Investors Snap Up Metaverse Real Estate in a Virtual Land Boom

Justin Bieber performed at a live concert this month, but the show wasn’t in a stadium or arena. Like recent performances from Ariana Grande, the Weeknd and Travis Scott, this concert was held in the metaverse, the online world that stretches the corners of the internet into immersive, four-dimensional experiences. Fans from all over the …

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Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions

Recent Sale $5.3 MILLION 68 Middagh Street (between Hicks and Henry Streets) Brooklyn This 9,156-square-foot, five-story apartment building in Brooklyn Heights was built in 1900 and has 11 apartments: two studios and nine two-bedrooms. Five of the apartments are rent-stabilized and two are vacant. Buyer: 177 Water Limited Partnership Seller: 68 Middagh Street L.L.C. Brokers: …

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Shopping for Decorative Ceramics

Artisanal ceramics are having more than a moment. Interest in handcrafted clay objects has been surging for years, as a new generation of artisans has taken to the kilns and fired up a white-hot design trend. For those seeking unusual decorative accessories that will add personality to a room, that’s good news. “They really add …

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Growing Old in High Style

By adopting the look and language of hospitality (at the Watermark, help getting dressed is called a “discreet service”), keeping residents busy with cultural and personal enrichment, and obscuring medical services, these members of the rock ‘n’ roll generation don’t feel they are in the old folks’ home. If not for the red pull cords …

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The Penthouse That Keeps Breaking Records in SoHo

For the second time in just over a year, a sprawling triplex on Broome Street set a record for the highest price paid for a single residence in SoHo. The sale price was $49 million, roughly 40 percent more than the $35.1 million, the previous neighborhood record, the apartment sold for in October 2020. It …

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Inside a Terrarium, It’s Always Gardening Season

During the months when you can’t be outside working in the garden, what could be better than a miniature landscape that sits in your living room? Just remember, as you put the finishing touches on your first terrarium and celebrate by cuing the chorus of “It’s a Small World (After All)”: This is a tiny …

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Inside a Terrarium, It’s Always Gardening Season

During the months when you can’t be outside working in the garden, what could be better than a miniature landscape that sits in your living room? Just remember, as you put the finishing touches on your first terrarium and celebrate by cuing the chorus of “It’s a Small World (After All)”: This is a tiny …

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