Wine Bar on 62nd Passes, But Lawyers are Circling

July 6, 2010 by · Comments Off on Wine Bar on 62nd Passes, But Lawyers are Circling 

A proposal for a wine bar on the ground floor of 25 Central Park West made it through the gauntlet of the Community Board on Tuesday night, but lawyers hired to fight the bar have opened a new legal challenge that could sink the plan. Read More / Comment »


Wine Bar Proposal Passed Over Loud Opposition

June 9, 2010 by · 21 Comments 

A community board committee approved plans for a new wine bar on the corner of 62nd Street and Central Park West despite hours worth of loud objections from the people who live in the landmark building where it’s supposed to go. Read More / Comment »


Odds Appear Stacked Against Wine Bar at 25 CPW

June 8, 2010 by · 17 Comments 

A Community Board 7 committee will decide on Wednesday night whether to approve a liquor license application for a wine bar and cafe at 25 Central Park West. The fight over the bar has already taken on an epic quality. Read More / Comment »


Wine Bar Proposal at 25 CPW Has Residents Fuming (Updated)

May 26, 2010 by · 2 Comments 

25 cpwCall it the battle of the Century.

The exceptionally rich and tremendously powerful residents of 15 and 25 Central Park West are girding for battle against a businessman who wants to install a cafe/wine bar in the Read More / Comment »


Sting Selling UWS Love-Nest for $19 Million

April 28, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

stingThere are tons of reasons to envy the people who just signed a contract for Sting’s sprawling duplex in the Brentmore at 88 Central Park West. For me, it’s the closets, all 23 of them. Read More / Comment »


What $10 Million Gets You on the UWS: Leaky Pipes?

December 7, 2009 by · Comments Off on What $10 Million Gets You on the UWS: Leaky Pipes? 

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Norman Lear

TV legend Norman Lear bought an apartment in 15 Central Park West, the toniest new address on the Upper West Side, probably expecting Read More / Comment »


Did NYPD Block Poor People from Walking Down a Public Street?

December 4, 2009 by · Comments Off on Did NYPD Block Poor People from Walking Down a Public Street? 

The entrance to 15 Central Park West.

The entrance to 15 Central Park West.

Clyde Haberman, the New York Times metro columnist, found himself in a predicament at the recent Thanksgiving Parade. He attempted to walk to Central Park West from Broadway on Read More / Comment »


Contrary to Some Reports, The Rich are Doing Just Fine

October 5, 2009 by · Comments Off on Contrary to Some Reports, The Rich are Doing Just Fine 

Take a moment to shed a tear for the ultra-rich people whose fortunes have declined during the recession. Okay, now wipe your eyes. It looks like they’re going to be okay. Read More / Comment »


Is This View Worth $55 Million?

August 4, 2009 by · 2 Comments 

55-million-view

We debated whether to show you this picture, because it is essentially a form of pornography, but we eventually decided that you’re mature enough to see it.

The above is the view out of a 5,600-square-foot Read More / Comment »