Today it’s warm (for Fall) and it’s very possible that the surfers are out there in their wet suits at Rockaway Beach, surfing the day away (surfers will put up with a lot, when it comes to air and water temperature). We came across this video this week and were completely mesmerized. Slow motion surfing and waves, all set to a beautiful operatic score.
Technically, it’s when the sun reaches its most southern declination. Effectively, it’s the shortest day of the year in terms of daylight hours for those living north of the Equator. Artistically, it’s has been the inspiration for dance, literature, mythology, painting, religion and ritual for centuries. Locally, it’s the perfect time to head to the […]
This Astoria condo, at 25-19 35th Street, is 700 square feet and asking $499,000. The one-bedroom, one-and-a-half-bathroom unit looks exactly how you’d expect a newish condo unit looks. A few perks: a balcony, a huge walk-in closet, and a large-looking bedroom. Think the price is right? 25-19 35th Street, #3D [Douglas Elliman] GMAP
Located at the junction of Newtown Creek with one of its Queens tributaries, Dutch Kills, a particular industrial site has long called to me. Several years of stalking the place have provided for a series of extraordinary images, and whether onboard a vessel or on foot, visitors to the watershed are seldom disappointed by this singular […]
In October, we caught an $11,250,000 sale along Avery Avenue between College Point Boulevard and 131st Street for four different commercial properties. Turns out Marcus & Millichap was in charge of the sale, and a few more details popped up on Real Estate Weekly yesterday. The 86,560-square-foot property sold at $130 per buildable square foot. […]
The single-family landmarked house at 34-24 86th Street, in Jackson Heights, just sold for $940,000 according to DNAinfo. Beaudoin Realty Group listed the property for $979,000 and it entered contract a few weeks later after a number of bids. Built in the 1930s, it comes with five bedrooms, crown molding, hardwood floors, and a large […]