Posts tagged "central park"

Rebecca’s 5 Favorite Things From 2014

Sure, there’s the stuff that shows up on roundups of the year’s most popular music, movies, TV shows, books, trendy lettuces, vibrators, painful caught-on-video mishaps, or what have you. But a better way to sum up your own year in culture is to take a look at the things that really hit home and stuck…

Rebecca Vipond Brink / December 29, 2014

The Daily Squee: Pandas Could Be Headed To Central Park!


Move over, abortion rights and raising the minimum wage, because there’s a new political cause that is dear to my heart: bringing pandas to New York City! Next month, Rep. Carolyn Maloney is headed to the Chengdu preserve in China, ground zero for baby pandas, and has been encouraged to fill out an applicatio…

Jessica Wakeman / July 29, 2014

Daughter Of Russian Mogul Snags $88 Million Apartment

As if just being the acclaimed equestrian daughter of a Russian fertilizer magnate wasn’t glamorous enough, 22-year-old Ekaterina Rybolovleva is now the owner of the most expensive apartment in the most expensive city in the world. That’s right — her father, Dmitry Rybolovlev, in a sale that shattered Manhattan’s individual property transaction records, parted with…

Rachel Krause / February 21, 2012

Love On A Park Bench

A plane flying over a stadium with a banner flapping behind it reading “Will you marry me?” is not our idea of romance – does everything have to be so public? However, the benches in Central Park are another story. There are more than 9,000 benches in the park, and you can adopt one for…

Catherine Strawn / January 30, 2008