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Articles about "Upper East Side New Development"

  • UES Property Values Rise as Second Ave. Subway Nears Completion By Jonathan Tuason | April 01, 2014

    The Second Avenue subway line is finally nearing completion.  After its 2007 start, the first phase of the line will finally be set to be operational by December 2016, opening up subway transportation much of the east side.  As it turns out, good things also come to those who wait.

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  • Elegran Finalizes $23.4 Million Upper East Side Sale By Tim Sheehan | February 18, 2014

    In one of the biggest sales of 2014, Elegran Real Estate and Development has finalized a sale of an Upper East Side penthouse for $23,419,750. Led by Elegran co-founder Michael Rossi and Elegran Agent Nick Agostinelli, the New York Times confirmed the deal as New York City's largest of the week.

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  • Spike Lee Selling Historic Mansion: Listed for $32 Million By Kamini Ramdeen | February 12, 2014

    What do, the daughter of William K. Vanderbilt, long distance aero-engine inventor Charles Lanier Lawrance, and a famed-burlesque entertainer Gypsy Rose Lee, have in common? The answer, the Hatch House, which is currently filmmaker and famed Knicks fan Spike Lee’s, 153 East 63rd Street mansion.

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  • Making Progress on the Second Avenue Subway By Peter Black | October 10, 2013

    Time is beginning to remember “The Line That Time Forgot.” The 2nd Avenue Subway Line—which has been a bitter sore on NYC’s collective conscious for almost a century—is beginning to take shape. Originally proposed in 1929, the SAS is New York’s longest-running mega-project. Mayor Bloomberg reckons that he has a “ 50-50 chance of living to see the first person on it, but not much more than that.”

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  • Your Vegan Fix: NYC’s Best By Shwetha Ravishankar | September 19, 2013

    If you are in New York City, and wondering if you may have to jump off the vegan wagon due to lack of delicious vegan options, well think again. There are several vegan/vegetarian options to satisfy every palette across varied cuisines. So much so that while you enjoy your meat free delights, watch out, your non-vegan friends could be looking to snag a bite! Here is a list of our favorite spots in the city. Feel free to add on to the list!

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  • Central Park’s BioBlitz Brings the Critters out of Hiding By Olivia Smedley | September 04, 2013

    In a city full of crowds, commuters, and stress, Central Park is a necessary sanctuary for those looking to take a break from the everyday hustle and bustle of Manhattan. You could expect to find joggers, sunbathers, and dog walkers in the park at any given time, but pups aren’t the only creatures roaming around.

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  • Street-signs of the Times By Joel Bennett | August 02, 2013

    A section of 121st Street will most likely be renamed George Carlin Way, thanks to the efforts of Kevin Bartini and other comedic advocates who held a fundraiser on July 17 Read More

  • Bastille Day Celebrations in New York By Clemence Fontaine | July 12, 2013

    Only thirteen years after we claimed our independence from the British, the French copied us and had their own revolution in 1789, with the storming of the Bastille. French uprose against the royal government, taking the monarchy down and declared their independence.

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  • Sandy Made The Whitney Wise? By Shwetha Ravishankar | July 08, 2013

    Whitney Museum located on the Upper East Side, was borne out of the sculptor Gertrude Vanderbilt. Recognizing the struggles artists faced back in the twentieth century, Ms.Whitney began purchasing their work and adding to her collection.

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  • Look Out, Upper East Side: Downtown Manhattan is Coming for You By Nikki Hess | June 14, 2013

    The Upper East Side is a Manhattan neighborhood synonymous with high culture, wealth, and luxury. Historically, it has been viewed as the place to live for those who have a "little extra" in their bank accounts, and its hefty price tags have no doubt served as a reflection of such. Nevertheless, in recent years, the chic uptown area has been facing fierce competition from its friendly neighborhood competitors, and according to recent reports, it has been ousted from its number one spot for the city's priciest homes by none other than the trendy, cronut-filled SoHo. 

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