As a number of units in shiny new developments hit the rental market of Northwest Queens, prices in the area increased last month, according to a report released Thursday from Douglas Elliman. Meanwhile, Brooklyn’s rental market saw prices decline — resulting in a tie for the median price of both boroughs....Read more
Whenever we list some of our newest arrivals, we usually tend to display the studio and one bedroom apartments – because there is more demand for those apartments. But one of the great virtues of Queens is that you can still get affordable family sized apartments there. So today, we...Read more
Situated in the eastern part of New York City is Queens, an artists and antique lovers paradise. And this NY borough has a lot of culture to offer residents. From authentic cuisine, a melting pot of cultures and must-see museums, stadiums and art galleries, this concrete jungle city is calling...Read more
Long Island City has become ground zero in Queens for new developments. Exciting developments. Right on the East River, with exceptional views of Manhattan and the wonderful, new Gantry Plaza State Park, which actually has a sand ‘beach’. We’re also excited because when it comes to no fee apartment rentals...Read more
The pendulum swings and it just might be Queen’s turn to attract renter’s attention. If you’re looking for an apartment for rent in Queens, we have a few suggestions for you from our inventory. Little by little, critical mass has been building up for living in Queens. First, of course,...Read more
LeFrak City is in the middle of major upgrades. Lobbies, hallways, laundry rooms, garages, streetscapes, landscaping, and infrastructure are being renovated, costing millions of dollars.
Queens is the most ethnically diverse 115 square miles on earth. The 7 subway line, the “International Express” travels straight from Manhattan into Little India.
There are cultural gems hidden in our own backyard. Think of them as tiny countries where one can uncover an entire culture, such as the Bukharis in Rego Park.
When it comes to New York boroughs, they say that Brooklyn is the new Manhattan. Does this mean that Queens has become the new Brooklyn? In many ways, it does!
an article touting five great nabes with good deals on New York City apartments for rent. We can think of other nabes that we think have good deals
33 Queens no fee Apartments under $1,800 gives you some of the nicest two bedroom apartments at a budget price in New York City.
Ready to open your mind to the neighborhood possibilities in New York City. Consider a few of the following...
The short commute to Manhattan, the numerous new waterfront parks, the stunning views of Manhattan, and the lower costs of ownership and rental are fueling the demand for Long Island City. RDNY.com has a full selection of no fee apartments for rent in LIC.
Queens residents have started rebelling against their hyphenated addresses, asking why Queens is the only borough whose addresses are dashed. And there are no easy answers:
As apartments for rent go in Astoria, this is a GEM! Flex 2 BRs, yet affordable. Clean, light, modern, and new.
the next big things are Hell\'s Kitchen, Ridgewood, Queens, and Frederick Douglass Boulevard (FDB) in Harlem...
Living in Queens places you in neighborhoods that are close to Manhattan. Three of the most popular neighborhoods in western Queens for those commuting to Manhattan are Astoria, Long Island City and Jackson Heights.
With thousands of new housing units, and thousands more coming, Long Island City has finally arrived - with all the perks and amenities that New York renters look for.
Apartment rentals in Brooklyn and Queens are starting to move up in price again.
I love the NYC subway system. You pay one fare to go anywhere in the city, unlike Philadelphia or London (the only other cities whose public transportation I know about) which charges you based on how long you ride. Here’s a fascinating story by Andy Newman in the Aug 22,...Read more
More photos from 2005 when I was a new employee at RDNY.com and learning about Queens for the first time.Read more
This is not an aerial photo of New York. It’s the largest architectural model in the world. It was built at a scale of 1 inch to 100 feet and has every building in the City of New York. It was built for the 1964 World’s Fair held in Flushing...Read more
The Straphangers Campaign has done a survey about the cleanliness of the trains and found that the L and the 7 are the cleanest in the city. The number of clean subway cars improved slightly since 2005, according to the ninth annual subway shmutz survey by the Straphangers Campaign, released...Read more
From the New York Observer comes this great photo and more proof that things are happening in Queens: Adopting the slogan “Downtown Has Moved to Queens,” the former Lower East Side stalwart [Robert Pritchard] is partnering with developer Michael Waldman to open what he called a “rock ’n’ roll supper...Read more
When I listen to the traffic reports, I always hear the same names: Major Deegan, Van Wike, the Kosciuszko, etc. I’ve always wondered who those people were and how people get big things named after them. I found out that knowing someone helps (no surprise there), and sometimes it helps...Read more
Queens, more than any of NYC’s boroughs, has a lot of basement apartments but if the apartment is in the cellar, it’s not legal. In our city, no one is allowed to live in the cellar. A cellar has less than 1/2 of its space above ground as measured by...Read more
I love Parker Posey. Love her in Dazed and Confused and in the Christopher Guest movies. She’s always fun to watch. Too bad about her sitcom on Fox. You might have missed two of her lesser-known movies, both set in Woodside, Queens: Henry Fool (1997) and Fay Grim (2007). These...Read more
When you’ve lived in NYC long enough, you’ll know the addresses of the buildings you see on TV as the homes of the characters. RDNY.com‘s Listings Manager, Clay, is a whiz at this game. I count on him telling me the address of most buildings in the establishing shots (come...Read more
Jazz music is uniquely American, a blend of all the music immigrants brought to this country. New Orleans, Kansas City, and Chicago are the cities that are most identified with jazz, and now — yay! — I can add Corona to this list. Louis Armstrong moved to 34-56 107th St...Read more
I didn’t know Astoria was happenin’ until I read this in the Daily News: A growing number of college students are uniting online to rescue Astoria’s famous Greek culture from guitar-playing hipsters they charge are ruining the increasingly artsy neighborhood. Change is hard for everyone. In the 1960s, Astoria was...Read more
This town we love was first settled by the Iroquis and Alaconquin tribes, and later (1625) was invaded by Dutch members of the West India Trading Company — businessmen! Isn’t that soooo New York? Our town was called New Amsterdam until the English took over and re-named it New York....Read more