Mayor Bill de Blasio’s recently announced “Green Wave” bicycle plan seeks to address a recent spate of cycling fatalities. This $58 million initiative will ramp up NYPD enforcement at the 100-most crash prone intersections, renovate 50 intersections with turn-calming treatments and re-design areas where fatalities occur. The DOT has not yet disclosed which intersections will … Continue reading NYC’s Most Dangerous Intersections for Cyclists
Who wouldn’t love to jump in a pool right now, skipping the long lines at city public pools? Home search platform Localize.city dove into the data for properties for sale (as July 16, 2019) with private pool access. “In weather like this, it is certainly nice to live in a building with a pool, and … Continue reading Float on this: Buying in a building with a pool may not be as elusive as you thought.
As thousands gathered in Lower Manhattan to cheer on the U.S. women’s soccer team on Wednesday morning, some local soccer upstarts shared the spotlight during the festivities. The girls varsity team from Hell’s Kitchen’s Beacon High School, recent Public School Athletic League champs, stood on the steps of City Hall with the world champions. None … Continue reading Where the next generation of NYC soccer stars will learn to play the beautiful game
If you like living in shiny new high-end skyscrapers, Hudson Yards may be your best bet… except if you don’t like noise or want to live in a construction zone for the next few years. Localize.city, a real estate search platform that helps home hunters understand the pros and cons of every address, put together … Continue reading Hudson Yards: Shiny, new, pricey… and still a major construction site
> One out of two homes on the market in Brooklyn are within 0.1 miles (roughly one Manhattan block) of a construction site, according to an analysis by Localize.city > Citywide, roughly 40 percent of properties on the market are near construction sites — many of which have not even broken ground yet > Brooklyn neighborhoods … Continue reading Moving to a New Home? Don’t Let Jackhammers Surprise You After You Unpack