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101 things to love about New York City

A love letter to the five boroughs.

St. Mark’s Place air rights deal panned by preservationists

A developer aims to use air rights from the landmarked Hamilton-Holly House to erect a new office building

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Universal Hip Hop Museum will open in the Bronx in 2023

The opening will align with the 50th anniversary of hip hop.

Chase will redesign, enlarge public space at new Midtown HQ

The POPS will be 10,000 square feet as required by zoning rules

New York’s rejection of Amazon could be a turning point for corporate welfare

Amazon’s HQ2 debacle is the latest sign that the public has gotten wise to corporate subsidies.

What will NYC lose after Amazon HQ2 deal crumbles?

Here are the commitments Amazon is taking with it

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Here’s how people are reacting to Amazon pulling HQ2 from NYC

The deal is off, and reactions have been swift

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Single New Yorkers gravitate to these neighborhoods

The neighborhoods vary by gender, but are often adjacent.

10 things NYC should do now that Amazon HQ2 deal is over

Amazon’s loss could be New York City’s gain

The Morgan Library’s Charles McKim-designed landmark building to get a facelift

The circa-1906 landmark building will get an extensive exterior restoration

For $3.5M, a Federal-style Park Slope townhouse with a backyard

The townhouse sports original features alongside new upgrades.

Long-planned affordable housing coming to Hell’s Kitchen

The two buildings will be co-developed in partnership with nonprofit organizations

East New York pilot program will create livable basement apartments

"We’ve been pushing for years to bring underground units into the light," said one Council member

City and state take aim at high broker fees with new legislation

The bill aims to cap brokers’ fees at one month’s rent.

How much for a spacious East Village duplex?

Can you guess the correct asking price?

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New York City’s best places to cry in public, mapped

From the Staten Island Ferry to the fancy bathrooms in Bryant Park, here are the city’s best places for a sob session.

New L train shutdown plan could still be ‘disruptive,’ MTA says

The un-shutdown will still begin on April 27, but much else has changed

Shuttered Brooklyn gas station eyed for L train smell has grubby history

Leaks and spills at the site have seeped into the ground and sewer system for decades.

Assessing the city’s Hurricane Sandy recovery program six years later

More than half of some 20,000 people who signed up for recovery aid dropped out of the program

Peek inside Brooklyn Heights library tower’s sales gallery

One Clinton, a new condo building, is expected to open in 2020

An illustrated guide to New York City’s architectural styles

From the 18th century to today

LPC approves Snøhetta’s new design for 550 Madison Avenue

Architects will revitalize the building’s foreboding POPS with an airy glass canopy

Sweet Tudor-style Ditmas Park townhouse wants $1.5M

The home has been gut-renovated

Amazon’s HQ2 deal with New York, explained

Everything you need to know about Amazon’s deal with New York

De Blasio once again rebukes congestion pricing

He said he has "not yet seen a plan that I could support"

Long Island City studio with tropical vibe wants $550K

The studio features tons of custom teak wood finishes and other earthy decor.

Stanford White’s Bowery Savings Bank building will head to auction

It’s not a distressed sale—instead, brokers are trying something new to lure buyers.

In Downtown Brooklyn, public spaces are poised for major revamp

WXY and BIG will collaborate on a new plan for the neighborhood’s public spaces

Amazon supporters in Queens push back on HQ2 opposition

Four public housing leaders vowed to support Amazon’s HQ2 plans in Long Island City

What $1,850/month rents in NYC right now

Five apartments, five NYC neighborhoods.

McNally Jackson will stay put in Nolita—and expand

The beloved independent bookstore will also open two new New York outposts.

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City seeks designs for Inwood waterfront parks

The city seeks proposals for a pair of parks along the Harlem River as part of the Inwood rezoning

2 World Trade Center may rise without an anchor tenant

Silverstein Properties is considering building the tower on spec

Derelict Lower East Side bathhouse will be demolished for turf field

The field will stand in for East River Park during its three-plus year closure.

Toxic Ridgewood junkyard to transform into city-mandated animal shelter

The new haven for four-legged New Yorker is slated for 2022

Making a home in a former candy factory in Brooklyn

Writer, food editor, and podcaster Julia Bainbridge returns to New York City from Atlanta.