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The One Thing Every New Yorker Needs… Renters Insurance

The One Thing Every New Yorker Needs… Renters Insurance

Guest Post about renters insurance by Alex Portera  This is the image of a fire in the East Village of NYC three years ago. The building was home to the famous french fry shop, Pommes Frites, the sushi restaurant Sushi Park, and, unfortunately, my friend […]

How to Live With the Opposite Sex

How to Live With the Opposite Sex

Living with someone of the opposite sex and of no romantic interest? Let the good times roll! If you’ve ever been curious about the habits, thoughts, and lifestyle of your opposite sex- you’re about to find out. Obviously not every man or woman is alike […]

Why You Should Never Live Alone in the City

Why You Should Never Live Alone in the City

If you’re thinking about living in NYC, then you should also think about getting a roommate. The truth is, that living alone in the city can be dangerous for several reasons which we’re going to get into in this post. Although some people may be […]

What NYC Has That Nowhere Else Does

What NYC Has That Nowhere Else Does

If it’s one thing you learn while living in NYC it’s that there are so many things that you can experience here that you simply can’t anywhere else in the world. A pizza place may say they have NYC-style pizza, but the truth is that […]

Your Ideal Roommate Match Based on Your Zodiac

Your Ideal Roommate Match Based on Your Zodiac

Your sun star can tell you a lot more than about your personality traits. Delve a little deeper to discover which sign would make the best roommate for you and why. Aries– Being a fire sign you may drawn to other strong willed minds like […]

Underrated NYC Neighborhoods

Underrated NYC Neighborhoods

Getting acquainted with NYC is a lot like the first day of school. You find where you fit-in and you tend to stick to it. If terrible frat parties didn’t teach you, cliques never work out. Branching out beyond what is familiar and comfortable is […]

Are You Too Old to Have Roommates?

Are You Too Old to Have Roommates?

Late twenties to mid thirties,  decent job with livable salary, you’re single and having the time of your life. You’ve brought a new friend home from the cocktail party and whilst getting to know each other your roommate is coming through the front door complaining […]

Roommates & Room Rentals: What Were The Trends of 2017?

Roommates & Room Rentals: What Were The Trends of 2017?

A lot happened on Roomi in 2017 but we’re really excited about growing to over 1 million registered users (thanks everyone!). That’s a lot of people looking for a room rental or roommate. From East to West, the shared housing marketplace is growing as people […]

How Many Roommates is Too Many?

How Many Roommates is Too Many?

Affording an apartment in any city on your own may seem quite challenging. In such a case, you simply need to consider moving in with a roommate or roommates who will help you with paying the rent. This is a smart way that many people […]

You Know You Live in Queens When…

You Know You Live in Queens When…

Born,  bred,  or new to Flushing you’ll soon recognize things about yourself you inherited by living in Queens. Queens has changed a lot and though gentrification has taken its toll,  Queens is still the badass borough it will always be. You know you live in […]


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The One Thing Every New Yorker Needs… Renters Insurance

The One Thing Every New Yorker Needs… Renters Insurance

Guest Post about renters insurance by Alex Portera  This is the image of a fire in the East Village of NYC three years ago. The building was home to the famous french fry shop, Pommes Frites, the sushi restaurant Sushi Park, and, unfortunately, my friend […]

What NYC Has That Nowhere Else Does

What NYC Has That Nowhere Else Does

If it’s one thing you learn while living in NYC it’s that there are so many things that you can experience here that you simply can’t anywhere else in the world. A pizza place may say they have NYC-style pizza, but the truth is that […]

Your Ideal Roommate Match Based on Your Zodiac

Your Ideal Roommate Match Based on Your Zodiac

Your sun star can tell you a lot more than about your personality traits. Delve a little deeper to discover which sign would make the best roommate for you and why. Aries– Being a fire sign you may drawn to other strong willed minds like […]

Underrated NYC Neighborhoods

Underrated NYC Neighborhoods

Getting acquainted with NYC is a lot like the first day of school. You find where you fit-in and you tend to stick to it. If terrible frat parties didn’t teach you, cliques never work out. Branching out beyond what is familiar and comfortable is […]

Are You Too Old to Have Roommates?

Are You Too Old to Have Roommates?

Late twenties to mid thirties,  decent job with livable salary, you’re single and having the time of your life. You’ve brought a new friend home from the cocktail party and whilst getting to know each other your roommate is coming through the front door complaining […]