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Over the past year, a sharp decline in condo sales lowered the overall average and median Manhattan apartment sales prices over the past year.  Condo closings feel 24% from the 4th Q2010 accounting for only 40% of all apartment sales. The economic and financial turmoil that began in the late summ...
Every winter and every summer New Yorkers and its visitors are treated to the most incredible three-course meals at the best restaurants in Manhattan for just $24.07 for lunch and $35.00 for dinner. In its 20th year NY Restaurant Week offers you 20 Days of dining out from January 16th - February...
Dear Santa,   It's been a long chaotic day. Dragging myself home in my Jimmy Choo stilettoes, I saw all of Christmas decorations in stores and all of the last minute shoppers scurrying to buy presents. I started thinking about Christmas and began daydreaming of all the things I'd like to see und...
inShare (edit/delete) This is a repost from my Annual Manhattan Tipping Guide.    The holiday season is here and it's time to start thinking about tipping for services in our apartment buildings. For those living in Manhattan, holiday tipping is the norm a...
With the holidays upon us, it's a time to give gifts to our loved ones, friends and customers. In a volatile economy gift buying could decrease for some. And at the same time there are wonderful groups doing important work whose donations are suffering. This holiday season, rather than buying exp...
More than four years after the death of society heiress Brooke Astor, her apartment has sold – at last! With an asking price of $46 million the Park Avenue duplex is being sold. This remarkable duplex at 778 Park Avenue on the 15th and 16th floors reflects the renowned personal style of the late ...
After a slight drop in prices at the beginning of the year, the Manhattan real estate market has stabilized in the past three months, with prices rising slightly and sales volume increasing with an expected spring surge in home buying. Market reports that the city's largest brokerage firms releas...
If you live in Manhattan you already know about NY Restaurant Week. If you're new to Manhattan or thinking about relocating to this great city, New York Restaurant Week is definitely something you want to know about!  Every year, twice a year, New Yorkers and those visiting Manhattan get the opp...
The High Line runs through three of Manhattan's most dynamic neighborhoods: the Meatpacking District, West Chelsea, and Hell's Kitchen/Clinton. When the High Line was built in the 1930s, these neighborhoods were dominated by industrial and transportation uses. Now many of the warehouses and fact...
Some people dream of living in a mansion, some on a yacht and then there are some who dream of living in a castle. Greystone Court, a gray granite castle in Yonkers boasts 6 bedrooms, 7 baths, 11 fireplaces and 8,421 square feet of living space. The remainder of its 6,027 square feet includes a ...

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