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You too can be Bored to Death in a hot 1-bed, $2,035 duplex

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By Teri Karush Rogers  |
October 8, 2010 - 4:13PM

As obsessive fans of HBO’s Bored to Death, we perked up when this affinity-marketing gem from StuntmanPR showed up in our email this afternoon:

The 75 Grand Avenue building ( in Brooklyn is offering renters who sign a lease before November 1st a complimentary “Clinton Hill Experience Kit” — which includes a 30 minute hot stone massage from the neighborhood’s Body By Brooklyn, a basket of house-made scones from Choice Market and a DVD of Bored To Death: The Complete First Season.

We stopped reading for a moment, wondering if the 30-minute hot stone massage was actually supposed to make us flash back to the image of Jason Schwartzman padlocked keppe-to-toe in a black leather body suit while being thwacked by a dominatrix in the season premiere, just before a police raid sends our bumbling S&M superhero careening through the streets of Manhattan into the unshockable hands of Ted Danson.


But the apartments sound nice: No-fee rentals featuring 16-foot ceilings and mezzanines, full-aperture windows, Caesar stone countertops, Brazilian “Ipe” walnut flooring, European custom cabinetry and stainless steel appliances by Liebherr, Sub-zero and Fulgor start at $2,035 for a one-bedroom duplex with a private terrace.

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Teri Karush Rogers

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Founder and publisher Teri Karush Rogers launched Brick Underground in 2009. As a freelance journalist, she had previously covered New York City real estate for The New York Times. Teri has been featured as an expert on New York City residential real estate by The New York Times, New York Daily News, amNew York, NBC Nightly News, The Real Deal, Business Insider, the Huffington Post, and NY1 News, among others. Teri earned a BA in journalism and a law degree from New York University.

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