What newcomers should know about Bushwick, the extra cost of having a doorman, and more

By Virginia K. Smith  | November 13, 2014 - 10:59AM

Why the rent is so damn high, where to find new bars, and other key lessons for Bushwick newbies (Bushwick Daily)

In NYC's luxury buildings, you'll pay a whopping 65 percent more to live in a building with a doorman (WSJ, previously)

For movie buffs with cash to blow, the Staten Island home featured in The Godfather is on the market for $2.895 million (DNAinfo)

Alternately, there are worse ways to spend $26,000 a month—especially as the holidays approach—than renting out Bay Ridge's beloved "gingerbread house" (Curbed NY)

Punch a hole your wall, er, hang up some heavy art? A step-by-step guide on how to patch it up (Apartment Therapy)

How should your building handle an investor trying to take over? (Habitat Magazine)

For those of you stuck hosting Thanksgiving this year, here's how to prep your kitchen (Zillow Blog)

Novel new bill may force flaky landlords to actually fix recurring problems (NYDN)

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