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Here’s What Your Commute Might Look Like During L Train Shutdown

Their ideas may not be as glamorous as a gondola over the East River or as peculiar as an inflatable pedestrian tunnel across the East River, but the MTA and the city’s Department of Transportation have released plans

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Manhattan Residential Real Estate Market In Good Health

With the average sale price for all co-ops and condominiums in Manhattan at $2,002,835 and median sale price at $1,170,000, residential real estate still shines as a strong investment in the third quarter of 2017.

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A food-themed film festival kicks off in NYC today

Starting today, NYC will celebrate culinary cinema at The Food Film Festival, a four-day bash at which you can eat the food you’re watching live.

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High Tech and High Design, Cornell’s Roosevelt Island Campus Opens

The final building, the Bridge, will host workspaces and classrooms for Cornell Tech in about 30 percent of the building, while the rest will be leased to companies by the building’s owner, Forest City New York.

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With ‘Diller Island’ Dead, Park Faces Difficult Future

The abrupt decision by the billionaire Barry Diller to withdraw funding from the high-priced performing arts pier in Hudson River Park rippled through the worlds of philanthropy, parks and environmental advocacy.

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Where to find Ai Weiwei’s ‘Good Fences Make Good Neighbors’ in NYC

Ai Weiwei’s citywide public art project Good Fences Make Good Neighbors was officially unveiled last October 12, marking the beginning of its four month stay of installation throughout city.

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The U.S. House just paved the way for more self-driving cars

Thousands of self-driving cars are now that much closer to hitting the streets after House lawmakers approved a bill to expand companies’ ability to test the next-generation technology.

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Open House New York Weekend

For two days each October, the annual Open House New York Weekend unlocks the doors of New York’s most important buildings, offering an extraordinary opportunity to experience the city.

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Ceruzzi’s 138 East 50th Street Climbs Past 40th Floor On Way To 800-Foot Pinnacle, Midtown East

The blocks surrounding the intersection of 50th Street and Lexington Avenue contain some of the densest real estate in all of Manhattan.

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Best of Brooklyn Festival Hits NYC This Weekend

Manhattanites bound to the confines of your borough, consider taking a trip down south (or out east) to Brooklyn this weekend for the Best of Brooklyn Festival.

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Curbed New York pocket guide: fall 2017

New York City has been called many things—the city that never sleeps, the capital of the world—but it could also be called “The City With Too Many Places to See.”

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Jean Nouvel’s 53 West 53rd Street Passes 50th Floor, Midtown

The Midtown Plateau’s block-to-block coverage of behemoth skyscrapers knows no rivals in terms of sheer density, which is why it is increasingly difficult for towers to penetrate above the still-rapidly-growing thicket.

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