Tax Payers Who Can’t Vote: Voting Rights for Immigrants
Immigrants with green cards can do almost anything that other New Yorkers can do except vote.
Astoria, the New Hot Spot for Young Professionals, is Undergoing Gentrification
Astoria is the only neighborhood in Queens to see an increase in the young college educated population.
Chinese Investors See the Future of Elmhurst’s Housing Market
The real estate market in Elhmhurst is on the rise as Chinese investors are choosing to buy properties in Elmhurs over long time favorite Flushing.
Queens Partnership Promotes Its Diverse Neighborhood
82nd Street Partnership, a non-profit economic development group in Elmhurst, Queens, markets its neighborhood through diverse businesses.
Election Day in the Rockaways
Election Day in the Rockaways from Whitney Mallett on Vimeo.
Hookah culture split on Steinway, in more ways than one
Hookah culture is synonymous with Steinway Street in Astoria. Inside this culture, however, exists a few sharp divides.
Despite Ground Zero, Astoria exemplifies tolerance
Small examples of religious tolerance exist despite the ongoing national and often international turmoil dominating the airwaves. Astoria, Queens, is home to 23rd Avenue, a stretch of road on which both a mosque and a church reside within a block of each other.
Possible Fraud in Self-Certified Halal
Consumers on Steinway Street in Astoria, Queens are worried about fraud halal claims due to the lack of professional certification.