The Afternoon Wrap: Tuesday

 The Afternoon Wrap: Tuesday

  • Cobblestoned Front Street is enjoying a “new wave” of hipness. Witness the homemade pasta in airy farmhouses! Ogle at the “up-and-coming design talent”! There’s even a “cozy organic beanery” with a cult following. [Travel + Leisure]
  • After a lifetime in far-second place, Manhattan’s condo listings are finally catching up to the co-ops [see above]. And that’s a pity, because it means blue-eyed gentiles in Sperry Topsiders–with fourth-century money and school-taught etiquette–no longer have the upper hand. [Matrix / Crain’s]
  • Upstate New York’s Cheektowaga has taken note of the condo-parasite problem. The town board will vote early next month on banning condo conversions. [Multi-Housing News]
  • Two wonderful groups, the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America and the International Association of Lighting Designers, will give 210 hours of courses to New Yorkers this summer. Park Avenue/Park Slope mommies in search of that extra-special color for the living room lights are already excited. [Interior Design]
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