Long Island City

Real Estate Remains Impervious to Current Events, Says Nest Seekers Founder

Eddie Shapiro appreciates understated luxury<p>Eddie Shapiro, the 42-year-old founder and CEO of Nest Seekers International, began his career in real …

Real Estate

Netflix’s ‘Luke Cage’ Sets up Near Union Square + More NYC Projects Filming

<i>NYC actors, pay attention! Stay in the loop and be sure to check back every week for projects currently filming in the city you call home. Here’s the</i> …

Luke Cage

A Week In Long Island City, NY, On A $115,000 Salary

<i>Welcome to</i> Money Diaries<i>, where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they</i> …

Long Island

Matthew Frank, Ian Kerrigan

Matthew Frank and Ian Kerrigan are to be married Nov. 19 in the penthouse suite of the Paper Factory Hotel in Long Island City, Queens. Nathaniel Jacobson, a college friend of Mr. Frank who was ordained by the Church of Everlasting Life, is to officiate.<p>Mr. Frank (left), 43, is a director in …

Long Island

New York apartment amenities just reached an insane new level

The ongoing amenities race in residential housing — in which local developers deck out their buildings with over-the-top extras to lure greater …

Real Estate

Long Island City's Hunters Point South phase 2 is back on track

The project will include more than 900 permanently affordable apartments<p>After some hold ups on the large, city-owned plot along the Long Island City waterfront, the second phase of the Hunters Point has finally started to pick up steam. The <i>Wall Street Journal</i> reports that the Department of Housing …

Long Island

The most romantic spots in NYC for a marriage proposal

So you’ve met the person with whom you’d like to share a bathroom for the rest of your life. Here are some of the most romantic spots in NYC to …

Botanical Gardens

The Plaza’s 'Home Alone 2' Package Lets You Dine Like Kevin McCallister

For the film's 25th anniversary you can live out a New York City taste trip with gourmet Lunchables and a Plaza-style sundae cart.<p>You can now get a …

A Chiefs great, a barbecue restaurant and a Kansas City success story in New York

On an evening in late October, Tony Richardson sits inside a bowling alley in Queens, sipping on a craft beer as he unlaces his shoes and packs his …

Kansas City

Pregnancy centers of deception

Wwdnesday, a City Council committee held a hearing on something that many people are unaware is happening in our city

Rights & Freedoms

Here's how much money you should be making to afford the rent in 12 of New York's most expensive neighborhoods

• <b>Rents in New York City are increasing at double the rate of incomes.</b>• <b><br>In many neighborhoods, the median monthly rent is much higher than the median income in its borough.</b>• <b><br>Manhattan is home to the city's most expensive neighborhoods.</b><p>As New York City rents become more expensive, many residents are …

Property (UK)

What Happens to the Tons of Discarded Clothing at the NYC Marathon?

It’s a massive amount of stuff, and since 2012, race organizer New York Road Runners has partnered with Goodwill Industries of New York and New Jersey to collect these cast-offs, which are then distributed and treated as donations to the nonprofit agency’s stores. According to Goodwill, this year’s …

Staten Island

Branching Out | Library Design

What’s happening in library constructionA compilation of recent building projects and plans for more as they were presented in the <i>Library Hotline</i> …

Lofts

Nas Brings His Chicken & Waffles Food Chain to His Queens Hometown

After establishing locations in Brooklyn, Manhattan and Los Angeles, Nas is bringing his wildly popular chicken and waffles food chain Sweet Chick to …

Restaurants

Man Jumped Turnstile, Shoved Officer To Floor In Queens Subway Station, Police Say

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)</b> — Police were searching Wednesday night for a suspect who allegedly jumped a turnstile at a Long Island City, Queens subway …

Policing

New York Today: Parking Your Pooch

<i>Good morning on this doggedly cold Wednesday.</i><p>Perhaps you’ve seen them in front of cafes or grocery stores in Brooklyn: Pink-and-white doghouses that you can rent by the minute.<p>The high tech houses, created by the Brooklyn-based company Dog Parker and launched last year, are an alternative to …

New York City

These Are the 100 Best Restaurants for Groups in the U.S.

Looking for the perfect restaurant for you and 12 of your nearest and dearest? OpenTable has you covered.<p>As any foodie knows, not all restaurants are …

Restaurants

City signals opposition to market-rate condos at Crown Heights armory

Economic Development Corporation President James Patchett said the mayor's office is looking into prohibiting condos from being built on city land<p>The …

Real Estate

A Record-Breaking Tower Is Proposed for Queens

Among the city’s waterways, Anable Basin is not particularly grand or historic. It is a 500-foot artificial inlet cut into an industrial section along the East River, in Long Island City, Queens.<p>But as much of New York’s once-industrial waterfront has been transformed into pricey residential …

New York City

Proposed Long Island City rezoning would bring 5,000 apartments to Anable Basin

Plaxall Realty is seeking a 15-acre rezoning that would transform the Long Island City waterfront<p>A longtime Long Island City property owner is seeking a waterfront rezoning that will allow it to bring a 5.8 million gross square foot mixed-use development to the area surrounding Anable Basin, just …

Long Island

A Mysterious Woman Mailed $105,000 in Stolen Art Back to a Museum

The cops are hoping to get in touch with her to find out how the work was jacked in the first place.<p>Late last month, two photographs on view at New York's Museum of Modern Art PS1 disappeared from the exhibition space in Long Island City. But a few days later, the prints made it back without the …

Art

Long Island City company pitches mixed-use district along Hunters Point inlet | Real Estate Weekly

Plaxall, a Long Island City-based plastics manufacturer and real estate company, has proposed a special zoning district that would allow it to turn …

Long Island

Best Indoor Play Gyms For Kids In NY

<i>By Marie Flounoy</i> Summer seasons are when all outdoor activities are a rage for children. But come winter, the parks and playgrounds get deserted and …

Kids

Brooklyn Queens Connector unveils first streetcar prototype

<i> Photo courtesy of Friends of the BQX</i>A group of public officials and advocates joined the Friends of the Brooklyn Queens Connector (BQX) today to …

The city's costume industry in being left behind by the film and TV boom

Market forces have closed at least nine shops in the past decade<p>Unless a holiday miracle occurs, the city's oldest costume-rental business might shut …

Real Estate

Brooklyn Soccer Leagues To Replicate FIFA Video Game 'In Real Life'

NEW YORK — Millions of amateur soccer players have spent countless hours parked on their couches in front of the FIFA video games series, trying to …

Soccer

CVS, Tiffany's, pastrami: Last week's business stories you may have missed

<b>Drug delivery system</b><br>CVS Health will introduce free delivery of prescription drugs and certain over-the-counter products in Manhattan Dec. 4. The …

Tiffany & Co

MoMa PS1 thief may have been caught on camera trying to return $100K photos

Cops are hoping to catch the thief who swiped a pair of pricey photographs from a museum wall thanks to another camera — which caught a young woman …

New York City

The Definitive Guide to New York City’s Booming Brewery Scene

7 minute Read<p>Forget skyscrapers and yellow cabs. Since the mid 2000s, New York’s brewery scene has exploded, making craft beers an integral part of …

Beer

Local Veteran, Photographer Documented WWII In Powerful Images

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)</b> – A local veteran pulled double-duty during World War II, serving his country in battle while also documenting what he saw.<p>At …

Photography