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Bridget Read is a features writer at Curbed who covers housing and real estate.

  1. street fights
    ‘We Were Called Gentrifiers, and We Were Called NIMBYs’Councilmember Julie Won on how the largest private affordable-housing development in Queens history was won.
  2. second acts
    What Could Go Wrong With Crypto IslandJust three NFTs can buy you a villa and great offshore-banking access on the site of the Fyre Festival.
  3. street fights
    13 Years, 3 Mayors, Countless Community Board Meetings, and Just One BuildingThe tortured saga of turning a Hell’s Kitchen parking lot into 112 affordable apartment units.
  4. scene report
    Everywhere and Nowhere All at Once at BravoConThousands of fans descended on Manhattan for BravoCon, but they could have been anywhere else.
  5. housing
    ‘I Don’t Think Anyone Should Buy Land in Any Metaverse Right Now’Chatting with Jessica Stocker, Winter House’s skeptical virtual real-estate agent.
  6. mysteries
    What Happened to the Gramercy Park Hotel?Everyone’s got a theory.
  7. the real estate
    The Tacky Weed Bodega Is Everywhere (for Now)What has the city’s Kush Rush wrought?
  8. housing crisis
    ‘It Was Imperfect by Definition’Talking to the lawyer behind New York’s “right to shelter” 40 years later.
  9. evictions
    The West Village ‘Nightmare Share’ Is OverThe “grifter” accused of squatting in an Airbnb rental for three years has been evicted.
  10. bad landlords
    ‘He’s Kicking Me Out Because My Daughter Wouldn’t Sleep With Him.’A housing lawyer on how often landlords insert “sexual clauses” in leases.
  11. operators
    Adam Neumann, Vibes LandlordMarc Andreessen backs the WeWork founder’s second coming of … something?
  12. cuck market
    Dystopian Housing Issue? There’s an App for That.It’s become so impossible to get an apartment that apps have emerged to make it easier — for a fee, of course.
  13. getting around
    Eric Adams vs. New York’s Greatest Boat RidePay the Staten Island Ferry staff, please.
  14. the real estate
    The Woo-woo Agents of Real EstateCan unblocking your chakras get you a house? Maybe!
  15. operators
    The Small, Litigious New York Real-Estate Dynasty You’ve Never Heard OfSuing your own mother for being a “slumlord” is just the tip of the iceberg.
  16. capitol riot
    Checking In With the Real-Estate Brokers Who Stormed the CapitolAnd their current listings, from Chicago’s Trump Tower to a Colorado car wash franchise.
  17. semantics
    The Landlords Embarrassed to Be Called Landlords“I cringe when I hear it, and when I say it.”
  18. curbed glossary
    Cuck Money Is the New Key MoneyGet ready to raise your own rent.
  19. special delivery
    Could the USPS Become the Nation’s Largest Abortion Provider?If Roe falls, the beleaguered federal agency may eclipse the clinic.
  20. dividing assets
    All Split Up and Nowhere to GoAre pandemic breakups behind the city’s insane one-bedroom shortage?
  21. housing
    Housing Court Is BreakingWatching the quiet chaos unfold in a Queens courtroom.
  22. new york jobs
    The Doormen of Park Avenue Got Their Deal“I don’t think anybody is going to get their own mail.”
  23. crime
    What Made the ‘MoMA Stabber’ Snap?And why do so many people want the reason to be homelessness?
  24. the office
    Remember the Office?A look back at 150 years of cubicles, corner offices, all-nighters, and the holiday party.
  25. get out
    The Nightmare ShareShe posted an ad for a roommate. What’s the worst that could happen?