18 THINGS NEW YORKERS CAN LOOK FORWARD TO IN 2018

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To say that 2017 was a weird year would be an understatement; the past 12 months were, at times, strange, difficult, and downright infuriating.

But if there’s one thing you can count on in New York, it’s that the city is constantly evolving—and there were plenty of highlights in 2017. After the Trump administration pulled the United States out of the Paris climate accord, Mayor Bill de Blasio joined 350 U.S. mayorsin adopting the agreement for their own cities. There were innovations in housing (and strides made toward combating the affordable housing crisis); new parks, including an expansive one in Staten Island, debuted; and long-gestating megaprojects finally debuted.

So what’s on the horizon for 2018? As we stride into the new year, we’re taking a look the biggest things happening in the next 12 months—onward. Continue Reading ›

Savoy! Dancing through the Swing Era / Flushing Town Hall / January 14th

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“Savoy! Dancing Through the Swing Era” will take you on a journey through the swing era following Lillian Carlyle, an inspiring dancer from Hollywood. Tap your feet to authentic jazz music from the 1920-40s by Big Band greats such as Duke Ellington and Benny Goodman and enjoy the high energy Lindy Hop dance that began during this time. Cheer for the senior participants walking the runway during out vintage fashion show! We invite our audiences of seniors and children alike to participate in the show and sing and dance along with us. To culminate the performance, together we will dance a historic line dance, the Shim Sham, to celebrate the joy of dance and music.

DATE: SUN | JAN 14 | 2 PM | DANCETickets: $10/FREE for Members, Seniors, & Children under 12 (Call the Box Office at (718) 463-7700 ext. 222 for tix)

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Orange Is the New Black Shoots In Kew Gardens This Week

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KEW GARDENS, QUEENS — The former Queens Detention Complex in Kew Gardens has once again transformed into the setting for hit Netflix series “Orange Is the New Black,” with the show filming new episodes in the neighborhood this week.Cast and crew for the prison-based series, whose sixth season is expected to debut this June, will take over the former detention center at 126 82nd Ave. on Monday and Tuesday, according to production flyers posted in the area. Continue Reading ›

OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY JANUARY 7TH, 2-4 PM, 71-44 NANSEN STREET, FOREST HILLS, QUEENS, NYC

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“TRENDY TWO FAMILY”
Be the first to live in this new spectacular 2 Family home sitting on a quiet tree lined street 14 minutes from the train. Sunny first floor unit with two bedrooms and two marble en suite bathrooms. Open first floor plan with vaulted ceiling, skylights, wood beams, sliding barn doors, chefs kitchen, exposed brick, high end appliances, first floor washer/dryer, and new oak hardwood plank floors. French door to private garden area, living room and step down dining room, full finished basement perfect for family room and long gated driveway can fit three cars. Second floor unit : contemporary open high end kitchen, living space, walk out large patio, vaulted ceiling bedroom, stunning bathroom and sliding barn door, stairs to third floor loft with two large closets, skylight, exposed beams, full bath with ceiling rain shower, mosaic white marble flooring. Full size washer/dryer, exposed brick, custom closets and custom shutters.
This special residence has all the bells and whistles including new roof, white interior shutters, bay window, new oak floors, new sub-flooring, two zone central air, recessed lighting, high end chandeliers, new doors and hardware, shaker cabinets, marble mosaics, gated garden and private driveway and so much more. RARELY AVAILABLE ! HURRY before it’s gone! Property Size: 2,620 sq. ft. approx. (30’x87.33′) Interior Sq. Footage: 2,336 sq. ft. approx. Taxes: $7,479/yr. approx.

OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY JANUARY 7TH , 310 BURNS STREET, FOREST HILLS, GARDENS, QUEENS, NYC

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“RARELY AVAILABLE GARDENS GEM”

Completely restored and tastefully decorated, this stylish Gardens home has been host to many family gatherings, fond memories, and offers all the amenities of suburban living in the heart of New York City. As part of an architectural grouping designed by the founding architect of Forest Hills Gardens, Grosvenor Atterbury, 310 Burns Street is ideally situated in the heart of “The Gardens” with easy access to schools, community green space, great walking and jogging areas, as well as the Community House and The West Side Tennis Club. Billed as “A Garden City for America” Forest Hills Gardens as a community has worked strenuously to maintain the classic charm and character envisioned by its original planners and this charm and character is artfully maintained in the classic décor of this lovely home.

Here can be found a perfect setting for daily living and entertaining. An overhead skylight bathes the center stairway and main halls of the home in an abundance of natural light. The first floor offers a comfortable living space from its efficiently designed & bright galley kitchen with access to a private rear garden & patio to its spacious Dining Room and adjacent Living Room with custom built-in cabinetry found throughout the home. The two upper floors include 4 beautifully sun drenched bedrooms with spacious closets and large windows offering expansive views front and rear.

Conveniently located a short distance from the fashionable Austin Street shopping district, the LIRR and MTA express subway, it is a short 20 minute subway ride to mid-town Manhattan and just a 15 minute drive to either of NYC’s two major airports. From carefully laid out streets, to parks, to landscaping this “Modern Arcadia” continues to draw many who enjoy the excitement of life in New York City while offering wonderful neighbors, a friendly environment, good schools and suburban living at its best! Property Size: 1,548 sq. ft. approx. (18’x86′) Interior Sq. Footage: 1,810 sq. ft. approx. Taxes: $6,510/yr. approx. FHG $460/yr. approx.

OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY JANUARY 7TH 12-2 PM, 67-109 DARTMOUTH STREET, FOREST HILLS, QUEENS, NYC

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“BEAUTIFULLY RENOVATED TOWNHOUSE”

EXCLUSIVE LISTING OF TERRACE SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY. This beautifully renovated townhouse is a perfect blend of comfort and design. Enter into a large sunlit living room with an open layout to the Dining area and skillfully designed Kitchen. The back door opens to a large private garden ideal for barbecues and entertaining. The 2nd floor has three ample sized rooms and a renovated full bath. The remodeled Basement is a collaboration of a family area and additional room which can be used as an office along with a modern full bath, laundry space and utility room. This fully renovated home with its sleek design is a reflection of beauty, with hardwood floors, ample closets and storage, upgraded electric, & plumbing, ductless A/C, and renovated baths and kitchen, It is conveniently positioned only minutes from shopping and express bus and subway to Manhattan.

Property Size: 1,800 sq. ft. approx. Interior Sq. Footage: 1,836 sq. ft. approx. Taxes: $5,937/yr. approx.