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Permanent outdoor dining in NYC takes major step forward

After over a year of debate over a permanent program, the Council introduced a bill permitting outdoor dining structures, or “streeteries,” on city streets, but only for eight months of the year.

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The Impact of Interest Rates on Home Buying

When home prices are already relatively high and continue to rise rapidly, high mortgage rates just make the situation worse for potential buyers.

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The 8 Oldest Restaurants in New York City

There’s no shortage of good restaurants in New York City. It seems that every other day a new must-try restaurant pops up.

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NYC’s Top 100 Restaurants According To The New York Times

If there’s one thing New York City is going to do it’s going to be give us endless opportunities to stuff our faces with the absolute most delicious food–our city really doesn’t hold back in that department.

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14 NYC breweries with outdoor seating

New York City is home to countless number of bars and restaurants where you can get drinks, but there is something special about having a beer at the place where it was made.

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Bryant Park announces popular annual Picnic Performances series of free Midtown arts events

As has become the custom for this inviting Midtown presentation, The Bryant Park Corporation announced its popular annual series of free concerts, dance performances, and theatrical events.

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It’s never been this expensive to rent in Manhattan

The peak season for New York City rentals runs from July to August, meaning that prices could be pushed even higher this summer.

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NYC Sanitation Tells Us Where to ‘Stick It’ in Hilarious Anti-Litter Campaign

A week after rolling out the city’s first new trash pickup rules in more than a half-century, the department is at it again. It launched its first major new anti-litter campaign across the five boroughs.

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A massive ‘Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ immersive experience is taking over Fifth Avenue

The fifth and final season of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel officially premiered on Amazon Prime last week this week and, to celebrate the occasion, the streaming network is scheduled to turn portions of Fifth Avenue into an ode to the show.

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Manhattan median rents hit another high in March

Even as rents are cooling in some parts of the country, it has never cost more to rent a Manhattan apartment as it did in March.

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30+ Best Kitchen Color Ideas for Your Next Remodel or Weekend Makeover

It’s true what they say: The kitchen is the heart of the home. It’s where you and your family spend lots of time, and where your guests likely end up congregating.

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Best NYC Neighborhoods for Dog Owners

We all know that New York City has an abundance of amenities to offer its inhabitants. It is a bustling metropolis full of diverse neighborhoods, each with its unique personality and charm.

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