Category Archive for "Get to know NYC"

9 things that are required for a New York City apartment

Knowing your rights as a tenant in New York City will save you from unrealistic expectations and headaches when looking for an apartment in the big city. We outlined 9 things that are allowed and not allowed in a Manhattan, Bronx, Brooklyn, and Queens resident apartment. Title 27 outlines...

What to do if you’re a college student without a lease between semesters

So the semester ended and it’s either winter break or you’re out for summer and your lease just ended. What do you do with your stuff? Whether you’re in a single-bedroom or have a few rooms worth of things, it can be hard to know what to do with...

5 productive ways to save space in a small apartment

It’s no secret that apartments in New York City are small — sometimes very small. There are some important rules apartments have to follow according to New York City’s building code: a minimum of 80 square feet a minimum width of 8 feet in any dimension a minimum ceiling...

The details you need to know about Central Park

Square in the middle of New York City is Central Park — the fifth largest park in the New York City area. It covers 843 acres and has an estimated 38 million visitors annually. Here are a few other things to know about the park: Where to find Central...

5 things you need to do when moving to a cold area

You’re making a move to a new area! Congratulations! Colder climates are not a bad thing. In fact, many people prefer the colder weather to warm. For some, it’s the comfort and melancholy that cold weather brings that makes it enjoyable. If you’re moving to New York City, take...

Which borough to live in — with a quiz!

There are many places to live when it comes to finding housing in New York City, but it can be hard to decide which borough to live in. There are positives and negatives as well as things that make each borough unique. This guide and quiz will hopefully help...

15 reasons why you should move to NYC in 2020

If you’re considering a move to NYC in 2020, let us help you with your decision. We’re here to make it easier, so without further ado, here are 15 reasons you should move to New York City in 2020. 1. You’ll always have something to do You will never...

5 ways to find cheap storage in New York City

You need a storage unit in NYC. There are many options to consider when looking for a place to store your items. How do you find a cheap storage unit? Here are a few ideas of where to look. Search websites for best deals Almost all self-storage companies have...

9 tips when visiting New York City for the first time

It’s no doubt that living in New York City is an amazing experience. For those lucky enough to live here, you’ll never run out of things to do. If you’re just visiting, there are a few things you should know. Study the Metro routes and stops Before arriving in...

5 Unique stores to visit in Manhattan and Brooklyn while shopping in NYC this 2019 holiday season

With the holidays soon approaching, you may be thinking about gift-giving. We have a few ideas of places to go in Manhattan and Brooklyn. We have some unique shops you NEED to visit this holiday season. There are a LOT of cool, trendy, and unique stores in NYC —...

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