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Josh Karpf

Member Since 27 Aug 2006
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Fixer-upper houseboat (my childhood home) for $1 in lower Westchester

19 August 2017 - 11:37 AM

You've always wanted to cook in a houseboat, right?

 

After failing to sell my childhood home of 14 years for $5K last month . . . and after last week's eager-seeming potential buyer blew off what was to be our third and final meeting . . . I'm offering it for a buck, as is, to the first taker, so I don't get stuck paying for another month of slip space in New Rochelle, NY.

 

Already got a family scheduled to visit it today. I'll be there all afternoon and maybe tomorrow. Chomping celery sticks and drinking kefir, since I don't have a car and there are no restaurants in walking distance. If anyone wants to visit, I'll gladly reimburse you for any random Asian takeout.

 

https://newyork.crai...6269804370.html

 

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Portland's Renard's postmortem

30 September 2016 - 07:40 PM

This restaurant had needed a Kickstarter fund-raiser to open. But "the labor costs alone were enough to sink us," even at $9.50/hour, says the owner today: