Is New York’s Crypto-Mining Moratorium the Start of a Trend?

The two-year ban is the first of its kind, possibly not the last.
  1. The Look Book Goes to Gramercy Park Hotel’s Liquidation Sale Those nostalgic for the hotel’s glory days fought over Champagne buckets and beds at its monthlong “everything must go” sale.
  2. The New Geffen Hall Is Open. How Does It Sound? It’s too early to say. But the inaugural concert today (with two very different types of ensembles) was encouraging.
  3. On the Vision — and Limits — of a Century of Grand Urban Plans The Regional Plan Association marks its birthday with a show in Grand Central Terminal.
  4. Is Moving Migrants to Randalls Island a Solution? Critics of the plan say the mayor is swapping one isolated floodplain for another.
  5. The SUV-ification of Police Fleets Experts sound the alarm as departments across the country embrace bigger, faster vehicles.
  6. Is the Beanie Babies Inventor Trying to Kill the Four Seasons? There’s a reported standoff over the future of the Billionaires’ Row fixture.
  7. Nader Tehrani Recommends the Plane’s Left Side (When Flying Into La Guardia) The architect answers Curbed’s “21 Questions.”
  8. The Look Book Goes to We Met IRL We talked to singles at the speed-dating series for people of color, whose tickets tend to sell out minutes after they go live.
  9. The New Worker-Owners of Astor Wines & Spirits Astor’s employees will be even more integrated with a store that was already an anchor of the neighborhood.
  10. Tenants Prevail Over Scaffolding Thanks, in part, to 79 tweets.
  11. ‘It Was Imperfect by Definition’ Talking to the lawyer behind New York’s “right to shelter” 40 years later.
  12. 17 Seconds With a Spotted Lanternfly Face-to-face with the stylish invasive species. So do I smoosh it or not?
  13. Ebony L. Haynes Was Obsessed With the Encyclopedia Britannica As a Kid The director of 52 Walker answers Curbed’s “21 Questions.”
  14. How Big Should an Umbrella Be? A fight about sidewalks featuring Pat Kiernan.
  15. The City Quietly Stopped Pruning a Lot of Its Trees And now it’s hurricane season.
  16. 60 Wall Street’s Lobby Is Weird and Ridiculous and Deserves to Be Saved The Landmarks hearing on Tuesday is a make-or-break day.
  17. The Era of the Not-Too-Empty, Not-Too-Crowded Subway It’s peak comfort. And a huge problem for the MTA.
  18. The Look Book Goes to KCON Devoted fans waited for hours outside Terminal 5 to be among the first to attend the only New York stop on this year’s K-pop-oriented KCON USA Tour.
  19. The Elite Gymnasts of Gowanus How a husband-and-wife team turned New York into an unlikely source of sporting talent.
  20. New Yorkers No Longer Want Their Pet Guinea Pigs Shelters and Craigslist are filling up with people’s furry regrets.
  21. Heating Your Expensive Apartment Is About to Get More Expensive Electricity, too.
  22. Duke Riley Once Owned H.P. Lovecraft’s Front Tooth The artist answers Curbed’s “21 Questions.”
  23. Brooklyn’s Domino Sugar Offices Win the Amenity Wars Two Trees is betting that you won’t hate the neighborhood, the commute, or the work space itself.
  24. The MTA Says You Can Officially Wear Your Mask Weird Now There’s a sign and everything.
  25. What Is Going on With Bed Bath & Beyond? We need to know what’s happening to the iconic Sixth Avenue store.
  26. Joseph Guerra Is Obsessed With ‘Italian Red’ The industrial designer answers Curbed’s “21 Questions.”
  27. It’s Time to End Our ‘Rat Nutrition’ Program The case for containerized trash.
  28. The Look Book Goes to a Roller Disco On a recent Sunday evening, professional and fledgling skaters came out for DiscOasis, Central Park’s Nile Rodgers–programmed summer roller rink.
  29. The Junior Bankers Have Made a Startling Discovery Their workplace is “toxic.”
  30. Among the Van Lifers in Brooklyn In a dead-end waterfront street known as Van Alley, a makeshift neighborhood grows.
  31. Can You Believe This Brazen Dog? A pit-bull mix fuels the fare-evasion crisis.
  32. David Rockwell Has a Collection of 75 Kaleidoscopes The architect answers Curbed’s “21 Questions.”
  33. I Went to Trash School An education in “juice,” how to protect your shins, and keeping 12,000 daily tons of garbage at bay.
  34. Talking to the Last Man Standing at the Congestion-Pricing Hearing An all-nighter with the MTA (and The Real Housewives of Dubai).
  35. Friends Seminary Is Getting Its Own Turrell ‘Skyspace’ And it will be open to the public.
  36. Ryder the Carriage Horse Has Gone Into Hiding Not even Bella Hadid can find him.
  37. The VIP Room Where Eric Adams Holds Court It’s at Zero Bond, of course.
  38. Anne Pasternak Rearranges Every Hotel Room She Stays In The director of the Brooklyn Museum answers Curbed’s “21 Questions.”
  39. To Keep Its Ancient Equipment Going, NYCHA Makes Its Own Parts With so many obsolete boilers and elevators out there, there’s no other way.
  40. ‘I’ve Been Bitten, I’ve Been Scratched By Kids.’ New York teachers worry about the lack of monkeypox guidance, especially in classrooms full of handsy students.
  41. Morningside Heights Gets That Much Higher Two seminary campuses monetize their air.
  42. The Look Book Goes to a Governors Island Spa On a recent sweltering Wednesday afternoon, we chatted with visitors to the newly opened QC NY.
  43. The Church Left on the Curb A chance trash-day encounter reveals a 170-year institutional history.
  44. Architect Michael Chen Sneaks Fluorescent Yellow Into Every Project The Design Advocates co-founder answers Curbed’s “21 Questions.”
  45. How New York Ruined Its Summer Vacation Options include: Floral displays, TikTok influencers, and Alan Dershowitz.
  46. This Woman Is TikTok’s No. 1 Spotted-Lanternfly Influencer Someone has to do it.
  47. Rat Infestation? Leaky Ceiling? Good Luck in Court Tenants say judges are taking too long to order landlord repairs since the pandemic began.
  48. At Last, Congestion Pricing Fee Previews Some numbers to fuel the battle.
  49. ‘They’re Destroying an Artists’ Block’: Locals on the Vornado Penn Station Plan A furrier, a circus school, and other shops on the big changes coming to their block.
  50. Westworld Has Become West Side World Present-day New York, with a few digital additions, was perfectly suitable as a dystopian set.
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