Category Archives: Life in the Big Apple

On 3rd…the power of relationships beyond the screen..

Tweet I admit two things among many a) I love people b) I love technology and these two things are not mutually exclusive. There is a lot to be said for how we choose to utilize technology in our lives,to both connect,and disconnect to people. There was an article in the New York Times several…

Bonjour Paris…wait…I’m still on the Upper East Side !

Tweet A few weeks ago,I got a message from a friend  (who also happens to be an Upper East Side resident and broker) telling me one of my favorite local places had shut down. How did she know to mention ? Well,I tend to check in on Foursquare when I stop in for drinks or…

Museum Alley ?

Tweet Had early morning meeting on the upper west side this morning and being that my next appointment was directly across town, I decided I would stroll across the park once I was done. Central Park remains one of my favorite places in the city,and as I strolled east to west,ended up distracted while attempting…

Behind the Scenes….AOL Inside Look at 120 West 29th Street , # 2 !

Tweet A few weeks ago,I was in the middle of a negotiation,when I spotted an email in my inbox,that immediately made my eyes light up. AOL Real Estate/Huffington Post was reaching out to express interest about featuring an incredibly unique property I represent exclusively for an AOL Inside Look video ! A great day of…

Happy Holidays from New York City !

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Life in the Big Apple : Grand Central Holiday Fair

Tweet   For many years,when I worked in Midtown Manhattan Grand Central was literally and figuratively my hub.Every day I made my way to offices at various buildings in the area -two that still stand out in my memory are the Lincoln Building,which is now One Grand Central Place and the Helmsley Building (such lovely…

Life in the Big Apple : Letterman Live !

Tweet Granted,many nights by the time the late night shows come on,especially during the week,I’m far too tired to stay up and watch. A few weeks ago,we saw in an email,that a friend of ours was coming to town AND he was going to be on Letterman,being that he’s playing with John Fogerty. So,we didn’t…

Life in the Big Apple : National 9/11 Memorial and Museum

Tweet As we go through a month where we typically spend more time with friends and family,let us not forget there are those who for a variety of reasons are without their loved ones,husbands,wives,children. I had the opportunity to go to the National 9/11 Museum and Memorial just after the 10th anniversary. It was one…

Life in the Big Apple : Happy Holidays !

Tweet As we are all still attempting to recover from our Thanksgiving meals here in the US,the holiday season is in full swing. Last night the Rockerfeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony had midtown a flutter. Far from being a jaded New Yorker,I do enjoy seeing the tree every year .However I do prefer to…

Are you shopping 2nd Avenue ?

Tweet You can’t help but notice,if you’ve been anywhere on the East Side near Second Avenue,that there’s some MAJOR construction going on for the 2nd Avenue subway. What may be escaping you (if you don’t live anywhere on the East Side where you routinely are near Second Avenue) is that there are a plethora of…