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What is Elegran Edge? It’s the blog where we bring together the biggest and best stories from our neighborhood blogs and agent blogs. If it’s happening in Manhattan real estate, you can find it here.

  • Looking For A Place To Stay During the Super Bowl? Airbnb Has Got You Covered. By Olivia Smedley | September 23, 2013

    Think February 2014 is still a long ways away? Not for football fans trying to find accommodations in New York and New Jersey for Super Bowl XLVIII. On February 2nd, streets will close, massive celebrations will take place, and hotel rooms will be booked beyond capacity.

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  • Queens Plan Kicked; Bronx the New Goal for Soccer Stadium By Tim Sheehan | September 17, 2013

    With Queens out of the picture, Major League Soccer (MLS) is eyeing the Bronx for a new stadium and franchise. The latest proposal would bring a 25,000-to-30,000-seat stadium for the New York City Football Club (NYCFC) to a site just south of Yankee Stadium. The New York Yankees are minority owners of MLS’s twentieth and newest franchise, while England’s Manchester City Football Club has majority ownership.

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  • National Tennis Center Expansion Approved By City Council By Olivia Smedley | September 13, 2013

    At just 35 years old, the United States Tennis Association Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Queens will soon be getting a facelift. Home to the U.S. Open, the center might finally measure up to the other locations included in the Grand Slam Tournament. The center, which is open to the public 11 months out of the year, now takes up a whopping 46 acres of Flushing Meadows Corona Park. It is leased to the NYC Parks Association by the National Tennis Association and includes 22 courts, plus 11 courts in the park.

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  • Move Your Body in NYC This Summer By Clemence Fontaine | July 10, 2013

    The summer has finally arrived and for the unlucky many that will have to stay in the city, work and sit at their desk for hours, an escape from the routine won’t harm. So go move your body. Whether it is before or after work, go move your body with this selection of different outdoor activities and classes that New York offers. 

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  • New York Prepares for Super Bowl XLVIII By Thomas Faddegon | June 15, 2013

    Since the first Super Bowl was played in 1967, America’s largest sporting event has been confined to the South. With the occasional exception of a few domed stadiums in the north, NFL officials always shied away from any city where the February tradition could be disrupted by inclement winter weather. That will change in 2014 when New York becomes the first city in the history of the game to host a cold-weather Super Bowl.

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