Sky Garage and Penthouse Beach: Lazarus in the City UPDATED

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Today's New York Post has a story on the "Crazy luxe amenities" enjoyed by some of New York's better-heeled, and I don't mean the dogs, although they can put on the Ritz, too, if their owners are so inclined:Since the unveiling of Chelsea’s “sky garage” condo — with an elevator that takes tenants’ cars to their floors — high-rises are rolling out other crazy comforts. [. . .]* 45-45 Center Blvd. in Long Island City, Queens: The 41-story rental’s 50,000-square-foot deck has tennis cou … [Read more...]

You have here no lasting city…not even a lasting nation.

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In today's Office of Readings (my favorite Office, go figure) comes this marvelously relevant, important and instructive excerpt from Thomas a'Kempis' classic, The Imitation of Christ:Turn to the Lord with your whole heart and leave behind this wretched world. Then your soul shall find rest. For the kingdom of God is the peace and joy of the Holy Spirit. If you prepare within your heart a fitting dwelling place, Christ will come to you and console you.His glory and beauty are within you, … [Read more...]


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