The burgeoning Queens real estate market seems to be on everyone’s minds as several of our top stories this week were related to real estate.
From a study outlining the most expensive neighborhoods in New York City – 12 Queens neighborhoods were on the list – to a report highlighting the skyrocketing number of foreclosures in the borough, many residents are concerned by recent trends.
In other news, a beloved pizzeria in Queens Village got a major makeover and is open for business again. The family-owned Gaby’s Pizza, which opened in 1964 by three brothers, overhauled their shop and after eight days, are open for business. Rappers Ja Rule, Run-D.M.C, LL Cool J and Salt-N-Pepa, and a number of players and coaches from the New York Mets, Jets and Giants have all eaten at Gaby’s Pizza.
A young woman on the E train repeatedly punched a 64-year-old woman over a seat. The altercation was caught on video and police are looking for the suspect.
Here are the top 10 stories in Queens this week:
- These 12 Queens neighborhoods are among the most expensive in New York City
- Family-owned Gaby’s Pizza in Queens Village reopens after undergoing renovations
- Queens foreclosures spike to their highest level since the Great Recession: report
- Fight over a seat leads to fisticuffs on board a subway train in Elmhurst: cops
- Two Boots Pizzeria, Vanessa’s Dumplings and more coming to LIC building The Factory
- Cops release photos of suspect who robbed a Bayside bank Thursday morning
- Two Queens thieves stole $14,000 in merchandise from local Home Depots: DA
- This is what the future tallest building in Long Island City will look like
- Howard Beach ‘American Idol’ contestant ties the knot in NYC
- LIC’s sole art supply store, which provides materials for major TV shows, is now employee-owned