Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, where we explore what you can rent or buy for a certain dollar amount in various LA 'hoods. Is one man's studio another man's townhouse? Let's find out! Our friends at Zumper have helped us out...
When phone carriers like Sprint and T-Mobile are happy to rent phones to customers, and Apple is the one phone manufacturer with its own network of stores to sell phones directly to consumers, what’s there to stop Apple from just leasing phones to customers directly? Even carriers would like this idea better, since they could sell iPhone leases instead of … [More]
Because nothing screams "baby-friendly" like a bag that costs the price of your rent.
Rejoice! According to Federal Reserve, rent is flat in Manhattan. On Wednesday, the Fed published its latest Beige Book report, a collection of economic anecdotes from each of the Fed's 12 regions giving an overview of economic activity...Show More Summary
Acer's modular PC, the PS4's next update is a big one, why renting cable boxes is crazy, and Google's war on full-screen mobile ads.
A good roommate picks up their clothes, washes the dishes — and never rents out your bedroom without your consent Robert Corwin, a digital artist who divides his time between California and Chicago, came home to find something amiss in his West Town condo. Show More Summary
I recently made the decision to check out IP TV at home. While I don't watch much TV anymore, I just wanted to check it out and watch the occasional show (mostly football) on TV. That's what I'm paying nearly €20 per month for anyway in Germany (every household does, even if you don't watch […] Ghacks needs you. Show More Summary
Noah Baumbach’s first movie, “Kicking and Screaming,” from 1995, is about a group of guys, recent college graduates, who don’t want to leave college. Though bright, capable, and vaguely destined for greatness, they rent a house in their college town, hang out at the same bars, and refuse to confront the future, or much else. Show More Summary
On Sunday, August 23, Tyler, the Creator, was riding through France on the nicest tour bus he’d ever rented—a giant TV screen, a circle couch, extra beds—and heading towards the end of what was meant to be a month-long tour of Europe, reveling in the amenities his hard work had afforded him. Show More Summary
Disappointed that he couldn’t rent the actual Batmobile for his wedding, Amit Patel turned on the Bat-Signal and ended up with something better.
Recently, the U.S. Commerce Department approved the export of limited volumes of light-sweet crude oil to Mexico in exchange for heavy-sour oil from the country. Ardent defender of the Nixon-era oil export ban, Sen. Edward Markey (D-Mass.), said the move illustrated “sufficient flexibility under the U.S. oil export ban” and cited national security and the...
If you thought New York City' rental market was crazy, London's is becoming truly demented. Read the rest
Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha confirmed the arrest of the foreign suspect on Tuesday. That arrest led them to the apartment rented by Wanna. A 28-year-old foreign man was arrested in Bangkok suburb of Nong Chok on Saturday in connection with the blast as police found bomb-making materials and several forged passports in his room.
I love cheesy horror. I grew up watching Buffy the Vampire Slayer and all those teen slasher films parents would overlook you renting out for a sleepover. I remember reading Goosebumps and Point Horror and later, Stephen King. I knew the rules for surviving a scary scenario inside out. Show More Summary
Pin it Name: Jamie and Byron with Roux, Simone and Coco Location: Cow Hollow — San Francisco, California Size: 2,300 square feet Years lived in: 1 — rented We first saw Jamie and Byron's dining room in the 2011 room for color contest. Show More Summary
Private investigator fact from fiction: Magnum P.I. lives in Hawaii and drives a Ferrari. I rent an apartment on the ocean and drive a Subaru Legacy sedan. The post My Life as a Private Detective appeared first on The Good Men Proje...
The Center for Sex Positive Culture will present a class on "Honored Objects" on Friday. Amy Red "Brogrammers," Bertha, bush fires... Not to mention the artistic exodus brought about by rising rents. Does it seem like the funky, free-wheeling Seattle of yore is being replaced by an unrecognizably corporate, condo-ridden hellscape? Don't despair—yet. Show More Summary
Independent contractors are nothing new — taxi drivers paying to use a medallion, barbers renting out chairs to cut hair, local artisans selling jewelry and apparel on consignment — but the boom in online platforms that give everyone immediate access to these services and products has resulted in an “on-demand” economy and workforce whose true size and scope is unknown. … [More]
Real estate agents looking to turn renters into buyers might want to focus on a specific sub-set of renters: those renting single-family homes. Households or individuals renting single-family properties -- homes, condominiums and townhomes -- are more likely to buy than those in apartments, according to research from Freddie Mac...
Sex-industry activists have a parlor game: Every time a story about the horrors befalling female prostitutes appears alongside an illustration of a woman’s bare back or a stock photo of high heels against a neon backdrop, there’s a virtual fist-bump. Here they go again — mainstream media offering visual titillation... More »