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Attention Homeowners: Deadline to Register for Basic Star Exemption is Dec 31

New legislation now requires all homeowners receiving a Basic STAR exemption register with the Tax Department in order to receive STAR exemptions in 2014 and subsequent years.

NY'ers Lag in Enrollment for STAR Property Tax Exemption

More than 2.1 million homeowners of an eligible 2.7 million have re-registered for the STAR property-tax exemption, with New York City residents lagging the furthest behind, reported the Gannett Albany .

Bed-Stuy Condo Sells for $1.25 Million, Breaks Neighborhood Record

A Bedford-Stuyvesant condominium, located at 105 Lexington Avenue (between Classon and Franklin), just sold for $1.25 million, setting a record as the most expensive condo sale in the neighborhood so far, reported The Real Deal .

Report: NYC's Immigration Population Reaches New Peak

The city released last Wednesday the fifth installment of its popular series, "The Newest New Yorker," a comprehensive report on the evolving patters of immigrants to New York City, and the findings show that, at more than three million residents, th

At Barclays, Fort Greene Native Taj Gibson Shines for Chicago

Chicago Bulls power forward Taj Gibson dribbles the ball while defended by Oklahoma City Thunder power forward Serge Ibaka Bulls Power Forward Taj Gibson was back home for Christmas on Wednesday, just in time to kick some Brooklyn butt! Gibson, a For

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Fort Greene: This Week in New Rentals

Fort Greene: This Week in New Rentals

Recently listed in Fort Greene/Clinton Hill: A large one-bedroom apartment available at 159 Willoughby Avenue (between Washington Avenue and Hall Street) in Clinton Hill.
Crown Heights: This Week in New Rentals

Crown Heights: This Week in New Rentals

Recently listed rentals in Crown Heights New two-bedroom in a brand new luxury building located at 252 Schenectady (between St. Johns and Lincoln Pl) in Crown Heights.
Bed-Stuy: This Week in New Rentals

Bed-Stuy: This Week in New Rentals

Recently listed in Bedford-Stuyvesant: This cozy two-bedroom, two-bathroom first-floor apartment is located at 1122 Herkimer Street (at Saratoga Ave), on the border of Bed-Stuy and Ocean Hill.

Featured Holiday Recipe: Zucchini Sweet Potato Latkes

Zuchini Sweet Potato Latkes Photo: Zucchini Sweet Potato Latkes Ingredients: 2 medium potatoes, shredded 1 small zucchini, shredded and drained 1 small sweet potato, shredded 1 small onion, grated 2 eggs, beaten 1 1/4 tsp.