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Top 5: New York City Bakeries (Holiday Edition)

Top 5: New York City Bakeries (Holiday Edition)

Ah yes, the holidays. Otherwise known as those six weeks in November and December when you're tempted to hide your scale and eat all of the things! If you and yours have a passion for holiday sweets, but your baking skills aren't up to snuff, have no fear. We've dutiful researched the top five bakeries in New York City for your holiday pastry needs. It was tough work, but someone had to do it!

How to Find the Right Property Management Company

How to Find the Right Property Management Company

Whether you have one property or 101 properties, enlisting the help of a property management company can make life much easier for you as a landlord. And in the metro New York area, there’s no shortage of property managers to choose from. 

How to Be a Good Neighbor

How to Be a Good Neighbor

Crammed together as we are in our densely populated metro area, peaceful relationships with our neighbors are key to residential serenity. And yet, most New Yorkers have a nightmare neighbor story to tell.

Skyboxes: What They Are and Why We Can't Get Enough of Them

Skyboxes: What They Are and Why We Can't Get Enough of Them

It's no secret that we at Dixon love to incorporate roof deck space whenever structures and regulations allow. Not only does rooftop outdoor space lend more quiet and privacy than garden-level recreation, but it also provides gorgeous glimpses of our city's unbeatable skyline views.

Before & After: Hancock Street

Before & After: Hancock Street

Acquired by Dixon Leasing in complete disrepair, the 15-foot-wide brownstone on Hancock Street in Bed-Stuy came partially gutted with little architectural detail left behind. While not an ideal starting point, this did give the Dixon Projects team a clean slate for a renovation that would maximize the relatively narrow row house's living spaces while adding some sorely needed light throughout.