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Central Park South Midtown Central, 59th Street from Fifth Avenue to Eighth Avenue.    iPhone photo © Mitchell Hall Central Park South is short, however, for only three blocks there are co-ops and condos offering perhaps the most famous views of Central Park -- trees framed by the skyline of Cen...
Since January 1, 2011, all real estate brokers and agents in New York are required by law to provide written disclosure of who they represent. In New York buyers have the right to their own representation. On-site sales agents at new developments represent the interests of the seller "sponsor" d...
Shana Tova Umetukah!  May It Be A Sweet Year! Wishing my clients, colleagues, friends, neighbors and family a happy, healthy and prosperous New Year!   Yamim Nora’im 5772 - High Holy Days 2011 ("Days of Awe" or "Awesome Days")   ROSH HASHANAH  Wednesday, Sept. 28 First Evening          Thursday, ...
Gray's Papaya an Upper West Side Institution raised prices again this summer! How can we hate you?  The "Recession Special" still returns change from $5 bill, 2 Franks and a drink for $4.50 Since I've been living on the Upper West Side of Manhattan Gray's Papaya has raised their prices a few tim...
Sherman Square Upper West Side Coop Apartments Broadway and Amsterdam between West 71st Street and West 70th Street. The small parcel of land, acquired by the city in 1849, was named for civil war General William Tecumseh Sherman (1820–1891) who resided nearby.  The saying “War is hell” is attrib...
Verdi Square Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue between West 73rd Street and West 73nd Street on the Upper West Side. Verdi Square is a small triangular shaped piece of land with the Giuseppe Verdi statue (opera singer) enclosed by fencing on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. In the early 1900s the sq...
HBO folks dressed in prohibition era fashion are giving out free metro-cards at the 72nd Street subway station on the Upper West Side to promote season two of Martin Scorcese's Boardwalk Empire. An authentic vintage 1920’s train has been running on the express 2/3 track in Manhattan throughout S...
Living Green at Home in Manhattatan Do you incorporate “green living” into your home?   54% Yes ( Corcoran’s Consumer Report 2011)  Consider these suggestions to make your home a more eco-friendly environment. Take off your shoes when you get home! Did you know that 80% of indoor air pollutants a...
The Next Level of Location! Location! Location! We're thrilled to share that Corcoran has been included as a case study (we're the first one in Chapter One) in the upcoming 'Power Of Foursquare' book by acclaimed business writer Carmine Gallo. Find out more at Th...
Green Condos in Manhattan Many Manhattan Condo buyers are going green. LEED certified homes combine systems that together create a holistically green building that is much more than energy savings. Energy, indoor air quality, water consumption, sustainable sites, landscaped roofs all create an en...

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