NYC renters paid an additional $616M thanks to Airbnb; Frieze art fair’s ‘temporary town’ on Randall’s Island

Posted On Fri, May 4, 2018 By

Posted On Fri, May 4, 2018 By In Daily Link Fix

Tenements via Pixabay (L); Frieze Art Fair 2018; photograph by Raimund Koch

  • A new report found that Airbnb caused NYC rents to rise 21.6 percent between 2009 and 2016; this cost renters an additional $616 million in 2016 alone. [NYT]
  • Frieze art fair is taking over Randall’s Island this weekend. Check out the “temporary town” of white tents designed to host the event. [Dezeen]
  • Don’t miss GVSHP’s spring house tour this Sunday, a chance to tour some the Village’s most stunning homes. [GVSHP]
  • The city unveiled a plan to address all 13 Harlem River crossings to better connect Manhattan and the South Bronx. [NYT]
  • How to be fit when you’re broke. [Brokelyn]
  • Outdoor movies, music performances, yoga–all the free things to do at Socrates Sculpture Park this summer. [amNY]
  • Trader Joe’s new Soho store will open on Friday, May 18. [Tribeca Citizen]
  • How experts use Instagram to market real estate. [CityRealty]
  • You know about NYC’s iconic black-and-white cookies, but how about black-and-white donuts? [TONY]




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