MangHousing

Brooklyn vs Manhattan

Manhattan

  • close to school
  • less commute
  • more $$$ for rent
  • smaller
  • food more expensive
  • would make more sense to do Manhattan first year than second
  • close to everything

Brooklyn

  • more space
  • 30-40 min each way

Studio vs shared

Studio

  • more privacy
  • higher utilities
  • should be getting social interaction through school

Shared

  • less utilities
  • slightly cheaper

Other deciding factors

  • laundry
  • kitchen
  • a/c
  • proximity to subway
  • proximity to grocery

Gear to bring:

Video:

  • video mixer (though it's frickin huge)
  • small LCD monitor
  • camcorder
  • 2x cyberhome DVD players
  • projector (buy?)
  • projection surface (wall? screen?)

Computer:

  • old laptop
  • new laptop
  • external firewire drive
  • external DVD burner

Music:

  • turntables(???)
  • records(?)

Electronics:

  • SMT toaster oven
  • soldering iron
  • EL-wire box
  • label maker
  • resin box(?)

Tools:

  • motorcycle tool set(?)
  • yellow toolbox

Other:

  • sleeping pad

Stuff to leave:

  • surfboard (Lindsi)
  • kitesurfing gear (Mikes)
  • skimboard (Mikes? Lindsi?)
  • work bench (ranCH)