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Decorating a New York Apartment

You’ve just moved in to a great new place and you’re ready to make it feel like home.  But this can be hard to do if you have a grand total of 500 square feet to work with, which is often the case with New York City apartments.  Here are a few tips that I […]


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 […]


Welcome to the city.

Well, hello.  Welcome aboard!  Become a New Yorker is now open for business, or non-business to be precise. (We’re not trying to sell you anything, and yes, we’re one of the few in this town.)  This site was born out of an available and fabulously catchy URL, and the general lack of resources for new […]


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