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Silvana

January 6,2019 | By Sovereign Associates

This cafe is quite a unique addition to Northern Manhattan. It offers a variety of different options for your lifestyle. On the top floor of this eclectic and colorful place sits the Silvana Cafe. The upstairs/main floor had more of a chill coffeehouse vibe. They also offer a wide range of small gifts and handmade items (post card/greeting cards, jewelry, bags, etc.). Inside, you will find all sor...

George Washington Bridge

January 4,2019 | By Sovereign Associates

There are many places in New York where you are able to get a stunning view of the cityscape. However, many of them lack in comparison to the George Washington Bridge, especially at night. Driving into the city on the GWB gives you that same sense of exciting arrival into the city that happens when you fly over it in a plane. The problem is, when in a car and going fast it is hard to truly enjoy t...

BLVD Bistro

January 2,2019 | By Sovereign Associates

Oh wow! Talk about some quality soul food! BLVD Bistro is a neighborhood favorite for what one might call “crafted American soul” food. Head Chef Carlos Swepson grew up in Natchez, Mississippi living, breathing, cooking food. His favorite shows were that of Julia Child and Jacques Pepin. He was always experimenting with different tastes and became known in his town for being a great ch...

Happy New Year

January 1,2019 | By Sovereign Associates

It was a Happy New Year’s Soggy Eve in New York this year! Hundreds of thousands of tourists and party goers rang in 2019 in a cold rain that soaked the confetti and everything else in Times Square — and it might have felt even wetter since the police banned umbrellas. Nonetheless, New Years in Times Square is an iconic event with people traveling from all over to bring in the...

Symphony Space

December 22,2018 | By Sovereign Associates

One of the Upper West Side’s gems is the Symphony Space theatre on Broadway and 95th street. This theatre has a rich history starting back in June of 1918 with a performance depicting the destruction of a small French village by Germans during WWI, accompanied by a 50-piece orchestra. This stage became known as the Symphony Theatre. In 1931, the basement of the space opened as the Thalia The...

The Hispanic Society Museum and Library

December 9,2018 | By Sovereign Associates

Northern Manhattan is known to be home to many different cultures and people of unique backgrounds. The people who live here love to share their cultures with others as well as learn from each other. One of the organizations hoping to share their culture is the Hispanic Society Museum and Library, which is home to the preservation works of art, literature, and culture of all places whose history s...

The Sounds Your Apartment Radiator Makes

December 8,2018 | By Sovereign Associates

Radiators are so very New York and if you live in an older building, chances are pretty good you have one. Why is this? Well, most NYC apartments are steam-heated. If you’re a native/experienced New Yorker then you know that radiators can be quite noisy and temperamental- making all sorts of noises at the most inconvenient times or going from zero to a million degrees in a minute or not turn...