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If Data Miners Were Buzzfeed; Bay Area Rents Are Officially Crushing New York's; Mapping the Long-Lost Saloons of SF

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Welcome to Curbed Cuts, where Curbed SF editor Lamar Anderson shares the best real estate and neighborhood news of the week.


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EVERYWHERE—This map frequented by data marketers will reveal what your zip code says about you. Sort of like an evil Buzzfeed, except you don't get to pick a Beyoncé.

BAY AREA—It's official: Bay Area rents are absolutely crushing New York's.

BERNAL HEIGHTS—This 200-square-foot utility closet is asking $1,400/month. At least there's a hot tub?

SAN FRANCISCO—In honor of Cocktail Week at our sister site Eater SF, we mapped the long-lost saloons and speakeasies where our forebears got totally blotto.

BAY AREA—On this map of New York according to San Franciscans, Columbus Circle is "circular Union Square" and the Upper West Side is Noe Valley. But wait, can that be right?

SOUTH BEACH—Just in case someone surprises you with a last-minute World Series ticket, here are 10 essential tips for winning AT&T Park before the game even starts.

SAN FRANCISCO—The next developer of a condo building in this town would do well to name it Christina Aguilera.