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Are the Rockaways Experiencing Surfer’s Gentrification or Restorative Development?

New York City’s Rockaway Beach was once a hidden gem. But over the last decade, it’s become a popular summer destination for New Yorkers...

Council Member Cabán Approves 1,400 Unit Development in Queens

Hallets North, a proposed 1,400-unit development that plans to deliver three towers and a public esplanade, received a tepid nod of approval from councilmember...

Facts and History about Queens, New York City

For out-of-town tourists and even Manhattanite homebodies who rarely stray far from their home turf, Queens can feel like something of an unknown quantity....

The Ultimate Guide to The Rockaways

Rockaway Basics Welcome to the Rockaways, a sunny beach neighborhood on the far end of Queens! When people think of the Rockaways, they think of...

NYC Permitting Activity In Q2 Was Almost Twice as High as it Was in 2021

While the results of New York Yimby's Q3 report are just around the corner, the Q2 Report detailed the level of construction permit filings...

Neighborhood Guide: Comfortable Jackson Heights

Jackson Heights Basics Welcome to Jackson Heights, a quiet residential neighborhood that’s a cultural hotbed! When people think of Jackson Heights, they think of a...

NYC Neighborhood Guides: Idyllic and Historic Sunnyside Queens

Sunnyside Basics Welcome to Sunnyside, the quiet Queens neighborhood that residents love. When people think of Sunnyside, they think of a suburban area that’s great...

Neighborhood Guide: The Small But Mighty Alphabet City

The Alphabet City Basics Welcome to Alphabet City, the laid-back neighborhood with a punk rock history! When people think of Alphabet City, they think of...

$350,000 Citizens Workforce Development Program Underway in Queens

Citizens plans to bring technical skills training and career counseling to local residents with the help of three Queens-based, social impact organizations.  On June 29th,...

NYC’s Outer Boroughs Don’t Guarantee Affordable Living Anymore

Manhattan is known for being the most expensive real estate market in NYC, but given price fluctuations over the past two years, that’s no...

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