February 2015

There are 6 blog entries for February 2015.

This Saturday, August 9, at 7 PM, everyone at the Richmond County Country Club will be donning their best black and white attire for “A Night to Remember.”  The evening is fashioned after Truman Capote’s high society dinner party of 1966 known as the Black and White Ball.  The 5th annual event hosted by The Eger Foundation will be just as legendary with flowing cocktails, bubbling champagne, a five-course dinner, plus musical entertainment and dancing in the ballroom and on the terrace.

So why is The Eger Foundation rolling out the red carpet this weekend? Saturday evening will shine the spotlight on community leaders of Staten Island including Willian Fani, Dianne Powers, Mike Valenzo, Jhong Uhk Kim, and our very own Robert DeFalco! We’re proud to

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Bay Ridge BrooklynBay Ridge is a diverse, middle-class neighborhood in the southwest corner of Brooklyn; its boundaries are Sunset Park to the north, Dyker Heights to the east, the Narrows and the Belt Parkway to the west, and the Verrazano Bridge to the south. 

Family is the buzz word here – it’s not surprising to meet third or fourth generations of families living in the neighborhood. The diversity of Bay Ridge goes beyond cultures (though you’ll find many international restaurants and bars on the main commercial drags). It also means you’ll find beautiful and varied homes and condos for sale. From brick multi-family detached homes and semi-detached to early 20th Century single-family brick, limestone and stucco homes for sale, these are well-cared for houses on

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Spotlight on Carroll Gardens Brooklyn! 

Carroll Gardens is a quaintly beautiful neighborhood in Brooklyn where old means new in a charming blending of worlds. Approximately forty city blocks, it is bordered by Cobble Hill to the northwest, Boerum Hill to the northeast, Gowanus to the east, Red Hook to the south and southwest, and the Columbia Street Waterfront District to the west.

Named after Charles Carroll (an Irish immigrant who was the only Roman Catholic signer of the Declaration of Independence) and the abundance of lovely gardens in front of numerous brownstones and the parks that dot this neighborhood, Carroll Hill is a peaceful oasis. Architecture and interesting real estate options set Carroll Garden apart from many other

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Dyker Heights BrooklynOriginally conceived as a luxury housing development (in 1895!), Dyker Heights is a residential neighborhood in southwest Brooklyn, bordered by Gravesend Bay, Bay Ridge and Bensonhurst. One of the safest neighborhoods in all of New York City, Dyker Heights is also renown for the annual Christmas Light extravaganza! That community spirit can be seen through this diverse and old-fashioned neighborhood.

Dyker Heights boasts several excellent public schools and one private – Poly Prep Country Day School – plus the renowned Dyker Beach Park and Golf Course. The championship golf course is one of the oldest and most played public course in the nation; residents can also enjoy the adjacent park, which features sports fields, bocce, tennis and playgrounds, as

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Ditmas Park BrooklynDitmas Park - one of three neighborhoods in Flatbush to be designated Historic Districts – is an architectural high point for those with a love of Victorians and a vibrant sense of community! Once a rural farming community, Ditmas Park is now a little gem of history.

Located west of Coney Island Avenue, Ditmas Park contains gorgeous examples of buildings built between 1902 and 1914, with examples of Colonial Revival, Bungalow/Craftsman and Queen Anne style single-family homes. The tree-lined streets of this charming neighborhood offer quiet living in detached single family homes, with the commercial district is filled with delis, restaurants, live music and shopping. Local magazines and newspapers have singled out Ditmas Park for some of the best food

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Sunset Park, BrooklynHome to Brooklyn’s Chinatown, Sunset Park is a neighborhood in the western section of Brooklyn. Its boundaries are Park Slope and Greenwood Heights to the north, Borough Park to the east, Bay Ridge to the south, and Upper New York Bay to the west. Well-served by transportation, this exciting slice of Brooklyn is affordable, safe and invested in its future.

Parts of Sunset Park are listed in the National Register of Historic Places, including a rare exterior and interior landmark, the Sunset Play Center. Opened in the summer of 1936, this amazing piece of New York City history remains in use today, with indoor and outdoor pools and a playground for residents to enjoy. This neighborhood also enjoys their namesake park, with stunning views of the NYC

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