At first glance it seemed like one of those silly, obvious-trend pieces for which the New York Times has become increasingly famous. Basically: New York City is loud (and the NY Times is ON IT). But you know what? The city IS loud. And despite some noteworthy aural improvements, quality-of-life-wise (remember when everyone first got [...]
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Have you ever come home super late at night to your (non-doorman) NYC apartment and realized that somewhere along the way you seem to have misplaced your keys? And your realize that you never got around to making a copy to give to your super, or your neighbor, and even if you had, well… maybe [...]
Is your apartment search driving you crazy? Do you need some apartment rental tips to make things go easier? Of course you do. How do I find a roommate? How do I fit all of my stuff in these small apartments? And so on.
Full disclosure: in my 30+ years of living in Manhattan and Brooklyn rental apartments, I have never had a doorman. Never known the joys of hassle-free deliveries, or the security of having some guy sit in the lobby all night; never known the awkwardness of forced cheeriness, or “getting busted” for late-night shenanigans.
Apartment pests: no matter how perfect your dream Manhattan or Brooklyn rental apartment, at some point during your years or decades or lifetime in this amazing city it’s likely you will have to deal with undesirable, unwanted neighbors–or, even more unfortunate, unwanted housemates–whether of the animal, insect, or human variety.
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