Mimi O’Connor has written about New York City real estate for publications that include Brick Underground, Refinery29, and Thrillist. She is the recipient of two awards from the National Association of Real Estate Editors for interior design and service journalism. Her writing on New York City, parenting, events, and culture has also appeared in Parents, Red Tricycle, BizBash, and Time Out New York. She is the author of several books, including "The Dictionary of Corporate Bullshit" and "Reel Culture." She once lived in a NYC building in such rough shape that a Law & Order location scout rang her doorbell to inquire about using her apartment as a murderous psychopath’s headquarters.