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‘That is just below a 100% rent increase’: Woman says rent increased from $2,100 to $4,175

'HOW IS THIS LEGAL?'

On Dec 26, 2022 by Braden Bjella

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6 Blank Street Coffee locations to vote on union in February

A notorious union-busting law firm is repping the company.

On Dec 14, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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Uber sues to block big new rate increase for drivers—and drivers are furious

The company sued to block the hikes, saying paying drivers more would cost them millions.

On Dec 13, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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‘We go in the toilets’: Prominent Kansas conservative declares he pees in the toilet after NYC diss

'Not exactly the most enticing of tourism taglines.'

On Sep 28, 2022 by David Covucci

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‘How are you Airbnbing something you’re renting?’: Man says Airbnb host listed their rented apartment, scammed him out of $1000

'You guys have been doing this for a long time already. You’re getting locked out as of Monday.'

On Sep 25, 2022 by Braden Bjella

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‘I wouldn’t be able to stand the smell’: TikToker shares the worst thing she puts up with at her New York City apartment because of cheap rent

'Gated community with easy access to recycling.'

On Sep 7, 2022 by Lauren Castro

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‘It was an absolute sh*t show’: TikToker claims mold in her long-term Airbnb led her to break out in hives

'This repairman tried to convince me that that is just what ACs look like.'

On Jun 19, 2022 by Elizabeth Rose

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‘They don’t want a paper trail’: TikToker says towing company illegally charged her double the maximum fee in cash

'Honestly, so smart to do research I would’ve paid the 250.'

On Jun 17, 2022 by Braden Bjella

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‘Welcome to New York’: Reddit video shows violent attack on NYC subway, sparking discussion on safety on public transit

'If you live in NY long enough, you know not to intervene'

On May 26, 2022 by Maria Poggi

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‘This is… very sad and infuriating’: Real estate agent takes selfie because so many people showed up for open house in New York, sparking debate

'I'm never moving out of my mom's house.'

On May 22, 2022 by Braden Bjella

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‘His friends will never let him live that down’: Woman’s comeback when she gets catcalled goes viral on TikTok

'Men know what they're doing, just leave us alone.'

On May 19, 2022 by Victoria Gagliardo-Silver

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‘Everything has gone to hell’: Grubhub crashes after offering all of New York City free lunch

'It has been over 3 hours and the restaurant person almost cried when I called.'

On May 17, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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‘Dystopian’: New York DA used funds seized from its citizens to pay for facial recognition tech

The documents were obtained by the Legal Aid Society.

On May 4, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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‘Their anger is building up’: Viral video sheds light on views of suspected New York subway shooter

'Nobody has your back.'

On Apr 13, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

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Proud Boys filmed skipping out on fares while riding NYC subway

The pro-police Proud Boys have no problem breaking the law.

On Nov 22, 2021 by Samira Sadeque