It's not too late to add "file taxes early" to your list of New Year's resolutions -- or tack it onto the pre-existing plan to stop procrastinating this year.
New York City tax experts say there are a slew of good reasons to file for your returns ASAP, as opposed to waiting until the April 15th deadline.
"The sooner you file, the sooner you get your refund," said Joe Falanga, managing...Read more »
While New Yorkers try to find the top of seemingly endless fresh snowdrifts, Shakespeare in the Park is gearing up for summer.
The 2014 summer season lineup, announced yesterday, is headlined by the comic "Much Ado About Nothing," starring Lily Rabe and Hamish Linklater, which runs from June 3 through July 6.
Next, John Lithgow will hit the stage as "King Lear" in a production running...Read more »
New York City real estate experts are encouraging New York City renters who are thinking about relocating to brave the cold and look for a place now.
“Winter, spring, summer, fall, I always think renting a home in [the city] is a wonderful experience,” Citi Habitats president Gary Malin, said. But now is “a great time for a tenant to be out in the market place because you’re more in control...Read more »
What does someone do when they are an accomplished attorney and want more out of life? For Marc Santa Maria, the answer was to career 180 into teaching fitness. As of Jan. 1, 2013, Santa Maria has been the National Fitness Director of Group Fitness for Crunch Gyms. He left law after three years in 1998 to pursue his new career. His award-winning, unique teaching style has brought him throughout...Read more »
Frigid temperatures, snowstorm after snowstorm and harsh travel conditions are keeping New Yorkers and tourists away from many of the city's top attractions and hot spots.
From museums and parks to restaurants and entertainment locales, some Big Apple venues' owners and operators say they've seen fewer visitors lately.
One of the spots that's experienced a dip in attendance compared...Read more »
Finding an apartment to rent in New York City can be tough. To help make it easier, in 2009, Lee Lin, 33, and his partners launched RentHop, a website that ranks roughly 85,000 New York rental apartment listings according to quality.
Lin, who lives in midtown, was a software engineer at Microsoft for three years before crossing over to a Manhattan-based quantitative hedge fund from February...Read more »
The Manhattan sales market had a strong 10-year run between 2004 and 2013, according to a Douglas Elliman report released Wednesday.
The report found that 2013 was the second- strongest year for home sales in 25 years, with 2007 coming in first. The number of sales in the borough rose from 8,653 in 2004 to a high of 13,430 in 2007 over the last decade. Last year, there were 12,735. The lowest...Read more »
Like practically everything else, dining continues to get more digital.
You can make reservations with OpenTable, get a ride to the restaurant with Uber, and use a coupon from Groupon.
Apps like Cover, which launched in October, are targeting the final part of your dining experience -- when it's time to pay up. Cover saves your credit card information so participating restaurants, 40...Read more »
As the clock ticks toward the big game between the Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos on Sunday, companies who have secured $4 million-per-second ad space during the game are putting out trailers to entice viewers.
Recalling last year's Kate Upton, scorpion crawling on a model, medieval battle, screaming goat and flying car, ads have a lot to live up to this year. Fox Sports earned a...Read more »
The last 10 years have been good to the Brooklyn housing market.
New stores, shops, an arena and a slew of young professionals put the borough in the spotlight and, as a result, home sales have surged, according to real estate group aptsandlofts.com.
Focusing on eight hot neighborhoods -- including Williamsburg, Park Slope, Brooklyn Heights, Bedford Stuyvesant and DUMBO -- the group...Read more »