All about the Upper West Side, life on an East River house boat, and more

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Ghosts, a secret street, and more things you may not know about the Upper West Side (Gothamist)

How one couple makes it work on a tiny boat in the East River (Mel Films via Curbed NY)

New York's never-ending luxury development boom may finally (finally) be coming back down to earth (Crain's)

Here's an app to preview just how much better the 2nd Avenue Subway will make your commute (City Lab)

Historic jail cells that are nicer than modern-day NYC rentals (Gothamist)

Williamsburg tenants are fighting back against their shady landlord (who happens to be married to Robert Durst) (DNAinfo)

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