After my grandma died, I lived in her apt for a few months as she still had a lease on the place and was paid up and I was a broke college grad. Then I moved to my own apt and just little odd things would happen. A figurine would be turned backwards. I'd find a cup where I didn't leave it. A picture would fall.… » 10/30/14 4:51pm Thursday 4:51pm

Just do me (and literally anyone else who has yet to seek out and accept the burden of offspring) a favor, and don't bring your f*%#ing baby to the bar. Or brunch. Or anywhere else people without babies tend to congregate & drink. Contrary to what you may have heard about "rules", it's unacceptable under any…

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50% was the norm prior to GI bill. That's also because there weren't many single family residences - people who took out the loans were the landlords who purchased full buildings. This is also actually how and why co-ops were established - 50 working class units couldn't separately afford to purchase their own apts,… » 10/29/14 11:54am Wednesday 11:54am

I noticed the other day the COS has a site on 125th Street in Harlem... but like not near all the "cool" stuff or anything. Like, its an oddly desolate stretch of East Harlem near highways that no one really goes to. I couldn't tell if the COS owns it just for RE investment purposes (future potential pay out) or they… » 10/28/14 3:19pm Tuesday 3:19pm

I have a steel corset and its not so much hurting as not being able to bend. But I can't imagine wearing it on a daily basis and doing regular daily activities. I only wear it on special occasions and for Halloween parties and things. » 10/28/14 12:41pm Tuesday 12:41pm