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Times Square is empty these days.

I explored Manhattan during rush hour amid the coronavirus lockdown and found a completely empty and changed city

After New Yorkers were ordered to stay home amid the coronavirus pandemic, Grand Central Station, Times Square, and Bryant Park are eerily empty.
North Brother Island is hidden in one of the busiest cities in the world.

Take a look inside an abandoned New York City quarantine island that once housed Typhoid Mary and almost no one is allowed to visit

Before coronavirus social distancing, there was North Brother Island, where infectious NYC residents were quarantined from the 1880s up until WWII.
Hamptons locals tell Manhattan residents to stay away from their beaches amid fears of overcrowding due to the coronavirus.

Hamptons residents are not happy so many coronavirus-fearing New Yorkers are invading right now

Local Hamptons residents try in vain to discourage wealthy Manhattanites from coming out East to flee the coronavirus.
Waldorf Astoria New York.

The Waldorf Astoria, one of Manhattan’s famous 5-star hotels, is selling condominiums for the first time ever. Here’s what the units will ...

As part of the Waldorf Astoria's renovations, 375 rooms are being converted into luxury condominiums, priced about $1.7 million to $18.5 million.
Adam Neumann, former WeWork CEO.

Inside the 3-floor New York City penthouse ex-WeWork CEO Adam Neumann is selling for $37.5 million

Neumann has started to offload part of his $80 million real estate portfolio, starting with apartments in the cushy Gramercy Park neighborhood.
High-rises in Manhattan.

The developer of a luxury high-rise in New York City must remove its top floors after judge ruled it abused zoning laws to build more stories

Community advocates argued that the developer of 200 Amsterdam tower abused zoning laws by using a hodgepodge of land lots to build more floors.
Downtown Manhattan.

Luxury home prices in Manhattan have tumbled to their lowest level in years, and it proves that sellers are still struggling to offload prime real est...

The price threshold for Manhattan luxury homes fell to $3.8 million at the end of 2019 — the lowest it's been since 2013.
The view from the observation deck, looking south.

View from the top: a guide to NYC’s best observation decks, from the Empire State Building to the Top of the Rock

New York City has its fair share of observatory decks: There's One World Trade Center, the Empire State Building, 30 Rock, and soon, Edge.
The first wave of runners make their way across the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge during the start of the New York City Marathon.

These maps show the most commonly spoken language in every NYC neighborhood, excluding English and Spanish

New York City draws people from around the world. Using census data, we found the three most commonly spoken languages in each neighborhood.
People who aren't afraid of heights may want to check out this new ice rink in Brooklyn, New York.

You can go ice skating on a rooftop overlooking the Manhattan skyline, as long as you’re not afraid of heights

A new rooftop ice rink at The William Vale hotel in Brooklyn lets visitors skate with a full view of Manhattan and the East River.