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A new, 14,000 square-foot restaurant might be the last thing you’d expect in pandemic-battered, central Greenwich Village, where eateries and bars have closed by the score. But a jumbo is coming to 103-105 MacDougal St., once home to Mexican spot Panchito’s. Brooklyn Chop House managing partner Stratis Morfogen has signed for 7,000 square feet on
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A Tony Award-winning Broadway producer is selling her digs in a storied Midtown building. Susan Gallin — whose credits include “Angels in America,” “Spamalot” and “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” — listed her oversize one-bedroom co-op at Alwyn Court for $1.39 million in February, before COVID-19 shut down the city. She is still accepting offers
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Kings County reigns supreme — at least when it comes to New York City real estate. The number of pending sales — also known as homes under contract — in Brooklyn indicates that the borough is booming in spite of the coronavirus, according to a new study. By contrast, the pandemic has significantly pushed down
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Fantasy has always been a genre of travel and visiting unknown worlds, of discovery and adventure. But sometimes the most magical places can be found right here on Earth. These eight YA fantasy novels explore magical places across the globe. Russian enchanters duel in The Crown’s Game, gumihos roam the streets of Seoul in Wicked
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Mobsters, mystics, and mermaids, oh my! Take a look at the cover and get a sneak peek at Zatanna: The Jewel of Gravesend, written by Alys Arden, illustrated and colored by Jacquelin De Leon, and lettered by Ariana Maher, available to pre-order now, and out April 2021. And check out the synopsis below: There’s more
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Welcome to Book Fetish: Volume 424, your weekly round up of bookish clothing, art, accessories, reading tools, and more from around the web! Little Reading Ghost Sticker: Spooky season is upon us! Grab this sticker of a bookish ghost! Book Club Candle: Mmm, smells like fine wine and great reads! The Goods Newsletter Sign up
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There are so many new releases every week, and publisher dollars are concentrated on a small proportion of those. The rest have to fight for attention, and that can be hard work and also emotionally draining for an author after they’ve already put years of their life into making a book they’re proud of. Plus,
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The news about fat representation in romance looks decidedly mixed, but this post is dedicated to identifying what’s great about it—the increasing range and depth of perspectives in the genre and the green shoots of body positivity that are growing. As I described in a previous deep dive into the subject of fat representation in
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How many times have we as book lovers said, “I know I shouldn’t reread this book when there are so many new books out there” or “I love this book, but I’ve already read it twice, I don’t want to waste my reading time”?  We’ve pretty much all been there. As lovers of books, we
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It is that time of year: spooky book season. My love for horror may not be as obvious my love for romance and cozy mystery, but I do enjoy it very much. In the last few months especially, I have found myself drawn to it increasingly. I’m not exactly sure why—maybe it is just the
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It’s been a minute since I wrapped up Heroes A-Z and I figured it was time to start another adventure. This round, we’ll go alphabetically through the arts, finding a graphic novel or comic that represents a different aspect of that gigantic and intimidating bucket. Ready? Alright, got my oxygen tank on and diving in
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Editor’s Note: Get caught up in minutes with our speedy summary of today’s must-read news stories and expert opinions that moved the precious metals and financial markets. Sign up here! (Kitco News) – We have finished another week in the meat grinder with gold prices going nowhere fast. The precious metal is eking out a nearly
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