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To Live, Love and Lease in New York

So you’ve decided to move to New York. Let’s assume you’re a young woman, and for the sake of ease we’ll call you Lindsey. First of all, congratulations on moving to New York! You’re going to hate it and love it here, but it’s such a lovely dump it’s worth seeing. Of course there’s one […]


How to Move in New York: Brooklyn Edition

I’ve just recently moved from my lovely home in Jersey City, NJ to the great borough of Brooklyn, NY.    I’ve moved around quite a lot in the NY Metro area (first Brooklyn, then Manhattan, Hoboken and Jersey City), but since I’ve lived in NJ for about 4 or 5 years, I’ve forgotten how unique […]


Ask A New Yorker: Karri

Part of the Ask A New Yorker series. Ed. note: In an effort to make our bevy of BANY contributors a bit more familiar to you all, we now present “Ask a New Yorker: Karri”, the first post in Q&A series with those who write for this site.  Check it out, enjoy the stories, and share […]


Mistakes to Avoid During Your First Few Weeks in New York

As a precursor to my first post on this brilliantly overdue website, I dare not claim that I have accomplished the goal and graduated to bona fide New Yorker status. 16 months does not a New Yorker make. What 16 months in this big tiny city does make, however, is a misplaced and disgruntled Midwesterner…who […]


How To Live In New York Without Going Broke

New York is the most expensive city in the United States, and the 8th most expensive city in the world. Check out the following tips and learn how you CAN afford to love New York.


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