The lure of downtown Flushing, upgrade your kitchen's backsplash, and more

By Virginia K. Smith  | October 2, 2014 - 10:59AM

One major perk of moving to Downtown Flushing: the food (NYT)

For the more advanced DIY-ers, a guide to painting a tile backsplash (Design*Sponge)

A NYU student's mantras for a sanity-saving apartment hunt (NYULocal)

As you probably suspected, it's getting harder than ever to find apartments under $500,000 in NYC (DNAinfo)

If you live in an apartment with views of Manhattan, why not take design inspiration from the borough, too? (Houzz)

Never forget that your WiFi network name is a great place to make a passive-aggressive swipe at the neighbors (Brooklyn Heights Blog)

Tips and tricks for sprucing up the bedroom without breaking the bank (Zillow Blog)

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