Meatpacking District

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, left, Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer, third left, and Whitney Museum Director Adam Weinberg, right, shovel dirt around artist Elizabeth Streb during ground breaking ceremonies for a new Whitney Museum, in New York,  Tuesday, May 24, 2011.  (credit: Richard Drew/AP)

Whitney Museum Breaks Ground On Future Home In Downtown Manhattan

The groundbreaking ceremony for the $720 million museum on Gansevoort Street in the Meatpacking District was attended by its architect, Renzo Piano, Mayor Michael Bloomberg and other dignitaries.

05/24/2011

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Tony Tantillo’s Dining Deal: La Gazzetta

Simple ingredients are the basis for inventive, flavorful dishes at a new trattoria in the meat packing district. Tony Tantillo pays a visit to La Gazzetta for this week’s Dining Deal.

01/19/2011

Designer Sylvie Cachay on the runway at Syla by Sylvie Cachay 2009 collection fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim at the Raleigh Hotel on July 18, 2008 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for IMG)

Police Charge Fashion Designer’s Boyfriend With Attempted Murder

Police have arrested and charged the boyfriend of fashion designer Sylvie Cachay with attempted murder and strangulation in her death.

12/10/2010

Sylvie Cachay (center) at MBFW in 2008/Getty

Woman Found Dead In Swanky Soho House Hotel Bathtub

The NYPD is investigating a mysterious death of someone well known in New York’s inner fashion circles. Her body was carried out of the ultra-exclusive Soho House on Thursday.

12/09/2010

Lady Gaga celebrates in the Press Room after winning eight 2010 MTV Video Music Awards including "Video of the Year" at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles on Sepetember 12, 2010. AFP PHOTO / Mark RALSTON

Lady Gaga Meat Dress For Sale For $100,000

Looking for a Lady Costume for this weekend? Well, the Old Homestead Steakhouse in the Meatpacking District has a rare, actually raw, outfit for sale.

10/27/2010

A voluptuous painted-on pin-up girl welcomes swimmers at the new Hotel Gansevoort Park Ave's rooftop pool. (Credit: Hotel Gansevoort)

Growing Pains: The New Gansevoort Park Ave

The Hotel Gansevoort is a name most New Yorkers will recognize.

CBS New York–09/29/2010

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Man Charged With Providing Alcohol To Teen In Tragic Fall

There was an ominous end to a young life early Friday morning as the teenage daughter of prominent parents fell several stories to her death from a midtown Manhattan building.

08/27/2010

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