NY insights

Too Many Apartments, Too Few Tenants in New York? It’s More Complicated Than That

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New York, adoringly dubbed as “The Big Apple,” is arguably one of the most enticing places to live in for many people. It is actually one of the most overpopulated cities in the world. Despite this, there seems to be a surprising lack of tenants living in apartment flats in the tall towers surrounding the always-crowded busy streets. This interesting mystery has reached a level considering that the population in the city continues to grow. The big question is: Why are there too many vacant apartments if there are many people in New York? What the Naked Eye Can See vs. The […]

NY history

New Netherland and New York: Implicit Connections

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New York. The Big Apple, the Capital of the World, the City of Dreams – with so many great nicknames, one really stands out: The City So Nice, They Named It Twice. You have probably heard this one often, especially if you’re a fan of Gerard Kenny. But it’s not just the rhyming words or the fact that it came from a popular song. What makes it stand out is that the amazing history of New York coincides with the lyrics. This is the story of how New Netherlands came to be the New York we now know.     […]