Why Work Friends are the Best Friends

If you work in a major city like New York, you’re busy. The city is fast paced, our commutes are long (and prone to mishap), and we work crazy hours trying to climb that corporate ladder. After pouring all you have into your career, physical and mental well-being, who has time to make friends? There’s…

How to Use Craigslist Like a Boss

Moving in New York City can be a hassle. Most apartments don’t come furnished, and outfitting your space can get expensive. Between living room and bedroom furniture and everything you need to get cooking in your kitchen, it’s easy to spend upwards of $1,000 on apartment goods. And after already dropping some serious dough on…

The Best Cheap Date Nights For the Winter Months

It may still be freezing outside in New York City but it is still cuffing season! You may be staying warm inside by cuddling up to some Netflix, but do you ever get bored of that? Keep the flame going if you want to stay warm until spring! Never feel the stress again with these…

Melt Away the Winter Blues in These Yorkville Coffee Shops

There’s no better time than the dead of winter (Bomb Cyclone anyone?) to cozy up inside a coffee shop to read that book you swore you would in 2017 or finish an essay that’s due at midnight. Or maybe you’ve just moved into one of Bedly’s beautiful apartments in the neighborhood, met your new roommates,…

How to Have the Best Morning Every Single Day

The sounds of a garbage truck or honking cars woke you up. Your roommate is in the shower when you’re already late to work. You burned your toast. The subway is late (or worse, overcrowded). When you live in New York City, there are a million things that can go wrong–all before the clock strikes…

Across the River: Your Guide to Jersey City

New Jersey is the unassuming place to be if you like city life. If you have been living in New York City, Jersey City may be daunting. But don’t fear, Jersey City is easy to tackle and super easy to get to and from New York City. Luckily, Bedly has units in New Jersey to…

Four Types of NYC Roommates

New York is a city known for its tight living quarters, so understanding the type of roommate you’re living with is crucial. While there are many different types of roommates, there are some stand-outs which can be categorized in more general terms. Through discussions with friends and my own personal experiences, I’ve narrowed it down…

Which New York City Neighborhood Should You Live In?

If you’re new to the city, it can be daunting trying to choose the right neighborhood to move to. Between Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Jersey–there’s plenty of options with different pros and cons. Blaire and Serena showed us the tree-lined charm of the upper east side, and led us to believe the steps of the Met…

Free Event Guide For January In NYC

Yes! Your survived the holidays! Before you take a double take at your dwindling bank account from your gifting, take a look at our free event guide in New York City for the month of January. You’ll be sure to save on cash will still be populating your Instagram feed! Exhibitions The Museum at FIT…

6 Apps to Help You Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

Every year, as the calendar days tick on and it gets closer to the 31st of December, I start to think about the year behind me and what’s ahead. The passing of one year and start to the next is an arbitrary reminder to reflect and resolve to make better decisions going forward. Whether we…

How To Not Spend A Fortune When Going Out In NYC

Simply “going out for a drink” can get expensive. One drink at happy hour turns into, two, then you stay past happy hour and start ordering food. The night can snowball from there to bar hopping and late night seamless orders if you’re not cautious. And even though you’re saving on cash by living with…

The Year In Google Searches: NYC Housing Edition

Between 2016 and 2017, nearly 25,000 new apartments have come on the market in New York City. There’s more inventory, and new construction going up constantly. Even though it can sometimes feel like finding a place to live keeps getting harder, the internet tells us it should actually be getting easier. More apartments means more…