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MYCOOP STORIES: Artist

In MYCOOP Stories, we ask interesting people about themselves and their places. In our latest installment, we talk with Kevin, an artist who lives in Brooklyn. Name: Kevin Age: 65 Where are you from: New York Where do you live: Bushwick, Brooklyn What do you do/What is your profession? Now I am retired, but I used to work in mechanic…

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How well do you know your neighbors?

Hear REAL New Yorkers answer the question of “How well do you know your neighbors”? We had some downtime and we asked busy New Yorkers to tell us about their neighbors and whether or not they thought a site like mycoop would be a great resource for them. Here is what they had to say…

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MYCOOP STORIES: Grower

In MYCOOP Stories: Grower, we ask interesting people about themselves and their places. In our latest installment, we talk with Rodrigo, who enjoys urban farming in his Brooklyn community. Name: RodrigoAge: 37Where are you from: Born in Columbia and arrived thirty years ago in the USA.Where do you live: Bushwick, Brooklyn.What do you do/What is your profession? I do landscaping…

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Selling Spaces

(Photo above is courtesy of The New York Times) Everyone knows that selling a home can be a stressful experience, and that’s especially true in New York City’s super competitive condo market. Sometimes, though, what you need is a little luck (and a great apartment!). That’s what happened to the subject of our story here….

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Communication Makes Life at Home Better

All of us who live in multi-family buildings often wonder about the people who reside behind those closed doors. While mycoop brings us together, here we also share the stories of those neighbors who make apartment living extra special. Meet Tracy! Name: Tracy Elizabeth Where do you live: A two-story condo in Oakville, Ontario, Canada…

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The Top 5 Best and Worst Celebrity Neighbors in NYC

We know that many of the world’s biggest stars reside in a city as grand as New York City. If you’ve lived in New York, chances are you’ve had a few celebrity spotting, or, if you’re lucky, you’ve seen them in your own building. Just check out this awesome NYC star map to see what…

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MYCOOP STORIES: Astoria

 In MYCOOP Stories, we ask interesting people about themselves and their places. In our latest installment, we talk with Nicole, a fashion marketer who lives in Astoria. Name: Nicole Age: 28 Where are you from: Long Island, NY Where do you live: Astoria Queens What do you do/What is your profession? Fashion Marketing & Business Development for a…

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MYCOOP STORIES: Explorer

In MYCOOP Stories, we ask interesting people about themselves and their places. In our latest installment we talk with Florian, an MBA student from France, about his new place in Brooklyn. Name: Florian Age: 22 Where are you from? Normandy, France Where do you live? Bushwick, Brooklyn What do you do/What is your profession? I am a graduate student…

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Salsa Dancing With Neighbors

Residents of 1 River Place, a luxury apartment building facing the Hudson River, added some Latin flavor to their lives with a salsa dancing class. To get the event off the ground the organizers needed to spread the word to residents of a buildings that contained over 900 units! Alex Norman, a resident of 1…

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MYCOOP STORIES: Showman

In MYCOOP Stories: Showman, we ask interesting people about themselves and their places. In our latest installment, we talk with Andrew, who enjoys entertaining neighbors with his rooftop film series in Bushwick. Name: Andrew Age: 34 Where are you from: Detroit, MI Where do you live: Bushwick, Brooklyn What do you do/What is your profession? I host pop-up karaoke shows…

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