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Steve Proana, who lives in the Sunnyside neighborhood of Queens, understands the importance of finding that perfect band shirt. ... rights and women's liberation down South, she moved to New York City in 2014, picked up a bass and joined the Queens black metal band Nite Rite as a bassist in 2017.
QUEENS, NY -- If you're looking for a way to celebrate the warm weather this weekend, Queens literally has a world of possibilities. ... Neighborhood: Flushing ... The World's Fare, dubbed "a grand celebration of equality" and diversity in NYC, will feature more than 100 food and art vendors representing ...

Just in time for spring, the venerable New York nonprofit Municipal Art Society (MAS) is hosting its annual Jane's Walk NYC, an on-foot (but by no ... look at the development of Forest Hills and Rego Park from the 1930s to 1960s along Queens Boulevard, exploring how these neighborhoods developed and ...
The centerpiece of their New York solo debut at this gallery is a magical mock-documentary video — starring Corey Tazmania and with lighting design by Tony ... MICROSCOPE AND TRANSMITTER all at 1329 Willoughby Avenue, Bushwick; tigerstrikesasteroid.com, microscopegallery.com, transmitter.nyc.
QUEENS, NY -- For most New Yorkers in search of an apartment, a quick, reliable commute to work is a must-have. With thousands of MTA delays per month costing the city roughly $389 million per year in lost wages and productivity, according to the New York Times, an easy commute is crucial for those ...
(Not to mention the prosperous art fairs arriving next week, including Frieze New York, TEFAF and the 1-54 International Contemporary African Art Fair. ... Chelsea may be the New York art neighborhood that many people love to disdain. ... Read our full neighborhood listings for Brooklyn and Queens here.

Several Queens neighborhoods made the list of New York City's top 50 most expensive neighborhoods in the first quarter of 2018. PropertyShark, a real estate ... Most of the priciest places are located in Manhattan or Brooklyn, but the first Queens neighborhood to appear on the list is Belle Harbor at No. 26.
It is a buyer's market in Manhattan's more established, expensive neighborhoods and just over the East River in Dumbo, Brooklyn, and Long Island City, Queens, where luxury developments have risen. But farther afield, in more reasonably priced areas, it is a seller's market. StreetEasy examined three data ...
Most of his work is in the service of his particular fixation: updating the articles associated with all 472 stations of the New York Subway system. ... is a 17-year-old senior at the Academy of American Studies who edits under the username Kew Gardens 613 — after the Queens neighborhood where he lives.
Oh Cool, Robert Mercer Likely Has a Grenade Launcher Stashed In New York City ... Meanwhile, in early 2014, Mercer and his partners acquired a warehouse in the Ridgewood neighborhood of Queens, N.Y., and moved much of Centre's East Coast ... Mercer owns a warehouse somewhere in Queens.
A renter's guide to Ridgewood, Queens ... The neighborhood was originally part of the Boswijk (re: Bushwick) Dutch settlement in the 17th century. ... Dominican Republic, to name a few—along with a slew of artists, musicians, and young professionals priced out of North Brooklyn's hipper neighborhoods.
Tuberculosis cases in New York City rose by 10 percent in 2017 compared to 2016, according to the health department. Photo Credit: ... Burzynski said TB was found in almost every New York City neighborhood last year, with Sunset Park, western Queens and Flushing having the highest rates of cases.
Redevelopments with thousands of residential units aren't particularly common in New York City, however, the past several months have brought proposals for such projects ... Today, YIMBY has the first look at plans for 2,200 new units proposed for the former Peninsula Hospital site, in Edgemere, Queens.
Singh's is located on Liberty Avenue, the bustling commercial center of the neighborhood where there are two dozen eating establishments, including roti shops, Caribbean-Chinese restaurants, Punjabi kebab grills, and bakery snack bars. Greengrocers displaying unusual fruits and vegetables like bitter ...
FAR ROCKAWAY, QUEENS -- Queens residents rang in the first day of spring with the grand re-opening of a Far Rockaway playground made to look ... by Mayor Bill de Blasio's Community Parks Initiatives to invest in NYC's most densely populated neighborhoods with higher-than-average poverty rates.
The few neighborhoods that met this standard were in areas that showed less discrimination in surveys and tests of racial bias. They mostly had low poverty rates. And, intriguingly, these pockets — including parts of the Maryland suburbs of Washington, and corners of Queens and the Bronx — were the ...
The 7 Train Line Coalition will launch sub-committees based on community district to establish neighborhood development plans, straight from the people who live there. ... I don't think anyone in New York City feels safe from that action — and so we in Queens have to get ahead of the movement.”.

Six of the 10 most seller-friendly residential markets throughout the city for 2018 are located in Queens, according to a new real estate report. Flushing was flagged as the No. 1 seller's market for 2018 in StreetEasy's Trends & Data report, published on March 8. In this neighborhood, residential properties ...
The top NYC markets for buyers were almost entirely in Manhattan—eight neighborhoods featured in the top 10—and there was one neighborhood each in Brooklyn and Queens. Midtown emerged on top, and StreetEasy found that buyers had more leverage in these pricey markets due to the large number ...
Typical of New York City neighborhoods, Kew Gardens Hills has no official borders. According to Queens Community Board 8, it is bounded on the north by the Long Island Expressway and Jewel Avenue, on the south by Union Turnpike, on the east by Parsons Avenue and on the west by the Van Wyck ...
For many decades, Willets Point was one of New York City's most unique neighborhoods. Hundreds of junkyards and auto body shops lined ... Over the past few years, block after block of this Queens community, located next to Citi Field, has been demolished. The city has spent millions of dollars to tear out ...
The New York Board of Transportation (BOT) operator of the IND (later the entire subway system), predecessor of the New York City Transit Authority, had an exhibit, similar ... (subject: Our Neighborhood: The Way it Was) or write to The Old Timer, ℅ Ridgewood Times, 38-15 Bell Blvd., Bayside, NY 11361.
These NYC neighborhoods have the highest rent in the city ... New York City remained the second most expensive rental city in the US in January. ... The Tribeca neighborhood in downtown Manhattan retained its title as NYC's most expensive neighborhood, despite the median one-bedroom rent sliding ...
New York is sandwiched between Philadelphia and New England, the teams' home turfs, so as a city we may be feeling split in our loyalties. Whether you are serving Philly cheesesteak or Boston cream pie, here is some New York football trivia, lest we be forgotten. There will be New Yorkers on the field.
Some neighborhoods in Brooklyn have been adversely affected by navigation apps as seen in Leonia, N.J. ... two-way street go from an occasional thruway to a rush-hour line of impatient truck, bus and car drivers exiting the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway or seeking a shortcut through residential streets.
Since 2014, the New York City Department of Transportation has made hundreds of safety improvements to Queens Boulevard and other streets: removing ... Linda O'Rourke, 70, who lives a block north of Queens Boulevard in the Elmhurst neighborhood and walks with a cane, avoids crossing the street ...
ROSEDALE, QUEENS -- Bess DeBetham can trace back the fight for a new police precinct in her Southeast Queens neighborhood for decades - Literally, she ... Though that means Southeast Queens neighborhoods won't see a new precinct for another four years at best, the wait doesn't feel all that long for ...
Queens healthcare workers have some of the longest & slowest commutes in NYC ... Queens is the home to 99,500 healthcare workers, with more than 11,700 healthcare workers live in the neighborhoods of Jamaica, Hollis & St. Albans, and 11,235 healthcare employees live in Queens Village, Cambria ...
It used to be that developers looking to make smart investment plays in New York City would throw up a building in Williamsburg, Long Island City or Bushwick and watch the buyers and renters flood in. But those neighborhoods have now largely topped out, sending investors on the hunt for the next corner ...
But other health care workers said moving is not an option, and they simply cannot afford to live in centrally located neighborhoods. More than 11,200 health care workers make their home in Queens Village, Cambria Heights and Rosedale — where there is not a single subway station, the report noted.
If a three-bedroom home is what you need, options definitely drop considerably, with just six city neighborhoods offering more three-bedrooms than two-bedrooms: East New York, Canarsie, Bayside, Ridgewood, North New York (Bronx) and West Harlem. In Manhattan and Queens, though, the price ...
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Fed up in Flushing – residents say home in the Queens neighborhood has been neglected for decades, and they are having a really hard time getting anything done about it. As CBS2's Andrea Grymes reported, the windows at the house are boarded up and part of the back of ...
It is not just commuters who would pay under a new proposal to charge $11.52 for driving into Manhattan's busiest neighborhoods on a weekday. ... Andrew M. Cuomo that aims to address the gridlock on New York City's busiest streets and provide badly needed money to overhaul the failing subway ...
ROCKAWAY, QUEENS – The NYC Ferry is expanding the shuttle bus service to its Rockaway port, adding two more stops to the Queens route. ... NYC Ferry, and the city's Economic Development Corporation announced the additional stops on Friday in response to feedback from the neighborhood's town ...
Warehouses have been redeveloped into offices, hotels and condos. Last year, multifamily construction in Long Island City outpaced the rest of the U.S., and LIC is the city's fastest-growing neighborhood based on the number of residential units in the pipeline. The Queens waterfront community is leaving ...
In this neighborhood that many Tibetan and Nepalese immigrants call home, momos are a common language. For the past six years, the annual Momo Crawl, organized by Jeff Orlick, a Queens resident, has taken diners on a one-night tour of local Himalayan food trucks and restaurants half-hidden behind ...
“The proof will be in the expensive pudding,” she said. She said she looked forward to reviewing Fix NYC's plan but did not expect it to address her fundamental hesitations. “Queens continues to grow and so do our transit deserts,” she said. Her constituents would not reap the benefits of congestion pricing ...
Meanwhile, some of the hottest neighborhoods now are little-known enclaves in the Bronx, Brooklyn, and Queens, experiencing booms as more are priced out of ... To come up with the rankings, Miller compared all the residential sales for each New York City neighborhood in the third quarter of 2016 and ...
Page views for Flushing listings on the site grew 80 percent since last year — the highest number for any neighborhood that made the list. The eastern Queens neighborhood saw 35 new residential projects in 2017, according to New York City Department of Buildings data. In Elmhurst, which sits at No.
Numerous Queens neighborhoods had the most alarm noise complaints in city, report finds ... to a new report released by State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli, noise complaints in New York City almost doubled between 2010 and 2015, and such gripes logged in Queens rose in every category of the study.
A night out ended in a hail of bullets for a man who was killed and two others who were wounded early Sunday near Kennedy International Airport in Queens, the police said. The victims were sitting at a stoplight on the service road to the Van Wyck Expressway at North Conduit Avenue when two gunmen ...
The New York City heat season lasts from Oct. 1 through May 31 when landlords are required to provide heat to tenants if the weather outside falls below ...... The neighborhood of Bayswater in Far Rockaway recorded 47.5 complaints, an 18 percent increase since 2017 while South Jamaica and St. Albans ...
... that the dubious distinction belongs to Highbridge and Morrisania in the Bronx, East New York and its New Lots subsection in Brooklyn, the Rockaways in Queens and Port Richmond in Staten Island. TRD organized the boroughs using the New York State Department of Health's neighborhood definitions ...
Queens Boulevard, once among NYC's deadliest roads, hasn't seen a single pedestrian or cyclist death since 2014, the New York Times reports. ... QUEENS, NY -- A major Queens roadway is shedding its reputation as a pedestrian and bicyclist bloodbath that once earned it a nickname as New York City's ...
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are searching for a pregnant mother from Queens who vanished during a trip to the bank two days ago. As CBS2's Reena Roy ... In their 15 years of marriage and of living here in the neighborhood for just as long, Multani never expected this. “She means to me a lot, ...
An unidentified cat was spotted in the Queens borough of New York, on Dec. 3, 2017, by photographer Brooke Goldman.more +. 0 Shares. Email. A New York City neighborhood cat got into the holiday spirit. Interested in Christmas? Add Christmas as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Christmas ...
Durell took a systematic approach to finding a place to live from afar. Turns out, lots had changed since the last time he lived in New York. Neighborhoods that were once up-and-coming could now be yesterday's news (or too expensive). Is Queens really the new Brooklyn? Which neighborhoods would be ...
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A fed-up homeowner tracked down a thief who stole a package left at his Queens home. ... Gratz walked all over his neighborhood and found a construction crew at a condominium that recognized the suspect as someone who had been working at the site, which is just two ...
Just before dawn on Sunday, outside a hookah bar in the Richmond Hill neighborhood of Queens, a brutal fight broke out over a prosaic urban ... David Barrere, an assistant chief of the New York Police Department, explained what happened at a news conference at the scene on Sunday afternoon. Nearby ...
QUEENS, NY -- In a recent citywide report full of suggestions to make New Yorkers' lives better, access to public transportation ranked a top priority - particularly in transit desserts like Northern and Central Queens. The Regional Plan Association, a New York-based nonprofit, spent the last five years asking ...


 

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