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We Unearthed the 55 Best Rent Deals in NYC Right Now

As vacant apartments continue to flood the market, we’ve taken on the job of carefully hunting through various listings sites, newsletters, and Craigslist, to find the very best deals out there. A good deal on a rental apartment, of course, can mean very different things for different people…. More »
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People in COVID Testing Lines Are Turning on Each Other

In the weeks leading up to Thanksgiving, hours-long waits at COVID testing sites have become commonplace. Wealthy New Yorkers, of course, have begun paying their way out, whether by hiring testers to come to their homes, or More »
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A $695K Soho One-Bedroom and a Prewar Apartment With Gramercy Park Access

For under $1 million, one can find all sorts of housing configurations: park-and-subway-adjacent studios, one bedrooms hidden in carriage houses or former shoe factories, and even the occasional true two bedroom. With More »
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What You Need to Know Now About the Upper West Side Homeless-Shelters Saga

A fierce neighborhood conflict has been playing out on the Upper West Side since early in the summer, when residents began complaining about homeless New Yorkers who were temporarily placed in area hotels — including the Lucerne, the the Belnord, and the Belleclaire — to help curb the spread of C… More »
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New York’s Approval System for New Building Is a Recipe for Mediocrity

Nothing says urban glamour like a shovelful of reeking muck. The Gowanus Canal has been on the receiving end of the city’s most unspeakable discards for 150 years, but now the federal government has arrived to clean up a channel that was designated as a Superfund site in 2010. Immense dredgers ar… More »