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$42M Penthouse Triplex With Stunning Terrace (PHOTOS)

(61) Comments | Posted January 21, 2011 | 2:29 PM

Properties like the penthouse triplex on 80th and 5th are what make New York City real estate legendary.

The $42 million dollar co-op has five bedrooms and five baths spread across three floors. The entrance foyer has stunning marble floors, the dining and living rooms have 11' ceilings and the...

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Michelle Siwy: New York's It Girl Denim Designer (PHOTOS)

(11) Comments | Posted January 21, 2011 | 12:16 PM

Michelle Siwy is a bit of an anomaly: she's half-Vietnamese and half-Polish; she's a designer who's even hotter than her models; and, perhaps most strikingly, she's a woman in the male-dominated field of denim. In fact, she's the only female denim designer based in New York. Since she began her...

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Last Night In NY: 'No Strings Attached' Party, Winter Antiques Show (PHOTOS)

(30) Comments | Posted January 21, 2011 | 11:12 AM

Celebrities packed the after party for the screening of No Strings Attached. Ashton Kutcher, Demi Moore, Paul Haggis and Fred Arminsen were there as well as fashion giants Donna Karan, Olivier Theyskens and Nicole Miller.

Hugh Jackman, Martha Stewart and the Brandt-Seymour family attended the opening night of the 57th...

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Composer Creates Music Out Of Subway Map (VIDEOS)

(2) Comments | Posted January 21, 2011 | 9:05 AM

Musician, performer and interactive artist Alexander Chen has started an ambitious project tentatively titled 'Conductor', which uses the lines on the New York City subway map as an instrument.

Conductor is still a work in progress, and in this version Chen based the map design on the

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NYC Events This Weekend (1/21-1/23)

(0) Comments | Posted January 20, 2011 | 4:37 PM

Escape the arctic chill this weekend with a sip of absinthe at a history class on Friday or by enjoying the warmth of Carnegie Hall on Saturday at the Aziz Ansari comedy show.

If you haven't had your Pee Wee fill, check out the midnight screenings of Pee Wee's Big...

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Godfather House In Staten Island Visited By Today Show (VIDEO)

(4) Comments | Posted January 20, 2011 | 9:32 AM

The iconic home featured in Francis Ford Coppola's The Godfather is for sale in Staten Island. We wrote about the listing back in December but now you can see the house for yourself.

The $2.9 million home acted as the Corleone family compound for many legendary...

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Brooklyn Victorian For Sale (PHOTOS)

(24) Comments | Posted January 19, 2011 | 4:01 PM

Rarely do you hear about a large freestanding home in New York City that is available for less than $2 million dollars. True, it's in Brooklyn (Ditmas Park to be exact) but for 7 bedrooms, a large landscaped backyard and an additional rental property with a separate entrance, it is...

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City Inspections Give Le Cirque And Gramercy Tavern 'C' Grades

(6) Comments | Posted January 19, 2011 | 8:13 AM

The next time you read a restaurant review or are contemplating take-out from your local Chinese place, it might be worth finding out the restaurant's letter grade. 

The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene's restaurant rating system has been in place for six months and the...

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Best NYC Concerts This Week, 1/18-1/23 (VIDEOS)

(6) Comments | Posted January 18, 2011 | 9:47 AM

This week is packed with great concerts from classic performers like Prince and Gregg Allman to newer bands like the Smith Westerns and The Drums.

The Little Dragon, Theophilus London show is bound to be a great dance party and the Kaufman Center might not be prepared for the auditory...

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Take A Break And Enjoy Afternoon Tea In New York

(23) Comments | Posted January 16, 2011 | 12:52 PM

Afternoon tea shouldn't be relegated to your grandmother or your eccentric Anglophile friend. In fact, catching up with friends while noshing on sandwiches sans crusts and warm scones with rich butter as a midday snack break, is a concept stressed New Yorkers should try.

The city is filled with different...

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Trump-Kushner Astor Place Loft For Sale (PHOTOS)

(68) Comments | Posted January 14, 2011 | 2:59 PM

Real estate power couple, Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner, are on the lookout for a new apartment together.

Curbed reports that their current pad at 21 Astor Place was purchased by Kushner in 2009, prior to their engagement. He purchased the property for $3.225 million and it...

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$6.95 Million Dollar UWS Duplex Complete With Packed Library (PHOTOS)

(73) Comments | Posted January 14, 2011 | 1:22 PM

It isn't unusual for luxury Manhattan apartments to feature libraries. One such place, a duplex for sale in the legendary Upper West Side Hotel Des Artistes building, comes with a library and over 2,500 books including rare first editions and signed copies.

The nine room duplex has the building's signature...

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Best Events In New York City This Weekend (1/14-1/16)

(2) Comments | Posted January 13, 2011 | 2:27 PM

This weekend don't miss some of the fantastic events going on in NYC. The museums have especially impressive lineups with a big dance party under the stars at the American Museum of Natural History, an interactive video and musical performance at the Museum of the Moving Image and a discussion...

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Pando Projects Kickstarts Millenial Volunteer Efforts

(0) Comments | Posted January 11, 2011 | 7:53 AM

When Pando Projects founder Milena Arciszewski, was a Kiva Fellow in Africa, she witnessed the importance of funding smaller local initiatives rather than relying on huge NGO's.

She also recognized the ambition of a particular group known as Millennials, people born between the years 1980...

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Sales & Shopping Events In NYC This Week (1/10-1/16)

(1) Comments | Posted January 10, 2011 | 10:49 AM

Tracy Reese Event
When: 1/12, (6pm-9pm)
Where: 641 Hudson Street near Gansevoort Street, New York :(212) 807-0505
One year after the earthquake, Haiti needs our help more than ever. Shop at Tracy Reese's "Shop For A Cause" event and 10% of the proceeds will be...

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Best NYC Concerts This Week (1/10-1/16)

(10) Comments | Posted January 10, 2011 | 10:12 AM

This week, check out inspired bluegrass, underground hip hop and dynamite dance music.

Who hasn't grooved to "Genius of Love" by The Tom Tom Club? Hear them live this Wednesday, at Irving Plaza.

You've also never heard The Strokes "Reptilla" covered the way Chris Thile's Punch Brothers take...

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East Village Radio Show Defies Convention (VIDEO)

(1) Comments | Posted January 7, 2011 | 1:33 PM

DJs and childhood friends, Kenan Juska, Kray and Mikey Palms, AKA Chances With Wolves, have a show on East Village Radio with cool premise.

Their show defies traditional "radio" genre conventions. Instead, it is focused on the mood it evokes. "The original premise was to present...

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Woman Leaves Religious Sect To Pursue Her Culinary Dream (VIDEO)

(14) Comments | Posted January 7, 2011 | 12:31 PM

Diana Rutherford, 20, has given up a lot for her job as a grill cook at Ruby Tuesday's in Times Square.

Raised within the confines of the Church Communities International, formerly known as Bruderhof, she grew up living by their rules and moving around the UK, Europe and...

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Photos From Around New York: January 6, 2011 (PHOTOS)

(1) Comments | Posted January 7, 2011 | 11:47 AM

Yesterday, New Yorkers finally emerged from their blizzard/holiday cocoon and were out and about.

Celebrities like Billy Crudup, Parker Posey and Chloe Sevigny attended the Blood From A Stone premiere.

Katie Couric and Kevin Spacey posed with New York Times writers in preparation for this weekend's

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New York City Events This Weekend (1/7-1/9)

(1) Comments | Posted January 6, 2011 | 5:01 PM

New Yorkers are finally getting back into the swing of things after a rough holiday season (thank you blizzard). Spend the weekend enjoying that which makes this city great: jazz, film and food. From what is sure to be a swingin' 85th birthday party to a serious beer lover's paradise,...

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