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Real Estate Agent - Douglas Elliman Real Estate 516-457-7103
Long Island Real Estate and Relocation. Selling properties all over Long Island's Nassau County, Suffolk County and Queens.

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2010 

I'm one of those people who thrive in the sun.  Winter depresses me, with its limited daylight, giving way to darkness long before my body clock has time to adjust.  So it surprises the heck out of me, even though we've suffered relentless, record breaking heat in the northeast, laced with oppres...
08/31/2010
Late last night I was soaking up my last little bits of inspiration for the challenge ahead.  Luckily for me, one of my final stops was at the blog of Debra Davis, who shared not only her trepidation about the 30 in 30 challenge, but her excitement at having found a great resource for attractive ...
08/29/2010
A visit to the Americana Shopping Center at the east end of Manhasset's Miracle Mile just might have you wondering how real the economic slowdown actually is.  I pulled my car into the parking lot, a vast expanse of real estate, where a guard stood, direcing the steady stream of traffic toward th...
08/28/2010
First there was the story about Frank Ryan, the plastic surgeon in California who died needlessly, tweeting about his border collie moments before he went off a cliff.  Then the news of Laurie Manny's untimely death yesterday, after suffering severe salmonella like symptoms that went, in the end,...
08/27/2010
If you travel north of the Long Island Expressway at exit 36, you'll pass the eastern end of the Miracle Mile at Northern Boulevard, a well established mecca for savvy shoppers at all price points.  Then, continuing north on Port Washington Boulevard, you'll pass the world reknowned St. Francis H...
08/26/2010
How lucky are we to have a glimpse into the magical world of Roger Mucci and his considerable talent.  Those who have been following Roger's story to the point of his move to new digs and new gig in property management have the rare opportunity to witness first hand how talent, ingenuity and cons...
08/22/2010
You just never know what will trigger a memorythat spawns a post.  J. Philip Faranda's article earlier about a day in the life of a broker/owner took me back many years in my career in real estate.  Just two years into my life as a real estate agent on Long Island my, by then, partner and I were ...
08/18/2010
Holly Weatherwax's post about texting while driving is too important not to send around the block a second time.  It's time for people to wake up and weigh the consequences and the wisdom of taking their eyes and concentration off the road for one more message.  Frank Ryan, noted plastic surgeon ...
08/18/2010
Whether strolling about town or taking a leisurely drive on a lazy Saturday afternoon,you'd do well to stop in at La Bottega, an expanding Italian gourmet eatery serving a steady stream of local patrons on a daily basis.  I remember the first time I heard about this place.  If memory serves me, i...
08/18/2010
The chances are I was not even missed here in the rain as I hung out, white knuckled, attached to my keyboard, pulling my thinning hair out by its roots.  I was in the process of giving birth to my very first independently hosted blog.  I was in labor for days, sweating as I remembered to breathe...
08/11/2010
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