Flatiron Building

Kanye West performs during ROC NATION SPORTS: Rn. 1st Annual Roc City Classic starring Kevin Durant x Kanye West on February 12, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Jerritt Clark/Getty Images for Roc Nation)

Kanye West Concert Draws Crowd To Flatiron, But Neighbors Not Thrilled

Flatiron Plaza is typically bustling with pedestrians, but it has been transformed and now serves as center stage for the first annual Roc City Classic.

02/12/2015

A stage was erected in Flatiron for a Kanye West concert on Feb. 12, 2015. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Despite Opposition, Free Kanye Concert In Flatiron District Will Go On As Planned

People who live and work in Manhattan’s Flatiron district say their neighborhood is too small to host an NBA All-Star concert.

02/11/2015

Send Silence Packing (file / credit: Active Minds)

Backpacks On Broadway Shining Light On College Suicide

“Send Silence Packing” features 1,100 empty backpacks — each representing the lives of the 1,100 college students lost to suicide each year.

04/05/2012

Scene from Spider-Man

Spider-Man’s Movie Guide To The Real New York City

The life of nerdy high-school loser Peter Parker (Tobey Maguire) takes a super-heroic turn after getting bitten by a radioactive spider during a class field trip.

07/27/2010