Women-Owned Business Series: Meredith & Carrie from SWAIR

Welcome back to our Women-Owned Business Series! We are excited to feature Meredith & Carrie from SWAIR, an environmentally-focused & ingredient-sensitive haircare line! While training for the New York Marathon, which requires so much training, the two felt they sometimes had to choose between working out and washing their hair. Read on to learn about […]

Compére Collective Presents: Hutterites by David Vasilev

We are so excited to present our second of two June exhibits at Compére Collective, “Hutterites,” an exhibition of photographs by David Vasilev. Opening Reception: Thursday, June 22 • 6-8pm • 351 Van Brunt St, Brooklyn   Hutterites by David Vasilev In 2004, Vasilev was in South Dakota photographing the Lakota people when a Medicine […]

Considering Renting vs. Owning: Exploring the Advantages and Financial Considerations

For many Americans, the decision between renting vs. owning a home may seem daunting, with doubts about their ability to cover the costs. However, it’s important to note that renting vs. owning each has advantages. Before you make a decision, take a moment to consider the following points. Advantages of Renting Renting a house or […]

Compére Collective Presents: PORTALS by Savannah Green

We are so excited to present our first of two June exhibits at Compére Collective, PORTALS a collage series by Savannah Green, with insights & intuitions from Eryn O’Sullivan.  Opening Reception: Friday, June 9 • 6-9pm • 351 Van Brunt St, Brooklyn PORTALS by Savannah Green PORTALS is a modern & timeless exploration of the ancient […]

Women-Owned Business Series: Amy from Seed2Stone

Welcome back to our Women-Owned Business Series! We are excited to feature Amy from Seed2Stone, an affordable lab-grown diamond jewelry brand that modernizes the look of diamond jewelry! With an emphasis on positive ESG with sustainable materials and manufacturing practices, Amy aims to be inclusive and focused what consumers want – something that is unique, […]

Women-Owned Business Series: Rita & Mary Ellen from PlayWell Brooklyn

Welcome back to our Women-Owned Business Series! We are happy to feature PlayWell Brooklyn, founded & co-owned by Rita & Mary Ellen! With a passion for inclusivity and wellness, the pair created an integrated playspace for children to enjoy, while also developing social skills & staying active. Read on to learn about their journey and […]

Guidelines to Property Improvements Provide Tax Deferral Strategies

By: Eli Loebenberg, CPA, CEO, Madison SPECS   A key component of any commercial lease agreement is the tenant improvements and allowances, which are provided by the landlord.  The landlord usually provides customized alterations to a rental space in order to configure the property for the needs of that particular tenant. The costs of building […]

Spring Cleaning Tips For Homeowners

Spring has sprung, and you know what that means…spring cleaning! It’s time to open those windows, let the fresh air in, and clean out the grime your home collected during winter. It’s a new season, and what better way to start fresh than giving your home a good old cleaning! Keep reading below for a […]

Did New Construction In Brooklyn Move in Next Door? Here is how to handle it.

Construction can be noisy and overall irritating, especially when you’re living right next to it. This is the case for most Brooklynites and New York City residents. On the bright side, there are actions you can take to block out the construction and keep your discomfort at a minimum during this time.  Collect All The […]

Women-Owned Business Mother’s Day Gift Guide

It’s Mother’s Day again, and you might be racking your brain over what to get the person who never seems to need anything – your mom. Even though she says she doesn’t want anything other than some time with her kids (or grandkids!), it’s nice to get her a gift she’ll love.  What’s better than […]

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