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$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...

How The NYC Boroughs Got Their Names 

New York City can be quite confusing if you're from anywhere else, especially with all the boroughs, neighborhoods, and many different area references. Sometimes...

Bird Watching Locations in NYC

Spring migration, a climate perfect for bird watching, is on the come up in the NYC area. Bird migration is always happening, but where...

Habitat Net Zero to Bring Sustainable, Affordable Homes to Queens

When Eric Adams was eight years old, he moved with his family to the neighborhood of Jamaica, Queens, in the southeastern portion of the...

Queens Landlord at Wit’s End: The Ongoing Saga of Renters vs. Tenants in NYC 

In New York City, rent disputes are common. Animated arguments and drama with neighbors and landlords play out all the time, sometimes involving yelling...

Affordable Housing Applications Now Being Accepted for Dutch House Apartments in Long Island City, Queens

Affordable housing applications are being accepted for the Dutch House Apartments in Long Island City Queens. Located at 35-05 30th Street in the Queens...

Net-Zero Development Comes to Rockaways

NYC’s Rockaway peninsula in Queens is a major beach destination for wealthy residents in NYC and nearby suburbs, but there is a major class...

Astoria’s Smart Bins: The Next Step in NYC’s Composting Battle

Update: The composting pilot program has largely been a success, and the city is expanding the project to other parts of Queens. This expansion...

5 Unforgettable First Date Spots in Queens

​Queens is the most diverse borough in all of New York City. These dynamics foster cultural diversity and artistic/culinary creativity. In celebration of Valentine's Day,...

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