Long Island City

RWS Entertainment Launches Theatrical Development Department (EXCLUSIVE)

Long Island City may be a quick subway jaunt from Midtown Manhattan, but for a lot of New York’s Broadway-centric theater industry, it feels about as …

Long Island

Suburbanites flocking to the city are looking for some of the lifestyle they left behind. Increasingly, they're finding it

Like many New Yorkers, Joel Kim Booster comes from somewhere else. The 29-year-old was raised in Plainfield, Ill., where the Chicago suburbs peter …

Cities

Queens subway rider stabs straphanger over noise complaint

A Queens subway nuisance who was blasting his portable speaker stabbed a straphanger Sunday, sources said.

Crime

Pay Rent

<b>What Is Changing?</b><p>Paying your rent is even easier thanks to NYCHA’s new payment processing service. The benefits and features include:<p>An …

Banking

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I recently stayed at the new <b>Hyatt Place located in Long Island City, Queens</b>. You can read the review, <b>HERE</b>.<p>The hotel has a fitness center. It does not …

Feng Shui

New Chef for Southside in Tremont Heralds Fresh Takes on Classics

Next Tuesday, Natasha Pogrebinsky will grab the reins of the Southside (2207 W. 11th St., 216-937-2288) kitchen, a place that has been going strong …

Cleveland

Elmhurst Community Library Selected for 2017 Best of Design Award

January 12, 2018<p><b>Contact:</b><br>Ian Michaels<br>718-391-1589<p><b>Long Island City, NY –</b> The new Elmhurst Community Library, designed and built by the NYC Department …

Bill de Blasio

Police-Community Relations Need To Improve In Queens, Locals Say

Residents claim cops need to work harder to bridge the disconnect between themselves and the Queens neighborhoods they serve.<p>LONG ISLAND CITY, QUEENS …

New York City

WOW House: Midtown Condo Features East River Views

Check out photos of the amazing Midtown condo.<p>MIDTOWN MANHATTAN, NY — A Midtown Manhattan cono apartment featuring views of the East River and the …

Midtown Manhattan

An expert’s guide: the best area to stay in New York City | Travel Feature

Best for art and fashion: Meatpacking District<p>These days the Meatpacking District is the domain of late-night clubs, wine bars and fashion designers, …

Hotels

Eleven Madison Park Once Got a Surprise Drag Queen Performance as a Tip

Actor Ben Feldman once sent a drag queen to Eleven Madison Park<p>Actor Ben Feldman (<i>Superstore, Mad Men</i>) sure knows how to reward good service. In a video on Vulture, Feldman says that after getting sent a bunch of comps while dining at <b>Will Guidara</b> and <b>Daniel Humm</b>’s vaunted tasting menu restaurant</b> …

New York City

An Irish storyteller shares the secrets of her trade

Multi-talented Irish storyteller and singer Helena Byrne shares insights into her work and the ancient Irish traditions from which it springs. The …

Storytelling

How Difficult Is It to Break a Lease?

<b>Q.</b> <i>My wife and I live in a rent-stabilized apartment in Long Island City, Queens. We are thinking about moving next spring, months before our lease expires. Our landlord informed us that if we break the lease, we would either incur a penalty equal to one and a half month’s rent, or be held</i> …

Real Estate

Tax Reform Credited For Company Bonuses

<b>CLINTON, N.J. (CBSNewYork) —</b> A growing number of companies say the new federal tax law will benefit their bottom lines, so they’re sharing the …

Long Island

Surging Seas software shows potential impact of rising sea levels on US cities

An interactive mapping tool provides a scary glimpse of how cities such as New York, Boston and Miami might end up if sea levels continue to rise.<p>The …

Climate Change

5 Transportation Projects to Watch in 2018

There was plenty of good, bad, and weird news on the transportation beat in 2017.<p>Driverless cars began taking to the roadways in numbers. New Orleans …

Urban Design

Below 23rd Street, the World Will Come to You: A Guide to January’s Performance Festivals

Like a game of musical chairs, or the tea-party scene from <i>Alice in Wonderland</i>, many curators in the downtown performance community have moved one …

New York City

Here’s the Exhibitor List for NADA New York 2018

The fair will return to Skylight Clarkson Square in West SoHo for the second year. Read MoreThe post Here’s the Exhibitor List for NADA New York 2018 …

Buenos Aires

Artists Will Get Paid To Show Off Their Work In Queens Hotels

The Queens Council on the Arts is giving two local artists $3,000 to work from and display their art in a borough hotel for three months.<p>ASTORIA, …

New York City

Things To Do In Queens This Weekend

Make a light saber. Run a New Year's Resolution 5k. Learn how to draw live models with a beer in hand. Queens has something for everyone.<p>QUEENS, NY …

New York City

Red Bank Police Respond To Drunken Drivers, Other Offenders

In the Red Bank Police Blotter for the two-week period between Dec. 16 and Dec. 31, authorities made a series of arrests<p>RED BANK, NJ - Police …

New York City

More Condos Planned For Queensboro Plaza: Report

Developers are planning to build a 100,000-square-foot condo building in place of the now-shuttered Dena's Coffee Shop.<p>LONG ISLAND CITY, QUEENS -- …

New York City

Check out the sleek amenities at Long Island City's new rental, the Forge

The 38-story rental features 26,000 square feet of amenities spread out over multiple floors<p>Developers behind the Long Island City rental building, The Forge, have long touted its amenity package, and we’re finally getting a peak at a large portion of the 38-story rental’s amenity spaces.<p>Brause …

Long Island

Wow House: Buy Your Own Apartment Complex In Long Island City

Have $13 million lying around? Buy this entire 16-unit building for yourself.<p>LONG ISLAND CITY, QUEENS -- If you have an extra $12.9 million to spare, …

New York City

New York’s sales market ends 2017 with tax bill uncertainty, lower prices

Sales cooled as buyers awaited the outcome of the new tax laws<p>Like the end of 2016, 2017 wrapped with significant political uncertainty and how, exactly, it would affect New York City's real estate market. The underlying theme through the fourth quarter market reports were questions regarding the …

Real Estate

Compost Pickup Will Come To These Queens Communities In 2018

The city is expanding its curbside collection for food scraps and yard waste to six new Queens areas this year.<p>QUEENS, NY -- Convenient composting …

New York City

This High Quality 6.5% Yielding REIT Is A Good Investment Choice In 2018

H&R REIT owns a portfolio of high-quality office, retail, industrial, and residential properties in North America.<p>The REIT has a healthy development …

Investing

The Curbed Cup 2017 winner is… Astoria!

It’s the first time the Queens neighborhood has made it to the Curbed Cup finals<p>The people have spoken: Astoria is the winner of the 2017 Curbed Cup! The Queens neighborhood pummeled Yorkville in the final round, taking a whopping 60 percent of the final vote.<p>Some fun facts: This is one of only a …

Long Island

Book Notes - Alan Michael Parker "Christmas in July"

January 10, 2018<p><i>In the Book Notes series, authors create and discuss a music playlist that relates in some way to their recently published …

Books

New Year's Resolution: Learn to Shuck Oysters

Simple, achievable, and doesn't require a fancy gym membership that will go to waste by February.<p>Early one sunny Saturday morning this past November, I visited the waterfront farmers market outside San Francisco's Ferry Building. Fall vegetables and big piles of persimmons were the main things on …

Business