Bushwick gets some Queens competition, relatively cheap Hamptons houses, and more

By Virginia K. Smith  | August 1, 2014 - 10:59AM

Maspeth, Queens as a cheaper alternative to Bushwick? There's an argument to be made for it (Bushwick Daily)

And there's some (marginally) cheaper Hamptons housing opening up, too (NYDN via The Real Deal)

Apartment Therapy rounded up the best of its low-cost (or no-cost) decorating advice, and there are lots of gems (Apartment Therapy)

Is a building with a life-size chess board worth higher rent? (Gothamist)

More importantly, do you get some kind of rent reduction if you live off the "dirtiest" subway line in the city? (Ditmas Park Corner)

And now, for some kitchen envy (and DIY inspiration) (Refinery 29)

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