Category Archives: In The News

Midtown West and other NYC Areas Face Inventory Shortages

The stock market is doing great. Unemployment is decreasing. And consumers seem newly confident. But at least one significant obstacle is preventing a surge in home sales in Midtown West and other major New York City areas: Even if people … Continue reading

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Madonna Sells Central Park West Condo

After significantly dropping the price, Madonna has sold her 6,000 square foot Central Park West apartment at Harperley Hall to a prominent hedge fund manager. The diva’s duplex apartment in the 1911 Arts and Crafts-style structure at 41 Central Park … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Events in NYC

What is Memorial Day? Memorial Day (originally called Decoration Day) is a day of remembrance for those who have died in service to the United States. Officially, Memorial Day is on May 30 but it is traditionally observed on the … Continue reading

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Jon Bon Jovi Lists NYC Penthouse for $42 Million

Livin’ On A Prayer Proud New Jersey native and timeless rock star, Jon Bon Jovi waded across the river in 2007 to invest millions renovating a penthouse in Manhattan fit for a rock and roll king. His upscale SoHo pad … Continue reading

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Manhattan Rents on the Way to Stabilizing

Manhattan renters always had the bragging rights since they know the rents are always increasing and it is indeed a privilege to live there. But they might want to give up some of these since the new report shows that … Continue reading

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Central Park Address Sells for $50 Million

According to city records, there was a new hit on the real estate market in New York, and a fabulous, luxurious propriety was just sold for $50 million. Such great transaction is not out of the ordinary for the area, … Continue reading

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Brooklyn Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (Jan 21)

The Brooklyn Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is presented by BAM (Brooklyn Academy of Music), Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz, and Medgar Evers College of the City University of New York. Join this NYC celebration, together with civic, … Continue reading

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NYC Restaurant Week (Jan 14-Feb 8)

The NYC restaurant week is a bi-annual event held in Jan/Feb and June/July. It is an excellent opportunity for foodies to try out the city’s most delicious meals without having to spend tons of cash on a 3-course menu. The … Continue reading

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How Hurricane Sandy Has Affected Manhattan Real Estate

Downtown New York City was one of the main areas that was hardly hit by the destructive Hurricane Sandy. The once-fashionable and glitzy neighborhoods Battery Park City, TriBeCa and West Village that used to feature modern restaurants and chic boutiques, … Continue reading

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Best Places in the Big Apple for Eco-Friendly Living

When people think of New York, images of huge buildings, skyscrapers and the like come to mind. It may not be the greenest city, but efforts have been made to make it more eco-friendly. NYC proudly says that there is … Continue reading

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