February saw the highest number of new rental lease signings since at least 2008, according to a report published by Douglas Elliman.
Sunset Park locals want to rezone the waterfront for green energy jobs and revise the City Charter to allow community-led rezonings.
The city lost 20 percent of its jobs in three months, with low-wage workers hardest hit.
A coalition of residents believes the plan is out of step with the realities of what the city needs right now, our sister pub Brooklyn Paper reports.
Job losses in April were worse than anything seen since the Depression, but there are glimmers of hope.
Economists no longer expect a quick rebound, and Brooklyn's mom and pop businesses are among the worst hit economically by the shutdown.
Elected officials and others are scrambling to prevent mass evictions and foreclosures, which would only intensify a growing public health and economic crisis.
Almost 20 percent of the U.S. population has already been laid off, has no work, or has experienced reduced income because of the virus as of Saturday.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and others are calling for the government to suspend payments of all kinds, including rents, mortgages, loans, payroll taxes, sales tax and utilities.
According to the Queens Courier (and just about every other American publication) gas prices are at a two month low. So obviously it’s time to fill er up. We were wondering where we could get the cheapest gas in Queens, and it turns out that at this very moment, it’s at the Sunoco at 40-13 Astoria Blvd N. according to Gas Buddy. Gas there is reportedly $3.85 per gallon. Pump it up (while you can).