Deb’s Vegan Butternut Squash Soup with Pear & Ginger

Now that we’re into the last couple weeks of winter, most us feel drained by the cold season and need to eat something that’ll nourish us as we approach spring. Professional Chef Deb shares her Vegan Butternut Squash Soup with Pear and Ginger recipe for you to make or pick up at their 4th floor pop-up…

Meet Kat Piola: Fashionista Turned Spin & Pilates Instructor

Before signing up for one of Kathryn (Kat) Piola’s classes, starting next week at the Under Armour Performance Center at Starrett-Lehigh, get the scoop on this fitness instructor who loves her carbs…yes, you heard correctly! Whether on the bike or mat, her focus is to rock YOUR world. Get ready to bring it! How Did You Get Into Fitness: I’ve  … Read more

Takumi Taco: A Refreshing Remix of Japanese-Mexican

Being a complete purist, I’m not typically a fan of fusion. Having lived both in Japan and the Mission District in San Francisco (aka taco-headquarters-of-America), the idea of a Japanese-Mexican food truck certainly did not initially appeal to me. Takumi Taco, which can also be found at Smorgasburg and Brooklyn Flea, is actually permanently located  … Read more

10 Spring Cleanse Tips: Planting the Seeds of Change

With the coming of spring, we say goodbye to the old and start planting seeds of the new…a new business, new body, new relationship, new attitude. Green Pirate Juice shares 10 tips to best prepare and make the most of your spring cleanse! Take the time to prepare so you can fully enjoy the process…

‘wichcraft TEDx Viewing Party + Food & Drink

‘wichcraft strives to fix the same problems in the nation’s food system that TEDxManhattan’s speakers will address this Saturday, March 1st during their “Changing the Way We Eat” Conference. Included in the speaker line-up is Tom Colicchio – ‘wichcraft co-founder and chef/owner of the Craft family of restaurants.  In support of Tom’s beliefs about food and sustainability, ‘wichcraft invites you  … Read more

Food Schedule at Starrett-Lehigh: Week of February 24th

This week’s food trucks and daily “pop-ups” are serving Mediterranean, Korean, Mexican, Japanese, BBQ, Italian and more! Choose from a variety of cuisine on 26th Street in front of the building and on select floors (4th, 12th & 17th). Every week, the food schedule and menus are updated at Food partners for Monday, February 24 –  … Read more

Renovated Lobby Well On Its Way!

Unless you’ve been walking into work everyday with a blindfold on, you are well aware of the construction taking place in Starrett-Lehigh’s lobby. The renovated lobby is scheduled to debut end of spring 2014 (renderings pictured below). It will have a modern meets traditional feel with a new interior, digital media wall with interactive screens,  … Read more

Pat Steir Art Exhibition – Opening Thursday

We are pleased to announce that Starrett-Lehigh resident artist, Pat Steir, will be exhibiting her most recent work at at Cheim & Read, 547 West 25th Street, New York. Opening reception is Thursday, February 20th from 6-8pm (open to the public). The exhibition continues through March 29, 2014. The show is accompanied by a full-color catalogue with an  … Read more

Tweeting Works! See Who Won a Free Lunch

We received an array of pictures from the food tasting event and daily lunch options from the 4th floor “pop-ups.” Congrats to the 5 lucky winners below who will receive a lunch courtesy of Fooda! Keep tweeting your food pictures to @starrett601 and tagging #starrettlehigh on Instgram. You never know when another free lunch is  … Read more

Spice Up Your Cooking with a DIY Herb Garden

George Washington was a pretty resourceful guy and while he’s not as famous for this as he is for founding our country, he did actually maintain his very own home garden. Inspired by our founding fathers, Green Juice shares how New Yorkers can grow 5 easy herbs indoors to add a just-picked taste to their meals…