Realize your #HouseGoals with a custom home at The Bridges at Whitestone
Your dream home: The Bridges at Whitestone

Dream-home status? Check. Breathtaking view of the Throgs Neck and Whitestone Bridges, as well as the East River? Check. Mere minutes to midtown? Check! The The Bridges at Whitestone luxury home development lacks in nothing, creating some serious allure for those in search of a gorgeous new abode. We told you when the project first broke ground back in November […]

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Enjoy the sunshine at the 10 best outdoor bars in Queens
Photo: Dylan Johnson at Riis Park Beach Bazaar

From sun-drenched bars perched along the East River waterfront or Rockaway beaches, to sprawling backyard beer gardens and sky-high rooftop lounges, Queens doesn’t skimp on its standout selection of outdoor bars offering fun in the sun (or under the stars), where the views, booze and breeze are sure to please. Here are our 10 picks […]

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Outdoor fitness classes start in May on the Long Island City waterfront
Photo courtesy of The Pack

A Long Island City resident and personal trainer is looking to transform Gantry Plaza State Park into a gym this spring. Sebastian Morel-Ferreira has created The Pack Outdoor Gym, an outdoor small group fitness class that he says is the first of its kind in the New York metro area. Originally from Paraguay, Morel-Ferreira moved to New […]

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Speculative design contest proposes a futuristic submerged aquarium on LIC waterfront
All photos courtesy of Arch Out Loud

Dream with us … It’s a Sunday and you’re walking on the East River waterfront in Long Island City. You take the boardwalk, which flows on the water and walk right into a submerged, beautifully futuristic island, which features an aquarium where you admire the marine life itself. Unfortunately, the Long Island City aquarium is not something Queens residents […]

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Cops and city agency crack down on illegal parking along Nassau Expressway near JFK Airport
Photo via Google Maps

Some might call it a parking lot during rush-hour traffic, but the Nassau Expressway has become a literal stopover for taxi drivers en route to John F. Kennedy Airport. Last week, the NYPD and the Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) decided to do something about it, and told the vehicles’ owners to “move along.” Officers from […]

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