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5 Manhattan Restaurants That Are Over 100 Years Old

I received a lot of great feedback about last month’s article regarding Brooklyn’s Longest Running Family Restaurants, so today’s post is about Manhattan’s Oldest Eateries. 813 more words

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A Look Into NYC's Architectural Styles

New York City is home to many architectural styles that are diverse and impressive. Whatever neighborhood you’re in, you’ll come across various types, maybe even on the same block. 1,030 more words

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Full Gas!

“Hey, you left something off your calendar.  What about Full Gas Sprint Enduro?”  It was from Jason Hooper.

You see, I had published my racing calendar for the year, on this blog site.   1,005 more words

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New Disclosure Rules for Shell Companies in New York Luxury Real Estate Sales - The New York Times

Interesting article about Mayor de Blasio’s new disclosure rules for shell companies in New York. The new rules will ensure that buyers have to disclose their names, even when purchasing under an LLC, to help identify real estate owners who are avoiding city income taxes by claiming legal residency outside the city or country.  60 more words

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8 Bushwick New Condo Developments to Look Out For

I’ve recently posted several articles about Bushwick because the neighborhood is a prime example of how a New York City neighborhood can take off and accelerate in growth in just a short number of years.   624 more words

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In Bushwick, Street Art Comes with a Copious Side of Advertising Billboards

My last blog post about Bushwick mentioned the Bushwick Collective, a group of artists whose street art has contributed hugely to why Bushwick was recently voted 7th coolest city in the world by Vogue Magazine (head to the Jefferson Street stop off the L and check it out if you haven’t already). 38 more words

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Bushwick on the Rise

The neighborhood of Bushwick was chartered in 1661 and originally named Boswijck, a Dutch term meaning “little town in the woods” or “heavy woods.” The township included the modern-day communities of Bushwick, Williamsburg, and Greenpoint, and was founded as an area for farming food and tobacco. 407 more words

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