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As Luxury Real Estate Grows, Its Classification Blurs

Toni Haber | Posted 05.04.2015 | New York
Toni Haber

Luxury -- defined by Miriam-Webster as both "a condition of great comfort, ease, and wealth" and "something that is not usually or always available." While New York City is without a doubt experiencing a wave of luxury real estate boasting affluence and amenity, the breadth of properties defined by this category lingers as a paradox.

Demetri Martin Is a Pretty Cool Cat

Alexandra Villarreal | Posted 04.29.2015 | Comedy
Alexandra Villarreal

Martin is all about games and puzzles. He writes 500-word palindromes for amusement and transforms everyday enigmas into equations and formulas with a whimsical bent. Because of his idiosyncratic outlook on humanity, he's earned acclaim in the entertainment industry.

Will Hudson Yards Be the New Tribeca?

Toni Haber | Posted 04.28.2015 | New York
Toni Haber

As millions of square feet of land and a city full of people await the completion of these new additions, it will be interesting to see how they stack up against the existing city.

What Are the Best Tips For Hailing Cabs in New York City?

Quora | Posted 04.27.2015 | New York
Quora

I drive a yellow cab. Here are some tips to the tourist, the New Yorker, and the tourist that thinks he's a New Yorker.

Residential Developers Give Buyers All

Toni Haber | Posted 04.22.2015 | New York
Toni Haber

With so many factors going into a purchase decision, the list of non-negotiables is suddenly not so set in stone, putting the buyer and broker to the test.

Breaking Badder: Interviews with RJ Mitte, Robert Weide, Chris Bliss and Anne McCue, Plus Alexz Johnson and Michael Stec Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 04.19.2015 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

photo credit: Daniel Martinez Matallana A Conversation with Breaking Bad's RJ Mitte Mike Ragogna: Hey, first of all I wanted to congratulate you o...

For Valentine's Day, Your NYC Borough Love Breakdown

Lisa Bernier | Posted 04.14.2015 | New York
Lisa Bernier

Keep this in mind come this weekend, when love is in the air, couples will engage in their mid-winter ritual celebration of Hallmark mandated love, and singles will be looking for some semi-romantic weekend hookups.

Larger Family Apartments Driving the Manhattan Studio Out

Toni Haber | Posted 04.13.2015 | New York
Toni Haber

With new construction driving the housing market and developers targeting the high-end buyer, inventory for smaller-scale apartments, specifically the studio, is low -- the larger the apartment, the larger the inventory.

New York: Not as Unaffordable as We Think

Toni Haber | Posted 04.07.2015 | New York
Toni Haber

According to the latest Demographia International Affordability Housing survey, which ranks the affordability of cities across the globe with major markets of populations over 1 million, New York does not place in the top ten most unaffordable cities in the world.

How One Artist Captured The Energy Of Ballet In Sculpture

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 02.10.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Countless elements pulling together into one form, directed by will, energy. Science tells us that we are matter; theologians say that we are spiri...

Call It Sleep?

Francis Levy | Posted 04.04.2015 | Arts
Francis Levy

Manhattan is an enormous Jewish ghetto that many don't want to escape.

7 Best Slices of NYC Pizza You Haven't Heard of

Erik Seide | Posted 04.04.2015 | New York
Erik Seide

if New Yorkers are proud of one thing, its that we know pizza.

The Faithful Shopper: Lovely Lingerie

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 04.01.2015 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Our great department stores and Victoria's Secret have lovely selections, but consider looking around a bit more. Whether your tastes are classic, demure or just a touch risqué, we have the boutiques that will keep love alive!

NYC Real Estate Prepares for Future Storms

Toni Haber | Posted 03.31.2015 | New York
Toni Haber

After seeing the destruction caused by Hurricane Sandy, developers around the city have taken these natural occurrences and their potential damages into careful consideration when designing a new structure.

Despite What You May Have Read, New York Is a Terrific Place to Raise a Baby

Natalie Thomas | Posted 03.30.2015 | New York
Natalie Thomas

We're the beneficiaries of every great service that most New Yorkers are privy too: Tons of parks and playgrounds, classes, building playrooms, museums, culture, diversity... and getting to our New York offerings in a New York minute.

RIGHT NEXT DOOR: Gary Russo, Ironworker, the "2nd Avenue Singing Sinatra"

Ian Spanier | Posted 03.29.2015 | Los Angeles
Ian Spanier

Working on the construction of Manhattan's 2nd Avenue subway line in 2010, Russo -- going through a divorce and fighting depression -- decided to e...

A Grieving Community and the Healing Power Of Giving Back

Michelle Vale | Posted 03.25.2015 | New York
Michelle Vale

Let this be a calling and reminder to all, that no gesture is too little. You can help people and communities who are suffering, in a variety of ways. Monetary contributions are great, but time is just as precious.

The Lowline: Bright Lights (Video)

Crane.tv | Posted 03.25.2015 | Arts
Crane.tv

In the modern city, space, as any over zealous estate agent will gleefully tell you, is at a premium.

The Top 10 Places To Propose In The Northeast U.S.

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 03.22.2015 | Weddings
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

Not everyone wants to propose marriage on a beach at sunset, at a restaurant over dessert or via a made-for-Youtube extravaganza. Here are ideas from Virginia to Maine for lovers of all sorts.

The Faithful Shopper: Coming Attractions

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 03.15.2015 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

It's finally 2015, and this year promises to be a spectacular one for New Yorkers and visitors who love to shop! Among top news, the first stores will open at Brookfield Place and the World Trade Center - and I'll have more on those in the future.

'Year of the Condo'

Toni Haber | Posted 03.15.2015 | New York
Toni Haber

The increase in new developments is predicted to make a significant mark in the climate of the market. Not only will sales on new units start to slow as buyers weigh their many options before signing, but also the price and tier of the units will be affected.

Movie Review: Match -- Who's Your Daddy?

Marshall Fine | Posted 03.15.2015 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Stephen Belber's Match is a slight but affecting film built around a stirring central performance by Patrick Stewart.

Manhattan's Luxury of Accessibility

Toni Haber | Posted 06.10.2015 | New York
Toni Haber

Collaboration between retailers and their restaurant counterparts is not foreign to the major players in New York City shopping. But recently, individual stores have branched into dining as well. A major motivating factor of this trending collaboration is to encourage traditional shopping.

Another Arrest In Brooklyn Bridge Attack On Cop During Protest

Reuters | Laila Kearney | Posted 01.02.2015 | Crime

(Reuters) - A fifth person has been charged in connection with assaulting two New York City police lieutenants during a political demonstration on the...

NY Judge Tried To Get Out Of Drunken Driving Charge: Cops

Associated Press | Posted 12.30.2014 | Crime

HARRISON, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a suburban New York town judge drove drunk, hit another car and then tried to persuade police to let him go be...