For those nights when you want a healthy, gourmet dinner pronto, check out these meal delivery services
Grocery shopping in New York City is, to put it mildly, a hassle: maneuvering the cart in cramped aisles, spotting the Trader Joe's "line ends here" sign parked a mile from the cash registers, lugging your bags home and up the stairs. If you're not keen on FreshDirect (pricey and planning-intensive) or take out (pricey and unhealthy), check out these meal delivery services that promise to take care of your dinner needs.
If your too-cool roommates mocked your Easter bonnet one too many times, you may want to find an apartment with roomies more tolerant of your headgear. But you don’t need to spend all your money to get away from the haters. Take a look at the no-fee and low-fee places—with broker’s fees up to 9 percent versus the typical 12 to 15 percent—on offer at rental website Naked Apartments. Skim some places here in our round-up or visit Naked Apartments and search by “no fee” or “low-fee” to view more.
The founders of mattress start-up Casper want to change the way New Yorkers sleep. From left: Philip Krim, Jeff Chapin, T. Luke Sherwin, Neil Parikh, Gabriel Flateman.
Despite their starring role in countless bedroom trysts, mattresses are not exactly sexy—and certainly not the stuff of tech fortune fantasies. At least until now.
The five founders of Casper, a Manhattan-based mattress start-up, want to bring New Yorkers a high-end product at a competitive price, while using Uber and bike messengers to get it to your fifth-floor walk-up when you need it. I test drove a mattress all weekend—more on that below—in anticipation of the official sales debut today.
A one-bedroom co-op on a residential block in Midtown West is up for auction this week. Go to PropertyShark.com to learn all you need to know about it before heading to the courthouse.
In this edition of the PropertyShark Foreclosure Spotlight, the focus is on a Midtown West co-op up for auction this Wednesday, April 23. But should you hightail it to the courthouse steps? A look at the detailed property report from real estate data powerhouse PropertyShark.com may help you decide.
Address: 342 West 56th Street between Eighth and Ninth Avenues, Apt. 1F
NYC is not like other rental markets. For one thing, it's arguably a more seasonal rental market, so prices will be higher in the summer.
You already know that New York City is like no other place in the country, if not the world. You may not know--but will quickly discover--that this is also true of the rental market here. If you're planning to move to glorious Gotham, don't do it blindly. Here are the top five reasons the apartment hunt is different in the Naked City.
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