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Living in: South Williamsburg: Catching Up to the North Side
Homes trade at a 15 percent discount to the northern end, but brokers say parity is expected in a few years.
The Appraisal: Next Residents of a Luxury Building: Police Horses
This summer, a dozen horses and 20 officers from the New York Police Department will move to a new stable at Mercedes House apartments on Manhattan?s Far West Side.
The Hunt: A Must-Have List Changes in Midstream
Nakul and Courtney Chaturvedi found the space they needed in Jackson Heights, Queens.
Living in: Westerleigh, S.I., Built on Temperance
A two-square-mile neighborhood of Staten Island with origins in the temperance movement of the late 19th century.
Back to the Jersey Shore
The forecast for summer at the Jersey Shore is busy. Properties are selling and winter-weary renters are making reservations.
On the Market in New York City
This week?s properties include co-ops in Beekman and Greenwich Village, and a townhouse in Bedford Stuyvesant.
On the Market in the Region
This week?s properties include a colonial in New Canaan, Conn., and a contemporary in Springfield, N.J.
Big Ticket: A Home in the Sky for $30.5 Million
A three-bedroom apartment on the 60th floor of the One57 condominium was the most expensive sale of the week.
What I Love: Marcelo Gomes, the Dancer at Home in Hell?s Kitchen
For the American Ballet Theater principal dancer, control matters at home as well as on stage.
New York Boomers on Hipster Turf
Driven by a taste for adventure and a lively urban lifestyle, an older set is moving into neighborhoods colonized by the young and the artistic.
Exclusive: Above the Brooklyn Heights Promenade
An 1859 townhouse with six bedrooms, 1,300 square feet of outdoor space and idyllic views of the Manhattan skyline.
Ask Real Estate: Worry About a Smelly Rental
This week?s subjects include headache inducing smells; missing closing documentation; and the loss of a coveted storage locker.
Big Deal: For New York City Doormen, Some Closed Doors
Amid contract negotiations the doormen?s union wants to expand its reach to new condo buildings.
Streetscapes: Demolished Club Casts a Long Shadow
The loss of the New York Club upset preservationists. Now, some decry plans for its site.
Mortgages: Reverse Mortgage Realities
The loans often make sense for the elderly, though some heirs may object to a drain on their inheritance.
What I Love: Ophira Eisenberg?s Walk-Up Cave
The host of the radio show ?Ask Me Another? lives with her husband in Brooklyn.
The Pragmatist: Homeowners, Start Your Engines
Admit it: You?ve neglected your lawn mower. Now it?s time to make up for last year?s lapses.
Shopping With Jody Williams: Egg Cups for the Occasion
In this season devoted to all things egg, a collector finds little cups of all sorts to put them in.
On Location: Park Slope, Brooklyn: It?s Mourning in America
Tracy Martin, head of the new Morbid Anatomy Museum, and Vince Clarke, the synth pop musician, live in a house that reflects both their passions.
Market Ready: Should I Fix Those Little Hairline Cracks in My Walls?
Applying self-adhesive fiberglass mesh tape can be an easy fix, but call a professional for more extensive repairs.
Currents: Rooms: A Gentleman Returns, With Art
The Lord Baltimore Hotel returns to its elegant past, thanks to new owners.
Q&A: Squirrels Are Reading This Now
Bill Adler first wrote about squirrels in 1988. They?re still bedeviling him, and he?s still writing about it.
Currents: Textiles: All That?s Missing Is a Necktie
A bedding collection reminiscent of men?s wear.
Currents: Books: Add Seeds and Soil, Then Stir
?The Plant Recipe Book? offers an ingredient-by-ingredient approach to container gardening.
The Name on the Digital Door
The tradition of home naming makes a comeback, with a 21st-century twist.