This week, readers visited Brick Underground for a guide to the best Brooklyn and Manhattan neighborhoods for car owners. While the city is making it increasingly difficult to own a car in the city to ease up congestion, factors like greater on-street parking, parking garages, and lower density allow neighborhoods like the Upper West Side, Windsor Terrace, and Ditmas Park to remain more car-friendly.
Also of interest: Lots of apartment listings use virtually staged images. They are meant to show an apartment's potential—and hide its flaws. Here's what to keep in mind when looking at listings that make use of computer-enhanced pictures.
Austin Havens-Bowen covers the rental market. 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.
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