Elegran Edge
The Real Estate Blog

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.

Articles about "Manhattan"

  • Noncompliance of NY Property Taxes Drops to Five-Year Low By Kristina Kennedy-Aguero | March 16, 2017

    There's a significant decrease in the number of New Yorkers who are late on their property taxes, what's causing this positive upswing?

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  • Fashion, Food, Fotography and More: Your Fall Calendar By Shwetha Ravishankar | September 10, 2013

    We just wrapped up our last summer weekend of 2013, *sigh*, how quick summer flew by! With summer behind us, the gorgeous colors of fall lie ahead, and so does a whole bunch of free Fall events! Get a taste of everything from festivals, fashion, food, photography, art, and more! So lets get right to it.

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  • Whisk Away On Your Island Getaway By Shwetha Ravishankar | August 16, 2013

    New Yorkers always seem to have someplace to go, a deadline to meet, a friend to catch up with, or an errand to run, which keeps them on the go, on one of the smallest and most densely populated islands of Manhattan. Located at the mouth of the Hudson River, bustling Manhattan is surrounded by her smaller island cousins, like Governors Island, Staten Island, Fire Island, which are the most popular among others.

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  • Beekeeping is the new Buzz in the Big Apple By Shwetha Ravishankar | August 14, 2013

    If you thought rooftops were only for bars, BBQ's, sun-bathing, and rooftop gardens, think again! While New Yorkers are hurriedly getting about their busy weekday, the rooftops of Midtown Manhattan are raving about a new kind of buzz. This one’s the real thing, buzzing bees! 

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  • The race to the finish line: New York’s Mayoral Election Roundup By Shwetha Ravishankar | July 24, 2013

    New York’s mayoral elections are quickly approaching, and candidates looking to expand their voter base at the ballot, are doing everything in the book and beyond. From candid celeb sightings, public housing sleep overs, to facing the downside of being sued by Bloomberg, the candidates seem to be all over the place, to be seen and heard, all in a bid to get them up where Weiner stands alone (as of now)!

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  • Fat Cats of NYC to get hefty tax breaks? By Shwetha Ravishankar | June 20, 2013

    Millionaires in Manhattan and around the world have long been known for their interest in real estate to add to their ever expanding empire. Within the fortress of high living, caviar, choppers, diamonds, and dollars; these multimillionaires also have a network high-flyers with whom they drink, dine, and do business with.

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  • Dine and Drink on NYC’s Top Ten Rocking Rooftops By Shwetha Ravishankar | June 06, 2013

    Painting by Nadeem Farooq It’s summertime in NYC, the city’s restaurants have put out their tables and spread out their linen for New Yorkers to soak up the summer sun and enjoy a scrumptious meal. While this is a regular sight on the city sidewalks, there is more to outdoor dining than the eye can see. Perched high up on high-rises of New York, offering uninterrupted views of the city skyline, are some of the Gotham City’s best bars and restaurants. Here is a look at which ones make the cut into the top ten.  

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  • Second Avenue Subway in the Spotlight By Shwetha Ravishankar | June 04, 2013

    Photo Courtesy Jake Plagued by delays, safety violations, $60,000 in fines, accidents, controlled explosions that went out of control, complaints from neighborhood residents of noise, dust and distress - the issues of the Second Avenue Subway line, seem almost endless.

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  • 8 ways to spend your New Year's Eve in NYC By Ryan Daley | December 31, 2012

    With 2013 less than 24 hours away, Elegran presents to you 8 ways to spend your New Year's Eve in NYC. Some are free, some are going to cost a small fortune, but all of them will be be a great way to say farewell to 2012 and hello to a brand new year and all the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead! From all of us at Elegran, have a great 2013, we're looking forward to working with you!  

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  • NYU Sued By 11 Greenwich Village Groups Over Expansion By Brittany Tenpenny | September 27, 2012

    Manhattanites can hardly go a day without hearing news about New York University’s 2031 Greenwich Village Expansion plan. 11 Village based groups have filed a lawsuit in the Supreme Court of the State of New York, claiming that the City Council and the City Planning Commission obtained 2 million square feet of public land for the expansion illegally. Included in this lawsuit is the claim that the city’s public approval process disregarded the vocal negative opinion of Greenwich Village residents that arose after the announcement of the project.

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