Plainview Weighs Mixing the New With the Old

Just outside Plainview in Nassau County lies the Old Bethpage Village Restoration, a diorama of historic buildings complete with costumed actors depicting a Long Island farming village from the 1800s. It mirrors Plainview’s commitment to preserving its own way of life, albeit one from a different century. Residents and elected officials say the hamlet, along […]

A New Senior Moment

[ …At Meadowbrook Pointe on New York’s Long Island, a former horseracing track is now an active-adult community, where unit prices start at $525,000 and can top $1 million. At the clubhouse, residents can watch games on 17 televisions in the sports bar, play cards in one of two rooms or catch a movie in […]

Arverne Advances by the Sea

A plan to create a new beachfront community in New York City is starting to take hold at Arverne by the Sea, a development on the Rockaway peninsula in Queens that eventually will house 2,300 families. Since the development broke ground in 2003, nearly 850 units have been completed and occupied, an attractive collection of […]