And the writer’s take on Upper West Side’s Telepan: “Its pinkness was thrust into relief by a bed of crushed blue potatoes, its lusciousness by nothing showier than a crust of breadcrumbs, lemon juice and lemon zest.” (The New York Times)
The Queens market reached a high this past January, with average home-sale prices at $500,000. (The Real Deal)
The St. George Hotel wants to create its own Grand Central Station marketplace in Brooklyn Heights. (New York Post)
The Château de Saint Germain in Limousin, France stands on 30 acres with three lakes, an orangerie, meadows, a caretaker’s house, boathouse, stables and workshops. It has been razed many times due to religious wars and local conflicts, but can be yours for $16 million. (Forbes)
The Daily Telegraph actually includes the exact picture of Heath Ledger’s Boerum Hil home: “Boerum Hill’s character changes about 200m from Ledger’s house, where expensive brownstones give way to public housing projects, grafittied walls and derelict buildings.” And, that’s how we like it.
Officials are discussing residential parking permits to regulate the streets of downtown Brooklyn. (New York Daily News)
Two Tribeca schools are delayed “due to lack of state funding for capital construction.” (Tribeca Tribune)
The first bottled water commercial in America aired in 1977. With all the recent additives and flavors, The New York Times feverishly asks: “when is water no longer water?”