NYC Fall Theater

With summer now behind us, and weekend getaways becoming less and less doable, it might be time to start exploring some different avenues as far as entertainment options go; and what better “avenue” to explore than the Great White Way? It’s true that many New Yorkers tend to stay away from the Times Square Theater…

Fashion Week Preview

From September 8th through the 15th, Fashion Week will once again take the galleries, lofts, and event spaces of New York City by storm, filling them with bold colors, fresh, fearless styles, and big personalities. With the recent proposal of the “buy now, wear now” initiative by the Council of Fashion Designers of America (an attempt to keep styles fresh in…

100 Maspeth Avenue Apt 5

$3,700/Mo. This home comes with storage unit and a private rooftop cabana. Spacious 2 bedroom/2 bathroom with high ceilings, central air, and N/W views of the Empire State Building and Williamsburg Bridge. This brand new condo unit features an open kitchen outfitted with white oak veneer & high gloss lacquer cabinets, muted gray CaesarStone countertops,…

Neighborhood Spotlight: The Neighborhoods of Upper Manhattan

The area of Manhattan above 96th Street has traditionally been considered Upper Manhattan. The diverse neighborhoods of Upper Manhattan each have their own character and feel, but all are ripe with history, culture, and amazing architecture, and they all hold a wide inventory of options for renters and potential buyers. Everything from cozy studios to…

333 East 66th Street Apt 6B

$475,000 Set in a post-war co-op on a beautiful tree-lined street, this roomy home combines abundant natural light with updated finishes and a fabulous Lenox Hill address. Enter the apartment and take in the gorgeous black marble tiles running through the entry and kitchen. The sleek galley space includes stainless steel appliances, including dishwasher, surrounded…

15 West 12th Street Apt 3A

$475,000 A generously sized and brightly lit studio located in the Gold Coast section of Greenwich Village. You’ll enjoy beautiful parquet hardwood floors, high ceilings, great closet space and a flexible layout in this third floor home. The large main room is filled with light from an over-sized corner window wrapping around the north and…

2112 Broadway Apt 7G

$3,545,000 Residential bliss awaits on the Upper West Side in this exceptionally renovated, ultra-luxurious 2-bedroom, 2.5-bath duplex with a private terrace in the coveted full-service Apple Bank Building. You’ll be enveloped by this home’s warm, wonderful and inviting townhouse-like feel, yet will be just as impressed by the sleek top-of-the-line finishes that lend to modern-day…

Neighborhood Spotlight: Ridgewood, Queens

  Located on the border of Brooklyn and Queens, Ridgewood is a quietly up-and-coming residential neighborhood with a lot of home-grown New York character. This diverse little enclave sits adjacent to its trendy sister to the west, Bushwick, so there’s no shortage of culture and nightlife in the area, and Ridgewood is fast becoming a new…

NYC Gardens for Springtime

You might not expect a city like New York to be home to breathtaking botanical gardens and serene, nature-filled hideaways, but there are gorgeous gardens hidden throughout the city for New Yorkers to enjoy some peaceful respite. As Spring warms up, gardens in all five boroughs are beginning to bloom, so I’ve compiled a list…

Q&A with Celebrity Stylist, Brendan Cannon

In my past career as an agent and producer for photographers and stylists, Cannon (Brendan Cannon) was one of my favorite people and certainly one of the most talented artists I worked with. He was always upbeat and genuinely a nice person: a breath of fresh air in a business full of big personalities. Brendan…

Quarter 1 has recently closed and the latest market reports are out. Thanks to Town Residential’s Aggregate Report, Jonathan Miller’s Douglas Elliman Sales and Rental Reports, Streeteasy, Trulia, and UrbanDigs for the latest data about market conditions across the boroughs. Manhattan Sales For the first time ever, the average sales price in Manhattan has exceeded…

Neighborhood Spotlight: East New York

The wave that has swept through Brooklyn neighborhoods like Williamsburg, Brooklyn Heights, and Park Slope, is poised to reach the final frontier in potential Brooklyn development: East New York. While price growth has slowed throughout most of Manhattan and Brooklyn, The median sale price in East Brooklyn (East New York, Bed-Stuy, Brownsville, Bushwick, and Crown…

New Rental Listing: 207 East 57th Street, #8B

Gorgeous 2 bedroom/ 2.5 bath home plus breakfast nook/ home office located at Place 57, a luxury boutique condominium in the heart of midtown designed by acclaimed architect Ismael Levy. This grand home features a generous living/ dining room, abundant closet space, gourmet kitchen with Viking appliances, Waterworks bathrooms, spacious master bedroom, washer/dryer, and Brazilian…

Microapartments

In the past few years, the “tiny house movement” has become increasingly popular across the US. Americans are choosing to downsize the square footage of their homes, opting to live in 100 to 400 square foot dwellings in the name of “simpler living.” New Yorkers, like many urban dwellers, do not always have the ability to…

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…