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The 15 Best New Restaurants in NYC

New brunch spots, bistros, neighborhood restaurants, and special-occasion destinations. The list includes the best new restaurants that have opened over the past six months.

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This Is What the Future of Travel Will Look Like, According to Airbnb

With the mass move to remote work, more and more people escape cramped homes and test out new places to live and work while they were untethered from the office.

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What the Resurgent Real-Estate Market Means for NYC

The housing market is as good a lens as any to view a metropolis’s health. Here’s what Curbed real-estate reporter Kim Velsey can on what real estate can tell us about the future of New York City.

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Minimalist Design Trends and Tips for 2021

When it comes to minimalist design trends and tips for 2021, the accent is on purposed furnishing and open-concept homes, which provide longevity and timelessness for this particular concept.

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NYC’s newest park Little Island finally opens on the Hudson River

The offshore public park in the Hudson River that almost didn’t get built officially opens. The two-acre park features a 687-seat amphitheater, a plaza with concessions, a small stage, and incredible views.

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Where to watch movies outside in NYC this summer

One of the best summer activities is returning to New York City: outdoor movies. Here’s a preliminary list of places to watch outdoor movies across the city.

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Buying without a broker to gain an edge: The risks of working with a dual agent

As a buyer in New York City—where the real estate market now favors sellers and is becoming increasingly competitive—you’re probably looking for all the ways to spin deals back to your favor.

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Mystery buyer snaps up two condos for combined $157.5million on NYC’s Billionaire’s Row

The purchase of the two units at 220 Central Park South on Manhattan’s Billionaire’s Row was made through a limited liability company which allows the buyer to remain anonymous.

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Over 60% of Manhattan office workers will return in September: survey

Employers project 62 percent of workers will come back to Manhattan. That’s up 47 percent from projections made in March. And as of the end of May, 12 percent of Manhattan employees had returned to the workplace.

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Dialogues with the Unseen: Short Films from Southeast Asia

A common thread connecting many of the singular and diverse cultures across Southeast Asia. The films in this program, made by artists from Indonesia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.

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Summer on the Hudson: Harlem Moves with Limón Dance Company

Join the world-renowned Limón Company Dancers as they teach the energetic and ease-filled Limón Technique, accompanied by live music. No experience necessary. 

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2021 Spring Gala: Music of the ’80s

To keep everyone safe, this year’s gala is reimagined as an intimate, outdoor dinner for up to 150 gala and exhibition donors. The evening will also feature a sneak peek of the Museum’s new blockbuster exhibition.

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