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Manhattan's Chelsea Is Much Tougher Than It Looks

Peter Mandel | Posted 09.20.2016 | New York
Peter Mandel

During news bulletins on the recent bombing in New York's Chelsea district, did you happen to notice how sanguine residents of the area seemed while b...

Please Tax Us: Airbnb Offers City $21 Million

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 06.25.2014 | New York
Blake Fleetwood

Discouraging new forms of entrepreneurism that threaten established businesses, is a classic form of government interference that affects many different industries in the urban marketplace.

Anchoring the Corner

Alice Carey | Posted 04.01.2014 | New York
Alice Carey

I've lived on the same block in Greenwich Village nearly all my life and for a good part of it next door to Annie Leibowitz. So when the cat that anchored the front of the house disappeared, I knew something was up. It probably sensed Annie was selling up and left first.

New York's Stone Age Ends

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 10.26.2012 | Small Business

The closing of the last brownstone quarry in Portland, Conn., has left New York City's building history with a huge vacancy. Portland Brownstone Qu...

PHOTOS: NYC's Skinniest House On Sale For $3.9 Million

Posted 02.07.2012 | New York

New York City's skinniest (according to Curbed) house just got a skinnier price. When last listed in May, the narrow West Village brownstone was going...

Cheap Brooklyn Brownstones For Sale, But There's A Catch (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

WPIX news has a report on how to get a cheap brownstone in Brooklyn, but it may creep some people out. The city auctions property that no one claims ...

I Met My Wife on a NYC Stoop on a Warm August Night

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Blake Fleetwood

The hot summer nights started late this year, but in the last few days pockets of stoop sitters have sprouted up enjoying the theater of the street.

Saving Small Businesses, The Brooklyn Way

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Luce

Bob Zuckerman does not want to wait for the economic stimulus package to drip down to Brooklyn's quickly emptying storefronts.

Stooping to the Highest Level

David Finkle | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Finkle

For a long time, I've insisted that civilization reached its highest peak with the invention of the porch.