May 14th, 2013 by TF Cornerstone
Even after four years and at least a hundred strolls along this once-decrepit elevated railway, The High Line still manages to surprise and delight me most every time I climb those stairs and see what’s new. Sometimes it’s the foliage that’s changed, following the rhythm of the seasons.
There’s always good people-watching to be had, and photo-ops, as locals and tourists alike continue to flock to the space. And the other day I witnessed a well-choreographed marriage proposal in the “theater” near 17th Street looking out over 10th Avenue. And yes, she said yes.
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May 9th, 2013 by TF Cornerstone
Beginning tomorrow, May 10, and continuing through May 22, TF Cornerstone is co-sponsoring the Abandoned Angels 10 Years Anniversary Auction, which helps raise money to rescue abandoned dogs and then “re-home” them with caring foster friends and families. Although the non-profit Abandoned Angels focuses on Cocker Spaniels, founder Dolores Rodrigues says they will certainly help any dog in distress, no matter how sick or old. Read more in our exclusive Q-and-A with this excellent, animal-loving woman.
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May 7th, 2013 by TF Cornerstone
It’s been almost a year and half since Alobar opened its doors on LIC’s Vernon Boulevard, making it one of the pioneers on what has become a nice little restaurant row. As Long Island City TF Cornerstone residents know, although it’s great to have such easy access (via the G train) to the many dining delights of Williamsburg and Greenpoint, sometimes what you really need is a friendly neighborhood spot with some skill and love in the kitchen. And for that, Alobar is perfect.
Join us May 7th from 6-8pm for the TF Cornerstone Neighborhood Happy Hour at Alobar! … Read More »
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New York City life is musical. From the infamous Theater District on Broadway in Midtown Manhattan, to the legendary Webster Hall and The Bitter End of the East Village, NYC is where music enthusiasts and performers alike call home. Whether you want to relive the Harlem Renaissance or walk in Bob Dylan’s footsteps, musical influence can be found on every New York City corner.
New York City life is culinary. Home to restaurants owned by world class chefs like Daniel Boloud and Marcus Samuelsson, New York City’s culinary assets surpass that of all major cities. Whether you’re it’s the freshly prepared ramen of Koreatown you crave, or Little Italy’s hearty bowls of pasta, New York City life is a foodie’s oasis.
New York City life is professional. Labeled Silicon Alley after San Francisco’s Silicon Valley, New York City is home to numerous technology companies. Google and Facebook both have a second home in NYC, while Etsy and Meetup built their empires from the ground-up on these bustling streets. Let’s not forget prestigious institutions like the New York Times, as well as top financial firms that include Goldman Sachs and Ernst & Young. New York City life is full of opportunities for professionals in every industry.
New York City life is cultural. Whether you are interested in the urban street art oasis known as 5 Pointz, or you find solace at the New York Public Library, New York City’s culture is both rich and all-encompassing. The Museum of Modern Art, the Metropolitan Opera House and countless festivals call New York City home.
New York City life is leisurely. Visit Central Park for a stroll in the summertime. Strap on some roller skates for a few round on the roller rink at the High Line. Lace up your ice skates in the winter for a night on moonlit evening at Bryant Park’s ice rink. No matter the season, New York City life has something to offer every member of the family.
New York City life is social. New York City’s nightlife is just one of the ways in which residents can get out and mingle with the local crowd. Whether you are new in town or have lived in NYC your whole life, there are 8 million strangers in the city–each with their own unique story. With countless social organizations, meetup groups and hobby clubs, you’re never alone in New York City.