SoHa (110th to 125th Street)

Harlem Is My Haven

By Bohemia Agent Rachel Izen

Four years ago I knew that I was going to make New York my home. Having only visited as a tourist on many occasions I asked trusted friends and colleagues their advice as to where … Read the rest

 

Magic in Manhattan Valley

By Bohemia Agent Peter Dagger

Not too long ago, I was paying a fortune to live in Midtown.  My apartment was a fifth floor walk-up above “The 24-Hour Tattoo and Bodywork Station” (which despite its name, did not actually offer … Read the rest

 

Making Sense of Small Spaces

By Bohemia Agent Peta Couzens

Photo Credit: sglivinpod.com

Having made the leap across the pacific to the land of plenty and the greatest city in the world, I was shocked to discover how my new friends and family were short … Read the rest

 

Play, Learn, and Grow in Harlem

By Bohemia Agent Patrick Frankfort

October 21, 2014.  A day that will remain one of the defining moments of my life:  I woke up a simple man with a super hero pregnant wife, and two off-the-wall dogs.  And I went … Read the rest

 

Pizza in Harlem

By Bohemia Agent Natalie Sigurdsson

I AM NOT GOING TO GO INTO DETAILS HOW PIZZA IS MADE. However, WE MIGHT NOT ALL KNOW ABOUT ITS' ORIGINS, OTHER THAN IT IS ITALIAN. SO…

The term first appeared in 997 AD in a … Read the rest

 

Corbin Hill Food Project

By Bohemia Agent Michael Brusasco

“Two more bites of broccoli please, and then you can go back outside.” my mother would sternly command.  Itching to get back to my neighborhood game of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (Leonardo, always), I would … Read the rest

 

Magic at Minton’s!

By Bohemia Agent Melanie Stringer

Have you heard? The rich history of the Harlem music scene is not something to pass over! Minton's Playhouse is no exception.

 

Harlem was the epicenter of jazz and big band culture in the … Read the rest

 

A Walk in the Park

By Bohemia Agent Matthew Kiernan

Last year, I went on a summer gig to perform in New Mexico with the Sante Fe Opera. It turned out to be one of the greatest vacations (albeit for work… felt more like vaca!) … Read the rest

 

For The Love of Upper Manhattan!

By Bohemia Agent Mary Ann Lucas

Having met the love of my life while working overseas, I have spent the past year in a long distance relationship.  This holiday season we have the opportunity to spend a whole month together- … Read the rest

 

6 SIGNS YOU’RE READY TO BUY!

By Bohemia Agent Michaela Morton

Whether you’ve done your time on the rental scene, bought and sold in other markets, or are looking to make smarter investments with the money you’ve saved, now’s a great time to jump into the … Read the rest

 

Sissy That Outdoor Fitness

By Bohemia Agent Lindsay Morgan

So, I know what you’re thinking, ”Why is this chubby girl writing about outdoor fitness?”

We all set goals for all kinds of crazy things, I have recently started setting goals for my own happiness, … Read the rest

 

My name is Deborah and I’m a Central Park Addict

By Bohemia Agent Deborah Miller

When my friend Scott text invited me to join him for a tour with a Naturalist Guide for a Fall stroll through the North Woods of Central Park, I responded in a NY nano-second “Thank … Read the rest

 

Magic in Harlem!

By Bohemia Agent Karen Cantor

Harlem is home to many legendary residents, present and past. One such luminary who resided uptown is the Budapest-born magician extraordinaire, Harry Houdini.

In 1904, at the height of his success, Houdini purchased a brownstone … Read the rest

 

I Was There: 253 West 125th Street (The Apollo Theater)

By Bohemia Agent Jhana Weekes

I chose to move to New York City because as practical as I am, I do believe in dreams and magic.  But once I got here, I put my head down and became consumed with … Read the rest

 

A Weekend Stroll Up Lenox Ave

By Bohemia Agent Jeff Green

With the weather warming up and summer underway, weekend’s are a great time for families and individuals alike to take in all Lenox Ave has to offer.

Lenox Avenue between 117th and 130th offers a … Read the rest

 

#MoveUptown

By Bohemia Agent Hollybeth Plowman

New York City amazes me everyday!

From the people to the size of the rats and roaches. And of course the Real Estate. It is fascinating that people will pay $3000 a month to live in … Read the rest

 

Writings On The Wall: Kings of Style

By Bohemia Agent Erick Otchere

 

"What'd you do last night?" / "We did umm, two whole cars / It was me, Dez, and Main Three right? / And on the first car in small letters it said / 'All … Read the rest

 

Uptown Keeps Getting Hotter and Hotter – Weather Soon to Follow?

by Bohemia Agent Dan Cohen

As many of you who read these blogs already know, upper Manhattan, especially on the west side, is exploding with new businesses and opportunities to experience all the incredible options NYC has to offer in terms … Read the rest

 

Why I Love Being An Agent!

by Bohemia Agent Brian Letendre

I started my adult life off as a professional dancer and that was pretty much all I knew. It wasn’t until I attended a Christmas party while bored and injured I even considered a career in, … Read the rest

 

Kismet Encounters!

by Bohemia Agent Beth Gittleman

 

New York City is always a balancing act!  Echoing the artistic culture of Bohemia Realty Group, I am also a realtor with an additional career in the theater.  When I started my career as … Read the rest

 

Dance!

by Bohemia Agent Andrianna Kourdi

 

Although I have been living in New York City since 1996 I am not a native New Yorker.  I immigrated from Greece to study ballroom and latin dance.  When I was looking for a … Read the rest

 

It’s The Little Things That Count!

by Bohemia Agent Michaela Morton

When it comes to living in the big city, it's the little things that count. You know: shaving a little time off your commute, saving a little money on your rent, or checking out … Read the rest

 

95 Blocks of Harlem Will Get Free Public Wi-fi!

By BRG Friend Ruhi "Roo" Shamim

Harlem hit the headlines yesterday with major news:  thanks to a 5-year grant from the Fuhrman Family Foundation to the Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City, the neighborhood will be transformed to the nation's … Read the rest

 

Changes in Harlem

By BRG Agent Rick Hernandez

Isn’t it amazing how much people can change with the passing of time?  The same can be said of neighborhoods!  I’m Rick Hernandez and I have been a Harlem resident for twenty-three years. 

When I graduated from college … Read the rest