From April, 2018

Where’s the Beef?

This year my annual review of best NYC burgers is bucking my own trend of the juicy, beef-based variety in favor of the rising trend of plant-based burgers (and plant-based everything). It wasn’t so long ago that plant-based burgers looked and tasted like cardboard patties with pickles, but the rise of the celebrity chef has…

Price per square foot in the neighborhoods I’ve reviewed currently range from a high of $2,741 in NoHo to a low of $293 in Brownsville. 

1903 Kihi St, Honolulu

$1,750,000 / This wonderful Waialae Iki home with spacious floor plan is a must-see! 5 bedroom, 4 baths, 4,756 sq. ft. interior space. Well-designed layout with large bedrooms, living room, downstairs family room looking out to the pool and patio. Wrap-around lanai highlighting unobstructed Diamond Head and ocean views. This special house has been maintained…

NYC For the Birds

It’s easy to forget that the city’s parks and trees are teeming with wildlife. Hundreds of bird species perch within them, especially during the spring months. The range of birds that stop in or pass above is impressive. Read on for information about where to go and what you’ll see – and check out the…

The Honolulu Market shows no signs of slowing, with condos and single family homes spending only 2 weeks on the market before selling at almost 100% of the listing price. An average 2.25 month absorption rate for single family homes and condos indicates extremely high demand for the approximately 3,000 homes currently on the market,…

8 Spring Art Shows in NYC

The art world in NYC is at its best in the spring, when a slew of art fairs come to town and bring with them hundreds of emerging and established artists and galleries from all over the world. Have a look at what’s to come.

Birdwatching in Honolulu

Within the city limits of urban Honolulu, the trees are teeming with birds. You’ll see common and non-native birds like the Spotted Dove, Zebra Dove, Common Mynah, White Tern, Red-vented Bulbul, Red-crested Cardinal, Red-billed Leiothrix, Japanese White-eye, Common Waxbill and the White-rumped Shama known for its singing. The best urban birdwatching sites in Honolulu are at…