Hit the Beach in NYC

It’s officially summertime in the city, and that means checking things off your NYC summer bucket list like summer festivals, healthy and fresh foods, and outdoor markets. And while all those checks are absolutely necessary, there’s one thing that happens every summer that’s unavoidable that those things won’t fix: the heat and humidity. It may…

NYC Broker Fees 101

As I began the ever exciting yet stressful process of apartment hunting in New York City, I heard the term “broker fee” and was thoroughly confused. Did I really need a broker to find a place to live? Any time I had rented in the past, we contacted a rental company or a landlord and…

Your Room, Your Sanctuary: Make Your Bedly Space Your Own

Finding an apartment in most cities can be pretty stressful, but finding an apartment in New York City is almost always undoubtedly extremely stressful. I don’t know of anywhere else in the country where you’ll pay four figures for a walk-in closet large enough for a twin bed to fit, slanted floors, and an even…

8 NYC Parks for Summertime Fun

Picnics, frisbee, movies, fitness classes, hiking, and concerts: all can be found throughout the many NYC parks in the summertime. An amazing alternative to lying on the floor in front of your AC unit, parks provide an outdoor area in the city that allows you to escape the sticky heat of the concrete and buildings…

NYC Summer Festival Guide

Summer is just around the corner, and therefore festival season is upon us! Couldn’t make it to Coachella? Don’t worry! Besides having some amazing indoor concert venues, NYC utilizes it’s Parks in the summertime to bring New Yorkers the best music outdoors! Good news for all you Yorkville Bedly renters, too! Most of the larger…

The Moving Checklist You Need

Moving is arguably one of the most stressful times in a person’s life. Not only is your physical world in chaos, as you’re most likely living around and out of boxes and suitcases, but your mental and emotional health often takes a toll as well. Whether you’re moving across the country or down the street,…

Apartment Security: Simple Safety Tips

I had been living in NYC for four months when Hurricane Sandy hit. I remember calling my parents crying, terrified of what could happen based on all the storm warnings blowing up our phones and crossing our news feeds. I had grown up in Western Montana, where a small earthquake may strike every few years….