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Manhattan Rents Jump to a Record as Hot Market Hits Peak Season

Manhattan apartment rents continued their upward climb in July as the hottest market in decades hits its busiest leasing season.

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Sun Sets at The Met

Sun Sets is a weekly music series with a rotating lineup of DJs from the city’s dance music underground. This series celebrates a diversity of rhythms, perspectives, and countries of origin.

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This bakery in Flatiron serves the best chocolate chip cookie in all of New York

Yelp has rounded up the very best versions of the treat in every state. From soft and buttery cookies to crunchier ones drenched in sea salt.

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NYC has the most romantic spots in all of the U.S.

NYC may be notorious for its tough dating scene, but there’s absolutely no shortage of incredible date offerings across its boroughs.

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Manhattan office leasing has best month since pandemic hit

Midtown is having a moment. Available office space in Manhattan’s central business district dwindled for the fifth straight month, an encouraging sign for landlords.

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Evening in the Gardens

As summer winds down, enjoy one last special evening of programming at Wave Hill to take advantage of this moody and transitional time in the late-summer garden.

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BAAND Together Dance Festival

Five of NYC’s most iconic dance companies share the spotlight and an outdoor stage with dancers and pieces from across the companies featured each night.

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Crashing Back To Normal: The Manhattan Real Estate Market

The Manhattan sales market has slowed down. The prime reasons for this: rising mortgage rates, increasing inflation, and recessionary fears. 

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NYC’s Central Park Loeb Boathouse will permanently close this fall

It is sad that the iconic restaurant at the Loeb Boathouse in Central Park will permanently close on October 16. According to the outlet,  economic conditions is the reason for the closure.

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Sutton Tower’s Exterior Nears Completion At 430 East 58th Street In Sutton Place, Manhattan

Since the last update in December, the gap in the southern elevation has been filled in with the facade of Bavarian Limestone panels and floor-to-ceiling windows.

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Extell Reveals Central Park Club, World’s Highest Private Club, At Central Park Tower In Midtown, Manhattan

Central Park Tower’s 100th floor is unlike anything else in the world and it’s only fitting that it is located in New York City’s preeminent skyscraper.

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Manhattan’s Upper West Side Sees Renewed Interest as New Developments Open to Residents

The Upper West Side, ever popular with artists and academics, has seen renewed interest over the pandemic.

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