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The picture I snapped of the NYC skyline from Irvington NY on a sultry summer night was taken to make a point.   New York City is becoming increasingly expensive.  Friends of mine looking to purchase or even just to rent tell me tales of  spiraling costs.  So what about considering a move to Wes...
A few months ago I wrote a blog at the request of the White Plains Beautification Foundation.  They were raising money for a new Cedar of Lebanon evergreen tree for the Holocaust Memorial Garden.   Although I’m very familiar with downtown White Plains, I had never actually seen the garden.   Loca...
One of the interesting things about living in Westchester NY is that you are surrounded by water views.  But when I think about vivid sunsets, I tend to think of the River Towns such as Dobbs Ferry, Irvington or Tarrytown for  a spectacular show.  On the eastern Sound Shore side of the county I e...
  The Club Car opened its doors a few months ago in Mamaroneck NY.  The restaurant has received rave reviews.  But for me, it is the restoration of the magnificent 1888 Romanesque building that steals the show.  The building had been boarded up and deteriorating for what seemed like forever.  The...
Recently I have been working more and more  with real estate photography, and since twilight photography of home exteriors is big in the real estate market, I am practicing low light photography whenever the opportunity presents itself.   The Hudson River at sunset provides a near perfect venue f...
Every once in a while its fun to relive one’s childhood – at least the fun parts…Rye Playland is the perfect place to relive some of my fondest childhood memories.  Whether it be my first tentative steps on ice skates in the winter or all the wonderful rides that the summer season has to offer – ...
I took this shot just outside the Red Hat last night.  You can see the NYC skyline in the distance.  THe clouds were hanging around ominously, but they didn't get too up close and personal...which after the crazy storms we have had was a GOOD thing.   I tried to take this picture using HDR, but i...
This is the "new suburbia".  Buyers are shunning the enclaves of the exurbs and outer suburbs in favor of town life.  They now want to walk to the train, stop by the dry cleaner, and pick up an evening meal or enjoy dinner out - all without using their car to get there.   I took this photo in 200...
Larchmont Condos & Cooperatives: Often when buyers are first looking at Westchester coops and condos, they make a beeline to condo/coop hotspots  like White Plains without giving a passing glance at  some of the towns and villages in the surrounding areas.  But often after looking for a while the...
cs: Pet-Friendly Cooperatives, Walkable Neighborhoods in Westchester, White Plains Often when buyers start looking for White Plains NY condos for sale, they find themselves drawn to older complexes with old-world charm.  Westchester coops comprise the largest share of pre-war buildings and many h...

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