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Brooklyn Is Alive With Early Career Adults

Beautiful brownstones! Iconic bridges! Crowds of high-spirited young adults on the cusp of moving to Austin!

Brooklyn is alive and thriving like never before! Connected by a famous bridge to the mainland of Manhattan and the wealthy people who have little to do there, Brooklyn has taken advantage of its supernatural charms to build a laboratory of quirky and inventive humanity. 779 more words

Short Funny Things

Summer in New York City

I hadn’t been to New York City since I was 16, so visiting as an adult was quite a different experience. Etai was showing his glass work at the Joseph Gross Gallery Summer Group Show, and I couldn’t refuse the chance to tag along. 65 more words

Film Photography


A row of brownstones on Lenox Ave between 122nd and 123rd streets in Harlem, New York City. The brownstones in this neighborhood were constructed in the late 1800s as Manhattan’s population expanded further and further north as the city was rapidly growing in size. 129 more words


Authentic Brownstones Coming to Downtown St. Pete

Over the next few weeks, St. Pete Rising will publish a series of articles focused on three Downtown St. Pete projects by developer Steve Gianfilippo.  Today, we are thrilled to announce the Brownstones St Petersburg.  387 more words


The Insider: Gloss and Glamour in Park Slope

My recently re-inaugurated column for Brownstoner.com, the behemoth Brooklyn real-estate website, looks at how up-and-coming designer Tamara Eaton freshens up an exceptional Victorian brownstone, on the purchase of which the new homeowners had already blown their budget, with little more than paint and wallpaper. 7 more words


Funny What a Little Humidity Can Do for the Imagination

When I stepped outside yesterday morning, the air was heavy and warm, like a washcloth recently wrung. I hesitated on my stoop. I was, firmly, in Brooklyn, brownstoned and magnolia’ed, rust-painted steps beneath my feet, and across the street sprawled Lafayette Avenue Presbytarian, that giant ochre pile. 79 more words