This is the top neighborhood for renters to find a discount right now

A good deal is hard to come by in New York City real estate, but there are some discounts to be had in certain neighborhoods right now, according to StreetEasy. Four of them are in Manhattan: Nolita, Flatiron District, Chelsea, and the East Village. But Greenpoint, Brooklyn is the top neighborhood where renters are most likely to … Read more

This iconic NYC candy shop is opening an outpost in Chelsea

Premiere NYC sweets destination Economy Candy, which just celebrated 85 years in business with a block party this past summer, is expanding for the very first time in its history, as first reported by Eater.  The candy store will open a sister destination, A Taste of Economy Candy, inside of Chelsea Market tomorrow.  Smaller than the … Read more

This real estate office on the Lower East Side is actually an art exhibit

Talk about being creative: conceptual artist Alexander Si is the Brooklynite behind “170 Forsyth,” a pretty eclectic installation that has quite literally transformed Ki Smith Gallery on the Lower East Side into a leasing office.  Photograph: Roman Dean Everything inside the space has been made by the artist himself, who is originally from Toronto but now … Read more

18 JAW-DROPPING Skyline Views of New York City (For All Budgets)

Like moths to a flame, millions of people visit NYC every year for a chance to catch a glimpse of the world-famous views of New York City. And there’s no denying that New York City is a beautiful city — thankfully there’s no shortage of spectacular New York City views from which to take in … Read more

‘Ghost gun factory’ operator in Manhattan indicted on 69 firearms charges: DA Bragg

An alleged ghost gun maker accused of turning his East Village apartment into a small firearms factory was slapped with a 69-count indictment on weapons possession and other charges, the Manhattan District Attorney’s office announced Friday. Cliffie Thompson, 35, was indicted following his Jan. 16 arrest, after police conducted a raid of his East Village … Read more

Harlem City Council member Kristin Jordan Richardson silent over $700M project One45

Harlem City Council member Kristin Jordan Richardson has gone silent over developer Bruce Teitelbaum’s new proposal to build a $700 million apartment project, One45, at Lenox Avenue at West 145th Street. Richardson’s office told us that she was “working on a statement” to respond, but didn’t know when it would be ready. Richardson famously refused to back … Read more

RXR boss Scott Rechler swats ‘firestorm’ over office-market collapse

The supposed “office-market collapse due to WFH” lasted less than 72 hours. But it sure stirred up what RXR Realty CEO Scott Rechler called a “firestorm,” reflecting how much the industry remains on edge. The Financial Times reported last week that Rechler planned to “give back the keys” to his banks at some  RXR properties, prompting scary headlines. … Read more