Elegran Edge
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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.

Articles about "NYC Culture"

  • The Origins of St. Patrick’s Day and Where to Celebrate By Nikko Espina | March 17, 2016

    The St. Patrick’s Day parade in New York is the largest in the world. Celebrate today with some history on the saint himself and an eclectic list of bars to visit tonight.

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  • #SotW: Sixth Avenue—A Brief History of the Street With Two Names By Serena Horrigan | November 03, 2015

    Every Halloween, Sixth Avenue becomes the stomping ground for the holiday's biggest parade and celebration in the world. Let's wander the history of this co-named avenue.

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  • Living in NYC: The Food Truck Debate By Kamini Ramdeen | August 08, 2014

    Jon Favreau's new film "Chef" is said to be shedding new interest into the food truck industry. Here in Manhattan we are no stranger to the local food truck. Food trucks have evolved in NYC from the classic ice-cream trucks to serving waffles topped with ice-cream butter and even lobster rolls from Maine. They’re conveniently parked right outside your building with a selection of artisan foods and provide quick no-hassle transactions.  

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  • Once Upon a Time There Was a Place Called Seneca Village By Kamini Ramdeen | May 12, 2014

    Picture the 1800’s, the revolutionary war is over (for a while now), we as a nation are on the early phases of the industrial revolution that is raging into America — the new world. The United States has passed through the ‘Era of Good Feelings’ and is entering the ‘Second Great Awakening’, the nation is looking for westward expansion and in good ole’ Manhattan, New York we were looking to create a huge park — Central Park.

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  • Politics and 'The Late Show' By Kamini Ramdeen | April 18, 2014

    The Late Show has been a New York City staple for 32 years. With the recent announcement that David Letterman will be retiring in 2015, NYC is faced with answering some tough questions. Will The Late Show stay in New York City? Will Colbert still be funny out of his “Colbert” character? (If that last one went over your head, then you really need to watch the Colbert Report, while you still can.)

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  • 12 Hidden Spots That Will Make You Fall in Love with NYC All Over Again By Stephanie Fujihashi | April 10, 2014

    With one of the most brutal winters on record slowly coming to an end and the sun setting a bit later on in the day, finally, spring is nigh in New York City. For all those days that you caught cabin fever while battling frigid temperatures, you probably can’t wait to feel the sun’s warm rays, take leisurely strolls in the park, and watch the flowers bloom.

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  • The NYC That Could Have Been By Kamini Ramdeen | April 09, 2014

    Dynamic architecture is a New York City staple. Every building has it’s own spirited flair that gives this bustling metropolis a definite “ooh and ahh” factor. All the structures that have been built, leave an impression of just how grand NYC really is, but what about the structures that could have been built? You know the ones that didn’t quite make it into real life. Let’s take a look at the NYC that we’re missing out on.   1) The Hudson Bridge

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  • “Domestic Immigration” fuels record-breaking growth in NYC population By Stephanie Fujihashi | April 03, 2014

    It probably would not be an exaggeration to say that almost every American, at some point their lives, has fancied visiting New York City. The city is a pop culture icon in and of itself, not to mention that it is arguably the most often used stage in which plots for movies, sitcoms, and novels unfolds. Everyone, even those living in the most remote areas of the country, will usually know at least one lucky friend who had the chance to visit the Big Apple and return home with a I Love NY T-Shirt.

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  • Serendipity: The Happy Chance of Meeting Fanny Allié By Kamini Ramdeen | March 13, 2014

    Have you been to Tompkins Square Park lately? If you have then you’ve seen the life-sized silhouette of an outlined steel man, standing beneath a tree looking up towards the sky. The title of this Art in the Parks program exhibition piece is Serendipity, created by N.Y. based artist Fanny Allié. Recently, Elegran Edge had the chance to talk with Fanny about her artwork exhibited in Tompkins Square Park and learn more about the artist behind Serendipity.  

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  • 12 NYC Museum Exhibition Must See's in Spring 2014 By Kamini Ramdeen | March 13, 2014

    The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation Italian Futurism, 1909 - 1944: Reconstructing the Universe Now - September 1st, 2014

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