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Articles about "Fifth Avenue"

  • #TBT: A Stroll Through Central Park's History By Serena Horrigan | September 03, 2015

    Central Park's history takes us on a trail through Gilded Age glory, derelict wasteland, and triumphant revival as the ultimate urban oasis.

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  • Hot Hot Heat and Hot Hot Celeb Sales for NYC’s August Real Estate Market By Serena Horrigan | August 27, 2015

    This August was scorching hot in NYC, and the celeb real estate market matched the temperatures.

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  • #TBT: St. Patrick's Day Edition By Serena Horrigan | March 19, 2015

    For our inaugural Throw Back Thursday, we've looked back at the history of The Saint Patrick's Day Parade, a celebration that pre-dates our independence!

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  • Local Businesses Flourish in the East Village By Laura Simmons | November 29, 2012

    The East Village have always been an artistic neighborhood rich in culture and history, one that is known for having a diverse community and vibrant nightlife. Well, it seems like the East Village has taken its identity to greater heights as East Ninth Street becomes the Fifth Avenue of small business. New Yorkers can find an array of highly curated vintage clothing and antiques at the many independently owned stores on East Ninth Street. It’s no secret that Fifth Avenue is home to some of the most upscale department stores where some of the finest shopping occurs. Well, the Small Business Saturday annual event is offering a hub of unique shops and boutiques with items that may not be found at Fifth Avenue’s Bloomingdales or Nordstroms.

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  • Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue Broadens its Boundaries By Aby Thomas | September 05, 2012

    With Fashion’s Night Out happening tomorrow, we expect to see a lot of foot traffic outside retail stores all over the various Manhattan neighborhoods, but we are especially keeping an eye out on that rich stretch of glitz and glamor on Fifth Avenue. Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue is a shopper’s dream-come-true, with brand names jostling for attention as they, literally, stock up next to each other north of 49th Street. But with retail space above 49th Street becoming hard to find, top notch retailer wanting to be a part of the action have now set their sights a little lower, by moving down Fifth Avenue between 42nd Street and 49th Street.

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  • Downtown Retail on the Upswing By Aby Thomas | July 31, 2012

    Here’s a news item that will have the residents of Lower Manhattan—especially the shopaholics among them—jumping in glee. Although Downtown Manhattan is home to a number of popular New York City attractions, the neighborhood has always seemed to be lacking in terms of retail choices. But all that is now set to change. A slew of development projects in the Downtown Manhattan neighborhood will see about a million square feet of very valuable space being used entirely for retail purposes in the Financial District. Shopaholics in the region will be delighted that the four developing hotspots in the area—World Trade Center, Fulton Center, World Financial Center and South Street Seaport—are all looking for stores and restaurants to fill up their commercial spaces.

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  • Google Propels Manhattan Real Estate By Stephanie Spencer | July 12, 2012

    Google can knowingly take credit for a slew of innovations that have assisted businesses in expanding by helping them easily connect over the Internet, but now they can evidently also take credit for raising residential and commercial value for Manhattan’s real estate market. Since Google’s $1.8 billion move to the Chelsea neighborhood in New York, the Silicon Valley giant has helped the neighborhood achieve a vast improvement in the average asking price of commercial rents, consequently causing an increase in the number of $4,000 a month rentals in the neighborhood according to StreetEasy. Surrounding areas like the Flatiron District and NoHo have also relished in the low vacancy rate, both commercially and residentially.

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