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Articles about "Apartments in Uptown Manhattan"

  • Yorkville, Manhattan’s Final Frontier By Serena Horrigan | November 30, 2015

    After being overlooked by developers for years, the promise of the 2nd Avenue Subway is getting Yorkville recognition as a still affordable and highly investor-friendly neighborhood.

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  • Tucked Away in Turtle Bay : 343 East 50th Street By Shwetha Ravishankar | June 21, 2013

    Tucked away along the tree-lined streets of Turtle Bay, away from the bustling Midtown mayhem is 343 East 50th Street. This balmy family home, with its 2,900 square feet of living space is ideal for families looking to live in the city, yet have the luxury of space and privacy.

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  • Manhattan Real Estate Industry "Likes" Social Media By Brittany Tenpenny | December 11, 2012

    Facebook. Twitter. Tumblr. Pintrest. To most of the general population, these four social media sites are the center of daily communication. Who doesn’t like to scroll through their newsfeed at work and like a friend’s photo or compose a witty tweet in 140 characters or less? Social media has become so ingrained in our society that phrases like “hashtag” and “trending topics” have become common slang. Not everyone has jumped on the bandwagon however. Real estate firms have been slow on the uptake, but thanks to increased sales, many have adapted to the digital age.

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  • "Micro-"Hattan: Bloomberg Revamps Real Estate Market By Brittany Tenpenny | September 20, 2012

    When it comes to Manhattan real estate, bigger is not necessarily better. Mayor Bloomberg recently proposed a plan to build rental micro-apartments in the Kips Bay area as a part of  his adAPT NYC initiative. Merely two months later, 33 developers have stepped up to the plate with plans.

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  • New Yorker Redefines the Meaning of Trash By Stephanie Spencer | July 25, 2012

    The phrase ‘one man’s trash is another man’s treasure’ is personified in the work of 58-year-old Nelson Molina, a sanitation worker who has been collecting and displaying disregarded trinkets for almost two decades. A specialist with an eye for long forgotten paintings, gadgets, and gizmos, Molina began his journey accidentally when he noticed that various Manhattan neighborhoods harbored unique treasures within their garbage bags. Making his affinity for collecting garbage public, fellow sanitation workers soon began contributing to Molina’s heap, saving whatever shreds of trash that they thought he may find interesting. Eventually word spread rapidly, and sanitation workers from other boroughs were visiting Molina offering their contributions.

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  • Best Neighborhoods for Singles in Manhattan By Stephanie Spencer | May 24, 2012

    It’s no secret that Manhattan is constantly buzzing with energy, hence the nickname The City That Never Sleeps. Our island is so diverse you could walk along a street with dingy dive bars one moment, and suddenly pass luxury condos the next. The variety of cultures living in such close proximity has made Manhattan a popular place to live among the young and single. It’s the perfect city to socialize day or night, spend a leisurely Sunday evening strolling through the park, and get dressed up to meet friends at a night club. But where are the best neighborhoods for young singles to move to without having to drain all their money?

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  • Hitting the Sweet Spot in the Upper West Side By Justin Spees | March 22, 2012

    While the Upper West Side has long been a bastion of refined culture and taste, a string of new developments have turned it of late into a haven for those with a sweet tooth. The past year and a half have seen Broadway, Amsterdam and Columbus Avenues between 59th and 96th Streets inundated with over 12 stores that specialize in candy, baked goods, and other sweets.

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  • Uptown Manhattan Parks May Get Free Wi-Fi Service By Daniel Muhlenberg | March 13, 2012

    A new initiative by the Parks Department is looking into the viability of installing free Wi-Fi service in multiple parks in Uptown Manhattan, something that should make residents of Washington Heights apartments very happy. According to a draft document from the department, Wi-Fi service would be installed at Inwood Hill, J. Hood Wright, Bennett, and Fort Tryon Parks; the department would install the program between this summer and the fall of 2013. A spokesman for the department said that the service will be provided by Time Warner Cable.

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