A non-native New Yorker's manifesto, condos for sale on City Island, and more

By Virginia K. Smith  | February 12, 2015 - 10:59AM

Stop letting born-and-bred New Yorkers guilt trip you for coming from elsewhere (Thrillist)

Sales just launched at a brand new City Island development, with prices as low as $478,000 (Curbed NY, previously)

Wooden cable spools make surprisingly versatile DIY furniture (Apartment Therapy)

Weed out the weirdos, flakes, and party animals in your roommate interviews (My First Apartment, previously)

If you've got $11.75 million you can buy this perfectly preserved West Village brownstone, which has gone unsullied by yuppies and their iPads (NYO)

There may be a whole lot of affordable housing headed for West Harlem (6sqft)

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