6 NYC homes you can tour virtually

Options include a quirky condo in a historic Noho building and a rustic Upper East Side studio With New York on “pause” to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, open houses are out, and virtual tours via Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, and other platforms are in. Join us for a virtual walk through of six new listings, including a quirky condo inside a historic Noho building, a rustic studio on the Upper East Side under $1 million, and a renovated…

New Yorkers need space for social distancing. Let’s open streets to pedestrians.

New Yorkers need space for social distancing. Let’s open streets to pedestrians. Central Park on March 20, amid the COVID-19 outbreak. | Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images Banning cars from some streets would encourage social distancing and help keep New York City safe Like many New Yorkers, I’ve been staying home as much as possible in an attempt to do my part to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus. And like many New Yorkers, my apartment is not especially…

New York will offer mortgage relief during coronavirus pandemic. What about rents?

New York will offer mortgage relief during coronavirus pandemic. What about rents? Oliver Foerstner/Shutterstock.com “People are losing their jobs, closing their businesses—it’s going to be hard to continue to pay our rent” New Yorkers struggling to make ends meet during the novel coronavirus pandemic have gotten some respite for their housing concerns: Earlier this week, the state suspended eviction proceedings indefinitely (though there are some aspects of the policy that lack clarity), and today, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a 90-day…

What $450,000 buys in NYC right now

What $450,000 buys in NYC right now Pearl May Studio/Courtesy of Compass Five apartments, five NYC neighborhoods Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a weekly column that explores what one can buy for a set dollar amount in various NYC neighborhoods. Is one man’s studio another man’s townhouse? Let’s find out! Today, we’re looking at apartments for sale for around $450,000. RISE Media, courtesy of the Corcoran Group Midtown East A bright co-op studio in Midtown East is up for grabs for…

Everything you need to know about NYC’s response to the coronavirus outbreak

Everything you need to know about NYC’s response to the coronavirus outbreak Photo by Roy Rochlin/Getty Images Here’s what you need to know in New York City As COVID-19 spreads across the globe, precautions like social distancing, event cancellations, and even panic shopping are underway. Here in New York, lawmakers have taken major steps to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, confirmed cases of which continue to rise throughout the city and state. As of Tuesday morning, many public…

Times Square Billboard Ad Shows President Trump Hogtied

Times Square Billboard Ad Shows President Trump Hogtied A clothing company has put up a billboard in Times Square that depicts President Trump being hog-tied by a woman clad in its athletic wear New York Local News and Breaking News Be Heard at Go Home NY Be heard! Leave your apartment, condo, and coop building reviews at Go Home NY! Know a building’s managers are awful? Have the inside line on a perfect building? Anything in between? Express your voice…

Where should the next NYC busway be? Experts weigh in

Where should the next NYC busway be? Experts weigh in Courtesy of New York City Department of Transportation The runaway success of the 14th Street car ban makes similar interventions in the city a no-brainer Two weeks after it launched, the 14th Street busway—the subject of legal challenges, arguments, and much hand-wringing before it even had a chance to prove itself—appears to be a runaway success. There are plenty of anecdotes showing that the pilot program, which has all but…

Got Blood? New York Says It ‘Urgently’ Needs Your Help

Got Blood? New York Says It ‘Urgently’ Needs Your Help The New York Blood Center is “urgently” asking for help, saying the region’s supply has never been lower in a public plea for assistance Friday. Photo Credit: Vladimir Gerdo/TASS New York Local News and Breaking News Be Heard at Go Home NY Be heard! Leave your apartment, condo, and coop building reviews at Go Home NY! Know a building’s managers are awful? Have the inside line on a perfect building?…

What $850,000 buys in NYC right now

What $850,000 buys in NYC right now Romy, Rare Photography/Courtesy of Compass Five apartments, five NYC neighborhoods Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a weekly column that explores what one can buy for a set dollar amount in various NYC neighborhoods. Is one man’s studio another man’s townhouse? Let’s find out! Today, we’re looking at apartments for sale for around $850,000. Andrea Pedicini/Courtesy of Citi Habitats Sutton Place This Sutton Place studio, which was recently renovated, is up for grabs for $850,000.…

Southampton Women Take Breast Cancer Battle to the Ring

Southampton Women Take Breast Cancer Battle to the Ring A group of breast cancer survivors who found support at the gym in Southampton are sharing their stories. NBC’s Sarah Dallof reports. New York Local News and Breaking News Be Heard at Go Home NY Be heard! Leave your apartment, condo, and coop building reviews at Go Home NY! Know a building’s managers are awful? Have the inside line on a perfect building? Anything in between? Express your voice and be…