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Developers Unveil Plan to Turn Pier 94 into Manhattan’s First Film Studio Campus

Under the new deal, the city will shoulder the full cost of capital repairs and maintenance to the pier through its Economic Development Corporation

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130+ Denim Looks from New York Fashion Week

Designers unveiled their Spring/Summer 2024 visions for denim during New York Fashion Week. Designers teased a season filled with wearable silhouettes, novelty washes and an appreciation for classic indigo looks

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Manhattan median rent remains at record high of nearly $4,400 a month

Manhattan renters may have reached their “affordability threshold” in August, as median rents remained at a record high, according to a new report.

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The fall equinox is here. What does that mean?

As the Earth travels around the sun, it does so at an angle. During the equinox, the Earth’s axis and its orbit line up so that both hemispheres get an equal amount of sunlight.

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The Feast of San Gennaro 2023 guide

Eat at some of the best Italian restaurants in the city, watch colorful parades, catch live music and soak up all the fun of this early fall festival.

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A John Wick-themed bar is opening in Manhattan this month

Case in point: “Welcome to the Continental: The Hotel Bar Experience,” a new pop-up at 82 Beaver Street in the Financial District.

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Free outdoor movie screenings are returning to Hudson Yards this fall

Backyard at Hudson Yards will showcase a selection of free outdoor film screenings presented by Wells Fargo, every Friday now through the end of October.

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NYC’s condo market enjoyed the dog days of summer

Despite a sales dip in July, New York City’s new condo market heated up in August. The number of new condo sales across the city rose by 5 percent from July, according to a Marketproof report.

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This new walking tour highlights Central Park’s iconic movie locations

More than 500 movies and TV shows have been recorded in Central Park, making it the most filmed location in the world. A new tour from the Central Park Conservancy highlights the park’s most iconic moments on film.

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Oktoberfest with Captain Lawrence Brewing Company

Cross County Center will host a Beer Garden for Oktoberfest, with live music, dancing, food, and fun for all ages on Saturday, September 16, and Sunday, September 17, 2023.

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33 Ingenious Studio Apartment Ideas That Make 400 Square Feet Feel Like a Palace

Contrary to popular belief, you can live big in small spaces. Figuring out how to decorate a studio apartment is all about balancing its particular floor plan with your work/life wants and storage needs.

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Local Law 121 Allows Elligible Restaurants to Continue Offering Outdoor Dining Experiences

The core provisions of this new law empower eligible NYC restaurateurs to continue offering outdoor dining experiences on city roads and sidewalks, setting the eligible time frame from April 1st to November 29th each year.

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