There’s no slowing down the demand, the development, nor–most record-breaklingly–the price of Brooklyn rental apartments these days. According to the May Brooklyn rental apartment report released by MNS recently, overall rents were up, on average, a head-spinning 10% from last year… and the average cost of a Park Slope rental apartment rose an astounding 40%. [...]
The Brooklyn rental market continue to set records, both in terms of rental prices that, on average, have never been higher (up 10% in 2010, and another 7% last year), as well as for the sheer number of new construction and development that’s been pouring into the market of late.
I finally completed my rounds of New York City’s great summertime outdoor fairs, food festivals, and fleas–a list that would include the Brooklyn Flea Markets (called Brooklyn Flea for short) of both Williamsburg and Fort Greene; the all-food flea offshoot, the Williamsburg Smorgasburg, the Hester Street Fair on the Lower East Side, the Dekalb Market [...]
Another month, another record for Manhattan rental apartments, and not in a good way for would-be Manhattan renters. Because although the average Manhattan rent in May only went up by an insignificant-sounding nine dollars, that does mean that the average Manhattan rental apartment now goes for an astonishing $3,438 a month.
The best meal I’ve so far this year was in the prettiest room in Williamsburg, with the most gorgeous companion imaginable, featuring the perhaps the tastiest duck I’ve ever had and the most refreshing dessert in memory. AND, considering the generous size of the portions, the complimentary snacks and tastes we received throughout, and the [...]
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