What you need to earn to buy in NYC, a Craigslist rental that'll make you weep, and more

By Virginia K. Smith  | May 21, 2014 - 10:59AM

How much do you need to earn to afford a home in NYC? Quite a bit (Gothamist)

Or, spend $800 a month on a 55-square-foot room (bathroom and kitchen access not included!) in the Financial District (Curbed NY)

What happens when a seller's hubris meets the Internet? Brooklyn's most expensive apartment ($32 million!) comes in for a drubbing (NYO)

Staten Island locals get their "first amusement park in decades" (DNAinfo)

Good news for Brooklyn families? Amenity-packed, kid-friendly developments available in more of the borough's neighborhoods (NYO)

Helpful for crowded subway cars and cramped elevators alike: the expanding "personal space" dress (Fast Company)

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