You, is a new hit Netflix series where one of the main characters, Joe, develops an obsession about a women he sees in the bookstore he works at. The show takes place in Yorkville which explains the taxis and sky-high buildings. The book store that Joe works at in the show is filmed at Logos […]
D is for Doggy is opening its 5th NYC location on Second Avenue between East 83rd and 84th street. D is for Doggy offers daycare, boarding, grooming, training, and walking. This new location claims to treat Yorkville residents and their dogs quite well. Click here for more information.
A development group recently bought a block in Yorkville and are planning to build a 14 story assisted living facility. The new development will be between 85th and 86th street. The new facility will have around 130 residential units and will hopefully act as a long term care facility. Click here for more information.
The Yorkville 81 Block Association is a community organization dedicated to the well being of 81st street between First and York avenues. In early July, they worked to clean out tree beds and plant flowers on both sides of the streets. The organization is open to any real estate management, business or resident may join. […]
It’s the end of a 116 year run for Glaser’s Bakery as they will serve their last treats this Sunday before closing their doors for good. It was a hard decision for the family, and the lines are long as New Yorkers rush to get their last ever taste of a long standing tradition. Click […]
After first purchasing three small apartment buildings between 79th and 80th Streets on First Avenue, then selling two, and now buying those back, Extell Development may be finally ready to start their new development plan. Extell is most famously known for building One57, home to the most expensive condo unit in Manhattan. Click here for […]
A new condo designed by Deborah Berke at 40 East End Avenue, was chosen for her understated aesthetic and ability to bridge old and new. The developer, Mitchell C. Hochberg, wanted something that would blend with the current neighborhood aesthetic. There are 29 units, ranging from two to five bedrooms priced from $3million to $25 […]
Glaser’s Bake Shop, which has served the Yorkville community and beyond for 116 years is closing in July. Famous for their black and white cookies among other amazing treats, the third generation baker Herb Blasser said that it was a “very difficult decision.” Be sure to stop in and get your baked goodies before they […]
Celebrating their 50th anniversary, the Yorkville Youth Athletic Association is an integral part of the Yorkville community providing sports and dramatic arts programs for kids. They work to foster a sense of teamwork, respect and hard work through their various activities from soccer and basketball to musical theatre. They also have camps and leagues. Click […]
Urban Archive, is a mobile platform designed to let New Yorkers go on scavenger hunts while they learn about the history of their city. Download the Urban Archive app and gather a group (you need a minimum of 10 people to participate) and start hunting. Click here for more information.