Jaime Hessel's March 28th UberX ride from her East Williamsburg apartment to East Midtown covered 6.79 miles in 35 minutes and 29 seconds, and resulted in a $12,251.49 bill. In Uber's defense, East Midtown is lovely this time of year. [ more › ]
Welcome back to This Week In Discs! If you see something you like, click on the title to buy it from Amazon. A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night Arash stands apart from the downtrodden populace of Bad City with his blue jeans, white tee-shirt...Show More Summary
Lucy and Anna DeCinque, 28-year-old sisters born a minute apart, are the world’s “most identical twins.” The two DeCinque sisters were recently granted the title after competing in Japan against another set of identical twins in a show that involved the sets of twins playing various pranks on the public. Show More Summary
BARTLESVILLE, OK — Police have arrested 27-year-old Brittany Bell after her 3-month-old daughter was found dead in her home being eaten by roaches. Police were initially called to Bell’s apartment on Jan 8, on a report of a dead infant. Show More Summary
Microsoft Research has revealed their latest project ImmerseBoard which uses huge touch screens called SurfaceHubs combined with Microsoft Kinect cameras to let two people standing hundreds of miles apart look at each other, virtually “shake hands” and even write on the same white board. The interactive, 3D technology replicates the feeling two people […] […]
A controversial "poor door" hasn't deterred New Yorkers from applying for an affordable apartment at a new Upper West Side development. More than 88,000 people applied for a mere 55 low-priced units... To view the full story, click the title link.
New York Post From New Yorkers famously storing clothing in their kitchens, to my own past apartment where I wedged a piece of wood into the narrow space above a nook in the wall just so I could stack items to ceiling level, living in a small space forces you to get creative about where you stash your stuff. READ MORE »
It's not everyday we come across a hard-core DIY rock star like Imgur user AvalonAwoken. Moving to a tiny Brooklyn apartment meant that space was at major premium (but so was cash), so rather than shelling out major bucks for a ready-made Murphy bed, AvalonAwoken designed and built this bed and sofa and storage combo for a fraction of the price. Show More Summary
Brendan and Cate had been together just over a year when, at 23 and 21, they began to feel trapped. They shared an apartment in Fort Greene, which neither could afford alone, and a motorcycle that they kept on the porch. Minor disagreements had been spiraling into misery-inducing fights, but... More »
A report said Heastie failed to sell an apartment his mother purchased with money she stole from a Bronx nonprofit.
Three people were pulled out of a Brooklyn apartment building that caught fire early Tuesday, officials said.
BlackRock CEO Larry Fink says that contemporary art and luxury apartments are the new gold. A report from Bloomberg on Tuesday cites comments from Fink at a recent conference in Singapore where the executive said, "The two greatest stores of wealth internationally today is contemporary art... Show More Summary
State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie benefited financially from a Bronx apartment his mother bought with money embezzled from a nonprofit where she worked. New York City subway ridership in 2014 grew... To view the full story, click the title link.
When you move into a new apartment or embark on a major makeover of your current space, it's easy to want to spend big on every new piece of decor. Resist this urge. We can can tell you from firsthand experience that 1. when you go splurge-crazy you'll end up maxing out your budget before you're even halfway through your shopping list, and 2. Show More Summary
Grosvenor Americas, developer of District apartments on 14th Street NW as well as office, retail and hotel space in the Washington area, has partnered with McCaffery Interests to build F1rst, a mixed-used development directly north of Nationals Park baseball stadium in Southeast’s Capitol Riverfront neighborhood (also known as Navy Yard).Read full article >>
The sound of silence in James Cruz' apartment is deafening. "Do you mind if I put on some music?" he pleads rather than asks. Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling James fine-tunes the sounds on recordings. His apartment -- home to him, his wife,...Show More Summary
We speak with the activist director ahead of Tuesday’s nationwide screenings The Emperor’s New Clothes, his collaboration with Russell Brand.
From:http://www.ajc.com/news/news/local/trinity-triangle-set-to-open-in-january/nkxCm/By Bill Banks for the ajc Decatur’s Trinity Triangle, bordered by Howard Avenue, Trinity Place and Church Street, will have its first apartment units ready for occupancy in late January. Show More Summary
Every morning, Kim Casipong strolls past barbed wire, six dogs, and a watchman in order to get to her job in a pink apartment building decorated with ornate stonework in Lapu-Lapu City. The building towers above the slums surrounding it—houses made of scrap wood with muddy goat pens in place of ya
It's sad to see a family get torn apart, but at least the kids went to the parent who cared enough to show up… Rachel Roy and her ex-husband Damon Dash had been in a heated custody battle after both sides accused the other of being unfit parents. Damon claimed that the fashion designer once drove drunk [...]