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Rep. Maloney & East 10th Street Community Want Nasty Garbage Trucks Out

Rep. Maloney and East 10th Street Community Call on NYC Department of Sanitation to Remove Disruptive and Offensive Sanitation Trucks from their neighborhood. The trucks emit a terrible smell that lingers along the street and negatively impacts the residences and five restaurants on the block. The Full Press Release and Letter from Rep. Maloney: NEW YORK, NY ​– Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) joined elected officials, community leaders, business owners, and residents from East 10th Street to call on the…

Helpful Tips for Purchasing the Perfect Vacation Home for Retirement

Making the leap and purchasing a vacation home is an exciting experience. It means you can visit your favorite travel destination without paying for impersonal hotels or booking accommodation months in advance. But before you settle on your dream home, make sure that it meets the needs of your family and fits your budget. Avoid Common Mistakes People who purchase a vacation home on a whim are likely to make a few mistakes. According to MarketWatch, people often put too…

Neighborhood Guide to North Brooklyn’s Iconic Hipster ‘Hoods

The North Brooklyn neighborhoods of Williamsburg, Greenpoint, and Bushwick have a similar vibe and lifestyle. A long standing Hassidic and Dominican neighborhood, Williamsburg’s transformation to arts enclave come hipster HQ began in the late 1980’s/early 1990’s. When artists were priced out of Manhattan’s downtown villages, they sought new digs, preferably with live/work art spaces and easy access to the galleries, theaters, and vibrant creative community they’d left behind. Enter north Brooklyn. The neighborhood of Williamsburg had everything the artists were…

Neighborhood Guide to the East Bronx

Rap and Hip Hop music were born here. And although it hosts a wide array of ethnic groups, it’s predominantly influenced by the Italian-American culture. As a matter of fact, some have argued that Manhattan’s “Little Italy” has nothing over it. Yes, we’re talking about The Bronx- or if you like, The Boogie Down. Pretty much the only New York City borough that substantially lies on the US mainland. The rest are essentially islands. Now, don’t get me wrong. The…

Co-Living: The Answer to NYC’s Impossible Rental Market

 If you had to describe what living in NYC is like with one word, my guess is it would be “expensive.”  Real estate market trends seem to exclude NYC as we are always living in a steady increase of prices, whether they be rentals or purchases. Sites like GoHome NY feature real NYC tenants and their real estate experiences in our unique market.   For decades, New Yorkers have tried to offset the high cost of living with what I like to…