Science and emotions of Lincoln Center’s new sound in David Geffen Hall

https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2022/10/17/the-science-and-emotions-of-lincoln-centers-new-sound? October 17, 2022 Issue The Science and Emotions of Lincoln Center’s New Sound In renovating Geffen Hall, the acoustics came first. By Rivka Galchen October 10, 2022 Geffen Hall’s ambience was under a “curse.” How should it be changed? Illustration by Richard McGuire; Animation by Nicolo Bianchino “Ihave a very specific answer to your question,” Jamie … Continue reading Science and emotions of Lincoln Center’s new sound in David Geffen Hall

Another rave for Lincoln Center’s newly renovated David Geffen Hall

observer.com/2022/09/david-geffen-hall-furthers-lincoln-centers-uniquely-stunning-architectural-history/ David Geffen Hall Furthers Lincoln Center’s Uniquely Stunning Architectural History Soon to be opened to the public on October 8, Lincoln Center's new David Geffen Hall further cements its architectural reputation. By Annie Levin for The Observer • 09/29/22 12:26pm Dutch conductor Jaap van Zweden conducts the New York Philharmonic orchestra during a rehearsal at David Geffen … Continue reading Another rave for Lincoln Center’s newly renovated David Geffen Hall

Where to watch the World Cup in NYC

ny.eater.com/maps/where-to-watch-world-cup-nyc 8 Places to Watch the World Cup in NYC Big screens, drink specials, and food from around the world by Melissa McCart  Nov 18, 2022, 12:49pm ESTFans watch a previous World Cup. | Mario Tama/Getty Images Every four years, soccer fans around the world head to their TVs, laptops, and phones to cheer on their favorite teams for … Continue reading Where to watch the World Cup in NYC

Lithium batteries, particularly in electric bikes and scooters, causing dangerous fires in NYC

http://www.fox5ny.com/news/nyc-fdny-fires-caused-by-batteries Why fires caused by batteries are a big concern in NYC By JENNIFER PELTZ PublishedNovember 7, 2022 9:48PM Updated November 8, 2022 5:23AM FDNY Associated Press FDNY warns of dangers of lithium batteries Once again, the FDNY is warning about the potential fire hazards posed by lithium-ion batteries, which are used in e-bikes, e-scooters, laptops, phones, … Continue reading Lithium batteries, particularly in electric bikes and scooters, causing dangerous fires in NYC

U.S. Army Corps proposes huge storm gates to protect NYC from flooding

https://apple.news/AtszII84bTp-ikjqUDaGRrg U.S. Army Corps Proposes Huge Storm Gates to Protect NYC From Flooding The gates would cost about $52 billion to build and install. By Angely Mercado, Gizmodo, September 26, 2022 2:16PM The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Saturday released plans for barriers that would protect New York City and New Jersey from storm surges and coastal … Continue reading U.S. Army Corps proposes huge storm gates to protect NYC from flooding

A reminder to see latest Stoppard play “Leopoldstadt”

http://www.nytimes.com/2022/10/02/theater/leopoldstadt-review.html? Review: In Stoppard’s ‘Leopoldstadt,’ a Memorial to a Lost World The Viennese Jewish family at the heart of this new Broadway production thinks it is too assimilated to be in danger when the Nazis arrive. They are wrong. A Passover Seder during Tom Stoppard’s harrowing new play, “Leopoldstadt,” at the Longacre Theater in Manhattan. Credit...Sara … Continue reading A reminder to see latest Stoppard play “Leopoldstadt”

Has COVID permanently shifted New Yorkers to a 6pm dinner hour?

http://www.nytimes.com/2022/09/20/t-magazine/eating-early-new-york-restaurants.html For New Yorkers, 6 p.m. Is the New 8 p.m. Why are restaurants in the city filling up at hours that were once unfashionably early? Jane Dickson’s “Odeon” (2022). Since the 1970s, for her series “Times Square & the City at Night,” the New York-based artist has depicted well-known places and their signage by … Continue reading Has COVID permanently shifted New Yorkers to a 6pm dinner hour?

Acoustics of NY Philharmonic’s home in David Geffen Hall much improved

https://www.npr.org/2022/10/07/1126599633/new-york-philharmonic-david-geffen-hall-classical-music-concerts-acoustics Stripped to the bones: Why a new NYC concert hall sounds so much better October 7, 2022, 5:01 AM ET JEFF LUNDEN for NPR The new David Geffen Hall in Lincoln Center opens this week, and while the travertine marble exterior of the hall remains the same, everything inside has changed, said Deborah Borda, … Continue reading Acoustics of NY Philharmonic’s home in David Geffen Hall much improved

Newark airport no longer lumped with JFK and La Guardia in NYC airport code and why that matters

https://apple.news/ApG4mL_9RTOCMxacbG5L3cw Newark Airport Will No Longer Be Considered an NYC Hub — What That Means for Travelers Due to go into effect on Oct. 3, Newark will be removed from the NYC city code. By  Stefanie Waldek, Updated on September 22, 2022, Travel + Leisure Ask most New Yorkers to name the city's major airports, and … Continue reading Newark airport no longer lumped with JFK and La Guardia in NYC airport code and why that matters

Rosetta Bakery finally open on NYC’s UWS

The crowds here are already amazing ilovetheupperwestside.com/rosetta-bakery-opens-doors/ Rosetta Bakery Opens Doors  Mike Mishkin for I Love the Upper West Side,  September 18, 2022   c/o Rosetta Bakery Miami-based Rosetta Bakery has opened its doors at 1928 Broadway at 64th Street, replacing a former Lululemon location. This is Rosetta’s first NYC location. The Italian bakery — named after “The Rosetta,” which it … Continue reading Rosetta Bakery finally open on NYC’s UWS

$23 south of Manhattan’s 60th Street — enough to wipe out gridlock?

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2022/aug/11/manhattan-congestion-pricing-charge-transportation No more car for me’: will a $23 toll finally rid Manhattan of gridlock? Congested traffic from Brooklyn enters Manhattan via the Williamsburg Bridge in 2019. Photograph: Mary Altaffer/AP Planners say congestion pricing will slash traffic in the area – and offer a much-needed $15bn boost to public transit Wilfred Chan in New York CityThu 11 … Continue reading $23 south of Manhattan’s 60th Street — enough to wipe out gridlock?

NYC restaurant chain cashes in on shrunken office crowd

https://apple.news/AWiEeTf_4SW2StCIjULdGdw A New York City Restaurant Chain Cashes In on a Shrunken Office Crowd Naya’s Middle Eastern food drives more business than before the pandemic, with robust sales on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays Most of Naya’s dozen locations cater to workers in Midtown Manhattan.PHOTO: BRIANA ELLIS-GIBBS/THE WALL STREET JOURNAL By Kate KingFollow Aug. 15, 2022 8:00 am … Continue reading NYC restaurant chain cashes in on shrunken office crowd