Everything You Need to Know About St. Patrick’s Day 2014 in NYC

New York City is about to get mighty green again as another St. Patrick’s Day approaches. For many city dwellers, Irish or otherwise, the holiday marks the unofficial beginning of springtime — and it couldn’t happen soon enough, after the snowpocalypse that has been this past winter. (And by the way, don’t let today’s mild temperatures fool you; you’ll need a heavy green coat if you’re planning on marching in the parade.) So as we’ve done in past years, we’ve put together a giant shamrock’s worth of information about celebrating this festive occasion in the Big Apple. Read on to… Read More

It’s NYC Restaurant Week: Treat Your Clients to Lunch!

Yes, it’s that time of year again — one of two times, actually — to which New York foodies look forward with great anticipation and salivation: New York Restaurant Week! To the uninitiated among you, including those NYC newbies who are still trying to figure out the difference between the C and E Trains, allow us, you friendly neighborhood NYC office space team, to answer all your questions. What the #$&! is Restaurant Week? Twice a year, during the winter and summer seasons, around 300 participating NYC restaurants offer prix fixe lunches and dinners, Monday through Friday, often at a… Read More

Everything You Need to Know About New York Fashion Week!

Yes, darlings, it’s that time of year again — when the world’s top designers descend on Manhattan to show off their fancy fall ready-to-wear collections on the some of the world’s most rarefied runways. This year’s Mercedez-Benz Fashion Week, as it’s officially called, runs from this Thursday, Feb. 6 through next Thursday, Feb. 13. Events take place all over the city, but most of the action takes place at Lincoln Center. Kate Spade, Nicole Miller, Helmet Lang, Diane von Furstenberg, Victoria Beckham, Tommy Hilfiger, Zac Posen and Oscar de la Renta are just some of the 80 bold-faced names who… Read More

Everything You Need to Know About Super Bowl XLVIII

WHAT IS IT? For those of you who have been living under a rock your whole life, here’s everything you need to know about Super Bowl XLVIII. The Super Bowl is the annual championship game of the National Football League (NFL). In this year’s big game, Super Bowl XLVIII, the Denver Broncos will take on the Seattle Seahawks. The Super Bowl is watched by more television viewers than almost any other event in the world, and certainly in the U.S. (2012’s Super Bowl XLVI holds the record for total number of U.S. viewers, attracting an average U.S. audience of over… Read More

Tricks and Treats in Inwood

WorkSpace Offices Brings Halloween Fun to Kids in Upper Manhattan! Pint-sized ghosts, goblins, witches and ghouls are expected to descend upon Manhattan’s Inwood neighborhood Oct. 30 as local businesses WorkSpace Offices, Manhattan Mini Storage and Edison ParkFast host their fourth annual Halloween Extravaganza. The event, which includes a costume parade, spooky face-painting, games, contests and loads of candy, has grown in popularity every year that it’s been held. This year, over 400 trick-or-treaters and their parents are expected, along with several elected officials, including New York State Senator Adriano Espaillat (D-Upper Manhattan/Bronx) and New York City Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez… Read More

Edison Offices Rocks the Newark 5K Run!

Edison Properties, the Newark-based parent company of Executive Suites, Pre-Built Suites, WorkSpace Offices, The Hippodrome and The Ludlow, congratulates all our athletes who took part in the Newark Corporate 5K Run on Wednesday, Oct. 2. We are thrilled to announce that Team Edison placed 6th out of a total 35 co-ed teams! The run benefits Integrity House, which provides substance abuse treatment and social services, and it attracts about 1,100 runners annually, raising thousands of dollars for this worthy cause. Team Edison had 35 runners take part this year, and many, many more Edison employees came out to cheer them on, Our co-owner… Read More

Everything You Need to Know About July 4th in NYC!

WHAT’S ALL THE NOISE ABOUT? The most American of holidays, the 4th of July is also known as Independence Day, and it commemorates the signing and adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, which gave the colonies independence from Great Britain. Many New Yorkers skip town for the 4th, but in our humble opinion, there’s no better place to spend America’s birthday than right here in the Big Apple. If you’re planning to be in town, here’s our handy-dandy guide to everything you need to know to ignite a truly spectacular celebration. WEATHER OR NOT? The current… Read More

How to boost creativity when the seasons change

According to Jason Fried, co-founder and CEO of 37Signals, when you need to boost creativity, you shake things up. His company makes some pretty wild changes during seasonal shifts, like eliminating an entire day from the work week between the months of May and October. The company even provides a weekly community-supported agricultural share for employees. Fried’s seasonal shake-ups have resulted in increased productivity and an infusion of creativity for his company. Sounds great, right? But what about the companies that can’t make something like that work financially? Is there anything they can do to increase productivity and boost creativity… Read More