Yachts Gather in Connecticut Town

This year, the New York Yacht Club sponsored a summer cruise to the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn. The event brought over 100 vessels to the region, which arrived this Friday and departed on Sunday. At 9 a.m. on Sunday, the vessels left the dock and started down the Thames River in the Parade of Sails. The boats docked at either the Coast Guard Academy or the Custom House Pier.

Inside Paul Allen’s superyacht “Tatoosh”

Paul Allen, co-founder of tech giant Microsoft, currently has two superyachts to his name — “Octopus” and Tatoosh.” Though most of the attention goes to “Octopus,” as it is currently the world’s 12th largest superyacht and fifth largest yacht not owned by a head of state, “Tatoosh” also has impressive features.

Queens Gets Clean Thanks to The Doe Fund

The streets of a heavily trafficked area in Queens, New York are starting to look significantly cleaner, thanks to The Doe Fund and the people who keep the organization running, such as supporter Andrew Farkas. The clean-up spanned a stretch of Queens Boulevard in Rego Park from 63rd Drive to 64th Road, and has been an ongoing effort since City Councilwoman Karen Koslowitz secured the funds to employ The Doe Fund to launch the project. More than $30,000 was given to the fund, which will ensure general upkeep of the roads for an entire year.

Island Capital Group Spans Wide Range of Services

From advisory roles to management of investment funds or working to develop and integrate its portfolio of real estate services businesses, Andrew Farkas’ Island Capital Group LLC (ICG) covers a broad range of real estate-related activities. His vision for the company is to find new and creative opportunities to profit within several sectors of the industry, according to its website.

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