From February, 2016

NYC Arts, Culture, & Design Events: Spring Edition

Today’s weather has us all buzzing with spring fever and the ability to get outside and enjoy the city. Although the season doesn’t officially begin for 3 more weeks, the weather forecast has several days of spring in store for us already. With spring comes seasonal concerts, film festivals, art fairs, and countless other cultural events. In…

A Roundup of NYC Food & Drink Events: Spring Edition

Here’s a look at the best food and drink events NYC has to offer this spring. From craft beer and coffee and tea to bacon and healthy vegetarian food alike, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Although spring doesn’t officially begin until March 20th, I’ve included events occurring in the weeks leading up to it…

The Bryant: Luxury New Development on Bryant Park

After nearly 8 years in development limbo, The Bryant, a 34-story condominium and boutique hotel overlooking Bryant Park in Midtown, has finally broken ground. Originally a parking lot with a different address (20 West 40th Street), the space languished for years as a revolving door of developers and designers tried and failed to move the project forward. The building,…

Streetcars in NYC

Earlier this month, Mayor Bill de Blasio unveiled plans for a streetcar line, called the BQX, that will run along the waterfront from Sunset Park in Brooklyn to Astoria, Queens. The $2.5 billon plan would bring public transit access to the fast-developing waterfront while serving nearly 45,000 public housing residents who currently rely on overburdened bus routes and subway…

New Rental Listing: 77 Park Avenue, #5B

Live on Park Avenue in a beautiful pre-war condo steps away from Grand Central. This west facing one bedroom apartment features a 23′ x 14′ living room, wood burning fireplace, high beamed ceilings and dining area. Kitchen includes a dishwasher, new stove and refrigerator. The 20′ x 13′ bedroom offers gracious sleeping quarters with room for a…

Quarterly market reports have been released for Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens and I’ve reviewed the most trusted reports in New York City real estate to bring you the below market summary for the three boroughs. Thank you to Town Residential, Streeteasy, Douglas Elliman, MNS, Halstead, and Curbed for the up-to-date data. Manhattan Sales From the fourth quarter of…

Q&A with Talent Executive, Booker and Producer, Raquel Bruno

My friend Raquel Bruno has been in the world of show business since a very young age, listening in on recording sessions with her uncles who all worked with Frank Sinatra. She found her own path by working as an intern at Nickelodeon and eventually landed a talent booking role with MTV. She is now a…