Posts Tagged: brooklyn

20 Tips for Surviving New York City on a Budget
20 Tips for Surviving New York City on a Budget

20 Tips for Surviving New York City on a Budget

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Maybe you saw last week’s semi-sappy post about leaving NYC. Well, this week I thought it might be more helpful to share some of my NYC honest-to-goodness learnings. 1) Use a broker when searching for apartments. It’s more $, but you’ll get a better deal on the month-to-month rent plus a better place in the…
Welcome to Brooklyn, IKEA!
Welcome to Brooklyn, IKEA!

Welcome to Brooklyn, IKEA!

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
That’s right, gentle readers. The Venga Bus er IKEA is coming to Brooklyn! Actually, it celebrated its grand opening this past weekend. They had some wicked cool promos, like $1000 gift cards if you had the foresight to print out a precious little form and bring it to the store this past weekend. BUT, for…
Kelly M’s guide to affordable Brooklyn neighborhoods
Kelly M’s guide to affordable Brooklyn neighborhoods

Kelly M’s guide to affordable Brooklyn neighborhoods

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
There are a lot of reasons to take a look at Brooklyn if you’re moving to New York on your own. The commute can be easy if you work downtown, the nightlife is so good you’ll go whole weekends without seeing the city, and Brooklyn has enough character to fit into three normal-sized U.S. cities,…