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Five Ways to Thrive in the New Year: Embracing 2024 in Western Queens

Dec. 31, 2023 By Maxwell Murray 2024 is here – and whether you’re a resident of Astoria, Long Island City, Sunnyside or anywhere in Western Queens, the new year marks a moment to reflect, reset and embrace new possibilities. Here are five local tips to help you thrive in the coming year: Community Connection Over… Read more »

Chipotle coming to Sunnyside next fall in place of Burger King

Dec. 29, 2023 By Iryna Shkurhan In place of the recently shuttered Burger King in Sunnyside, a new Chipotle Mexican Grill is set to open next year.  The corner spot on 41 Street and Queens Blvd. will open sometime next fall, according to a company spokesperson. The storefront sits next door to The Butcher Block,… Read more »

Average co-op in Sunnyside fetched $353K during January-August 2023, one-family houses approached $950K: report

Dec. 28, 2023 By Christian Murray The Sunnyside and Woodside residential real estate market has remained resilient over the past year despite a significant uptick in interest rates, according to a new report released by a western Queens real estate firm. The report, put out by Sunnyside-based Welcome Home Real Estate, indicates that both house… Read more »

Affordable housing lottery opens in Woodside, rents start at $847 per month

Dec. 27, 2023 By Ethan Marshall A total of 23 affordable housing units in a nine-story Woodside development are up for grabs, with rents starting as low as $847 a month for a one-bedroom. The development, located at 43-15 52nd St., features 87 units, with 64 being market rate. The city is holding a lottery… Read more »

Studios rent for about $2,450 in Astoria affordable housing lottery

Dec. 26, 2023 By Christian Murray Five units located in a new development in Astoria are now up for grabs as part of an affordable housing lottery. The units are located in a 5-story complex located at 26-31 3rd St., in a building that will contain 16 units. There is one studio available via the… Read more »

City council passes bill to co-name Astoria street after Tony Bennett

Dec. 22, 2023 By Christian Murray and Bill Parry Tony Bennett, the Astoria native and late singer who gained international fame, will soon have a street co-named after him. The city council passed a bill Wednesday that will see the intersection of 32nd Street and Ditmars Boulevard co-named Tony Bennett Place, in honor of the… Read more »