Monthly Archives: October 2010

Time Out’s Apt Issue Is Better Than Christmas/Hanukkah/Kwanzaa

Time Out’s Apt Issue Is Better Than Christmas/Hanukkah/Kwanzaa

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
You think I’m kidding? It’s true! For those looking for a mini low-down on NYC apartments right now the current issue of Time Out New York (TONY) is a virtual goldmine. Even better, they have more goodies online.   If you’re looking to move to New York and want to see first hand what apartments really…
The Fifth Floor Girls and the Second Floor Guys.

The Fifth Floor Girls and the Second Floor Guys.

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Our guest blogger Elyse learns why it pays to be friendly with your neighbors. The Fifth Floor Girls and the Second Floor Guys. We moved in on the same day as our second floor neighbors. They were three guys, we were three girls and we were close enough in age to comfortably mix socially. They…
Avoiding Roommates from Hell

Avoiding Roommates from Hell

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
It’s kind of amazing, how many bad roommate stories are out there. Everyone who’s ever lived with someone seems to have one and few topics bring about the kind of unadulterated hatred and self-pity than those of horrible roommates. Jezebel recently came to us, asking if we had any tips for how to avoid roommate…
Altec Lansing Giveaway Winners!

Altec Lansing Giveaway Winners!

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Thanks to everyone who entered our Altec Lansing Giveaway. Without further ado…our randomly selected winners are: Octiv Mini ($49.99): Casey who wrote that, “My favorite advice was “a beautiful apartment no matter what size”. Being on such a tight budget in such a tiny place has undoubtedly been hard to make affordable, efficient, and elegant!…