Aloft hotel designed by Gene Kaufman Architect opens in Court Square in November

Aloft Long Island City-Manhattan View, designed by Gene Kaufman Architect, will open next month in Long Island City at 27-45 Jackson Avenue. It is the second Aloft designed by Gene Kaufman Architect after Aloft New York Brooklyn, which opened in 2011.1 The firm’s interior design team, led by Natalia Todorova, created the hotel’s interiors. Nissim […]
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New York Korean Film Festival returns to MoMI 11/11 – 11/13

The 14th Annual New York Korean Film Festival Announces Upcoming Program for November 11th to November 13th, 2016 at the Museum of the Moving Image. (New York, October 26, 2016) The Korea Society’s New York Korean Film Festival returns to New York City’s Museum of the Moving Image on November 11 to 13 for its […]
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Eleventh Street Arts presents Wrap Me Up: Winter Small Works Show

Eleventh Street Arts is thrilled to announce its next exhibition: Wrap Me Up: Winter Small Works Show. This group show presents contemporary realist paintings, drawings and sculptures by over 40 different artists of the prestigious Water Street and Grand Central Ateliers. Opening reception Thursday, November 17, 6-9 PM Wrap Me Up features work by accomplished […]
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Signage appears for Toby’s Estate Coffee at 26-25 Jackson Avenue

Signage has appeared for Toby’s Estate Coffee at 26-25 Jackson Avenue, announcing a delivery time of sometime this winter, as seen in the photo below. Work recently finished on the storefront of the retail space, which is owned by Rockrose.1 Here’s more about the coffee company:2 Toby’s Estate Coffee is a small batch roaster located […]
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Sidewalk shed up at future Japanese eatery ‘Sapps’ at 27-26 Jackson Avenue

In August, we stopped by 27-26 Jackson Avenue, future home of Japanese eatery “Sapps,” and noted that construction had started on the site.1 When we walked by the site earlier in the week, we saw that construction crews put up a sidewalk shed pursuant to a permit that was approved on October 14.2 The restaurant […]
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