For years, temporary walls (i.e., room dividers, rent-savers, space-creators) have answered the prayers of NYC apartment hunters looking to save space and money. With a one day installation and a one-time payment averaging between $800-$2000 (based on wall size and type), a one bedroom apartment could turn into a two, a two bedroom into a three, […]
Affordability is key for many young renters today and it can be hard to find a cheap place to live in a cool and fun New York City neighborhood. But it’s not impossible to find a deal. There are exciting, thriving neighborhoods located throughout the five boroughs where you can find reasonable rents. Here are five, one […]
Despite all the griping we do about our government, once in a while, it gives us something useful we can work with. Like this handy New York State tenant rights guide for those of us who are terrified of paperwork, signatures, and binding obligations. The actual document is quite a few pages in length, so […]
A few years ago National Geographic did the math and realized that if everyone in the world stood shoulder to shoulder, we would all fit in Los Angeles. Granted, this isn’t the most useful of thought experiments, but it illustrates something shockingly obvious that we’re all constantly overlooking – there’s plenty of space to go […]
Ah, spring! This long winter has left us craving sun, and it’s finally here! But getting sun isn’t always easy in the city, where many of us live in spaces where we have to crane our necks just to see the sky. Even if you can’t afford that Park Avenue co-op with its private garden […]
You’ve just unpacked the last few boxes, hung your favorite art on the walls and finally kicked your heels up in your new apartment when a sinking feeling sets in. This place somehow doesn’t measure up… it’s not the apartment you actually want to live in.
We get it. Everyone’s busy. Who has the time to read all those Top 10 lists? So: Here’s The Top 10 List of Top 10 Lists.
There are a lot of things to love about this rambunctious city, including the many secret spectacles hidden in plain sight. New York is infamous for its underground oddities, sequestered speakeasies, and tucked-away treasures. Unfortunately, not all of them are public, and some no longer exist (RIP 5 Pointz). In an attempt to consolidate the […]