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After Amazon announced it would split its new headquarters between two cities, residents of New York City and Arlington, Va., blasted the company for receiving millions of dollars in tax breaks.
Amazon will bring 25,000 workers with it to NYC. But will this community benefit from those jobs?
The company will also open a major office in Nashville.
Unlike Huntington, Port Jeff, The Hamptons, and the rest of Nassau and Suffolk Counties, Long Island City and neighboring Astoria reside in the borough of Queens, one subway stop from mid-town Manhattan and right on the East River.
It's breakfast time, and John Sung Park is at the front door with a big grin on his face. He's been up since 4, and he still has a lifetime to go before he closes his juice bar, Paris Health New Direction, at 7 p.m.
I bruise like a peach -- even a gentle bump into a corner of a desk will leave me with a big, purple bruise on my hip. So when my friend suggested that we play paintball, my natural response was, "Why on earth would I voluntarily put myself in a position to get bruised?"
New York City is an expensive city to live in, and sometimes it's nice to get out into the art world without breaking the bank. From classics like the Cloisters, to some new favorites, we think these are all worth visiting -- or revisiting. Here are a few of our top picks for the best free museums in the City.
Vladimir Putin canceled a radical production of Wagner's Tannhaüser in Novosibirsk, the good people of my native Queens are in an uproar over public art the public doesn't want, and an op-ed piece proposes a darker version of The Sound of Music, of all things.
He set up his cameras and flashes -- using his camera bag as a weight to keep the light stand from falling over on the windy
Farley's work can currently be seen at the Howland Center in Beacon, New York. The Howland is featuring an exhibit of her work with cowgirls, Cowgirls: Contemporary Portraits of the American West until the end of January.
More colorful than his scorching-orange Hawaiian shirt and 84 times as big as life, Carrado wears the title like a crown. But he's not big on protocol. He still answers to Frank.
When I left New York's Long Island City to drive home to Illinois, I left someone very important behind: My wife, Cathy. Granted, I've known this day was coming since early June. That's when she received an offer to take on her dream challenge; a chance to test all of the skills she has developed and honed since skating into her teenage years.
So the murals on the surface are gone but in reality they are not - they are here in front of us, just covered by layers
Sister Tesa Fitzgerald is devoted to motherhood. As a nun in the order of Saint Joseph of Brentwood, she lives and works in Queens, running the organization she founded, Hour Children, to serve as a halfway house for women emerging from prison.
The Queens graffiti mecca 5 Pointz was whitewashed last year to make way for a high-end condo building. A lot of people, many
For strictly journalistic purposes, I decided to talk with Holl about his laudable purpose in life, which is to spread the
The new apartments that Wolkoff plans to build, as per the City Planning Commission's edict, will have 75 affordable housing