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(Long Island City, Queens) Skyline Tower in Long Island City, just got approved to begin sales. They begin with a marketing plan that estimates a $1.088 billion sellout price, making the 66-story (778 ft) condominium the first in the Queens borough to break the one billion mark.  At 778 feet it's also marks the tallest building in Queens. The building will...
Hudson County, NJ According to the census numbers 9 of the top 10 most densely populated places in the Unites States are in New York & New Jersey. For those of us who live and work in the area, this is no surprise, however you may not be expecting the number 1 (Hint, it's not NYC). Rank Location Metro Area State Population Land area (mi2) Population density (people per mi2) 1 Guttenberg NYC NJ 11,176 0.196 57,116.0 2 Union City NYC NJ 66,455 1.28 51,810.1 3 West...
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Brooklyn, NY On this throwback Thursday we take a look back at "Crazy Eddie" a consumer electronic chain of stores that was started in Brooklyn in 1971 by Eddie Antar.  Before Best Buy, Circuit City and the internet, Crazy Eddie had carved out a large niche with 43 stores in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Connecticut and reportedly brought in...
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Jersey Shore, NJ It's gonna be a wet one.  The effects of former Hurricane Willa are expected to bring heavy rain and high winds for most of New York and New Jersey in a nor'easter this weekend. The storm will begin late friday evening (around the 6 year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy) and last throughout the weekend. Stay safe! © NYNJ.COM
Fort Lee, NJ The Rapper turned Actor was headed from north Jersey into the city.  He apparently did not have an E-ZPass (while in the E-ZPass lane) and this triggered an alarm to the New Jersey police.  Upon pulling over Ice-T in his brand new McLaren 720S, the cops realized the vehicle was unregistered.  The Law and Order star was...
Brooklyn, NY Today the Brooklyn Nets gave us a sneak peek of their upcoming "City Jersey".  They combine the Nets Jersey with the popular Australian brand "Coogie", which was a favorite among the late great Brooklyn native, The Notorious B.I.G.  Biggie was typical seen wearing the colorful Coogie sweaters that where popular in the early to mid 90's alongside his...
Welcome to Jersey City, also known as "Chilltown" or the "Sixth Borough".  With the construction of what seem like an endless amount of mega-towers going up on Manhattans' west side, JC can sometimes be overlooked.  We will detail how Jersey City may be New York's greatest secret.  Buckle up, as NYNJ is going to give you an exclusive look...
How many homes does Rosie O'Donnell own??  She is selling the last of her lavish East Coast properties. Earlier this year, the comedian and TV personality sold three luxurious homes, two in South Nyack, NY, and one in West Palm Beach, FL.  She also owned the infamous "Helen Hayes" home on Broadway in Upper Nyack, NY at one point. This week, she relisted her Saddle River, NJ, estate for $6 million. The price...
Hot apple cider, corn mazes, apple picking, colorful mums and of course pumpkin patches.  We are approaching the final week/weekend before Halloween.  With the warmer than usual weather in early forcing autumn color towards the end of October.  This makes for a great opportunity to do a last-minute trip to your local orchards and garden centers.  NYNJ.COM has created...
Cherry Hill, NJ  This 5 beds/5 bath (6,688 sq ft) home has it all.  Once owned by the legendary Muhammad Ali.  Ali lived in the home when he moved from Chicago to the east coast in January of 1971 to be closer to NYC. The home is listed with Sotheby's for $3,000,000.  This exquisite Mediterranean style home is one of a kind and...