September 2015

Found 5 blog entries for September 2015.

Technology is constantly changing, new apps are being created daily, and there's always a new update on your phone's software.  

Here are some up-to-date apps you can download that will get you through your next home renovation project:

ColorSnap: Remember those websites and games that used to show you what you would look like when different hairstyles? Well this app shows what your room will look like with a different paint job. "Capture color inspiration whenever—and wherever—it strikes. With ColorSnap®Visualizer from Sherwin-Williams, you have the power to take real-world colors and turn them into paint-color swatches—all on your smartphone." You can also upload a picture and the app will pick up on color schemes so you can match your living room

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Whether you are buying a new house, or currently the homeowner and looking for a new take, it's always good to look at the bigger picture before you lay down the cash. There are buyers who will purchase a house to flip and sell again at a higher value, and then there are homeowners who renovate to list with a bigger number. Before you become either one of these, ask yourself: Is it worth it? If yes, what is the best financial way to?

Step 1: Research. Look into the pricing and benefits of renovating the room in mind. If you are a buyer looking to flip, research the neighborhood. Although you can have a great price in a least favorite neighborhood, doesn't mean it's the best investment. You may have difficulty reselling quickly despite your thousands

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Staten Island Expansion Plans

Staten Island Mall expansion (view from new Richmond Avenue entrance) // courtesy: NY YIMBY

Are you tired of having to pay the toll to New Jersey to go to Menlo's AMC Dine-In Theater? Well, hopefully you won't have to anymore! Staten Island is on the up and up with new attractions from studio lots, to the Empire Outlets, and now - crossing fingers - AMC Dine-In Theater. Back in May 2013, silive reported an online survey of Staten Islanders expressing the interest in having our very own dine-in. 

Staten Island's Continuing Expansion

Ken Paulsen wrote, "although the survey references only AMC's unique dine-in offerings and brandings, the AMC spokesman, Ryan Noonan, said his company is not behind it. He did allow that the company is exploring

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Westerleigh Park, free things to do this weekend

If you are looking for free kids entertainment at the park this weekend then visit Westerleigh Park.  Bounded by Maine, Springfield, Neal Dow, and Willard avenues --Westerleigh Park was donated to the City of Staten Island in 1907.  Tom Crimmins Realty has organized and sponsored a Birthday Bash to celebrate on Saturday September 12 from noon til' 3.  All are welcome to this FREE event with music by Patrick (a kids one-man band), food, drinks, ice-cream and giveaways.  There will also be face-painting and costume characters.  Come and enjoy!

Rain Date -  Sunday, September 13.

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The Staten Island Richmond County Fair over Labor Day Weekend takes place Saturday Sunday and Monday and will be open rain or shine 11am - 5pm.  The venue features five performance stages with live rock, country and acoustic music and other live entertainment.  Richmond County Fair spreads over 25 acres of the town with classic car displays, street performers, pony rides, arts and crafts, spinning carnival rides and traditional fair competitions: pig races, pie- and hot-dog eating contests and a petting zoo.  100 specialty vendors display crafts and goods and the the best part is that all the activities are free with admission.  The admission is as follows:

Adults and Children over 30"  - $16 -
Seniors 65 and older              

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