A. There’s Soho and Noho, but NoMad?
It sounds like a joke. Perhaps it doesn’t help NoMad’s cause that it’s home to the Museum of Sex and the New York Comedy Club. But NoMad does reside in New York, the land of, well, many nomads. Our nomads are different, though: they can’t bear the thought of leaving.
A. The Meatpacking District is a neighborhood in the New York City borough of Manhattan, which runs roughly from West 14th Street south to Gansevoort Street and from the Hudson River east to Hudson Street.
Q. If a commercial landlord pays the brokerage fees, isn’t this a conflict-of-interest for a tenant’s broker (and is the tenant going to get “screwed”)?
A. The "Flatiron District" is named after the iconic Flatiron Building (175 Fifth Avenue) and refers to the blocks east and west of Fifth Avenue between Union Square and Madison Square.
A. If you’ve been to or live in New York, you must know Sixth Avenue was renamed to Avenue of the Americas in 1945. Today, most people still use the short numbered name. Now, if you want to test this, take a New York cab or one of those ride-sharing car services and ask the driver what they call this busy thoroughfare.
A. Soho is a neighborhood in Lower Manhattan and refers to the area South of Houston Street (and bounded by Canal Street to the South, Crosby Street to the East and Sixth Avenue/Avenue of the Americas to the West). The name was coined by Chester Rapkin, an urban and author of the 1963 South Houston Industrial Report, eponymously referred to as the "Rapkin Report".
A. Legend has it that Jerry Seinfeld may have referred jokingly to Dumbo as “Down Under the Manhattan Bridge” but that New Yorkers arbitrarily added “O” at the end because they did not live in a neighborhood called “Dumb.”The “O” actually means overpass. And no, it can’t possibly be the village of the dumb when it has the highest concentration of tech firms in New York City.
Google and Inc. Magazine sponsored “The future of digital marketing: strategies you need to succeed,” on December 5, 2014 at the Inc. headquarters located in the World Trade Center. Inc. senior writer Christine Lagorio-Chafkin interviewed David Sable about his experiences in marketing and business.
When Soraya Darabi speaks, you wonder if she can play poker. She has a soft, gentle voice and unassuming demeanor. The co-founder of Zady, the “ethically fashioned brand,” was at the Startup Grind last December 3 talking to host Peter Crysdale at the Pivotal Labs in midtown Manhattan.
On Wednesday, December 3rd, OLC attended Venture Out New York’s “Hackers & Hefeweizens” gathering the best and brightest German innovators in the startup sphere to meet investors and learn best practices for innovation in New York City.