The west side of Manhattan is about to get even more spectacular. The brand new park above the Hudson is designed by Hearherwick Studio.  The park sits in the shadows of nearby, wildly successful 'High Line' and anchored by newly built Jetsons megalopolis aka Hudson Yards. The 2.3-acre park will cost approximately $250 million, which was donated mostly from Barry...
dog grooming
Too large to be a pocket pet, dog grooming fun has enabled larger pups to become a fashion accessory statement as well. Extreme makeovers have been turning barking fur babies into colorful and interesting works of art. From a Simple Pet to a Dog Grooming Fashion Statement Just as the children need to be bathed and groomed so do the doggies....
Land-use consultancy Dresdner Robin has provided expert services on the future home of Jersey City’s first Whole Foods Market. Consistent with hundreds of projects it has performed in Jersey City, Dresdner Robin coordinated local and state approvals, including site plan approval from the Jersey City Planning Board. To facilitate the retrofit of a parking garage that will house the...
Photo courtesy of Nora Monaghan
New Jersey-based marketing and design agency Splendor has completed rebranding projects for companies and retailers reshaping Red Bank, NJ’s west side, including Denholtz Properties, Sickles Market and Booskerdoo Coffee & Baking Co. For Denholtz, which opened its new 12,080-square-foot headquarters in Red Bank in June 2019, Splendor orchestrated a sweeping website redesign and a brand strategy that incorporated engaging multimedia...
NewspaperWood
Items created from NewspaperWood are the perfect statement to help all inspired to save our planet from climate change as one adds new furnishings to their décor. Mieke Meijer has discovered, developed, and designed an innovative repurposing technique that renews old newspaper into a wood-like material. The NewspaperWood can then be crafted into furniture and décor accessories. NewspaperWood Aims to...
Gone are the days of the classic white Statue of Liberty Plates.  Believe it or not our newer plates are already almost 10 years old.  There have been reports that all our new technology is having difficulty reading your aging plates, thus prohibiting people from getting tickets and paying tolls. New York has announced that we will have a say...
energy efficient
The United States first-ever energy-efficient pre-Kindergarten built within a passive house building, and designed to meet passive house standards, has been completed by New York City School Construction Authority (SCA) and CTA Architects, P.C. (CTA). This passive house building has been constructed according to the principles of the Passive House Institute (PHI). Being energy-efficient is the ultimate-goal of the...
Photo courtesy of Dresdner Robin.
Jersey City-based land-use consultancy, Dresdner Robin, has provided a suite of services for two New Jersey urban education projects, furthering its mission of bringing creative solutions and technological innovation to development in underserved communities. The firm offered expert engineering, environmental, planning and survey services to the Clinton Hill Early Learning Center in Newark, NJ, and produced a campus vision report...
Decorating
Just by adding a few small easy decorating touches to the abode will get the home ready to enjoy the warmth and fun that the sunshine of summer brings. Whether living the summer life at the beach, a big city or a home town, invite the sunshine inside. Anything heavy and dark shouts hibernation so to help get out of...
Splendor Design is a company that continues to win awards for a wide array of projects on both sides of the Hudson.  Their incredible design team has created some iconic projects making it one of the hottest companies in our area.  They have become the go-to company for real estate marketing and branding.  We had an opportunity to sit...
In a sea of new construction in Jersey City, one new project is standing out.  A plaza, aptly named “University Place,” which stems from a partnership between New Jersey City University, Jersey City, Claremont Companies, and others, will occupy 22 acres around the campus. For its role, Dresdner Robin, a land use consultancy headquartered in Jersey City, completed site and...
We reached out to a few local Home & Garden professionals for a thorough review of the industry to see what’s hot this season. Multi-functioning:  We do a lot of work with growing families. For them using every square-inch of a New York City apartment is critical. We look for opportunities to provide more storage and more uses for a space. A corridor...
We headed to Camden, New Jersey to link up with Terina Nicole who has a bustling craft and upcycling business. Camden, NJ (103 Miles from the GWB) Tell our readers a bit about your background, where you born and raised? I was born and raised in Newark, NJ just 20 mins west of NYC and spent my weekends in the city shopping...
The Hoboken Railyard is the largest mass transit connection point between New York and New Jersey.  The Hoboken Terminal complex is a mega hub for the PATH subways, light rail vehicles, passenger trains, buses and ferry service.  This flood prone area resides at the southeast most point of Hoboken and northeast point of Jersey City.  Excluding some new construction...