Category: Neighborhoods

Neighborhoods
Food for Thought

If you've followed New York real estate news in the last few days, you have certainly heard about Hudson Yards , the much-hyped, largest private development on Manhattan's West Side that boasts 18 million square feet of commercial and re…

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SEIU-32BJ Gives Amazon HQ an OK

Amid the buzz and controversy surrounding Amazon's selection of Long Island City as the site for the online retailing giant's newest headquarters, at least one major group is welcoming the move with open arms. SEIU-32BJ, the labor union …

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Neighborhoods
Amazon Backlash Whiplash

Last week, the usually-feuding Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio actually agreed on something. The two appeared at a joint press conference to celebrate a deal to bring Amazon to Long Island City, as part of a long-in-the…

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Library and Condo Clash

Look around any busy subway car, or row of park benches on a balmy day, and you'll see New Yorkers of all stripes reading all kinds of media; novels, nonfiction, news, you name it. This is a city that appreciates literature. It's also a…

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Asbury's Spark

From the rollicking days of Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band at the Stone Pony   to the desolate boardwalk scenes in Darren Aronofsky's 2008 film The Wrestler , to today's thriving beachfront escape with a vibrant LGBTQ scene,…

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