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Hampton Bays

Since it’s summer and the weather is beautiful, I thought I would comment on the place I spend most of my time when I am not in Manhattan: the Southampton hamlet of Hampton Bays. Recently highlighted in the New York Post for its low key vibe, beautiful water views and comparatively inexpensive home prices, the area...

The Corcoran Report Q2 2018

Manhattan’s Q2 saw some decline compared to last year’s however, multiple increases were seen quarter over quarter. Key findings: Manhattan market activity cooled in Second Quarter 2018, noting fewer closed sales, more inventory, and steadying prices. At the moment, prospective buyers have a lot to consider, including renewed financial market volatility, the still-fresh implications...

Sugar & Spice

Every summer when I am visiting upstate, I have professional photos taken of Vivi by Ashley Brown Photography. I’ve done this since she was born and I love looking back at the photos to see how much she has grown. Ashley does a really lovely job of capturing the little moments of childhood happiness,...

Vivi’s Birthday Party

Vivi’s birthday is May 7th and this year she turned 6! Gone are the chubby rolls and the loose baby curls. (Also gone are her teeth- she’s already lost 3!). Although baby and toddlerhood are behind us, she’s blossomed into a sweet, sensitive, imaginative and very playful little girl. I haven’t thrown big birthday...

Neighborhood Spotlight: Gramercy

The Gramercy neighborhood is alive with history. Astors, Morgans, Rockefellers and Roosevelts have all lived there and their historic townhouses are still part of the neighborhood’s very unique charm.   One of the country’s earliest examples of city planning, the neighborhood was first created in the 1830’s with a garden surrounded by elegant townhouses...