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Netflix's 'Pretend It's a City,' apartments with the biggest price drops, & more

By Austin Havens-Bowen  |
January 15, 2021 - 2:00PM

This week, readers visited Brick Underground to read our review of Netflix's "Pretend It's a City" starring longtime New Yorker Fran Lebowitz. The series takes viewers back to pre-Covid NYC with brutally honest anecdotes from Lebowitz on the difficulties of living in the city—including her bad real estate decisions.

Also of interest: The NYC apartments still on the market with the deepest price chops last month, according to RealtyHop's monthly report.

Here, in full, are this week's most popular posts. 

1) Netflix's 'Pretend It's a City' is the trip back in time every New Yorker needs right now

2) Here are the NYC apartments for sale with the deepest price chops in December

3) Questions renters should ask to avoid living in a badly managed building

4) My lease is up and I’m moving out but my roommate won’t leave. Am I responsible?

5) Greenpoint, Brooklyn: The insider’s guide to living there


Austin Havens-Bowen

Staff Writer

Staff writer Austin Havens-Bowen covers the rental market and answers renters' questions in a column called Realty Bites. He previously reported on local news for the Queens Ledger and The Hunts Point Express in the Bronx. He graduated from Hunter College with a BA in media studies. He rents a one-bedroom apartment in Astoria with his boyfriend and their two cats.

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