The median home price in Brooklyn is $524K, but aspiring yuppies needn’t give up on the dream altogether — there are still some places on sale for less than half that, even in our fine borough. Our friends at QueensNYC rounded up apartments in five counties that you can get for $250K, including a sweet Upper West Side studio in Manhattan and this 1BR beaut in Ditmas Park. It’s got closets, decent-sized rooms, groovy kitchen, lots of light, and a good location on East 17th between Cortelyou and Dorchester. Plus, Ditmas Park! Here’s what else you can buy for entry-level dough in five areas.
Hot take: Halloween isn’t for everybody. Don’t get me wrong, it’s a great holiday. It just favors creatives and DIY experts to a fault. Many people are Hallo-wise enough to start planning their costume for the following year on Nov. 1. — and if you’re one of those people, more power to you! — but that leaves the rest […]
Loitering has been a problem for coffee shop owners for so long that we’ve gone through several cycles of addressing it in New York City. First came limiting laptop hours and eliminating outlets, then things like timed wifi. Britcom hit Fleabag skewered the annoying laptop camper in its inaugural season this summer, which means it’s far from just an American […]
Jimmy McMillan has an enduring allure to him, especially at this moment in history, perhaps because he reminds us of a time when our, let’s say, more unorthodox candidates weren’t seen as a direct threat to democracy and everything we hold dear. Most people started seeing McMillan’s Chester A. Arthur mutton chops and pro wrestler swagger during his notable […]