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10 Places to Volunteer in NYC During the Holidays

Volunteering at a local shelter in NYC can be a great way to give back to the community, and what better time to volunteer...

Gowanus:  Brooklyn’s Next Rising Star?

Is Gowanus, Brooklyn’s next up and coming neighborhood?  It sure looks that way. Neighboring areas of Boerum Hills and Carroll Gardens have already undergone...

Strivers’ Row and the Resurgence of the Harlem Brownstone

Historical significance, stunning architecture and quiet location have helped Strivers’ Row see a resurgence in recent years. While it does not have the prominence...

Stuyvesant Heights, Brooklyn Guide: A Neighborhood in a Neighborhood

If you live in the big apple, or if you’re a diehard fan of the sitcom Everybody Hates Chris, then you’ve heard of Bedford-Stuyvesant:...

Williamsburg Neighborhood Guide: Explore with Us

Williamsburg is a popular neighborhood in Brooklyn. This rapidly growing area is home to artists, hipsters, and many historically ethnic communities.  Have you explored this...

Greenwich Village’s Graceful Transition

What was once a haven for artists and activists in the 60’s is now one of the most coveted places to live in. Home...

Best Spas to Visit in NYC this Winter

These days, practicing self-care rituals is more important than ever.  Between the stress of pandemic (and, dare I say, post-pandemic) life, financial pressure, job...

The Northern Dispensary Finds Its First Tenant in 30 Years

Erected in 1831, the Northern Dispensary was initially built to treat the sick residents of what was once the northernmost part of New York...

What It’s Like to Live in SoHo NYC

Ah, the elegant romance of fall and falling in love . . .with SoHo lofts. Even with the cool autumn breezes blowing, there’s warmth within...

Do You Know the Story Behind these 5 Buildings in Chelsea?

You may think of gallery hopping, or walking the High Line down to the Whitney, when you think of Chelsea, but many of the...

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