Brutal conditions at Amazon warehouse, El Chapo stash houses in upscale nabes, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
December 20, 2018 - 11:00AM

Amazon workers in Staten Island say their relentless 12-hour shifts scanning items and lifting heavy bins are “like slavery” (Manhattan Times)

Drug traffickers for El Chapo chose wealthy NYC neighborhoods for their stash houses because they wanted as little contact with the law as possible (New York Post)

NYCHA tops the city’s Worst Landlord list for the first time (Daily News)

Manhattan apartment prices have fallen to 2015 levels (StreetEasy)

Home Depot and Lowe’s will get walloped if President Trump’s tariffs on Chinese-made goods jump from 10 percent to 25 percent in 2019 (Business Insider)

Kitchens with these common design flaws will make you gnash your teeth every time you cook (Apartment Therapy)


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