Valentine Gift Guide

LADIES  /Diptyque Roses scented candle. Feminine with a fresh, floral scent. These sell out fast! /Elan Flowers arrangement in dusty pinks. You seriously can’t go wrong with this. So gorgeous! /Sugarfina Custom Candy Bento Box. Sweets for your sweetheart, tailored to their taste. /Mad Hippie Vitamin C Serum  for that extra glow and to...

Real Estate Links I love

A few interesting tidbits from around the web ♥ Seth Meyers of SNL fame sells his beautiful apartment ♥ Bruce Willis sells his Central Park West pad in record time ♥ Tsk tsk Taylor Swift! She’s getting sued for not paying a broker’s commission ♥ Check out this home tour of an eclectic 450 square...

Childhood Apraxia of Speech

My daughter, Vivienne, has a diagnosis of apraxia. This is difficult to write because most people don’t put this kind of stuff out in the open for public consumption, but I  know there are many families going through similar journeys and perhaps putting this out into the universe will inspire or support just one...

Neighborhood Spotlight: Tribeca

The “Triangle Below Canal” was among the first residential neighborhoods developed in New York City beyond the city’s colonial boundaries and remained primarily residential until the 1840s. Increased shipping to downtown piers encouraged the expansion of the Washington Market – a wholesale produce market which opened in 1813– which took over houses and warehouses...

Q4 Manhattan Market Report

Q4 At a Glance. There has been a lot of buzz about tax reform and specifically how it will effect the NYC real estate market. While it is difficult to forecast now where it will drive pricing, the caps on both mortgage and state + local tax deductions will certainly play a role in...

Self Help Books I Love

My favorite self help books right now: When I was a freshman in high school, my dad signed me up for Dale Carnegie courses along with his company’s salespeople. For those of you not familiar, these are leadership training courses, typically for adults. I was 14. I kicked and I screamed and probably cried...