There’s no shortage of shopping and fashion news in this town, which makes sense, because there is definitely no shortage of shopping and fashion. Of course, some NYC neighborhoods do a better job than others at bringing it close to home, and your individual tastes may vary (Madison Avenue? Spring Street? Smith? Elizabeth? Bleecker? Bedford? [...]
Category: NYC Neighborhoods & Nearby Towns
A lot of times in this real-estate-crazy town you hear about a neighborhood, or even micro-neighborhood, that’s a sure-fire “next big thing.” New residential towers are coming, the hipsters say, along with new restaurants, new stores and services… everything about this unloved/undiscovered community’s about to explode. And then, often as not, nothing really happens, and [...]
One of the interesting dynamics of living in New York City is the way we constantly switch between identifying with our macro- and micro-communities. For example, because of our excellent subway system (don’t let the complainers and the haters fool you: it is among the best, if not the best, on the planet), almost all [...]
Some NYC neighborhoods seem to pop on and drop off the “Next Happening NYC Neighborhood” list with frustrating frequency, as zoning plans change or the economy tanks or developers get distracted by the the next NEXT big thing. But the unlikely Brooklyn community of Gowanus seems to be a keeper. Up until a couple of [...]
As has been widely reported–and, as anyone searching for a Brooklyn rental apartment already knows–the cost of renting in the great Borough of Kings went through the roof in 2012. In fact, in such sought-after places as Williamsburg and DUMBO, mean rental prices actually passed most of Manhattan neighborhoods. Just to throw out a couple [...]
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