Gulliver’s Gate will take 49,000 square feet in Times Square at the old New York Times building for its interactive world of miniatures exhibit. Look at the video in this article. This could be a major spot of interest to New Yorkers and visitors to our city. From Crain’s NY...Read more
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Ask an expert: Can I break my lease on a smelly apartment? This is an interesting question because there are so many rental apartment buildings with restaurants in NYC. Not only do they bring smells, but also traffic, noise, smoke, people milling about outside your building, and vermin of various...Read more
Are you are better off or not than four years ago is a local question. The anecdotal evidence is a strong "yes". Stand outside any high-end restaurant
I found my first Manhattan apartment through sheer luck. I was sharing a two-bedroom apartment in Hell’s Kitchen, with a place with beyond decent coffee on the same block.
Inside President Barack Obama’s Former NYC Manhattan no fee apartment. By Krisanne Alcantara Long before President Barack Obama lived at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave, he lived in a beat-up two-bedroom walkup no fee rental apartment in NY, on the third floor of an Upper West Side walk-up. Like many struggling, cash-strapped...Read more
Micro-subletting Is Thriving in New York — But Is It Legal? Eric Jaffe Micro-subletting is a pretty good business in New York these days. As the New York Post recently reported, residents throughout the city are “bringing in tens of thousands of dollars” renting out their units or spare rooms...Read more
By Penelope Green / New York Times News Service NEW YORK — Sixty-six square feet is certainly bigger than a window box, but it is, perhaps, smaller than some fire escapes. Yet the dimensions of this narrow outdoor room, which sits outside a garret-like apartment on top of a Brooklyn...Read more
The City Room Blog – New York Times. July 25, 2012 These days, everyone can be like The Jeffersons and move into their deluxe apartment in the sky. More likely though, you’ll be searching for your deluxe Manhattan no fee apartment rental right here on RDNY.com. Officially, the high-rise...Read more
By CLYDE HABERMAN On Monday, the same day that a memorial service was held for the filmmaker Nora Ephron, newspapers carried obituaries of the actor Ernest Borgnine, whose most enduring credit was his Oscar-winning performance as a lonely Everyman in Paddy Chayefsky’s 1955 film “Marty.” What binds these two very...Read more
Yes, I wanted to do a nice and serious post about Mayor Bloomberg’s initiative to turn a city parking lot on the East Side into an apartment building with micro-apartments of approximately 300 sq. ft.. I’m glad he’s taking the leap. The city needs small apartments for single people that...Read more
By Felice Cohen / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Four-and-a-half million people around the world saw the YouTube video of my 90-square-foot Manhattan studio, and thousands expressed their opinions: “She’s crazy,” “Not worth it,” “There’s no way she has sex in that bed.” (Believe what you will.) Didn’t these people hear...Read more
Oh, how I missed my dog when I got my first NYC rental. The landlord wouldn't allow dogs. But I found the perfect solution! Rent a dog in Central Park
Sunday is the season finale of "Mad Men". We love them, we hate them, and we wish we lived in Don's snazzy Upper East Side apartment on 73rd and Park Ave.
Don’t miss The Wood Brothers this Saturday, June 23rd from 3-7pm at Peter Cooper Village / Stuyvesant Town oval and have some rockin’ fun! Celebrate Summer on the Oval – The Stuyvesant Town Oval, that is. Peter Cooper Village and Stuyvesant Town have a whole summer of great events and...Read more
Get ready. The hot, humid, muggy days and nights are just around the corner. Since not every apartment in NYC is air conditioned, we have a few suggestions
Your best friends from college think it's cool that you have an apartment in NY and they want to drive by and spend some time with their old best bud. What do you do? You...
The morgue at the Times is the place where our memories about everything grand and once important lives. It's the memory center of our collective brains.
If Mayor Bloomberg gets his way, he'd like NYC rental apartments to ban smoking. Bloomberg is introducing legislation that would require
NY has long had a bumper crop of notorious landlords. Frank Palazzolo, a wealthy Westchester real estate operator, is in the worst-landlord club.
Some people drop into Pier 9 for a couple of candles. Not Alex. He's now painting the Sistine Chapel's ceiling murals in his apartment, starting with the Creation of Adam over his bedroom.
There a tons of beautiful picture books on how to creatively maximize small spaces for living. The web has tons of resources for the same thing. But every once in a while, someone does something above and beyond the usual. And then it’s time to take a look. Curbed.com has...Read more
Queens residents have started rebelling against their hyphenated addresses, asking why Queens is the only borough whose addresses are dashed. And there are no easy answers:
The latest trend in the commercial real estate industry: urban farming. In a few short months, we have transformed a temporarily idle construction site into a productive urban farm.
Your home\'s furnishings and layout can greatly affect your sleep and energy. The bedroom should used be for sleep and sex only, says...
It can include a real estate broker adopting the Native American tradition of burning sage in an apartment in preparation for the first open house. It can also extend to include the afternoon-long space clearings that Ms. Wendell does with clients,
How\'d you like to pay just over a thousand bucks a month for a place on the Upper East Side—for your car? Yep, the four-figure parking spot has arrived, as of last week
Thank you to BrickUnderground.com. Post by Openthedoor-man | 11/29/10 – 6:52 AM Tis the season to be jolly. Yep, jolly indeed are the doormen of every building hustling and bustling in tune with the sugar plums and ginger bread cookies dancing in our heads. Okay, who the hell am I...Read more
The City Room blogger at The New York Times Online has been doing us all a public service. Kudos to her. She started asking what kinds of controversial demands New York City landlords make on renters, particularly those renters that need a guarantor.
Though the heated eviction battle over the Carnegie Hall studios is over, not all of the former tenants are ready to forget about their longtime homes.
A heartbroken upper West Side couple has slapped a dog-walking service with a $1 million lawsuit, charging its employee left their beloved pooch to die of heat exhaustion.
Administrators in some co-op and condo buildings have attempted to ban smoking not just in common areas, but in private apartments as well.
Apparently, it’s better to be a pothead than a cigarette smoker in a NYC co-op or condo these days.
by Openthedoor-man Monday, July 12, 2010 on BrickUnderground.com As recently as a year and a half ago, I used to get a lot of complaints about hallways that smelled like ashtrays, or cigarette butts tossed onto another resident’s window sill below. Maybe because a lot fewer people smoke cigarettes nowadays...Read more
Most people have had the misfortune of sharing a living space with someone that made them miserable. Here are 50 of the best places online to read, share or laugh about the pain of co-habitation.
If were were going to write a new guide to Harlem, this is the guide we\'d try to write. But the good folks at DesignSpongeonline.com have done if for us.
Apartment 3E at 142 West 109th Street looks like a pretty straightforward New York City apartment. It’s a one-bedroom third-floor walk-up with a windowless office and only a little corner to call a kitchen. It has exposed brick walls and wood floors. It’s a couple of blocks to the subway.
Since television was born, TV shows have been set in New York City. From \"The Honeymooners\" all the way to \"30 Rock,\" generations of New Yorkers have grown up seeing their hometown used as a backdrop, or even a central character, in everything from sitcoms and cartoons to edgy dramas.
And then the fighting started. One couple’s marriage began unraveling, and the fighting sent their children running to other apartments. Suddenly our commune-like existence had become toxic and frightening.
A dog survived going airborne in New York after a gust of wind blew him from an 11th-floor apartment terrace to a rooftop five stories below, his owner said.