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More High-Price Closings at New Condo Tower Next to MoMA

One of the latest of Midtown Manhattan’s snazzy new skyscrapers, 53 West 53, a sculptural tower adjoining the newly renovated Museum of Modern Art, opened its doors in February to several more residents.

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Get Ready, New York: The Plastic Bag Ban Is Starting

A statewide law, which takes effect on Sunday, forbids businesses from providing the single-use bags that many shoppers rely on.

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Could the Avocado-Green Kitchen Make a Comeback?

On Pinterest between November 2018 and November 2019, searches for dark green cabinets jumped 367 percent, plum kitchens went up 107 percent and pink kitchen walls spiked 121 percent. Could this be a sign?

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New York International Children’s Film Festival

For four weekends in February and March, this film festival presents the best in live action, animated, and documentary film for children of all ages.

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America Is Overrun With Bathrooms

The full answer takes us back centuries and involves some bad scientists, some good inventors, and a dash of extremely American notions about space and luxury.

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Pedal Powered Pasta Making Workshop

Learn how to grind wheat with a stationary blender bike and make two winter sauces to go along with your ricotta cavatelli in this workshop.

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Local Law 97: How A NYC Law Can Change The Way We Look At Emissions

al Law 97 is applicable to all buildings in New York City that are over 25,000 square feet and provides a straightforward limit on the amount of greenhouse gas emissions a building can have. The emission limits are pre-determined based on a building’s size and class.

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50 Things Home Experts Say You Can Throw Out Right Now

Home stagers have a keen eye for things that just… add nothing to a room. We talked to some of the best in the biz to find out what to throw out, recycle, or donate to a charity… right now.

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How to Protect Yourself From Real Estate Scams

The F.B.I. says real estate transactions are a growing target of wire fraud. From October 2014 to October 2019, the F.B.I. reported a total of 3,766 victims of real estate scams across the country and internationally.

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Here’s How America Uses Its Land

There are many statistical measures that show how productive the U.S. is. Its economy is the largest in the world and grew at a rate of 4.1 percent last quarter, its fastest pace since 2014.

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Top REIT markets for investors named

London, New York and Singapore have been named as the top three real estate metro markets for global investors, according to real estate investment management firm Heitman, while the biggest Australian cities, Sydney and Melbourne, have both fallen in ranking.

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Fabrication and Installation of the Interpretative Signage

In an extraordinary ruling, a State Supreme Court judge has ordered the developers of a nearly completed 668-foot condo tower on the Upper West Side to remove as many as 20 or more floors from the top of the building.

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