NYC Real(i)ty Speak: 5 signs you have over-cooled your apartment
By Veronica X. |June 23, 2011 - 10:40AM
There's nothing like the reassuring hum of your a/c on a day when the city feels like a frying pan, but you can have too much of a good thing. You know you've cranked the cold air a little too much down when:
You order matzoh ball soup for dinner
Your boyfriend seems to have lost weight - down there
Frost on the windows and mini-skating rinks on the houseplants after you have watered them
The mice have grown in their winter coats
Your ConEd bill is higher than your rent/maintenance
Veronica X. is a Canadian by birth, an Upper West Sider by nature, and an Upper East Sider by choice and circumstance. She has finally found an apartment big enough for her family, books, and shoes and is now in the process of renovating it.
Brick Underground articles occasionally include the expertise of, or information about, advertising partners when relevant to the story. We will never promote an advertiser's product without making the relationship clear to our readers.