Stories & People

Meet Rajmonda Lunaj
Le Pain Quotidien Manager
Store Manager, Rajmonda Lunaj with local patron, James Blueweiss | Photo taken by Christopher Butt   Just off the busy intersection of Columbus Avenue and Broadway on 65th Street, Le Pain Quotidien stands as a delightfully rustic-inspired café with communal tables, delicious food, and a community-oriented philosophy. Inside of the ...
History of Lincoln Square, 1700 – 2000
Neighborhood History
INTRODUCTION The name “Lincoln Square” has defined the neighborhood surrounding the intersection of Broadway and Columbus Avenue since the early 1800’s.  Although in the beginning the name was given only to the small triangle of land now known as Richard Tucker Park, it came to represent the entire district by the turn of the century.  It has held ...
Meet Evelyn Negron
Innovation Luggage Store Manager
Up on the corner of Broadway and West 68th Street sits a specialty luggage shop that really knows bags, brands, and carry-on rules. A great store for all things baggage related, Innovation Luggage offers a large selection of suitcases, travel bags, purses, backpacks, and more, and has a long history as a retailer in New York City. Inside of Innovation Luggage at 2001 ...