Saving some favorite NYC places through online campaigns
The boarded-up windows and For Rent signs are all over the place in Manhattans Hells Kitchen neighborhood. But the economic darkness brought on by the coronavirus pandemic has had a few bright spots. A couple of well-loved venues have gotten financial boosts, thanks to online fundraising campaigns and even a telethon. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)NEW YORK – The boarded up windows and For Rent signs are all over the place in Manhattan's Hell's Kitchen neighborhood, where restaurants are closed and businesses shuttered. Married couple Tom and Michael D’Angora, who live in Hell's Kitchen, first started a GoFundMe campaign on behalf of the West Bank Cafe/Laurie Beechman Theater.