plant-filled lounge overlooking the Vessel. It costs $US6 for 30 minutes. Everything can be done on 3DEN’s app, from seeing how busy the space is to […]
A glossy new startup in Hudson Yards that bills itself an ‘urban sanctuary’ is betting people will pay $6 to access showers, phone booths, and a nap pod for 30 minutes. Here’s what it looks like inside.
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I got an inside look at the brand new, 7-story ‘vertical shopping experience’ in Hudson Yards, which the developers insist is not a mall — here’s what I saw on opening day

The Shops and Restaurants at Hudson Yards, a seven-story luxury shopping center, opened to the public on March 15. The one-million-square-foot shopping center includes more than 100 shops and 25 cafés and eateries, including Louis Vuitton, Kate Spade, Cartier, and the city’s first Neiman Marcus department store. The developers are […]
I got an inside look at the brand new, 7-story ‘vertical shopping experience’ in Hudson Yards, which the developers insist is not a mall — here’s what I saw on opening day