The Diner With the Braille Menu

November 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

“Six in the morning,” said Sharon Lash, “I’m headed to the Malibu.” Ms. Lash, a petite woman, taps her way along 23rd Street with a white cane. She counts the doors, noting the sound each one makes as the cane hits it, then turns right.   […]

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Chelsea Bombing Honored by NYPD

November 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

The NYPD on Tuesday recognized the owners of a 23rd Street diner for stepping up when their neighbors needed them and helping feed first responders and the residents of a nearby home for the blind in the chaos that followed the Sept. 17 Chelsea bombing. […]

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One Year Later, Renewal and Awareness at The Heart of the Blast

September 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Words on the Council of the City of New York Proclamation, framed and hanging near the front door of the Malibu Diner, honor the character and service of everyone there, and eloquently recall Sept. 17, 2016: “It began as a beautiful September day, not so different from a Tuesday in September 15 years ago, with New Yorkers of every age and background simply going about their lives,” the Proclamation reads, continuing, “In an instant, however, the beauty of the day was shattered… Around 8:30pm, on West 32rd Street in Manhattan, a homemade bomb exploded in a dumpster, injuring 31 people, […]

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De Blasio Praises Residents at Home for Blind People Near Chelsea Explosion Site

September 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Three days after an explosion rocked Chelsea and injured 29 people, Mayor Bill de Blasio visited a nearby home for people with vision impairments, where the residents praised the city’s response and weighed in on how it affected them. […]

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