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Veterans Day 2019 Parade New York City: Time, Schedule & Route Map

The Veterans Day Parade in New York City will take place today, Monday, November 11. The parade begins, rain or shine, at 12 p.m. after the Opening Ceremony, which begins at 11 a.m. Eastern.

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Emotional Support Animals vs. a Co-op That Bans Dogs

Can the board keep a shareholder’s brother from temporarily bringing an emotional support pet into the building because it exceeds a weight limit?

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NYC’s newest apartments are a bargain at less than $1M

The median sale price of a Manhattan home in the third quarter of this year fell below $1 million to $999,950 — a 17% decline from the same period in 2018.

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The Green Revolution Spreading Across Our Rooftops

Simply put, a green roof is one that allows for the growth of vegetation, but the process is more involved than plopping down a few potted plants.

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New York City Marathon Sends Tens of Thousands of Runners Across Five Boroughs

More than 52,000 runners taking on 26.2 miles through all five boroughs as a part of the largest marathon in the world.

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Take Advantage of Low Interest Rates!

Do you know that you may be able to lower your monthly mortgage payment by refinancing? Check out these considerations and act now!

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The best Halloween events for 2019 in NYC

Looking for some fun Halloween events 2019? NYC has plenty to do during the most harrowing month in the city. This year, Halloween falls on a Thursday which means you can party in costume both weekends.

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Your Complete Guide to This Year’s ‘Wild’ Village Halloween Parade

Some traditions never die, and after 45 years of keeping New York weird, the Village Halloween Parade seems to be one of them. The only nighttime parade in New York City returns to Sixth Avenue for a highly anticipated celebration of all things spooky.

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Fringe Is in, for New Development

More residents and builders are embracing areas farther from subway and rail access, spurred by a changing workforce and lured by lower land costs.

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The 10 Most Popular Home Improvements

Renovation is on the rise, and older homeowners are driving the trend. Spending on home improvement has grown more than 50 percent in the U.S. since 2010, when it hit a low during the last recession.

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Brooklyn Reserve: Oktoberfest

Join us for this festive outdoor soiree featuring live Polka music from Chris and Ronnie, German beers, lawn games, food from Kotti Berliner Döner Kebab, raffles prizes, and more.

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Dock 72 opens at Brooklyn Navy Yard

The Brooklyn Navy Yard’s newest home for creative office tenants focused on innovation, Dock 72 is the first ground-up commercial development in Brooklyn in over a decade.

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