At the very bottom of the market were the flophouses
Taking an unconventional tack, the boutique on the Bowery -- where flophouses
have given way to luxury condos -- seems like a ghost of CBGB's past.
If he sells about 25-30 copies per day, he can earn about 3,000 yen, enough for three bento lunches from the convenience store and a night in a flophouse
The series revealed how adult homes had become "psychiatric flophouses
," profiting owners and doctors, ignored by officials.
Over the last several years, Oakland has become a community of contrasts--a mixture of public housing and grand mansions, dilapidated flophouses
and newly built condominiums, vacant lots and wide, tree-lined streets where children ride their bicycles.
By 1937, Fortune magazine was stigmatizing them as "crowded rookeries of itinerant flophouses
They were 30 men who were either homeless, living in flophouses
, or residing in alcoholism wards at veterans' hospitals.
son una mezcla de hotel y casa de pension para gente lastimada, desamparada, gente que, como decimos, tambien en sentido coloquial, "no la hizo".
Last week, intrepid neuroscientific sleuth Sarah Bellum tracked down a haggard-looking consciousness at one the brain's seamiest flophouses
, only to let her elusive quarry slip away,
Nickel and Dimed exposes the anti-America of flophouses
, multiple house sharing, employees sleeping in cars, and the homeless who work forty hours or more weekly.
Inside these lodging houses, or flophouses
, men can still get a cubicle with a bed and a bare bulb for as little as $4.
50 per night per person; the flophouses
of Madison Street, $7 per night.
By the early 1930s, drug sellers conducted a street-comer trade, no longer able to rely on long-term fixed locations, and more dependent on a series of flophouses
and cheap apartments.
Most basically, Fowler's goal and achievement in writing this book is simply to bring to the attention of the English-reading audience the fact that such a world -- homeless men, flophouses
, and grinding, dangerous labour -- even exists in present day Japan.
Bodies are strewn every which way - inside cars, in flophouses
, on sidewalks - in gauche slumber.