Author: harlemcondolife

Side Street: On the Mainland, a Duty to Help Puerto Rico

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October 29, 2017 Side Street By DAVID GONZALEZ After a month of silence since Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, Edwin Aponte finally made contact last week with the world beyond his town of Coamo. It came via a…

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A Bedroom for Rover, Maybe Even a Condo

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By CAROLINE BIGGS October 27, 2017 The moment I laid eyes on Daffodil, I vowed I would give her a good home. I found her at an adoption event for more than 50 rescued rabbits, sponsored by the American Society…

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New York Today: New York Today: A ‘Maritime Forest’ Where Sandy’s Waters Rose

October 27, 2017 New York Today By ALEXANDRA S. LEVINE Good morning on this flawless Friday. How can trees protect us from another Hurricane Sandy? Five years after the storm — which slammed into the Northeast on Oct….

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New York Today: New York Today: Surviving a 1-in-1,000 Diagnosis

October 26, 2017 New York Today By ALEXANDRA S. LEVINE and JONATHAN WOLFE Good morning on this spotty Thursday. Andrew Panagy was in the 1 percent. “Not exactly the 1 percent of the population I aspire to be…

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Calvin Klein’s First Coffee-Table Book Is R-Rated History

Calvin Klein’s First Coffee-Table Book Is R-Rated History It’s hard to talk about sex and fashion these days, or sex and modeling, or sex and ad campaigns, without a post-Weinstein lens on it all. Every discussion, every photo,…

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Absentee Landlord Threatens to Fence Off Harlem Community Garden

The Joseph Daniel Wilson Memorial Garden View Full Caption HARLEM — The absentee landlord of two vacant lots on West 122nd Street wants to boot a 30-year-old community garden to cash in on the neighborhood’s booming real estate market. Three weeks…

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In the Running: For Bo Dietl, the Campaign Show Goes Wherever He Does

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In the Running By J. DAVID GOODMAN October 25, 2017 Richard A. Dietl, known to most by the percussive nickname Bo, climbed the stairs of a subway platform at Union Square in Manhattan when he bumped into a man who knew…

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Living In: New Fairfield, Conn.: Good Schools and a Lakeside Setting

October 25, 2017 By SUSAN HODARA It was Candlewood Lake that sold Katie and Gregory Williams on the town of New Fairfield, set in the rolling hills of upper Fairfield County, Conn. The couple, who work for an…

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Façade Installation Underway on Columbia University’s Manhattanville Academic Conference Center, 3205 Broadway, Harlem

Columbia University’s Manhattanville Campus expansion, in Harlem, is one of the biggest new developments underway in New York City, though it may not look it at the moment. Construction is continuing in phases, and today, YIMBY has the…

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