Month: February 2016
Do You Know Where the Border Between Queens and Brooklyn Lies?
What actually divides Queens and Brooklyn? There’s no great wall or border patrol to mark the line between Brooklyn and Queens. The Queens-Brooklyn border issue has been confounding the two boroughs, especially residents of Ridgewood and Bushwick, for hundreds of years.
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FEB 14th : THE BEST OLD SCHOOL RESTURANTS TO TAKE YOUR VALENTINE
Choosing an old-school restaurant, café, or bar that’s steeped in history is an easy way to make your Valentine’s Day date special. All of the mom-and-pop businesses we will be highlighting have stood the test of time in a city known for its rapid pace of change. We have included pairings for dinner and drinks/dessert in Manhattan, Brooklyn, the Bronx, and Queens. Whether it be a romantic ambiance, delicious specialities, the glow of neon that washes over their facade, hand-painted murals along their interior walls, or a pleasant mix of all of these things, these choices will help make the night a success. — James and Karla Murray Continue Reading ›
Long Island City and Astoria, Queens NY: The Other New York City
Now, the borough of Queens is experiencing a renaissance, with Long Island City and Astoria – one subway stop across the East River from mid-town Manhattan – leading the way. Not only are the views of NYC’s famous skyline second to none, but the area has once again become a center for moviemaking, television production and the arts. Continue Reading ›