Eleven Madison Park will reopen their dining room next month with a plant-based menu and is deploying a food truck called Eleven Madison Truck. Daniel Humm, chef and owner, partnered with Rethink Food NYC, a non-proft, to feed underserved food communities and feed frontline works with the food truck (via Bloomberg).
Cote and Scarpetta gave commentary on how the pandemic changed the restaurant scene in “Restaurants Confront a New Pandemic Problem: Customers Who Don’t Want to Leave “People used to be busy. Now they like to hang out” (via Grub Street).
At the upcoming Ritz-Carlton hotel located at 1185 Broadway, Zaytinya, a Mediterranean restaurant, is scheduled to open with the hotel this fall followed by the opening of Bazaar (via New York Times).
The health and fitness club Life Time is set to open an additional location in the Flatiron District (via Fortune).
Avanade, a technology consulting firm, launches a pilot program to bring in employees based on their own schedules. “It’s completely integrated. It’s about creating more sustained patterns that suit you — work hours that suit your needs best,” said Caroline Fanning, chief people officer at the company (via New York Post).
Tend, a dental studio located on 29 East 21st Street, will expand with additional New York City locations (via New York Business Journal).
Harry Potter New York’s flagship store is set to open June 3rd at 935 Broadway (via Entertainment Weekly).
Todd Snyder partners with Atlier & Repairs for an exclusive collection of upcycled vintage pieces in celebration of Earth Day. The clothing featuring quilting and Japanese-inspired embroidery can be found at Todd Snyder (via Women’s Wear Daily).
The Fifth Avenue Hotel, a 24-story tower designed by Perkins Eastman, PBDW Architects, and Martin Brudnizki Design Studio, is currently under-going facade work. The hotel is located at 250 Fifth Avenue (via YIMBY NY).
7-9 East 30th Street, a 227-foot-tall residential building with ground-level retail space continues work on its facade (via YIMBY NY).
Julie Chartoff and Irene Glezos, residents of the Gilsey House Building, renovated the original interior of the apartment with architects Max Worrell and Jejon Yeung (via Curbed).
Arch Companies, a real estate company, relocates offices from 524 Broadway SoHo to 15 West 27th Street NoMad. The company leased the space from Kaufman Organization (via Commercial Observer).
WATG design firm creates “Green Block” GIFS of places around the world like the Flatiron District of Broadway and 5th Avenue (via Core 77).
Department of Transportation comes out with their Broadway Vision for Midtown areas like the Flatiron District, Garment District, and near Times Square. “Slow Streets” reduce the speed of traffic and give more space to pedestrians and bikers (via Patch).