Goodbye, L Train: Where To Move If You’re Over Williamsburg and Bushwick

The “L train shutdown” is coming, and renters are figuring out their next moves. Maybe it’s time to swap L train-dependent parts of Williamsburg for Gowanus. Maybe Mott Haven is the next Bushwick. The data science team at Localize.city, a website that provides insights for every New York City address, has some alternatives. Localize.city looked … Continue reading Goodbye, L Train: Where To Move If You’re Over Williamsburg and Bushwick

Parking Placard Abuse Hot Spots: Where New Yorkers Have Filed Most Complaints

When Mayor Bill de Blasio pledged to crack down on the city’s much-abused parking placard system more than a year ago, he called on New Yorkers to report placard abuse to through the 311 complaint hotline. “We’re going to invite the public to help us in this enforcement effort by putting any information either online … Continue reading Parking Placard Abuse Hot Spots: Where New Yorkers Have Filed Most Complaints

The Neighborhoods Developers Have Their Eyes on Now

Long Island City, East New York and Melrose saw the city’s largest number of authorized units in the past 12 months. Waiting in the wings for city approval are projects hoping to bring even more units to Long Island City, as well as Greenpoint, Jamaica and Flatbush. New York City’s residential development boom is rippling … Continue reading The Neighborhoods Developers Have Their Eyes on Now

Where NYC Cyclists Are Most Ticked Off at Drivers for Blocking Bike Lanes

It’s a sight all too familiar for New York City cyclists: drivers blocking bike lanes. In November 2016, the city’s 311 complaint hotline added a category (it’s under “illegal parking”) allowing cyclists to complain about such offenses. Localize.city, a website that provides insights for every New York City address, found there were eight hot spots … Continue reading Where NYC Cyclists Are Most Ticked Off at Drivers for Blocking Bike Lanes

Where New Yorkers are Least Chill with the Mister Softee Song

Are some New Yorkers getting softer on Mister Softee? Nearly 1,279 complaints about ice cream truck jingles were filed during the last 12 months, through Aug. 15, 2018, according to an analysis of 311 complaints by Localize.city, a website providing insights for every New York City address. That represented a 20 percent decrease from the … Continue reading Where New Yorkers are Least Chill with the Mister Softee Song