Kohn Pedersen Fox’s 68-story skyscraper in Downtown Brooklyn will include the “highest residential infinity pool in the western hemisphere” on its roof.  You may recognize KPF’s work from a little building that is near completion called ‘30 Hudson Yards’.  Two brand new renderings show the infinity pool as part of a “rooftop oasis” that Mathews Nielsen Landscape Architects has designed...
Last week, the NYC Parks Department brought 12 goats into Manhattan's Upper West Side.  The herd of adorable goats will be here all summer in Riverside Park to munch on the steep terrains’ invasive species.  Some of the their local favorites are the horrific Japanese Knotweed and Poison Ivy. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T0hSVsTVbJE More and more it seems goats are the animal trend of...
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...
In the Manhattan real estate market, there are two separate yet equally important groups. The old fourth floor walk-ups and the luxurious, multi-million dollar listings. These are their stories. Mariska Hargity aka Lieutenant Olivia Benson has listed her Upper West Side townhouse for $10.7 Million.  The gorgeous six-story (7000 sq ft) townhouse has five bedrooms, six bathrooms, and three half-bath...
This year’s Philadelphia Flower Show had a new date (June 5-13), look, and location. For the first time in its almost 200 year history, it was moved outdoors to FDR Park. The theme for 2021 was “Habitat: Nature’s Masterpiece” exploring the beauty of life through nature’s kaleidoscopic lens. PHS Flower Show I wondered how the experience would change now that it...
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Southampton, New York The 42 acre oceanfront estate offers the largest ocean frontage in the Southampton spanning nearly a quarter mile.  The property is bordered by 3 ponds, affording unobstructed views of Mecox Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. Additionally, the private grounds about extensive protected and preserved land to the southeast, essentially adding another quarter mile of ocean frontage and...
Live on the Park 232 Pavonia Ave, 323.  Jersey City, NJ 07302 Beautiful & unique 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom unit in The Hamilton Square Condominiums. This loft style condo features custom designer cabinetry, ample storage, and walk in closets. The home boasts 14 ft ceilings, central air, Bosch washer/dryer, large kitchen, and bamboo floors. In the living room, enjoy remote control...
The Ramapough-Lenape Nation are having a good week.  The original inhabitants of northern New Jersey and downstate New York are officially recognized by the state of New Jersey as an American Indian Tribe. The legal settlement allows the tribe to qualify for all federal and state benefits like grants and scholarships, which the tribe were previously denied while their status...
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...
eco-friendly wallcovering
Unique eco-friendly wallcovering and decor have been created by visionaries marrying innovation with sustainability. A wall that is dressed as readable art is truly a unique concept brought to life utilizing recycled materials. Those seeking sustainable wall decor can find beautiful creations in wallcoverings created from old newsprint and movie posters. Eco-Friendly Wallcovering Newsworthy Proves Decor Worthy Upcycling old newspapers are...
Upper East Side, Manhattan (7 miles from the GWB) Iconic musician and New Yorker, Billy Joel has placed his Upper East Side townhouse on the market for a cool $20 Mil.  The home is located on 67th street between Madison and Park.  The gorgeous renovated home boasts 10,000 sq ft with 12 rooms, 6 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms and 2 powder rooms. ...
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...
I attend the Philadelphia Flower Show yearly and I am incredibly grateful that in 2020 it took place prior to the pandemic shut down in the United States. The show is sheer floral beauty and offers inspirational and uplifting content. Held annually in the Winter season, it normally takes place indoors at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. This year’s dates are...
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The Bryant Park Winter Village is an iconic, European-Inspired spot to spend the holidays for both locals and tourists.  With a wide assortment of vendors and decorations, everything is Instagram worthy.  Visitors from Thanksgiving to New Years can expect long lines, huge crowds and pricey food.  For you outta-towners, Bryant Park is located in Manhattans' Fashion District near Times...
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...
Today's images came from the Bronx.  Judy snapped these amazing shots from the ongoing Orchid Show at the New York Botanical Gardens. The 'Orchard Show' is from February 23rd until April 28th. If you have some photographs of New York or New Jersey that you would like to share, please shoot us an email at Media@NYNJ.com. On Instagram? Make sure to tag...