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

Edison Offices, The Hippodrome and The Ludlow Join New York Cares Coat Drive

As New Yorkers soldier through the coldest winter in years, thousands of people in the New York Metro area are facing potentially life-threatening consequences because they don’t own proper winter coats and jackets. So Edison Properties, Manhattan Mini Storage‘s parent company, is joining New York Cares in its annual Coat Drive to deliver coats to people who need them throughout the New York area. Beginning Tuesday, Jan. 28, and through Friday, Feb. 7, Edison will have collection boxes set up at all Manhattan Mini Storage locations as well as at other Edison-owned properties: WorkSpace Offices, Executive Suites, Pre-Built Suites, The… Read More

THE DREAM LIVES ON: Celebrating Martin Luther King Day

America celebrates Martin Luther King Day on Monday, Jan. 20. Established in 1983, this federal holiday recognizes the life, work and legacy of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Many people think of Dr. King as a champion of the African-American community, but the fact is, he was champion for all communities. His dream of equality and social justice  inspired people all over the world to stand up for their rights and the rights of others, ultimately leading to the women’s movement, the anti-apartheid movement, the animal rights movement, movements for economic justice and the fight for LGBT rights,… Read More

Offices Blog: There’s No Place Like NYC for the Holidays

The Big Apple is a magical place every day of the year — which is why a record 54 million tourists visited us in 2013 — but there’s no place like home for the holidays. From the giant Rockefeller Center Tree to the shops of 5th Avenue to the epic Ball Drop in Times Square, the city simply sizzles with energy, in spite of the often bitter cold. So whether you’re lucky enough to live here or are simply visiting for the holidays, we thought we’d offer some helpful tips and information for navigating this winter wonderland between now and… Read More

Traffic Alert: Rockefeller Center Tree Lighting

Monday, December 2, 2013 5th Avenue and 6th Avenue between 48th Street and 52nd Street and 48th Street to 52nd Street between 5th Avenue and 6th Avenue will be closed from 7 PM to 9 PM for the Rockefeller Tree Lighting Ceremony. Please use mass transit for travel in midtown Manhattan.

Everything You Need to Know About the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

How It Started: Originally called “The Macy’s Christmas Parade,” it came about in 1924, after first-generation Macy’s employees suggested a European-style festival to celebrate this very American holiday. It featured store employees as well as animals from the Central Park Zoo. It’s actually the second-oldest Thanksgiving parade in the U.S., tied with “America’s Thanksgiving Parade” in Detroit. (The oldest such parade is the 6ABC Dunkin’ Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade in Philadelphia, which first appeared in 1920.) The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade has been televised nationally on NBC since 1952. Where It Goes: The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade begins on 77th… Read More

Spreading Cheer, Spreading Hope: Edison Offices Partners With NYC Charities for the Holidays

WORKSPACE OFFICES, EXECUTIVE SUITES, PRE-BUILT SUITES AND OTHER EDISON BUSINESSES TEAM UP WITH PARTNERSHIP FOR THE HOMELESS AND FEEDINGNYC FOR TOY DRIVE AND HOLIDAY MEAL DELIVERIES It’s become a holiday tradition: Instead of spending money on decorations, Edison Properties and its various businesses are once again teaming up with worthy charities this season to make the holidays brighter for New Yorkers in need. In addition to making a $20,000 donation to the Partnership for the Homeless, Edison is participating in the organization’s annual toy drive for homeless New York City kids, setting up collection boxes at all 17 Manhattan Mini… Read More

WorkSpace Offices Celebrates Halloween Event in Inwood

Batman and Robin showed up. So did Spider-Man, Wonder Woman and enough witches, ghosts and enough talking animals to populate a Disney movie. Close to 600 Inwood-area kids and their parents descended on the Uptown location of WorkSpace Offices for our fourth annual Halloween Extravaganza on Oct. 30. The candy-covered festivities, which were free and open to the public, included a live DJ, a costume parade, spooky face-painting, miniature golf, a treasure dig and Halloween-themed arts and crafts projects. For this public event, volunteers from local companies as well as all Edison Properties businesses were on-hand to help keep the kids on… 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