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The great Lena Horne delivers a sizzling performance of her signature song Stormy Weather from the 1943 film of the same name.   Upper West Side Sunday Morning 8/28/09 Goodnight Irene! Hudson River View from Upper West Side, Sun shining in New Jersey View Looking East from upper west Side Goodni...
Hurrican Irene Update from the Real Estate Board of New York The current forecast is that Hurricane Irene will reach the New York metropolitan area as a Category One storm. The ground speed of the storm has accelerated; gale forces winds of 40 miles per hour will reach New York City by 9 pm Satur...
(iPhone photo taken Friday 9/3/2010 in anticipation of Hurricane Earl - fortunately Earl turned east out to sea)   A hurricane watch is in effect for New York City indicating hurricane conditions are possible within 48 hours.  Irene is currently a Category 3 hurricane and is expected to reach th...
The original Pennsylvania Station, opened in 1910, was designed by the famed McKim, Mead & White architecture firm. The station's steel and glass concourse pictured below, with its great domed roof, suggests the motion and power of the modern age. Although a Beaux-Arts architectural masterpiece ...
It's been an interesting week. The stock market has been volatile. There is national economic and political uncertainty. New York City rental rates are near record highs. Mortgage rates are near record lows. That’s a good mix for buying property. There is also a lack of inventory in Manhattan.  B...
The founder of a Website "For Sale By Owner" hired a broker for 6% to sell his Chelsea Apartment. The "Do it Yourself" Guru couldn't do it himself. Preaching is always easier than practicing. The Wall Street Journal reported Colby Sambrotto, a founder of the website, a website ...
Meet Saul Zabar, the co-owner of Zabar’s, a famous specialty food shop on the Upper West Side of Manhattan in New York City. Over the decades, Zabar’s has developed a reputation for high quality product and service when it comes to smoked fish. Their smoked fish department is one of the busiest ...

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