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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...

Cachapas Y Mas

December 2,2018 | By Sovereign Associates

There are A LOT of different kinds of food in New York City. During my time here I’ve tried a lot of Chinese places, Thai places, Vietnamese places, Mexican places, Ethiopian places, Indian Places, American places... the list goes on! But one thing that I don’t hear much about is Venezuelan food. When I heard about Cachapas Y Mas I knew I had to check it out. The owner, Larry Villalobo...

Fairway Market

November 25,2018 | By Sovereign Associates

You’ve finally moved all your stuff into your new apartment in the greatest city in the world. Your boxes are all unpacked, the wifi guy just left, and your bed is finally made after putting it off for days, but alas you are moved in. Wait! You’re still missing something very important...food. You’ve been living on take-out for the past few days because pots and pans were hidden ...

StreetSquash

November 11,2018 | By Sovereign Associates

As a small real estate boutique, Sovereign Associates tries to give back to local communities and neighborhoods. StreetSquash is a wonderful nonprofit afterschool program servicing Harlem and Newark that Sovereign proudly supports as a corporate sponsor, and we are excited to announce that we have just employed our first StreetSquash alumnae as an intern! As part of our commitment to support and p...

The Apollo Theatre

November 5,2018 | By Sovereign Associates

The Apollo Theatre first opened its doors in 1914 and was known as Hurtig and Simon’s New Burlesque Theatre. At the time, like many places, African American’s were banned as both customers and performers. When Fiorello La Guardia launched is campaign against burlesque, the theatre was shut down in 1933, but it was reopened as the 125th Street Apollo Theatre. In 1934, the theatre la...

Halloween!

November 4,2018 | By Sovereign Associates

What’s Fall without Halloween? Nothing. It is nothing. Like every year, NYC was bursting with costume parties, haunted houses, festivals, and all kinds of spooky events to celebrate the epic day. Sovereign Associates brought all manner of Halloween cheer to the office this year as usual. We had a good time at our 3135 Broadway office, dressing up and welcoming the local children going ab...