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Tips for Finding a Roommate

Tips for Finding a Roommate

As we mentioned in our post "How to Save Money in the Big City," finding a roommate is one of the best ways to cut costs while living in one of the most expensive areas in the country. Roommates not only share rent and utilities, but they can be the answer to your desire to upgrade from a walkup building with zero amenities to luxury accommodations with laundry and outdoors space.

Bed-Stuy Rentals: 5 Things to Know About the Neighborhood

Bed-Stuy Rentals: 5 Things to Know About the Neighborhood

Welcome to Bed-Stuy, a sprawling and vibrant neighborhood spanning seven avenues in the heart of Brooklyn. Forget the rumors of gentrification and leave your inhibitions at the door, you’re about to step into one of the closest and friendliest communities in all of NYC. But before you make the move, here’s five things to know about this Brooklyn hidden gem.

Ask a Designer: Backyard Design Tips

Ask a Designer: Backyard Design Tips

As the weather warms and snow recedes, those lucky enough to possess a scrap of outdoor space in this urban center want to make the most of it. To help create the perfect outdoor living spaces, we checked in with a few of our very own interior designers to ask for their favorite backyard decorating tips.

Staff Spotlight: Danielle Garrison

Staff Spotlight: Danielle Garrison

Meet Danielle Garrison: A caring and charismatic friend living out her dreams in New York City and spreading smiles along the way.

The Renovation: Seven Point Espresso – Australian Coffee comes to Brooklyn

The Renovation: Seven Point Espresso – Australian Coffee comes to Brooklyn

A tight three-week renovation schedule — where every minute meant missed opportunity — gives the Dixon Projects team a chance to bring Australian coffee culture to Crown Heights.