landlords
Evidently t's weird to buy Christmas presents for your landlords and wish them happy birthday and worry about them when they're not feeling well.
craigslist
Do not allow my utter dumbassness to have been in vain. Learn from my mistakes so that your future Craigslist endeavors can be a little less dramatic and a lot more cost-effective.
community
Or, how I met a bunch of people in my building and learned to foster community among urban renters.