Check out this one bedroom at 45-02 Ditmars Boulevard, in Astoria. We really like the looks of it — the size, wood floors, and the evident kitchen upgrades. However, the monthly rent of $2,200 seems quite steep to us. Do you agree?
This month, Sunnyside Gardens turned 90 years old and this weekend the Sunnyside Gardens Preservation Alliance is celebrating. On Saturday, October 25th the Alliance plans to unveil three historic district signs displaying maps of the full neighborhood and then throw a birthday reception. City Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer will kick off the event, beginning at […]
Earlier this week, a number of City Council members shot down the Astoria Cove proposal at a hearing due to the lack of affordable housing, the developer’s track record with other developments, and its history of underpaying black and Hispanic construction workers. (Pictured above, Council Members Elizabeth Crowley and Costa Constantinides testifying.) Council Member Constantinides […]
Introducing Q.E.D., a new Astoria venue that plans to host arts and crafts, stand-up comedy, tastings, poetry slams, game nights, walking tours, storytelling, gardening, and much, much more. The owner, Queens resident Kambri Crews, has dubbed it an “after-school space for grown ups” — a sort of all-inclusive art and performance space that will appeal […]
Hitler was the self-declared führer of Germany, Babe Ruth was playing his last professional games, and Bonnie & Clyde were on the run in 1934, when Rudy’s Bakery and Café opened on Seneca Avenue in Ridgewood. The neighborhood was largely German back then, and the eatery was known for its bienenstich and strudel. The owners, patrons, […]
Up for sale in Rego Park, at 65-15 Boelsen Crescent: this freestanding Colonial asking $1,388,000. The property is part of The Crescents enclave, known for its semi-circular streets and Tudor homes. Houses here tend to go for higher prices, so the $1M+ ask isn’t entirely shocking. Problem is, the interior of this house just isn’t […]