Lower East Side, Manhattan. $100.00/night
"I’m asking $100 per night and you will have shelter for the evening and a place to crash."
"Sorry I can’t offer a piece of furniture to actually sleep on."
(gee, thanks so much?)
I hate this fucking city sometimes
— Lewis Black (via newyorkcitydreams)
Williamsburg, Brooklyn. $0.00?
"want to take a break from high rents?"
(and fuck this guy, too)
ALL THE TIME WITH THIS POST
FUCK THIS GUY
This is my stop! It’s so freaking Williamsburg! But it’s kind of a bad place for it, who wants to stop and browse at a tiny hole in the (non-air conditioned) subway while trying to get to their next destination
Bruce Davidson, New York City, 1980
Oh god these guys are so obnoxious…
You didn’t link to the original Times article. You know, the one that had over a hundred comments…all of which expressing total hatred of these kids lol
Edit for relevant comment:
Here’s extremely rare film footage of New York City from 1939 — in full color.
Idk..I think cycling in gyms is statistically less likely to get me hit by a car in NYC
I can see my house! —A.P.
Knitting Factory! That’s where I live B)
When “Cozy” means Small: An NYC Apartment Ad Glossary
- “Old-world” = Old.
- “Prefer someone who works during the day” = You should never be home.
- “Courtyard View” = View of the back of another building with small concrete enclosure below.
- “Into community living” = I will drink your milk.
As suggested by Brian Lehrer Show listeners. Lots more here.
-Jody, BL Show-
“South Williamsburg” = Bed Stuy
“Clinton Hill, steps from Pratt” = Bed Stuy
“East Williamsburg” = Bushwick
“Bushwick” = Ridgewood
Also, I saw an ad this week that described 36th & 4th Ave as “Gowanus.” Yeah, OK. If Gowanus is spelled Sunset Park, maybe.