Articles by Barbara Thau

Barnes & Noble

From the archives: Bookstores move to the basements

Chelsea lost a mainstay of its cultural nerve center last month when its block-long Barnes & Noble closed its doors...

From the archives: Bookstores move to the basements
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Staten Island’s A-listers

A look at the top brokerages in the city’s smallest borough Click the image for larger version with more rankings From the October issue: While the first-time homebuyer tax credit and record-low interest rates...

Staten Island’s A-listers
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The Bowery’s second act

The next wave of restaurants and retail is headed for … the Bowery. Fashion merchants and eateries from boldface-name chefs are now eyeing the strip, where about a dozen spots have come on the...

The Bowery’s second act
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Staten Island’s top brokerages

A look at the biggest firms in the city’s smallest borough While the first-time homebuyer tax credit and record-low interest rates drove home sales in Staten Island and nudged a comeback from the depths...

Staten Island’s top brokerages
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Staten Island’s top brokerages

A look at the biggest firms in the city’s smallest borough While the first-time homebuyer tax credit and record-low interest rates drove home sales in Staten Island and nudged a comeback from the depths...

Staten Island’s top brokerages
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Staten Island’s top brokerages

A look at the biggest firms in the city’s smallest borough While the first-time homebuyer tax credit and record-low interest rates drove home sales in Staten Island and nudged a comeback from the depths...

Staten Island’s top brokerages
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Rhinebeck’s honeymoon

From left: Chelsea Clinton’s husband, Marc Mezvinsky, and Hillary, Chelsea and Bill Clinton; Astor Courts estate, where Chelsea Clinton was married, is on the market for $13.5 million. Chelsea Clinton’s near-royal wedding put a...

Rhinebeck’s honeymoon
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Cell phone stores pull back after expansion

AT&T dominates in the city, with 61 stores citywide. Verizon has 32 and Sprint has 27. The BlackBerry, iPhone and the Google Phone may be locked in a battle for customers, but at the...

Cell phone stores pull back after expansion
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2 Cooper Square arrives, looking old-school

Sharon Smith, executive vice presidnet of Atlantic Development Group, and 2 Cooper Square A muscular brick façade, cornice molding and double-hung windows typify the architectural designs of the 19th-century buildings throughout the city. But...

2 Cooper Square arrives, looking old-school
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New illegal hotel law draws ire from SROs

From left: David Satnick, the Continental, Mount Royal and the Pennington   (Updated 2:42 p.m., July 27) Politicians cheered Governor David Paterson for signing into law an illegal hotel bill last Friday — but...

New illegal hotel law draws ire from SROs
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10 questions for Krueger and Gottfried on illegal hotel bill

Senator Krueger and Assembly Member Gottfried The campaign to crack down on illegal hotels is coming to a head....

10 questions for Krueger and Gottfried on illegal hotel bill
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After $100M budget cut, World-Wide breaks ground on Midtown site for Whole Foods

From left: The 56th Street facade of the schools, the entrance to the High School of Art and Design,...

After $100M budget cut, World-Wide breaks ground on Midtown site for Whole Foods
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After $100M budget cut, World-Wide breaks ground on Midtown site for Whole Foods

From left: The 56th Street facade of the schools, the entrance to the High School of Art and Design,...

After $100M budget cut, World-Wide breaks ground on Midtown site for Whole Foods
Condo clearance in Jersey City

Condo clearance in Jersey City

From the November issue: After the binge comes the purge. The condo auction market is heating up in Jersey City, as developers look to move the glut of apartment inventory amassed during the heady...

Condo clearance in Jersey City
JCPenney takes 153,000-square-foot bite out of the Big Apple

JCPenney takes 153,000-square-foot bite out of the Big Apple

JCPenney cut the ribbon on its first Manhattan store today in the Manhattan Mall, and it’s poised to be...

JCPenney takes 153,000-square-foot bite out of the Big Apple
Pier 1 bids Manhattan stores farewell, brokers say

Pier 1 bids Manhattan stores farewell, brokers say

Pier 1 Imports is poised to exit the Manhattan market, brokers said. The retailer that brought globally-sourced home furnishings...

Pier 1 bids Manhattan stores farewell, brokers say
Williams Sonoma bringing ottomans to outer boroughs

Williams Sonoma bringing ottomans to outer boroughs

Soon more residents of the outer boroughs will be able to shop for upscale home furnishings in their own...

Williams Sonoma bringing ottomans to outer boroughs
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