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Dealing with noisy neighbors, best grocery delivery services, & more

By Austin Havens-Bowen  |
April 24, 2020 - 2:00PM

This week, readers visited Brick Underground for advice on handling noisy neighbors while you're stuck at home. One tip: It's best not to address the problem in the heat of the moment. Wait and then reach out to other neighbors who may be experiencing the same aggravation, and be sure to document the situation.

Also of interest: A guide to the best NYC grocery delivery services during Covid-19. If you can't go out right now, or prefer not to, companies like Instacart, Mercato, and Boxed have shoppers who pick out your items, text you when things are out of stock and suggest replacements, and then deliver your order to your front door. There's high demand right now so be sure to order in advance.

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

1) How to handle loud neighbors when you're stuck at home—Brick Underground's best advice

2) Your neighbors fled the city. They left you their water bugs

3) The best NYC grocery delivery services for Covid-19: Instacart, Mercato, Amazon Fresh, Boxed, & more

4) We want to move out of the city. Should we start looking now?

5) Fewer listings and stubborn sellers leaves Manhattan a 'very thin marketplace' for deals


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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