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Editors’ Picks: 10 Gifts for Mother’s Day 2021

Not your usual Mother’s Day gifts: here’s a roundup of what we’ve been coveting lately: Above: Fan “would be quite happy to receive one of these adorable Scalloped Jewelry Dishes by Alix Soubirian for LA shop Nickey Kehoe; $60 each. (And for more on the subject, see Trend Alert: 21st Century Scalloping.) Above: According to Permanant Collection’s founders, Fanny Singer and Mariah Nielson, “For our collaboration with the Calder Foundation, we selected the luxury Italian textile house, Gentili M...
Tags: Books, New York, Sweden, La, Philippines, Gift Guides, Alexander Calder, West Village, Brooklyn Heights, Julie, Margot, Francesca, Nickey Kehoe, Te Company, Calder Foundation, Mariah Nielson


Billionaire hedge-fund manager Steve Cohen just sold his New York City penthouse after 8 years and a 74% discount

The penthouse sits on the 51st and 52nd floors of One Beacon Court in Midtown Manhattan. Google Maps Billionaire Steve Cohen's Manhattan penthouse is in contract after 8 years on the market and multiple price cuts, per Bloomberg. The sale price is not yet known, but the condo was last asking $29.5 million - 74% off its $115 million price tag in 2013. Cohen, who runs the Point72 Asset Management hedge fund, is worth $16 billion. See more stories on Insider's business page. After eig...
Tags: Real Estate, New York, Finance, New York City, Trends, Bloomberg, Manhattan, Hudson, New York Mets, Central Park, West Village, Penthouse, Cohen, Greenwich Village, Steve Cohen, Midtown Manhattan


A New At-Home Showroom Concept in the West Village, Featuring the Next Wave of Design

French-born, NYC-based architect Olivier Garcé emailed us recently to let us know about his “pandemic lockdown project,” an apartment-as-gallery collaboration with furniture designer Ian Felton. “Amid the uncertainty that came with the pandemic, we wanted to assemble works by a group of friends, gallerists, and fellow creatives,” according to Garcé, the former director of French architect Pierre Yovanovitch’s NY office. The location? Garcé’s own light-flooded third-floor apartment in a West Vill...
Tags: Books, Brooklyn, Portugal, West Village, Zoe, Ronan Bouroullec, Tadashi Kawamata, Architecture & Interiors, Le Klint, Sharktooth, KOSA, Bamboo Screen, Pierre Yovanovitch, Ian Felton, Axel Einar Hjorth, Green River Project


"Suddenly, Robinson’s daughter went from being an outlier to finding herself in a six-student pod where most of the children were mixed-race, like her."

"The teacher Young had hired to run the pod, Teenisha Toussant, a former teaching assistant at P.S. 41, happened to be Black, too. Robinson said that her daughter seemed to notice the difference. 'I think, for her, it was, like, "Oh, it’s not so strange to have biracial parents."' Another student in the pod told Toussant, 'This is my first time not being the only brown person in my class and having a brown teacher. It makes me happy.' As for the parents, Robinson said, the pod had created a 'tem...
Tags: Law, Young, West Village, Robinson, Race And Education, Race Consciousness, Ann Althouse, Toussant, Post-coronavirus Culture, Teenisha Toussant, Katrina Robinson


How to take a restaurant road trip to New York, Chicago and beyond, without leaving the kitchen

“I miss the snow,” he says, looking out the window on a beautiful sunny day as we scroll through images of friends on Instagram playing in the snow in New York.   “Me, too,” I say. “But I’m not squeezing into an airplane filled with recirculated virus droplets just yet.”   My partner and I typically fly away somewhere this time of year. Travel is a shared passion and indulgence. It’s what keeps us sane. We ski almost every winter but sometimes we satisfy our need for cold weather somewhere els...
Tags: Travel, New York, New York City, Sport, Chicago, Things To Do, Soccer, Nebraska, Omaha, Orange County, Brasserie, Harlem, West Village, Omaha Nebraska, East Village, Brad


Little Island Coming in 2021 and I Can’t Wait!

When a friend spotted this image in the Secret NYCC Instagram feed, she alerted me immediately because – I mean my God! What IS it? Well, it’s a 2.4-acre floating island in the Hudson River off the west side of Manhattan that is sure to be the next BIG thing in gardeny tourist attractions after its opening this spring. It’ll be helped by proximity to the OTHER hot gardeny place to go – The High Line. That wildly popular elevated garden and the new one – called Little Island – were both instigat...
Tags: Gardening, New York, Maryland, US, Manhattan, Nielsen, Public Gardens, West Village, Hudson River, Susan Harris, Barry Diller, Signe Nielsen, MNLA, The Hills, Hudson River Park Trust, Brooklyn Botanic Garden


Insiders who worked with Instagram mega influencer Danielle Bernstein say she rips off fashion designers and gets away with it

Influencer Danielle Bernstein sells her branded clothing in stores such as Saks Fifth Avenue and Nordstrom. Some designers claim her retail empire is partially built on copied designs. Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images; Hollis Johnson/Insider; Samantha Lee/Insider An Insider investigation has uncovered three new allegations of copying against the Instagram mega influencer Danielle Bernstein.  Two people who worked with Bernstein said she emulated a fabric print from the billion-dollar Italian fas...
Tags: Asia, Nordstrom, New York, Instagram, California, New York City, US, Trends, Brooklyn, Paris, Italy, Manhattan, Zara, Whitney, Asos, Klear


Sales start Saturday for 20 moderate-income condos in Brea

Twenty new homes go on sale Saturday, Jan. 30, in Brea with prices ranging from $320,000 to $500,000. But sale of these 20 “flats” will be limited to buyers meeting moderate-income limits under the city’s affordable housing program, a news release by builder Trumark Homes said. That income limit was $98,900 a year for a two-person household last year and $123,600 for a family of four, according to the city’s website. The “Flats at West Village” are part of Trumark’s West Village townhome develop...
Tags: Business, Real Estate, California, Housing, Uncategorized, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Central Park, Affordable Housing, West Village, Los Angeles County, Brea, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories OCR, Top Stories PE


YIMBY with a conscience: Meet the 26-year-old real-estate heir who wants to make affordable housing a reality in the Biden era

Donahue Peebles III. Peebles Corporation Donahue Peebles III has worked for his father's real-estate firm, Peebles Corporation, since high school. He's passionate about gentrification, telling Insider that lack of affordable housing is "a failure of American society." Peebles talked to Insider about affordable housing, gentrification, and what he expects under a Biden presidency. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. In real estate, there are NIMBYs and YIMBYs, and Donahue Pe...
Tags: New York, Washington, White House, New York City, US, America, Los Angeles, Trends, Joe Biden, Washington Dc, House, Alexis Ohanian, Columbia University, Biden, West Village, South Florida


MyPillow CEO threatens to sue the Daily Mail after the publication reports he had a 'passionate romance' with actress Jane Krakowski

MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell and actress Jane Krakowski denied a report that the pair had a "passionate romance." Adam Bettcher/WireImage/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank/Getty Images MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell and Jane Krakowski denied a Daily Mail report linking them romantically. Lindell told Insider he will take legal action against the Daily Mail.  He said in a text: "I didn't even know who the lady was.."  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell is threatening to...
Tags: White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Karen, Daily Mail, Manhattan, Dallas, Christian, Donald Trump, Hamptons, Kermit, Trump, West Village, Lindell, Jane, Kendra


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.

Stephen Ross has a net worth of $7.2 billion. EDUARDO MUNOZ/Reuters Billionaire Stephen Ross donated $1 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 $100 million for a potential candidate in NYC's 2021 mayoral election, two sources told The New York Times' Dana Rubenstein. Ross is the chairman of Related Cos., which...
Tags: Florida, New York, London, News, New York City, US, NFL, Los Angeles, Trends, Wealth, Bloomberg, Dolphins, Cnn, Features, Southampton, New York Times


Remembering John Lennon on the 40th Anniversary of his Death

The Imagine Circle in Strawberry Fields, Central Park, New York City (Venice, Italy) On December 8, 1980, I was living in the West Village in New York, studying theater with Stella Adler, and working part-time as a waitress at a pub called Traders Inn on Hudson Street between West 11th and Bank. I lived right around the corner, and had gotten home about 11:00 PM. My phone rang a little while later. It was my sister calling from New Jersey. "John Lennon has been shot." I was stunned. ...
Tags: Travel, New York, New York City, John Lennon, Yoko Ono, New York Times, Italy, Madonna, Bank, Venice, Upper West Side, Central Park, West Village, Dakota, Alan Weiss, Weiss


I moved my family from NYC to Miami this year and it was the best thing I could've done as a tech cofounder

Upstream CEO Alex Taub and his family in their new Miami home. Alex Taub Alex Taub, 33, is cofounder and CEO of Upstream, a new professional social networking app and platform. After he and his wife and daughters contracted COVID-19, they decided to swap their two-bedroom apartment in NYC for the extra space, yard, pool, and sunny weather that Miami offered. With his new lack of commute and added space, Taub is more productive in his work than ever; the hardest part is being away from fami...
Tags: Business, New York, Adobe, NYC, US, Entrepreneurs, Trends, Tech, Austin, Iowa, Manhattan, Miami, Andreessen Horowitz, Barkbox, Upper West Side, Zillow


The cofounder of the new social app Upstream explains why he moved his family from NYC to Miami and may build the company from there

Upstream CEO Alex Taub and his family in their new Miami home. Alex Taub Alex Taub, 33, is cofounder and CEO of Upstream, a new professional social networking app and platform. After he and his wife and daughters contracted COVID-19, they decided to swap their two-bedroom apartment in NYC for the extra space, yard, pool, and sunny weather that Miami offered. With his new lack of commute and added space, Taub is more productive in his work than ever; the hardest part is being away from fami...
Tags: Travel, Business, New York, Adobe, NYC, US, Entrepreneurs, Trends, Tech, Austin, Iowa, Manhattan, Miami, Andreessen Horowitz, Barkbox, Upper West Side


Why I left NYC: Upstream cofounder Alex Taub moved his family to Miami during the pandemic and now wants others to do the same

Upstream CEO Alex Taub and his family in their new Miami home. Alex Taub Alex Taub, 33, is cofounder and CEO of Upstream, a new professional social networking app and platform. After he and his wife and daughters contracted COVID-19, they decided to swap their two-bedroom apartment in NYC for the extra space, yard, pool, and sunny weather that Miami offered. With his new lack of commute and added space, Taub is more productive in his work than ever; the hardest part is being away from fami...
Tags: Travel, Business, New York, Adobe, NYC, US, Entrepreneurs, Trends, Tech, Austin, Iowa, Manhattan, Miami, Andreessen Horowitz, Barkbox, Upper West Side


Police ‘Kettle’ and Arrest Nearly 60 Protesters in Manhattan

The police broke up crowds after peaceful demonstrations turned into heated confrontations in the West Village and near Union Square.
Tags: Manhattan, West Village


Trading Places: Jennifer Lawrence Swaps NYC Penthouse for $22 Million Townhouse

Every cloud has a silver lining. Though Jennifer Lawrence lost a mammoth $5.7 million on the sale of her Upper East Side penthouse in July, she was quick to drown her sorrows in another lavish Manhattan home — a brand-new West Village townhouse that she bought in an off-market deal for a hefty $21.9 million. […]
Tags: New York, Jennifer Lawrence, Actors, Manhattan, Upper East Side, Compass, Entertainers, West Village


Rachel Maddow Lists Stylish West Village Co-Op

Almost exactly a decade after they purchased their West Village co-operative apartment from R.E.M. front man Michael Stipe, MSNBC host Rachel Maddow and her artist partner Susan Mikula have put it back up for sale at $2.35 million, as was first reported by the New York Post. Considering they bought the fourth-floor unit from the […]
Tags: New York Post, Rachel Maddow, New York City, Manhattan, Msnbc, Michael Stipe, West Village, Showbiz, Brown Harris Stevens, Susan Mikula, Entertainment Industry


Designing the apartment in 'Friends'

There's no apartment in New York City more famous than Monica's impossible rent-controlled, two-bedroom West Village digs. From the purple walls to the outdoor terrace, the "Friends" apartment became the quintessential ideal of everything New York could be. That's all thanks to John Shaffner, the man responsible for creating the set of "Friends." As a production designer, Shaffner has worked on 44 different series and 68 pilots, including "Dharma and Greg," "The Drew Carey Show," "Two and a Half...
Tags: New York, News, New York City, Stories, West Village, Monica, John Shaffner, Shaffner, Greg The Drew Carey


Meet Steve Cohen, the controversial hedge-fund billionaire who just agreed to buy the New York Mets and owns mansions in some of America's swankiest ZIP codes

Steven Cohen, the new owner of the New York Mets. Lucy Nicholson/REUTERS; Samantha Lee/Business Insider Billionaire hedge-fund manager Steve Cohen signed an agreement to buy the New York Mets, pending approval from other Major League Baseball team owners. Cohen was banned from investing between 2016 and 2019 following a lawsuit with the SEC, Bloomberg reported. Cohen has a large portfolio of luxury real estate that spans from the Hamptons to Connecticut to Los Angeles. He has a net worth o...
Tags: New York, America, Los Angeles, Trends, Bloomberg, United States, Food Network, Connecticut, Showtime, Manhattan, Andy Warhol, SEC, University of Pennsylvania, Damian Lewis, Guy Fieri, Major League Baseball


Can property owners learn the warning signs of a grifter?

A rental property owner in New York City's West Village was recently taken advantage of by a "serial grifter" who turned into a nightmare roommate. Is it possible for property owners to safeguard themselves against these con artists?
Tags: New York City, Lifestyle, Scams, Radio, Lawsuits, The Atlantic, Agent, Airbnb, Rentals, Hamptons, Squatters, West Village, Property Owners, Select, News Brief, Cleaning Supplies


Media Power Couple List Glassy West Village Condo

Media power couple Rich Bressler, President/COO/CFO of iHeartMedia, and Lisa Gersh, co-founder of the Oxygen network, have listed their designer-done three-bedroom and 3.5-bathroom high-rise condo in New York City’s historic and charming West Village at $7.95 million. Alas, even with a full-price sale, which could be difficult given the sluggish Manhattan market, once improvement expenses, […]
Tags: New York City, Manhattan, West Village, Showbiz, Corcoran, Rich Bressler, Lisa Gersh, Entertainment Industry, Media Power Couple List Glassy West Village Condo


Brand Moves for Tuesday August 4

Twenty-three weeks ago, when the gravity of the situation became clear, we started daily reporting on how brands were dealing with the COVID-19 crisis. What’s now becoming clear is that the current climate is one of near-perpetual disruption. So we made the decision to keep on telling the stories of inspiring brand leadership and strategy amid the latest crises in an anxious world. Our goal remains the same: to provide an up-to-the-minute source of information, inspiration and insight on brand ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, UK, Instagram, Adobe, Buzzfeed, New York City, Advertising, Digital, Walmart, Paypal, Easyjet, Ali, CVS Pharmacy, Venmo


New York-based Douglas Elliman team joins Compass

Kirk Rundhaug and Paige Neuhauser, as well as the remaining three members of their New York-based team, have moved to Compass from Douglas Elliman.
Tags: New York, New York City, Radio, Agent, Compass, Industry News, West Village, Flatiron, Douglas Elliman, Brokerage, Select, Witkoff Group, Leonard Steinberg, Rory Golod, Agent Teams, Kirk Rundhaug


Rise in Shootings Continues in NYC

A rise in New York City gun violence shows no signs of abating, with at least 25 shootings occurring over the weekend.The victims include a 23-year-old man and 39-year-old woman who were shot in broad daylight in Brooklyn on Saturday, both of whom were pronounced dead at the scene. A 17-year-old Bronx resident died Sunday night after being shot in the neck.At least 500 people have been shot in the city since the start of 2020, a 42 percent uptick from the same period of 2019. From Sunday through...
Tags: New York, News, Minneapolis, New York City, Brooklyn, Bronx, West Village, Floyd, Washington Square Park, Monahan, Terence Monahan, George Floyd


Builders grab 11% of Southern California sales, highest new-home share since ’08

With homeowners shying from selling their homes in the pandemic era, new homes have become a hot property. In what was the slowest-selling May for Southern California housing in the 32 years DQNews has tracked the region’s homebuying, builders continue to gain market share. According to my trusty spreadsheet, new homes grabbed 11.4% of all purchases in the six counties in May — up from 8.9% in April and 7.7% a year earlier. It was builders’ largest slice of sales for any May since 2008. Southern...
Tags: Business, Real Estate, California, Housing, Sport, Development, Soccer, Peta, Riverside County, San Diego County, Ventura County, Nelson, Southern California, San Bernardino, Wolf, West Village


'Pandemic pricing' is here. Rents are dropping

At the end of May, Ilana Freund landed a deal on an apartment in New York City where she will be attending graduate school. She and her roommate signed a lease on a two-bedroom apartment in the West Village for $4,995 a month. It was a significant discount: Similar apartments in the building were going for around $5,300 before the pandemic took hold, according to the listing agent.
Tags: News, New York City, Stories, West Village, Ilana Freund


'Pandemic pricing' is here. Rents are dropping across the US

At the end of May, Ilana Freund landed a deal on an apartment in New York City where she will be attending graduate school. She and her roommate signed a lease on a two-bedroom apartment in the West Village for $4,995 a month. It was a significant discount: Similar apartments in the building were going for around $5,300 before the pandemic took hold, according to the listing agent.
Tags: News, New York City, US, Stories, West Village, Ilana Freund


Rents are dropping across the US

At the end of May, Ilana Freund landed a deal on an apartment in New York City where she will be attending graduate school. She and her roommate signed a lease on a two-bedroom apartment in the West Village for $4,995 a month. It was a significant discount: Similar apartments in the building were going for around $5,300 before the pandemic took hold, according to the listing agent.
Tags: News, New York City, US, Stories, West Village, Ilana Freund


"How did I meet Larry? He called me a murderer and an incompetent idiot on the front page of the San Francisco Examiner magazine."

Said Dr. Anthony Fauci, speaking in a tribute to Larry Kramer, the playwright and AIDS activist, who died yesterday, at the age of 84. The article is "‘We Loved Each Other’: Fauci Recalls Larry Kramer, Friend and Nemesis/In public, the activist berated the infectious disease expert for federal inaction on AIDS. But their affection lasted decades and changed the course of the epidemic" (NYT).“It was an extraordinary 33-year relationship,” Dr. Fauci said. “We loved each other. We would have dinner...
Tags: Medicine, Law, Washington, White House, Protests, Theater, Anthony Fauci, Bethesda, Bush, West Village, Kramer, Tony, George H W Bush, Larry, Fauci, Larry Kramer