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Landmark Brooklyn Bank Building Now for Sale

Dec 21, 14 Landmark Brooklyn Bank Building Now for Sale

Posted by in All, Real Estate

The stately neo-Roman former Dime Savings Bank of New York building is about to make its debut on the real estate market, offering up some wonderful fantasies about what that space can become. Owned by JPMorgan Chase, some say the building could sell for as much as, or even more than $100 million. Situated at 9 DeKalb Avenue, the...

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Gift Idea: CD Shir by Shlomo Rechnitz

Chanukah is here and for New Yorkers out there looking for a unique last minute gift, this might be just the thing. Well known Los Angeles philanthropist Shlomo Rechnitz is clearly talented outside of his business ventures, and has recently created a new CD entitled “Shir.” The songs were composed by Shlomo Rechnitz and include 18...

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Celebrities to Attend Super Pet Adoption Event

Dec 14, 14 Celebrities to Attend Super Pet Adoption Event

Posted by in All, New York

Beginning on Friday, December 12 and continuing on until Sunday, December 14, New York’s Best Friends Animal Society will be holding the first event of its kind in the city, the New York City Super Adoption event. The Animal Society is bringing together over 800 dogs, cats and rabbits for people to choose from to bring home and...

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Methodist Hospital Expansion Facing Park Slope Citizens Opposition

Dec 09, 14 Methodist Hospital Expansion Facing Park Slope Citizens Opposition

Posted by in All, Real Estate

Preserve Park Slope, a neighborhood citizen’s advocacy group, succeeded to win a hearing to postpone the expansion of Methodist Hospital. The group was able to convince the city’s Board of Standards and Appeals to examine the zoning variances which were given to the project. Methodist Hospital is seeing to build an eight-story...

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Christmas Caroling at Coral Resorts

Dec 07, 14 Christmas Caroling at Coral Resorts

Posted by in Lifestyle

Life in New York can be pretty draining at times. New Yorkers need to get away for a bit, and there’s no better time to do that than at Christmas. Coral Resorts: Hilton Head Island – located in South Carolina – might just be the perfect getaway for hard-working New Yorkers. While living in New York may be a dream for many people,...

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Former US Poet Laureate Mark Strand Dead at 80

Dec 01, 14 Former US Poet Laureate Mark Strand Dead at 80

Posted by in All, News

The US Academy of Poets announced on Twitter the death of Pulitzer Prize winning poet Mark Strand. He died in the Brooklyn home of his daughter at the age of 80. Strand had served on the academy’s board of chancellors, and received the Pulitzer Prize of poetry in 1999. The prize was awarded for his collection of poems in a book...

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French Tourist Facing Jail Time for Bridge Climbing Attempt

Nov 23, 14 French Tourist Facing Jail Time for Bridge Climbing Attempt

Posted by in All, Featured

After two embarrassing breaches of security for the NYPD, a third incident of a man attempting to climb the Brooklyn Bridge has propelled the police into action, taking the man into custody and threatening him with harsh punishment. French tourist and amateur photographer Yonathan Souid, 23, was in New York for a four day visit...

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American King of the NBA and the British Royals to Rendezvous in Brooklyn

Nov 17, 14 American King of the NBA and the British Royals to Rendezvous in Brooklyn

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tsaiproject tsaiproject The British are coming…to Brooklyn next month. For the first time as a royal couple, Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge, Catherine (née Kate Middleton) will be visiting New York City. During their three-day visit on December 7-9 they are planning to catch a basketball game at Barclay’s Center, while...

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