Asking for a friend: How safe is LeFrak City (in Queens, New York) currently? More detailed questions inside. [more inside]
With Hurricane Irene approaching, what's the best course of action for someone still on the Staten Island shore? [more inside]
What's the best way to get from New York to Seattle without losing too much money (or my life) and possibly getting a great experience too? [more inside]
What's the best way to get across midtown Manhattan by bicycle? Looking at bike maps of the city, it seems there's no bike lanes going East-West between the lower 20s and wayy up in 90th St (on the east side) and 77th St (on the west side) Assuming I want to get across town by travelling in the 50s (or reasonably close to that), which street(s) should I take for the safest, least traffic-rife ride?
I live in New York City. Drugs are being brought and sold on my block. What do I do? [more inside]
My Sig-O is making the big move to NYC this summer and needs to make a housing decision ASAP. Could any knowledgeable gothamefites comment on the safety/quality of this brooklyn neighborhood (with the red star)?