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La Dolce Vita: Discover top Italian establishments in western Queens

July 2023 By Allison Kridle While western Queens fosters many different cultures, characters and world views, one that has a strong presence in the area is Italian. Whether you’re craving pasta, pizza, a baked good with a strong espresso or even a friendly greeting, you’ll be whisked away to Italy when you patronize these Italian… Read more »

Queens sees new development sales dip as contract prices soar: Report

July 18, 2023 By Czarinna Andres A new report has highlighted a drop in new development sales volume in Queens, contrasting with rising contract prices in the borough. The recent Q2 2023 analysis by Brown Harris Stevens Development Marketing (BHSDM) Research & Advisory division indicates a 31% decrease in new development contracts signed compared to… Read more »

Developers of new luxury condo ‘Noble LIC’ celebrate pivotal milestone

July 17, 2023 By Czarinna Andres The newly developed Noble LIC, a residential condominium spearheaded by the Patrick Smith Team of The Corcoran Group in collaboration with 40th Ave Dutch Kills Realty LLC, has announced it has reached a pivotal milestone in its development: the construction topping-out. The Noble LIC, located at 27-09 40th Ave.,… Read more »

Discover these hidden gems for a staycation in western Queens

July 7, 2023 By Danielle Brody Instead of leaving town, why not try a staycation? We’ve put together a list of hotels in western Queens. Each property has unique features from pet friendly policies, rooftops overlooking Manhattan, or on-site bars — so you may not even want to leave the hotel. Paper Factory | 37-06… Read more »

View Manhattanhenge from Long Island City for a breathtaking sunset next week

July 6, 2023 By Czarinna Andres Manhattanhenge is a twice-annual event when the setting sun aligns perfectly with the east-west streets of the main street grid of Manhattan, but in Queens, the phenomenon is often referred to as LICHenge. This is because the best views can be found from the Long Island City waterfront, where… Read more »

Celebrate Pride: Discover LGBTQ-owned businesses in western Queens

June 29, 2023 By Jessica Militello Pride month is well underway and each year the celebration only seems to get bigger than the last. Western Queens has a ton of reason to celebrate with so many LGBTQ-owned businesses in the area. From delicious restaurants, to bars, and barber shops, here’s a list of places to… Read more »