The Rental Market

Meet my coffin--er, coffee table

By Teri Karush Rogers | November 15, 2010 - 6:36AM

The Daily News' real estate section introduces a neighborhood-centric apartment-dweller-on-the-street featureScene & Heard. It kicked off Friday with photographer James Maher  dispatched to Bushwick, Brooklyn to profile passers-by about their real estate situations.  Our favorites: The ex-Park Slope furniture maker who uses a coffin for a coffee table, and the high school teacher who recently moved from another apartment in Bushwick:  "I guess I wasn't moving out fast enough. The management told somebody who was interested in the apartment that he could come and look in my front window, because I lived on the first floor, so I freaked out and called the cops, because I thought that I had a stalker." Roving photog Maher has shot NY1's Roger Clarkthe Daily News' Jason Sheftell, and writer Michael Gross for this very site; check out his NYC-themed photography, for sale online here, and pick one out as a holiday gift for your favorite urbanite.  (NY Daily News) 

Teri Karush Rogers

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Founder and publisher Teri Karush Rogers launched Brick Underground in 2009. As a freelance journalist, she covered New York City real estate for the 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 holds a BA in journalism and a law degree from New York University. 

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