The Jersey 'hood that's "Brooklyn West," a rug that doubles as a sofa, and more

By Virginia K. Smith  | October 9, 2014 - 10:59AM

If you're thinking of making a move to the 'burbs, Maplewood, N.J., is apparently now "Brooklyn West" (NYT)

An Italian designer has created a weird—but undeniably efficient—rug/sofa/storage space (House Beautiful)

Equal parts embarrassing and enlightening, Pandora reveals your neighborhood's favorite genres (and Murray Hill is big on "beach bar lounge") (NYDN)

Hopefully you'll never need it, but just in case, here's a guide to DIY-ing a fruit fly trap for your kitchen (Apartment Therapy)

Only 4.5 stars? Yelp reviewers unleash their opinions of the entire metropolis (City Lab)​

If you're in Soho or Lenox Hill, congratulations (or condolences) are in order: your Zip Codes are among the priciest in the nation (Forbes via The Real Deal)

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